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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center
RCCC Building @ NC Research Campus
Kannapolis, NC

Phone: 704-216-3534
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Welcome to the Small Business Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (SBC).  If you have a small business in Concord, Kannapolis, Salisbury or any point near or if you want to start a business in our exciting, growing region, turn to us as your primary  resource for assistance, information, education, counseling, networking, and more!

Scroll down to see the list of upcoming free small business seminars and register. Also visit our website at

Also, let the SBC help you develop a plan of action for lasting success. Our goal is simple — to provide high quality small business education and relevant, comprehensive assistance to you. Our experienced counselors are ready to help you develop a business plan, seek funding, solve a problem, plan a marketing campaign, or just act as a sounding board. For your convenience a counselor is at three locations -- the Cabarrus Business and Technology Center in Concord, the RCCC building at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, and the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce in Salisbury. 

Complete an online request for counseling through the link below and let us help you move your business to the next level!

For more information, please contact: 
Barbara Hall, Director
RCCC Small Business Center


Online Request for Counseling


On Demand, available until June 30
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing a plan and steps for making the process easy. This seminar is designed for new and established business owners.
Speaker: C. Roberts
Monday, May 08, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for your business. Discover the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best-informed business decisions. If you’re a new business owner or need a refresher on the basics of accounting, this seminar is designed for you.
Speaker: Semone Brisson
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
When it comes to marketing, small business owners run the risk of wasting time and money on tactics that don’t work or yield little results. That’s why a well thought out plan for how you will advertise, use social media, do PR, network and spend on events is so important. Marketing expert Sherré DeMao takes you through the steps for creating a solid marketing plan.
Speaker: S. DeMao
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
You have only three seconds to capture your customer’s attention, so how your business website looks is even more important than the words. Learn how to use those first few seconds the right way. Web designer Rachel Woods gives you quick and easy actionable steps to transform your website into one that draws. Discover the dos and don’ts of flow, pages, apps, visuals, clutter and more.
Speaker: Rachel Woods
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Effectively using Facebook can be like word-of-mouth marketing on steroids. However, the popular social media platform continues to evolve, especially for business owners. If you don’t have a Facebook business page, this seminar walks you through the steps. You’ll also learn how to get the most from Facebook and find out about recent changes. This seminar is designed for the social media novice and will be held in a computer lab.
Speaker: A. Inman
Thursday, June 01, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Energize your marketing efforts by attracting more potential customers through the power of the internet. If you’re confused about where to begin with internet marketing, or want to make sure your business is found online, plan to attend this seminar with Lisa Perry. This session is designed for new business owners and those with little experience with online marketing.
Speaker: Lisa Perry
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