Great Plains Technology Center

Start - Grow - Sustain a Business

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A comprehensive business assistance program that helps start-up and early-stage businesses with the goal of improving their chances to grow into healthy, sustainable, and self-sufficient companies.

Business Coaching Services

The Economic Development Center’s Business Coaching provides clients with assistance solving problems, making decisions and utilizing resources.

We offer high-performance coaching for entrepreneurs who are looking for business development, goal clarity, and accountability. We deliver that by:

  • One-on-one business coaching

  • Business assessment

  • Goal Setting

  • Action plan development

  • Aligning your purpose, passion and potential

The most valuable contribution we offer to a business is guiding them through the process:

  1. Creating Self-Awareness - What are your strengths?

  2. Recognizing Opportunities - What problem are you trying to solve?

  3. Activating on Ideas - Where do I begin… Break the process into small steps.

  4. Building a team - B.A.I.L.  (Banker, Accountant, Insurance, Legal), stakeholders, partners, employees, etc.

Access Small Business Resource Gold Mine

Business Development Center Spaces 

  • Light industrial space – An area for manufacturing, assembly, small construction companies and shipping & distribution. Other uses will be considered including use as office space.
  • Rapid Prototyping Lab/Maker space – Maker spaces provide materials, tools and an environment where people can create, collaborate and brainstorm ideas using 3D printers, smart boards, laser cutters, desktop CNC, heat press, vinyl cutter, support PCs and work tables.
  • Art Studios – Provide a secure “studio” space in an area designated for visual artists to commercialize their art. Private and co-working studios available featuring sinks, portable air purifier systems and chemical storage cabinets.
  • Commercial kitchen & food processing – Ideal for those who wish to process a food product in quantities too small for co-packers. Also available for catering meals for meetings in our building or elsewhere.
  • Office space – Perfect for those businesses that need office space to handle day to day operations or as a transition from home based business to a stand-alone place of business..
  • Small and large conference rooms with iTV capability for meetings and large lecture hall for events and presentations.

Cody Holt
Business Development Center Coordinator


Development Center

1601 SW Park Ridge Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

Carey Monroe
Small Business Management Coordinator


Development Center

1601 SW Park Ridge Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

Dana Newsom
Business Development Center Secretary 


Development Center

1601 SW Park Ridge Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505