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Craven Community College Small Business Center
Brock Building Room 100
New Bern Campus

Phone: 252-638-1166
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The objective of the Small Business Center is to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses in Craven County. If you are interested in starting a small business or currently operate or work at a small business, we offer a variety of resources and workshops. A list of upcoming workshops is listed below.

Please contact the Small Business Center if you have any questions. 

Rebecca Moorer, Interim Director (252) 638-1166

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Building and maintaining relationships is absolutely essential to business success. Learn to build, manage, and use your network to help yourself and others succeed.
Speaker: Martin Brossman
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Social media marketing can be the most inexpensive and powerful marketing tool that will exponentially grow your small business. Invest 3 hours in learning more about how social media can help expand your reach and capture more business.
Speaker: Martin Brossman
Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
An organized business is a productive business. You may not consider yourself blessed with natural organizational skills, but now is the perfect time to get your business and work space organized.
Speaker: Tanya Roberts & Karen Monroe
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Running a business takes capital. Discover traditional and government loan programs available to business owners. Get what you need to know about obtaining credit through the government, how is credit reviewed, and your up-front costs as an owner.
Speaker: Larry Riter
Thursday, March 19, 2015 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn *Lunch provided**
Speaker: First Citizens Banks
Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Attend this quick session and learn your options for best ways to legally structure your business to protect your business, yourself and your assets.
Speaker: Joseph Del Papa, Ward & Smith P.A.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn everything you need to know about preparing for small business operations, including the life cycle of the business and its products, the set up for break-even calculations, defining your product and service groupings, and determining fixed expense categories.
Speaker: Pete Ellis
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Brock Bldg. Room 125
New Bern NC 28562
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