The Small Business Center Network of the State of North Carolina assisted in starting over 650 businesses during FY 2013-2014. The Network also created/retained over 3,330 jobs. The Small Business Center at Sandhills Community College offers free seminars designed for small business owners and startups. The seminars we provide are free funded by an allocation from NC Legislature with a specific purpose, to increase the success rate of small businesses.
Register for free seminars by visiting our website at www.sandhills.edu/sbc, calling (910) 695-3980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A computer in our resource center is for your use and we will help you locate information you need for your business. We have access to the NC Live database leading you to a demographic data profiler called Simply Map to help you define your market. We also have information on area businesses and numerous books and magazines and can assist you with obtaining a free Boyd Library membership for all the additional resources you will need for your planning.
With free one on one counseling services, if you would like information about starting a business or to discuss specific needs, please call Lori Williams at (910) 695-3938 or email email@example.com or you can visit our website at http://www.sandhills.edu/sbc and visit the “Request for Counseling” link.
This is a listing of most of our seminars, however, it is not a comprehensive listing. to be sure you are notified of all upcoming seminars, visit our website at http://www.sandhills.edu/sbc and join our email distribution list.
Schedule of Seminars
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.