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Updated Sept 25th

SEPTEMBER

Sept 25, Wed - Hamlet, NC 6:00-9:00 PM
Richmond Community College, Cole Auditorium, 1042 W. Hamlet Street, Hamlet, NC 28345
To pre register contact Deborah Hardison @ 910-410-1687
Topic: How to start and run a commercial cleaning business or maid service.


Sept 26, Thurs, 6:30-8:30 pm
Bladen CC, building W, 2nd floor, Dublin NC
Pre register with Todd Lyden at 910.879.5572
Topic: "Business taxes and record keeping"


Sept 30, Mon., 6:30 - 8:30 PM
The Bayboro Center, 701 Main Street, Bayboro, NC, Pamlico Community College
To pre-register contact Sandy Johnson @ 252.745.7348
Topic: "How to start and successfully run a commercial mowing and landscape business"


OCTOBER  -  Back to Top of Page


Oct 02, Wednesday 2-5 PM
Stanley Community College, SBC, 141 College Drive Albemarle, NC 28001
Call Tom George, Director: 704.991.0182 to reserve seat and valuable handouts.
Topic: "Are you ready to start and choose a type of new business? 503 choices."


Oct 03, Thursday, 6:30-8:30 pm
Bladen CC, Building W, 2nd floor, Dublin NC
Pre-register with Todd Lyden at 910.879.5572
Topic: "The Art of Marketing a Small Business" (for current and prospective small business owners)


Oct 08, 2013 - Tuesday, 6 PM - 9 PM
Community Room, Freeland Building
Roanoke Chowan Community College, 109 Community College Rd., Ahoskie, NC 27910.
Call SBC, 252.862.1279 to pre-register, reserve a seat and valuable handouts.
Topic: "Twenty steps to help start, buy, grow, expand and revitalize a small business."


Oct 10 - Thursday - 6:00-9:00PM
Cape Fear Community College, 411 North Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401
Contact Douglas Tarble, SBC Coordinator, 910.362.7469
Topic: "How to start and operate a commercial cleaning business."


Oct 14, Mon, 6:00-9:00 PM
Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, Building 9, Room 901
To pre-register contact SBC director Bob Moore at 910.272.3631
Topic: "Make your advertising pay for itself."


Oct 15 - Tues 6:30-9:00 PM
Triangle South Center, CCCC, 600 South Magnolia Avenue Dunn, NC 28334
Pre-register with Nancy Blackman: 910.892.2884
Topic: "Guerilla market strategies for small business."


Oct 17 - Thurs. 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Cape Fear Farmer's Market, 106 ML King Drive, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Pre-register with Todd Lyden at BCC Small Business Center at 910.879.5572
Topic: "How to Avoid 1st Year Business Mistakes"


Oct 21 - Mon, 6:00-9:00 PM
Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, Building 9, Room 901
To pre-register contact SBC direct Bob Moore at 910.272.3631
Topic: "Entrepreneurial accounts receivables methods to Avoid Past Dues"


Oct 22 - Tues, 2:00-5:00 PM
Stanley Community College, SBC, 141 College Drive Albemarle, NC 28001
Call Tom George, Director: 704.991.0182 to reserve seat and valuable handouts.
Topic: "How to write a business plan. Free guide and outline provided."


Oct 24 - Thurs. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cape Fear Farmer's Market, 106 ML King Drive, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Pre-register with Todd Lyden at BCC Small Business Center at 910.879.5572
Topic: "Put WOW into Your Business Greeting & Presentations"


Oct 28 - Mon, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, Building 9, Room 901
To pre-register contact SBC direct Bob Moore at 910.272.3631
Topic: "Prepare yourself before starting a business."


Oct 30 - Wed, 9:00 AM - 12 o'clock Noon
Richmond Community College, Honeycutt Center, 600 McLean Street, Laurinburg, NC 28352
To pre register contact Deborah Hardison: 910-410-1687
Topic: "Are you ready to start a new business?"


Oct 31 - Thurs, 6:45 9:00 PM
Wake Tech CC, North Campus, 6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC 27616, Room 310.
Pre-register with Chris Roix, 919.335.1019
Topic: "25 Ways to improve sales for small business"


NOVEMBER  -  Back to Top of Page


Nov 05 - Tues. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wentworth, NC, Rockingham Community College
Pre-register with Cathy Wheeler phone 336-342-4261 Ext 2316
Topic: "Financing, Funding, Cash Flowing Your Business. How to get the money you need and prevent crisis."


Nov 07 - Thurs 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Cape Fear Farmer's Market, 106 ML King Drive, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Pre-register with Todd Lyden at BCC Small Business Center at 910.879.5572
Topic: "Better Negotiating for Sales and Deals"


Nov 12 - Tues, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Community Room, Freeland Building, Roanoke Chowan Community College
109 Community College Rd., Ahoskie, NC 27910
Call SBC, 252.862.1279 to pre-register, reserve a seat and valuable handouts.
Topic: "Cash flow and funding for a small business"


Nov 14 - Thurs 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Cape Fear Farmer's Market, 106 ML King Drive, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Pre-register with Todd Lyden at BCC Small Business Center at 910.879.5572
Topic: "Guerilla Marketing"


Nov 18 - Mon, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Central Carolina CC, Sanford, Civic Center, 2nd floor Board Room.
Pre-register with Mike Jones at 919-718-7490 or 919-774-6442, planned extra discussion time to 9:00 PM
Topic: "Are you ready to start and choose a type of new business. 503 choices"


Nov 19 - Tues, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Central Carolina CC, Sanford, Civic Center, 2nd floor Board Room.
Pre-register with Mike Jones at 919-718-7490 or 919-774-6442, planned extra discussion time to 9:00 PM
Topic: "Customer Service with a capital S. Creating raving fan customers."


