Professional Opportunities

Whether you’re a start-up or a seasoned business owner, below you’ll find a list of resources aimed at helping you succeed. You’ll find invaluable networking opportunities and tools to get your business off the ground or to the next level.

Business Management Consulting

The Small Business Development Center offers no cost, confidential services for potential and existing businesses in South Dakota. The Center assists clients in developing their business plans, preparing financial projections and provides invaluable training for small businesses become more successful. Connect with Kelly or Carla to learn more about about how they can assist you. Learn More

Power Hour Lunch-n-Learns

Held here at The Workshop, each month the Aberdeen Development Corporation hosts an hour-long mini training session designed to give you a powerful punch of information. Topics range from hiring to marketing to internal communication. Take a look at the upcoming lineup and get registered to attend. View Calendar

Business After Hours Networking Mixers

Each month the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors an opportunity for local professionals to connect with others. The venue changes to expose community members to businesses they may have otherwise never visited. Each month includes appetizers, drinks and a short program. Learn More

1M Cups Learning

Every Wednesday morning at 9a, Aberdeen hosts its session of 1 Million Cups. These one-hour sessions give participants access to hear from entrepenuers in the area who share their story as a means to educate and inspire others. Your bonus perk? Free coffee. See Schedule


Designed to enage early career professionals of the greater Aberdeen area, the EDGE regularly hosts networking events throughout the community. If you’re between the ages of 21 and 40 these events are a fun way to meet other young professionals. Learn More


StartHUB is dedicated to supporting and connecting entrepreneurs and community builders. It is an open to anyone interested in creating a culture of startups and entrepreneurs in Aberdeen. StartHUB provides a casual environment for entrepreneurs to talk through their challenges and opportunities. By connecting with other entrepreneurs, the group can brainstorm possible strategies or resources to help each other reach their goals. StartHUB typically meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at Karisma Boutique. Learn More