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Small Business Center Network

The Small Business Center Network comprised of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina, supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information. A Small Business Center is located within 30 minutes of nearly everyone in the state at the local Community College.


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  1.  General Info  
  2.  Watauga SBC    
  3.  Caldwell SBC  
  4.  Seminars & Workshops  
  5.  Resources  
The mission of the SBCN
The objective of the Small Business Center Network (SBCN) is to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses in North Carolina by providing high quality, ready-accessible assistance to prospective and existing small business owners which will lead to job creation and retention. Each Small Business Center will be a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, referral and information.

What is the cost of SBCN Services?
Confidential counseling services and access to resource libraries are free of charge. Some seminars and workshops require a minimal registration fee.

SBCN Resource Centers
Our Small Business Center has a library of professional resources waiting to be tapped. Printed materials including books, pamphlets,magazines, and trade journals, as well as a wide variety of tapes, videos, DVDs, and CD-Roms are available for your use.

A Powerful Business Alliance
In addition to providing training, counseling, and other resources, the Small Business Center will put you in touch with vital local business and community leaders. And as members of the North Carolina Business Alliance, we will connect you with other member agencies across the state who will help jump-start your venture.

Start Your Entrepreneur Engine

Seminars & Workshops in Watauga County:

eBay Stores (Learn More)
   - 10/28/2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
   - Watauga Library
     RSVP: 828-297-8120 or register online

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Free,
confidential
consultations
available by
appointment

Call
828-265-5385
ext. 214
OR
Register
Online Here

Start Your Entrepreneur Engine

Seminars & Workshops in Caldwell County:

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING (Learn More)
   - 10/27/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
   - JE Broyhill Civic Center
     RSVP: 828-726-2242 or register online

Marketing Your Business for Success (Learn More)
   - 10/30/2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
   - JE Broyhill Civic Center
     RSVP: 828-254-5385 or register online

DEVELOPING AN ONLINE PRESENCE FOR YOUR BUSINESS (Learn More)
   - 11/3/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
   - JE Broyhill Civic Center
     RSVP: 828-726-2242 or register online

Free,
confidential
consultations
available by
appointment

Call
828-265-5385
ext. 214
OR
Register
Online Here
Business Seminars and Workshops

Start Your Entrepreneur Engine

The Small Business Center Offers a wide variety of seminars and workshops to help small business be successful. A minimal registration fee maybe required to some courses. Some of the topics include:
  • How to Start a Business
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • How to Finance a Business
  • Marketing for Success
  • Is Entrepreneurship for You?
  • Doing Business with the Military
  • Branding Through Social Media
A nominal registration fee may be required for specialized courses.


List of available Seminars & Workshops offered by CCC&TI's Small Business Center.