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CPCC Small Business Center
Hall Building
Charlotte, NC

Phone: 704-330-6736
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The Small Business Center at CPCC offers support to those who want to start a small business or those who want help with an existing business.  We are your local community provider of entrepreneurial training, counseling, and resource information. To learn more about our program and services visit our local college website at www.cpcc.edu/sbc.

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Events

Monday, May 05, 2014 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Be among the first in North Carolina to see Startupland at a premiere event, held in Tate Hall at CPCC. The Startupland documentary series captures the journey of five startups and brings an immersive and engaging experience that will educate and inspire entrepreneurs everywhere. Listen and learn about how this entrepreneurial venture got its start, view the first two episodes of the series and participate in a question and answer segment with the Startupland crew. Come early to network, mingle and support local food trucks onsite with food available for purchase. Fun, food and networking begins at 5:30 p.m. Food trucks that will be onsite include: The Tin Kitchen, Chef Street Bistro and Sticks and Cones.
Speaker: Justin Gutwein, Jonathon Perrelli, Maxim Wheatley

Start-up Assistance

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What skills and competencies do you need to be successful as an entrepreneur? This entrepreneurial competency assessment will measure your strengths and weaknesses related to specific traits and skills demonstrated by entrepreneurs. How does your assessment profile compare to those of successful entrepreneurs? Find out and take the first step toward creating an action plan to make your entrepreneurial dream a reality
Speaker: Tom Conroy
Thursday, June 19, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
What skills and competencies do you need to be successful as an entrepreneur? This entrepreneurial competency assessment will measure your strengths and weaknesses related to specific traits and skills demonstrated by entrepreneurs. How does your assessment profile compare to those of successful entrepreneurs? Find out and take the first step toward creating an action plan to make your entrepreneurial dream a reality
Speaker: Cathia Friou
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Calling military veterans to enlist in entrepreneurship. Are you ready to move up the ranks in the business world? Discover how to translate your military skills into successful business ownership. This interactive workshop will delve into the basic mechanics of opening a business and emphasize key resources available to assist in your entrepreneurial journey.
Speaker: Curt Adams

Business Basics

Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Which legal structure is best for your business – sole proprietorship, S-Corporation, partnership or LLC? Choosing the right business entity is an important step in setting up your business. Know the right questions to ask when choosing a legal structure and understand the benefits and disadvantages of each.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Attending this seminar will be only the start of a process that will help commit your great ideas to paper. It will provide you with a good general overview and basic understanding of the components of a typical business plan, how marketing, operations and finance are inter-related and more.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What do you really need to get started? Much more than luck! This popular seminar is packed with valuable information to help you start off right and increase the odds of your business being successful.
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Location

1112 Charlottetowne Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
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