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Davidson CCC Small Business Center
Davidson & Davie Counties

Phone: 336-224-4557
Email: Send

Office Locations:
Davie - Bermuda Run
120 Kinderton Blvd.
Bermuda Run, NC 27006

Davidson - main campus
Mary E. Rittling Conference Center
297 DCC Rd.
Thomasville, NC 27360

Most SBC seminars require a minimum of 3 pre-registered attendees before the session can be held as scheduled.  By pre-registering you will be notified on any changes in the schedule.

Always remember to click "Find more events" below to see seminars scheduled throughout the term.
The best way to contact the Director is to call, email or click below to make a request for counseling. See contact information listed above.  Thank you.

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Small Business Center events will run on the same schedule as the college.  Due to inclement weather the campus may be closed.  Please refer to or news channels for closings.  You may also call (336) 224-4557 for information about events.  Pre-registered attendees will be notified of any changes.  Thank you for your interest in the Small Business Center at DCCC.
Monday, October 05, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing a plan and steps for making the process easy. This seminar is designed for new and established business owners.
Speaker: Darrice Monk
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Market research isn’t just for startups; it’s an important ongoing process for every small business. Developing a focused and effective marketing plan requires up-to-date market analysis. Discover the variety of market research tools that will give you critical information about your industry and customers. Get the data you need to test the feasibility of a new business, find the competition and potential customers interested in your proposed product or service. Martha Larson has over 15 years of experience in marketing and business development research.
Speaker: Martha Larson
Monday, October 19, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions range from, Who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me? to, How will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract an investor? Get to the heart of business financing in this seminar that answers your questions. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.
Speaker: Darrice Monk
Friday, October 23, 2015 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
This workshop is designed for participants considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting a business. It helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their product/services. Location: Main DCCC Campus Finch Room 204.
Speaker: LaWanda Turman
Monday, October 26, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business.
Speaker: Ken Griffin
Friday, October 30, 2015 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
This session will lead students through risks that may be involved with a start-up. Discover how planning is key to protect you and your business. This seminar are includes a presentation on health care options for self employed and small businesses. Location: Main DCCC Campus Finch Room 204
Speaker: Martha Larson
Friday, November 06, 2015 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
This workshop discusses the basics of financial management, including how to start an accounting system and how to apply the information from key financial management to help manage a business. Accounting terms such as: debits and credits, balance sheets and profit & loss statements are explained. Cash flow analysis and break even are also covered, with small business examples. . Location: Main DCCC Campus Finch Room 204
Speaker: LaWanda Turman
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297 DCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

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