Business Counseling (at No Cost)
CVCC's Small Business Center Director counsels individuals by appointment. Counseling sessions last an hour and a free packet of information is reviewed along with the booklet "How to Start a Successful Business". Sessions are free and the startup booklet is available for $5.00. Please call (828) 327-7000, Ext. 4112 for an appointment.
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) counseling is available by appointment through the Catawba Valley Community College Small Business Center.
The SBTDC provides free, confidential business management counseling in the areas of financing, marketing, human resources, operations, business planning, strategy, feasibility assessment, government procurement, international, business development and technology development. Call (828) 345-1110 for an appointment.
The Industrial Education Service at NC State University, offers a variety of reasonably priced consulting services for manufacturers in the areas of: construction, energy, environmental issues, facility layout and management, modern manufacturing methods, quality, health and safety. Call (828) 327-4550 for an appointment.
The Chamber offers one-on-one free counseling on the third Tuesday of every month (by appointment.)
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