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Forsyth Tech Small Business Center
525@Vine - Innovation Quarter
Winston Salem

Phone: 336-757-3810
Email: Send

The objective of the Small Business Center Network is to help small businesses succeed by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing business owners.  For more information and access to numerous resources, visit http://www.forsythtech.edu/services-businesses/small-business-center/ .

Directions to Forsyth Tech at Innovation Quarter: http://www.forsythtech.edu/courses-programs/for-businesses/small-business-center/driving-directions-2/
Staff:  Nell Perry, Della Lawson, and Allan Younger
Ambassadors: Audrey Blackburn, Kelly Ford, Sabrina Gatewood, Raina Haque, Jeff Neelon, and Angela Wilder

Please register for our educational events below:



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Events

Please note the following:


1. Educational events will be available for registration at least three weeks prior to the event dates.  For example, interested persons may register for January events in December.


2. Dates and times of educational events may be updated.  Information on this website is correct.


3. Please join our email newsletter distribution list by clicking on the blue button on the Forsyth Tech website...http://www.forsythtech.edu/services-businesses/small-business-center/.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
We believe that networking is one of the keys to business success. Each meeting we discuss ways to get the most out of networking opportunities. Join the discussion exploring how to best create relationships and promote your business. Establish partnerships with and gain referrals from other business owners committed to growing your business. Please join us when your schedule allows.
Speaker: Kelly Ford
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
SYN(HER)GY Night is a powerful monthly gathering for Winston-Salem women entrepreneurs. Join us for an evening of networking, impactful learning, and community-building. Each month we will gather for a short time of networking and hors devours followed by a presentation on a relevant business topic. We will close with a motivating success story from an local woman entrepreneur. Who knows...you might our next speaker!
Speaker: Fay Horwitt
Thursday, August 03, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Join our conversation about best practices to develop and maintain successful businesses. During this monthly series, past discussions include Credit and Finance, Value Proposition, Partnerships, Professionalism, Productivity, Customer Loyalty, LinkedIn, Marketing Collateral, Business Pitches, Ways to Grow Our Businesses, Networking, Customer Engagement, and Business Research. In addition to finding customers, we must know what is involved in enhancing our relationships. Discussion topics will be based largely upon experiences and interests of the roundtable participants. The purpose of the Small Business Center is “Increasing Business Success” and we will explore ways to do this during each roundtable.
Speaker: BB&T
Thursday, August 03, 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venture Café Winston-Salem helps enhance and accelerate the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship in our city through high-impact programming and events and by creating intentional spaces for individuals and organizations to gather, connect, and build relationships. Venture Café Winston-Salem is a member of a global network, with partner organizations in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts; St. Louis, Missouri; Miami, Florida; and Rotterdam, Netherlands. Learn more at www.venturecafewinstonsalem.org/
Speaker: Karen Barnes
Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Mob Mentality describes how people are influenced by their peers to follow trends, and even to purchase certain items. From customer reviews to complaints, opinions are spreading and consumers are following along blindly. The Better Business Bureau offers tips for guiding the mob to and from your business in a positive light, and making it difficult to for those leading the way to have anything negative to say.
Speaker: Brian Wright
Thursday, August 10, 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venture Café Winston-Salem helps enhance and accelerate the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship in our city through high-impact programming and events and by creating intentional spaces for individuals and organizations to gather, connect, and build relationships. Venture Café Winston-Salem is a member of a global network, with partner organizations in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts; St. Louis, Missouri; Miami, Florida; and Rotterdam, Netherlands. Learn more at www.venturecafewinstonsalem.org/
Speaker: Karen Barnes
Thursday, August 17, 2017 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
We believe that networking is one of the keys to business success. Each meeting we discuss ways to get the most out of networking opportunities. Join the discussion exploring how to best create relationships and promote your business. Establish partnerships with and gain referrals from other business owners committed to growing your business. Please join us when your schedule allows.
Speaker: Kelly Ford
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Location

525 Vine Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
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