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Small Business Center

Upcoming Events & Training

HP Online Training - ongoing

Twitter for Small Business | Sept. 15
Start Your Own Business | Sept. 22-Oct. 20
Mobile Apps | Sept. 29
Microsoft Office | Dare | Oct. 9-Nov. 6
Mobile Apps | Sept. 22
Identity Theft | Gates | Oct. 15
Identity Theft | Elizabeth City | Oct. 15
Google+ Business Series | Edenton | Oct. 15, 22 & 29
All About Grants | Nov. 9 & 10

Register for SBC Events

Register at https://www.ncsbc.net/

Registration Instructions

Ginger O'Neal
Director, Small Business Center
(252) 335-0821

Confidential Business Counseling

COA Small Business Center (SBC) is a state funded organization that is part of the Small Business Center Network. The SBC provides small business owners with information they need for success, including advice on marketing, sales, bookkeeping, and management. We offer, at no cost, the following services:

  • Confidential counseling to help you deal with your business needsNC Community Colleges logo
  • Training and technical assistance in starting your business
  • Business skill seminars, workshops, and courses
  • Resource and referral services - your one stop entrepreneur's shop
  • A library with small business publications and literature


Free one-on-one confidential counseling for your small business and startup venture. To schedule an appointment please complete and submit a Request for Counseling and the Small Business Center Director will contact you within 5 business days to schedule an appointment.

Small Business Resources and Business Plan Assistance

The Small Business Center provides a physical resource center located onsite with access to books, videos, and business planning assistance. Additional resources can be found at the following:

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