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Halifax CC Small Business Center
400 Building
Weldon, NC

Phone: 252-536-7274
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  • Do you have a DREAM or a business idea?
  • Are you just getting started in business?
  • Do you need specific training?
  • Is your business or organization struggling and you don't know what to do or where to start in finding answers?

The Purpose of the Small Business Center is to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses by providing high quality, readily available assistance to prospective and existing small business owners.  The overall Objectives are to foster and support entrepreneurship and economic development and help equip people in both urban and rural communities to succeed in a technologically driven world.

The Small Business Center has been in existence for over twenty years assisting  the  business, local government and non-profit sectors in accomplishing their goals. Our major focus is small businesses and start-ups.   We also provide management training and assistance for larger employers in Halifax and Northampton Counties.

We Provide Assistance with:

  • Free Small Business seminars
  • Free start-up counseling
  • Free consulting to existing businesses, government agencies and non-profits
  • Free help with business, management and organizational issues
  • Free computer use and Internet access
  • Free business resource center
  • On-site training for established businesses
  • Business Planning Process
  • Marketing: Products & Services, Packaging, Pricing, Distribution, Competition, Research
  • Financials: P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow
  • Other business and management issues… We will provide this on-site at your location

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Thursday, April 06, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn techniques to assist business or organization in becoming customer focused while building morale among employees.
Speaker: Stephanie Credle
Thursday, May 04, 2017 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
3rd Annual Small Business Resource Seminar. Business owners will have an opportunity to network with local and state small business owners to explore resources available. Topics covered will include Financing a Small Business, Marketing, Finding Customers, Business Taxes and Business Planning. We are encouraging the experts and novice business owners to attend this informative and interactive session.
Speaker: TBA

Managing a Business

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The presentation we will cover: 1. The terms "heirs property"/collective family land ownership; 2. discuss benefits and challenges of this type of landownership; and 3. how to address the challenges of this type of landownership. We will take an in depth look at estate planning. Many people believe they do not have an "estate" for which they need to plan. Therefore, this discussion will break down the necessity of planning regardless of your asset level, including how estate planning documents can be useful while you are alive.
Speaker: Mavis Gragg
Monday, April 24, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
A new financing option for small businesses presented by a legal specialist with the NC Secretary of State's office.
Speaker: Leo John

Managing Employees

Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn techniques to assist your business or organization develop leadership skills among employees and promote professional development.
Speaker: Stephanie Credle

Customer Relations

Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
? Learn how to effectively utilize market research to help identify and retain loyal customers.
Speaker: Jerry Edmonds

Business Accounting and Budget

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn how to use QuickBooks in you small business. Goals include determining which version to use, Learn 4 levels of operation, how to pay bills, create invoices, receive payments, monitor inventory and complete payroll.
Speaker: Christie Forsht
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100 College Drive
Building 400
Weldon, NC 27890
100 College Drive
Building 400
Weldon, N.C. 27890
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