Center of Excellence for Tourism
The Center's experienced business consultants will:
Offer ongoing educational and training programs on tourism-related topics.
Provide individual and group consulting to tourism industry businesses.
Access to and assistance with funding resources for tourism-related business to access capital and other programs for operations, growth and sustainability.
Apply for our professional consulting here.
To learn more about the other PASBDC Centers of Excellence located across the state, visit the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center's website.
Funding support for this initiative was provided by the United States Small Business Administration and the CARES Act.
Tourism Business Resources
Upcoming COE Topics
- January 2021: Marketing
- February 2021: Finance
- March 2021: Product Development
- April 2021: Human Resources
Tourism webinars are identified as COE.
The Center of Excellence for Tourism webinar topics include marketing, finance, product development and human resources. The topics rotate monthly. We encourage all businesses to register for our no cost webinars!
An Insight to Success
Staying positive and confident can be a struggle for many people. For one entrepreneur, the answer was starting a business that makes it easy and affordable to get the pep back in your step. This drive helped Colleen Zeiber launch Insight Salon in the Millcreek Mall.
The Gannon University Small Business Development Center's (SBDC) Center of Excellence for Tourism is an initiative that assists tourism businesses in Pennsylvania to sustain and stabilize operations in the wake of the pandemic.