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Southeastern Community College Small Business Center
Southeastern Community College, Building T

Phone: 910-642-7141, x 419
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The objective of the Small Business Center Network (SBCN) is to increase the success rate and the number 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. The Small Business Center at Southeastern Community College is here to assist you by offering one-on-one confidential business counseling plus 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!

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sales Down? Traffic Low? Wondering why your small business is not taking off? Walk away from this class with action steps to re-energize your brand and get that Spark Back in your Business!
Speaker: Marjorie Hammond
Monday, October 23, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Offered by the US Small Business Administration, topics will include start-up requirements, business plan, marketing plan, financial plan and how to obtain alternative lending for your home based business.
Speaker: Don Spry
Monday, November 06, 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This seminar has two themes: (a) develop a business plan to capitalize on the marketing opportunities in your area and your industry (b)focus on developing other revenue streams from your existing product and service lines.
Speaker: Don Spry

Start-up Assistance

Friday, September 22, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
If you are having a hard time finding employment or you’re tired of working for others, you don’t want to miss this. This seminar will assist attendees in determining if they can turn their hobbies, talents and skills into a profitable business.
Speaker: Sharon Pringle
Monday, October 02, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This seminar is geared for the startup, or those small businesses still seeking the basics of how to start, market, manage, and grow their small business.
Speaker: Don Spry
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn the requirements for getting started with a home-based business, including finding your niche, legal requirements, and developing a business plan.
Speaker: Melissa Terrell
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Attend and learn tips on how to create a business idea that fits you, businesses you can start for under $100 and the “hot” businesses that will grow in the coming years.
Speaker: Mike Collins
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