Kingsport Center | ETSU Affiliate

KOSBE Service Area Welcome to the official page of our Kingsport, TN TSBDC Office. The Kingsport, TN TSBDC Office is hosted by East Tennessee State University & KOSBE. Our Kingsport, TN TSBDC Office serves Grainger County, TN; Hamblen County, TN; Hancock County, TN; Hawkins County, TN; & Sullivan County, TN.

Serving these local communities, the Kingsport, TN TSBDC Office provides small business start-up services including, but not limited to: business plan development, financial planning assistance, marketing plan development, sources of capital, & social media guidance.

In addition to start-up assistance, the Kingsport, TN TSBDC Office provides existing business assistance including, but not limited to: business growth planning, government contracting guidance, international trade guidance, sources of capital, & social media strategy guidance.

At East Tennessee State University, our Small Business Development Center is located in our Innovation Lab where we welcome entrepreneurs and small businesses and provide education and guidance. The staff takes pride in assisting new clients as they take the first steps toward success. I invite you to see for yourself what SBDC can do for you.

Dr. Brian Noland

President, East Tennessee State University

Center hosted by:

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Contact Information

400 Clinchfield Street Suite 100
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660
United States (US)
Phone: 4233928825
Fax: 4233928839

Hours of Operation

Monday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Need Advising?

Our free business advising services provide the convenience of a local adviser in your area. We can help you explore your business idea or talk about your existing business and the issues you may be facing. We want to be with you for the life of your business and see you grow and succeed.

Meet Our Staff

Aundrea Wilcox

Senior Business Counselor

Specialty Areas:

Procurement Assistance, Marketing, Sources of Capital, International Trade

Caroline Jones

Marketing and Administrative Coordinator


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We’re proudly making a difference in our area!

Training Events

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, TSBDC centers are not accepting walk-in or in-person client meetings at this time. Counseling will continue via phone, email, and online video conferencing methods. Please use the Request Free Advising button below to request counseling, or the locations dropdown to find contact information for your local center. If you have any questions or concerns, please click here to contact us.