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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.


Online Request for Counseling

Events

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 www.davidsonccc.edu 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.
Thursday, February 09, 2017 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Nationally and regionally know presenters provide expert advise on reaching beyond borders to grow your business through top notch marketing and sales techniques. Hear stories of success after trials. Learn marketing trends. Discover the best use of grassroots techniques and how social media can play a role in branding your company. 8:30 - 9:00 AM NETWORKING COFFEE 9:00 - 9:30 AM OPENING - DAVID FRANKEL BRINGING A PRODUCT TO MARKET 9:45 - 10:30 AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1 A. WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? DAVID M. FRANKEL B. GRASSROOTS PR THAT PAYS KATHY WALL 10:45 - 11:30 AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS 2 A. RAVING FANS: MAKING CUSTOMERS YOUR BEST MARKETERS, ANGEL GUERRERO B. REBRANDING: STEP-BY-STEP KATHY WALL 11:45 - 12:30 PM LUNCH BENJAMIN KING, KEYNOTE MEGA TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE YOUR WORLD 12:45 - 1:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3 A. THE BASICS OF STARTING YOUR EBAY BUSINESS PT 1 NICK HAWKS B. CUSTOMER QUEST CARL SHATLEY 1:45 - 2:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS 4 A. THE BASICS OF STARTING YOUR EBAY BUSINESS PT 2 NICK HAWKS B. VISUAL MARKETING: TELLING A STORY GRACE KANOY 2:45 - 3:30 PM WRAP UP - GENERAL SESSION
Speaker: varied
Thursday, February 09, 2017 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Who hasn’t seen a Statue of Liberty striking a pose on the sidewalk during tax season or a roadside dancer holding a $5 pizza sign? Those attention-getting tactics are part of a larger strategy for low cost, high visibility grassroots PR. In this idea-filled presentation, we’ll start with understanding the role of PR in your overall marketing program and why grassroots tactics are needed in addition to traditional public relations to garner stellar results. Learn how creative out-of-the-box thinking will make an emotional connection with your customers and resonate throughout your community. Q&A Takeaways 1. How does a grassroots campaign differ from traditional PR campaigns? 2. Why should you use grassroots PR? 3. What are the strengths of grassroots marketing? 4. What are some of the key tactics for implementing a grassroots initiative? 5. How can social media help facilitate your grassroots PR strategy? 6. How do you measure a grassroots promotion? 7. What are some examples of successful grassroots efforts? 8. What are some usable, doable ideas for home furnishings retailers? 9. What are the biggest challenges in a successful grassroots initiative? 10. Consistency rules. What’s next? Building on the successes.
Speaker: Kathy Wall
Thursday, February 09, 2017 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Hear the story of David and his rise from being laid off at a corporate position to going door to door and now having a national customer base. David is a true entrepreneur who can guide participants through a powerful sales and marketing process.
Speaker: David M. Frankel
Thursday, February 09, 2017 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Thursday, February 09, 2017 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Thursday, February 09, 2017 12:45 PM to 1:00 PM
Thursday, February 09, 2017 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM
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Location

297 DCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

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