Do you dream of running your own business or want to get your current one up and running? The Small Business Center (SBC) at Craven CC provides resources to support entrepreneurs like you.

Our goal is to increase the success rate of startups and the number of viable small businesses in Eastern North Carolina by providing high-quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing business owners. We offer confidential business counseling services, resource libraries, training, and workshops—all at little or no cost.

Some of our featured resources include:

  • Small Business Workshops – Designed to prepare aspiring entrepreneurs for business ownership and to help current business owners sharpen their focus. Register for a workshop
  • Small Business Roundtable – Informal discussion group of local small business owners that serves as an information and support resource. The group meets the second Wednesday of every month from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Register for a roundtable
  • Small Business Advising – Confidential, one-on-one, personalized advising to help you address challenges and opportunities. Meet our advisors or register for counseling services
  • Small Business Resource Center (Office) – Provides free computer and internet access and a variety of small business resources, including specialized software and multimedia tools, along with small business books, magazines and government resources. Book office time

The SBC is part of the Small Business Center Network (SBCN) and is among 58 centers located at community colleges throughout North Carolina. The SBCN is part of the North Carolina Community College System.

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Small Business Center
205 First Street
New Bern, NC 28560

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