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Craven Community College
Brock Administration Building, Suite 114
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, Director (252) 638-1166

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Tuesday, November 03, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Every day, individuals like you are inspired to start a nonprofit to help serve your community. In this session, you will be guided through the beginning stages of forming a non-profit.
Speaker: Sam Gore
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Speaker: Monica Minus
Thursday, November 05, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Securing funding for a non-profit organization is vital for sustainability. This workshop is designed to cover the basics of grant writing, grant readiness techniques, and the fundamental skills needed to write effective proposals.
Speaker: Dawn Morriston

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, October 13, 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, October 13, 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, October 15, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This workshop is designed for the individual thinking of opening a new business as well as existing entrepreneurs who seek the inside secrets of how to make their business better.
Speaker: Bob Moore

Managing a Business

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
This 1 hour session will include a 20-minute training on creating a Value Statement with follow-up discussion and activity geared to new entrepreneurs.
Speaker: Jane Maulucci
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