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Richmond CC Small Business Center
Small Business Incubator Center (SBIC)
Laurinburg

Phone: 910-506-4402
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Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of counseling, training, and resource information.  Our professional staff helps to find solutions to challenging business questions, assistance in the creation of a business plan and other areas that would generate growth/expansion of existing businesses. No question is too simple or complicated. Whether you have a desire to start a new business or want to take a professional development courses, the Small Business Center has something to offer you.



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Events

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
All of us need to eat. With a growing need for a new generation of farmers to produce nourishing food on small sustainable farms, studies show there is money in small-acreage vegetable production! Explore what is possible from your vegetable patch, market garden or small farm. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ This series is designed to explore food business opportunities and provide education on how to become a successful Food Entrepreneur. This series is also to assist local farmers seeking a niche market, value –added processors and those in the food service business. Attend three (3) of the four (4) sessions offered and receive a “Food Entrepreneur” certificate of completion.
Speaker: Kathleen Byron, Director Good Food Sandhills Fenton Wilkinson
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The term was coined by Jay Conrad Levinson in 1984; he described an unconventional¸ cost-effective marketing strategies that small businesses could use to get their brand noticed using non-traditional advertising activities to get your brand out and grab people’s attention! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ This series is designed to explore food business opportunities and provide education on how to become a successful Food Entrepreneur. This series is to assist local farmers seeking a niche market, value –added processors and those in the food service business. Attend three (3) of the four (4) sessions offered and receive a “Food Entrepreneur” certificate of completion.
Speaker: Kathleen Byron, Director Good Food Sandhills Fenton Wilkinson
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn how you can take your planning skills and turn it into a business. In this seminar you will learn to: *Develop wedding-planning strategies *Shop for the best value for your clients dollar. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Earn a Certificate! This is a part of the "Wedding Planning Business" Certificate Series. Complete ALL THREE (3) sessions and receive a Wedding Planning Business Certificate of completion. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Speaker: Patricia Henegan - She has directed 100's of weddings across the United States since 1987. She brings to you a wealth of knowledge presented in a simple and practical way!
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Continue the wedding planning experience with Part 2 of this dynamic seminar. In this seminar you will learn to: *How to structure a workable, practical, realist budget *Coordinate wedding vendors and service personnel _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Earn a Certificate! This is a part of the "Wedding Planning Business" Certificate Series. Complete ALL THREE (3) sessions and receive a Wedding Planning Business Certificate of completion. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Speaker: Patricia Henegan - She has directed 100's of weddings across the United States since 1987. She brings to you a wealth of knowledge presented in a simple and practical way!
Thursday, June 08, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Finish the wedding planning experience with Part 3 of this dynamic seminar series. In this seminar you will show you how to tie it all together to create an unforgettable wedding experience. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Earn a Certificate! This is a part of the "Wedding Planning Business" Certificate Series. Complete ALL THREE (3) sessions and receive a Wedding Planning Business Certificate of completion. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Speaker: Patricia Henegan - She has directed 100's of weddings across the United States since 1987. She brings to you a wealth of knowledge presented in a simple and practical way!

Business Basics

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Do you have what it takes to be a business owner? This seminar will practice identifying business opportunities in the Richmond/Scotland County area and develop decision-making and problem-solving skills under real world pressure. Will the business idea you’ve come up with work? The analysis we will complete in this seminar will help you determine whether your business will make money or lose money each month during the first year in business. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Earn Your Certificate! This seminar is part of the Spring NC REAL Business Certificate Series. Five (5) stand-alone seminars explore key issues related to starting or expanding a business. Topics include: self-assessment, business idea and site feasibility, legal structure, marketing, and business financials. Complete (5) unduplicated seminars in a calendar year (Jan.1 - Dec. 31, 2017) to earn your NC REAL Business Planning Certificate.
Speaker: Debra Morman
Thursday, April 27, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn the steps to writing a business plan and the 3 tests that each business plan must pass. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Earn Your Certificate! This seminar is part of the Spring NC REAL Business Certificate Series. Five (5) stand-alone seminars explore key issues related to starting or expanding a business. Topics include: self-assessment, business idea and site feasibility, legal structure, marketing, and business financials. Complete (5) unduplicated seminars in a calendar year (Jan.1 - Dec. 31, 2017) to earn your NC REAL Business Planning Certificate.
Speaker: Debra Morman
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Location

16800 A. US Highway 401
Rm# 106
Laurinburg, NC
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