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Guilford Technical Community College Small Business Center
Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship
Greensboro

Phone: 336-334-4822 ext 62001
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The mission of the Small Business Center is to increase the number and success of viable small businesses in North Carolina by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing small business owners which will lead to job creation and retention. Our Small Business Center is here to assist you by offering one-on-one confidential business counseling plus workshops and seminars on a variety of business topics. We are a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, networking and referrals.  All of our services are free!  Let our Small Business Center help you develop a plan of action to turn your dreams into a reality!

Guilford Technical Community College's (GTCC) Small Business Center, located in the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship in Greensboro and at the Chamber of Commerce in High Point, provides many resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses located in Guilford County, including:

  • Free, confidential, one-to-one counseling;
  • Free seminars, workshops and programs on critical aspects of starting a new business and managing a small business
  • Business plan and feasibility study development
  • Marketing strategies and tactics
  • Licensing, permit, and tax requirements
  • Review and analysis of financial performance
  • Financing options and opportunities for small businesses
  • Resources (books, videos, on-line publications and research tools) to help you successfully start and grow your business

GTCC SBC Video - Check out a great video about why you need to attend our free seminars!

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hagenbuch, Director - 336/334.4822 ext. 62003 (Greensboro) / 336/878.3923 (High Point)  mthagenbuch@gtcc.edu

DarLinda Finch, Administrative Assistant - 336/334.4822 ext. 62001   dkfinch@gtcc.edu



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Events

Friday, January 06, 2017 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Existing businesses should join us for a day of networking and training to introduce this year’s hot topics, tools, and resources that your business needs to grow and succeed. Partners: Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Guilford Merchants Association and High Point Chamber of Commerce.
Friday, January 06, 2017 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
The Start-up Track is a full-day of access to local experts and resources designed to give your business start-up efforts a jump start for the new year! Partners: Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Guilford Merchants Association and High Point Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Tech Thursdays are monthly series of workshops that address opportunities and challenges that nonprofits face with emerging technology. Each session is presented by a volunteer expert and the sessions allow attendees to gain new insights and best practices in areas like social media, understanding website analytics, and maximizing online donations. Video usage is accelerating at a phenomenal rate and with good reason. It provides organizations with a versatile, effective tool to reach and engage their audiences. Find out how other non-profits are incorporating video into their marketing plans, explore the types of videos that are most useful for non-profits and gain tips for making your video strategy successful.
Speaker: Diane Stevio, McWhorter Concepts, Inc.

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 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: Lady Bizness, Inc.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Are you thinking about getting into business for yourself? This course covers the issues that an individual should consider before thinking about opening the doors. In other words, this course is the starting point on your journey into business ownership. Learn how to identify critical issues and make the right decisions as you prepare to start your business. Co-Sponsored with the SBTDC.
Speaker: SBTDC
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 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: Lady Bizness, Inc.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Are you thinking about getting into business for yourself? This course covers the issues that an individual should consider before thinking about opening the doors. In other words, this course is the starting point on your journey into business ownership. Learn how to identify critical issues and make the right decisions as you prepare to start your business. Co-Sponsored with the SBTDC.
Speaker: SBTDC
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Location

1451 South Elm Eugene Street
Suite 1201
Greensboro, NC 27406
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