Small Business Center
Eddie McGimsey, Director • (828) 448-6719
“The SBC is here to serve you.”
Whether you are beginning a new business venture, expanding your existing business, or finding help with a business plan, the Small Business Center (SBC) can guide you in the right direction.The center is designed to help businesses succeed, through additional training, one-on-one counseling, or providing clients with contacts and information.
Throughout the year, the center conducts seminars and training opportunities that are designed to provide you with up-to-date information on business topics.
The SBC is here to help you prepare for your future.
By offering you the kind of assistance you need to succeed. The center was established to provide service, counsel, research, and information for persons who are currently in business or those seeing it start a new business.
The SBC services are provided at no direct cost to you.
The center is staffed with individuals who understand the problems small businesses face. It works in partnership with a network of business leaders and agencies who provide timely advice on operating a business or offer referrals for local, state, and federal agencies.
All the information You Need to Start a Small Business, in One Place!
Users of the Small Business Center may obtain access to several outstanding online business and entrepreneurial information resources, via the Western Piedmont Community College Library. To gain access to these resources, please call or visit the Small Business Center to receive a temporary username and password.
Links to online resources are listed below:
- SBC Seminars & Workshops
- HP Life Free Online Entrepreneurship Course
- Small Business Reference Center
- Entrepreneurial Studies Source
- Business Source Complete
- Legal Information Reference Center