Director of Small Business Center
WE HELP PEOPLE START AND GROW BUSINESSES HERE IN MCDOWELL COUNTY!
All Small Business Center services are FREE for any resident or small business.
The purpose of the Small Business Center is to increase the success rate of small businesses in McDowell County by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing small business owners which lead to job creation and retention. We are a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, referrals and information. Reach your full potential with the free resources available through the Small Business Center.
The Small Business Center is one of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina and provides free, confidential counseling services for new and existing businesses. Available on an as-needed basis, these confidential services act as a sounding board for new ideas, and 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 too complicated. To meet with a business counselor, please compete an Online Request for Counseling Form, and SBC staff will contact you to schedule an appointment.
FREE LENDING LIBRARY:
The Small Business Center has a free lending library of professional resources including printed materials, books, pamphlets, magazines and trade journals available for your use. Printed materials including books, pamphlets, magazines and trade journals are available for your use. It also offers access to the Internet.
FREE SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS:
The Small Business Center offers a variety of seminars and workshops to help small businesses be successful. Some of the topics include:
Essential “How-to’s” for Every Business Owner
How to Start a Business
How to Write a Business Plan
Financing your Business
Marketing your Business
How to Find your Customers
Basics of Bookkeeping
Small Business Taxes
Additional Small Business Seminars
Authentic Marketing for Small Business
Balancing Protection with Profit for Small Business
Bookkeeping and Taxes
Business Plan Development
Business Tuesdays – Entrepreneur speakers/topics
Financing your Business
Management and Human Resources Guidance
Social Media Marketing
Sources of Capital and Loan Preparation
Turning Your Side-Hustle into a Successful Business
Click here to register for free Small Business Center Seminars
MTCC SBC OFFICE HOURS:
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
MTCC SBC OPERATING HOURS:
Monday & Wednesday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm