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Meeting of Business OwnersCVCC Small business center OFFERS
Business Blast-off series!

Our Blast-Off Series helps prospective start-ups test their business idea and build a plan to get their business off the ground.  Register for the series or individual sessions.

Click here to register on line! 


 

 

 Testing Business Viability

You have a business idea, but is it a business?  This two hour seminar focuses on how you can assess the potential profitability and viability of your business.  Are there enough customers to make your business successful?  Will people want your product or service?  Attend this two-hour seminar to help answer these questions.

Monday April 25, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM
CVCC Corporate Development Center, Hickory
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Marketing Your Business

Marketing for the 21st Century small business is more dynamic and challenging than ever.  Discover how to most effectively and efficiently use the many marketing tools available.  Gain insights to understand and reach your customer, analyze your industry and business environment and differentiate between branding, advertising, and grassroots marketing techniques.  Explore the components of an effective marketing plan in this comprehensive seminar.

Monday May 2, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM
CVCC Corporate Development Center, Hickory
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Budgeting For Your Start-Up

Start-up expenses, overhead, cash flow.  They sound good, but what do they mean?  If you are going to start a business, you need to have a budget and a financial plan that meets you're your personal and professional objectives.  This two-hour session gives you the tools to identify your expenses and build a budget for your business.

Monday May 9, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM
CVCC Corporate Development Center, Hickory
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Get Up & Running....Next Steps To Start Your Business

You've tested your idea, and it can be profitable.  You have your marketing plan and a budget.  This session brings it together to develop the next action steps to get your business up and running.


Monday May 16, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM
CVCC Corporate Development Center, Hickory
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These seminars are provided at no cost to participants through the Small Business Center Network.  Pre-registration is required, and participants can register for the entire series or individual seminars. To register, call the Small Business Center at 828-327-7000, ext. 4117.  Or Click here to register on line! 
 
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Updated 03.09.2016: Small Business Center