Nov 21 - Thurs, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Central Carolina CC, Sanford, Civic Center, 2nd floor Board Room.
Pre-register with Mike Jones at 919-718-7490 or 919-774-6442, planned extra discussion time to 9:00 PM
Topic: "Directing Traffic. How to get customers to come into store or office and then how to get them to buy."


DECEMBER  -  Back to Top of Page


December 03, Tues - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Wilson Community College, Build E, Room 101
Contact Pat Killette: 252-246-1232
Topic: "The art of marketing a small business."


JANUARY 2014  -  Back to Top of Page


Jan 9, 2014 - Tues - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Triangle South Business Center,CCCC, 600 South Magnolia Avenue, Dunn, NC 28334
pre register with Nancy Blackman - 910.892.2884
Topic: How to start and run a small business by "Bootstrapping" ways to saving every dollar you can


Jan 14, 2014 - Tues - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Sandhills Community College, Small Business Center
101 Van Dusen Hall, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Room # _____. To pre-register contact Marilyn Neely,Director: 910-695-3938
Topic: "Choosing the right business to suit you."


Jan 23 - Thurs, Morehead City NC - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Carteret Community College Small Business Center, _______________, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
To pre register and reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Wanda Bennett, SBC Director 252.222.6127
Topic: "How current/prospective small business owners can FIND, HIRE, KEEP, hire, and keep the Best Employees"


Jan 28 - Thurs, Sanford NC - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 2nd floor Board Room. 1801 Nash Street Sanford, NC 27330
Contact: Mike Jones, SBC Director at 919.718.7490
Topic: "The art of Marketing and Advertising a small business tips and strategies for current/prospective small business owners."


FEBRUARY 2014  -  Back to Top of Page


Feb 4 - Tues, Wilmington NC - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Community College, Small Business Center, 1st Floor Auditorium, 411 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
To pre register reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Doug Tarble, SBC Director 910.362.7469
Topic: How current/prospective small business owners can start and operate a Lawn Care - Mowing business".


Feb 27 - Thurs, Duplin NC - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Bladen Community College, ______, Bldg. 2, Room 207, _____, Duplin, NC
To pre register and reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Todd Lyden, SBC Director 910.879.5572
Topic: "Strategies for current/prospective small business owners to start an Internet retail marketing business."


MARCH 2014  -  Back to Top of Page


Mar 06 - Thurs, Morehead City NC - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Carteret Community College Small Business Center, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
To pre register and reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Wanda Bennett, SBC Director 252.222.6127
Topic: "25 WAYS current/prospective small business owners can improve sales and increase profits".


Mar 20, Thurs - Sanford, NC - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 2nd floor Board Room. 1801 Nash Street Sanford, NC 27330
Contact Mike Jones, SBC Director at 919.718.7490
Topic: How current/prospective small business owners can EXPAND and REVITIALIZE their businesses.


Mar 25, Tues - Kinston, NC - 9:00 AM - Noon
Lenoir Community College, SBC - Kinston Enterprise 327 North Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28501
Contact: Greg Hannibal, SBC Director at 252.522.4676. ext. 2021
Topic: How to start a new Internet Marketing Business tips for current/prospective small business owners.


APRIL 2014  -  Back to Top of Page


Apr 03 - Thurs - Morehead City NC - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Carteret Community College Small Business Center, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
To pre register and reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Wanda Bennett, SBC Director 252.222.6127
Topic: Management Strategies for current/prospective small business owners. Nitti Gritty - Get it Done - Spot on tips for dealing with real risk management issues.


Apr 10 - Thurs - Elizabethtown NC - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Cape Fear Farmer's Market, 106 ML King Drive, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
To pre register and reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Todd Lyden, SBC Director, Bladen Community College @ 910-.879.5572
Topic: How current/prospective small business owners can Find, Hire, Keep the Best Employees.


Apr 24 - Thurs - Sanford NC - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 2nd floor Board Room. 1801 Nash Street Sanford, NC 27330
Telephone Mike Jones, SBC Director at 919.718.7490
Topic: How current/prospective small business owners can Increase Business Traffic, Sales and Profits.


MAY 2014  -  Back to Top of Page


May 1 - Thurs - Goldsboro NC - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Wayne Community College Small Business Center, 3000 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534, Walnut Bldg room 101
To pre register and reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Charles Gaylor SBC Director,919-739-6941
Topic: What is the value of my business or the one I want to buy? For current/prospective small business owners.


May 08 - Thurs - Dublin NC - Bladen County - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Bladen Community College, Building 2, Room 207.
To pre register and reserve seat and valuable handouts telephone Todd Lyden, SBC Director @ 910.879.5572
Topic: How current/prospective small business owners can better manage accounts receivables, avoid past due and improve positive cash flow.


 

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