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Confidential Business Counseling

Small Business Centers provide local, experienced counselors as advisors for new and existing businesses. Available on an as needed basis, this confidential service acts as a sounding board for new ideas and/or concerns you may have about your business. Our professional staff will help you find solutions to your challenging business questions. No question is too simple or complicated. There is no charge for this service.

Business Seminars and Workshops

Small Business Centers offer a wide variety of seminars and workshops to help small businesses become successful. Some of the topics include:

  • How to Start a Business
  • How to write a Business Plan
  • Financing Your Business
  • Bookkeeping and Taxes
  • Marketing for Success

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Scheduled FREE Small Business Seminars by Location

Main Campus


50 Home Based Businesses for Start Up Entrepreneurs or A Second Career
8/27/15 2-5 p.m. Th

Business Essentials
9/9/15 1-3 p.m. W

Fueling Your Business
9/14/15 1-3 p.m. M

Intro to SBA & Its Small Business Resource Programs
9/23/15 2-5 p.m. W

*WOMANPRENEUR Empowerment Summit (FEE $45)
9/25/15 9-3 p.m. F  (includes refreshments, lunch, and book)

337 Ways to Market for Greater Profits In Your Business
10/21/15 2-5 p.m. W

Developing Personal And Commercial Credit for Your Business Success
11/4/15 2-5 p.m. W

ATTENTION VETERANS! -Veteran Entrepreneurship Programs by the SBA
11/12/15 2-5 p.m. Th

Alternative Financing For Your Small Business
12/3/15 2-5 Th


Leland Center

How to Start a Non-Profit Business
9/17/15 6-9 p.m. Th

9/24/15 1-4 p.m. Th

So You Think You Want to Start a Business9/29/15 6-9 p.m. T
 Small Business Success Series (6 Sessions)!
10/05/15 9-12 p.m. M- Session 1
10/07/15 9-12 p.m. W- Session 2
10/12/15 9-12 p.m. M- Session 3
10/14/15 9-12 p.m. W- Session 4
10/19/15 9-12 p.m. M- Session 5
10/21/15 9-12 p.m. W – Session 6

QuickBooks for the Small Business Owner
10/06/15 6-9 p.m. T

Business Essentials
10/8/15 1-3 p.m. Th

Fueling Your Business
11/16/15 10-12 p.m. M

QuickBooks for the Small Business Owner
12/8/15 6-9 p.m. T


South Brunswick Islands Center

Fueling Your Business
8/18/15 1-3 p.m. T

North Carolina Sales & Use Tax
9/15/15 1:30-4 p.m. T

Understanding Financial Statements Part I & Part II
Understanding Financial Statements Part 1: – The Balance Sheet
9/15/15 6-9 p.m. T

Understanding Financial Statements Part II: – The Profit& Loss Statement
9/17/15 6-9 p.m. Th

Business Essentials
11/3/15 1-3 p.m. T


Southport Center

ATTENTION ARTISTS AND CRAFTERS!!! – Creative Marketing for Artists and Crafters Part 1: How to Make Your New or Existing Art Business Successful!
9/29/15 1-4 p.m. T

Creative Marketing for Artists and Crafters Part 2: 33 Creative Ways to Increase Your Art Business Sales and Success!
9/29/15 6-9 p.m. T

Fueling Your Business
10/20/15 10-12 p.m. T


View All Upcoming 2015 Fall SBC Seminars in the document below or Register Online Now for a Free Seminar!

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Angelita Renken
Facility Director, Leland Center

Kim Wiggs Gamlin
Small Business Center Director

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