Small Business Center

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Interested in starting a business or growing an existing business?

The purpose of the Small Business Center is to increase the number and success rate of small businesses in Wilson County by providing high-quality assistance to prospective and existing small businesses. The Small Business Center (SBC) is a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, referral, and information.

View current seminars available and register

Online registration allows scrolling to view all scheduled seminars. Once you select a seminar and are prompted to enter your registration information, the seminar title displays which requires you to click the register button again to confirm your intentions to attend and be entered on our roster. Afterwards, you will see the “continue” button which allows you to register for additional seminars by clicking and confirming again with no need to re-enter personal information again.

Services Provided by the Small Business Center

  • Business Counseling – to receive no-cost confidential counseling for potential and current business owners, complete the SBC Counseling Application.
  • Free Business Seminars, Webinars, and workshops – view or select Seminars and Register Online or download the SBC Client Management System Registration Form and bring it to the event, or at least 3 hours prior to the event you can email it to us or drop it by the Small Business Center located in the Lee Technology Center.
  • SBC Library Resources – check out books and view other reference materials.
  • SBC Client Resource Room – work confidentially on business planning with wireless computer access.
  • Who can use the SBC services? Anyone interested in starting a business or currently operating a small business can visit the center.
    You do NOT have to be enrolled at Wilson Community College to use SBC Services.

The Wilson Community College Small Business Center is part of the North Carolina Community College System Small Business Center Network.

SBC Online Registration is advised; however, Manual Registration forms can be emailed to us at one of the contacts noted below, faxed to the Small Business Center at (252) 237-1668, or mailed to us at the address listed below:

Wilson Community College
P.O. Box 4305
Wilson, NC 27893
ATTN: Small Business Center

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For more information contact:

Lisa Morgan

Administrative Assistant I SBC

Department: Continuing Education

Phone: (252) 246-1209

Email: lm9203@wilsoncc.edu

Office: Lee Technology Center R151

Nonprofit Academy Certificate

To qualify for our Small Business Center Nonprofit Academy Certificate, you must attend 10 of the events listed below and 1 business counseling session with the Wilson Community College Small Business Center Director.

  • How to Start a Nonprofit Business
  • How to Write Bylaws for Your Nonprofit
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Marketing Seminar (Various offered)
  • How to do the 501 (c) 3 Thing
  • Basics of Bookkeeping for Your Small Business
  • Your Small Business Taxes – NC State Tax Implications
  • Your Small Business Taxes – Federal Taxes
  • QuickBooks Hands-on Training – (Saturday seminar)
  • Fundraising for Your Nonprofit
  • Grant Writing for Nonprofits
  • One Business Counseling Session – Required

Entrepreneur Academy Certificate

Are you in a big hurry to start your business or make your existing business more profitable? Often business owners need more business skills. The Entrepreneur Academy will give you a good basic foundation for starting or operating a small business.

To qualify for our Small Business Center Entrepreneur Academy Certificate, you must attend 10 of the events listed below and 1 business counseling session with the Wilson Community College Small Business Center Director.

  • How to Start a Small Business
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Financing seminar (Various Offered)
  • Marketing seminar (Various Offered)
  • How to Find Your Customers
  • Basics of Bookkeeping for Your Small Business
  • Your Small Business Taxes – NC State Tax Implications
  • Your Small Business Taxes – Federal Taxes
  • Labor Laws
  • QuickBooks Hands-on Training – (Saturday seminar)
  • Additional seminar or webinar of your choice
  • One Business Counseling Session – Required

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Main Campus

902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-291-1195

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Lee Technology Center

4815 Ward Blvd
Wilson, NC 27893

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