North Coast SBDCEureka and Crescent City California

Help Exiting Your Business

Own a Business? Own Your Exit.

Smart business owners plan their transition from day one...
Whether it's this year or in ten now is always a good time to prepare your business for your departure. Our region contains a growing number of business owners who are approaching “business exit”, but haven’t yet figured out the strategy that best meets their business strategy, financial needs, and personal values. We can help.
Deep thanks to The Headwaters Fund for funding the Business Succession Conference and Program!
Headwaters Fund

Humboldt Business Succession Conference

Founders Grove 2018: Humboldt Business Succession Conference
Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm
Sequoia Conference Center, Eureka. 
  • Practical advice from experts in finance, law, management
  • The real scoop from experienced owners like Mary Keehn of Cypress Grove Cheese and Dale Maples of Maples Plumbing
  • For business owners only. 
  • Useful whether your exit is in 1 year or 10
  • Confidentiality and privacy commitments required from all participants

Humboldt Business Succession Program

Business Succession Program 2018
The 2018 Business Succession Program is a 3-month practical guide to your business exit. Best for owners who want intensive, hands-on help to engineer a sound exit in the next 1-5 years. Whether it’s selling to new owners or transferring to inheritors, this is your springboard to a smart exit. The experience works best for those who come to the one-day Business Succession conference on August 28th.
To get on the mailing list to be notified once applications open contact Center Director Leila Roberts at or (707) 445-9720 x212
You get:
10+ hours of confidential, no cost, individualized business advising.
A customized multi-session learning program and a confidential peer support network.
One-to-one business advising with a seasoned SBDC consultant 

Apply Now

It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.
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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.