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Catawba Valley Community College Small Business Center
CVCC Corporate Development Center
Hickory

Phone: 828-327-7000 x4102
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Events

Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This class will expand on the “Introduction To QuickBooks” seminar, covering more complex transactions that participants might encounter in running their business including: receiving payments and paying bills, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, and how to generate and understand the financial reports (Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet) which small businesses need to monitor and analyze to manage their business and to close the year-end books
Friday, April 07, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The NC Department of Revenue will host a sales and use tax workshop for small business owners. The workshop will discuss the basics of sales and use taxes including registering for a sales and use tax account, learning about the most common types of sales and use taxes collected, and preparing and filing a sales and use tax return. This hands-on workshop is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and use tax obligations and the proper procedure for filing and paying a sales and use tax return. At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenter and networking possibilities with other business owners.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Marketing for the 21st Century small business is more dynamic and challenging than ever. To stretch your marketing dollars, it’s critical to focus on your target markets and identify strategies Discover how to most effectively and efficiently use the many marketing tools available. Gain insights to understand and reach your customer, analyze your industry and business environment and focus on low-cost marketing techniques to promote your business. .
Monday, May 08, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Getting a website up and running is great, but having customers find your website on the internet is even better! This seminar provides participants with search engine optimization strategies for improving visibility and driving traffic to their web site by focusing on key words, links, and URLs.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Are you thinking about starting a non-profit or are you currently working with an organization that is just getting off the ground? This workshop will offer a comprehensive checklist of things that must be done in the first three years to lay a foundation for success. Participants will walk away with resources to ensure that their organization is in compliance with state/federal laws as well as a greater understanding of the key components of development that impact sustainability.
Thursday, June 08, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This class will expand on the “Introduction To QuickBooks” seminar, covering more complex transactions that participants might encounter in running their business including: receiving payments and paying bills, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, and how to generate and understand the financial reports (Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet) which small businesses need to monitor and analyze to manage their business and to close the year-end books

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
How are businesses born? Where do they come from? A discussion about how great ideas and deep passions are harnessed and turned into world changing businesses is where we will start. Then, we will unpack the core of all successful ventures….THE WHY (your motivation / identify the marketplace wound). Once the WHY is answered we can begin to develop the WHAT (salve for the marketplace wound or your solution). After the WHAT comes the WHO (potential customers). Once you have these three essentials clearly understood….GO PROVE IT!
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2664 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
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