Thursday seminar focuses on networking

WCC series includes 32 seminars

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Wilson Community College’s Small Business Center has 32 free seminar offerings scheduled during the fall semester for potential and existing business owners.

The center exists to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses in North Carolina by providing assistance to prospective and existing small business owners that will lead to job creation and retention. Additionally, the SBC is a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, referral and information and exists at all 58 community colleges across the state.

At 6 p.m. Thursday, the SBC will offer “Successful Networking While You Sleep: Grow Your Business with Social Media.”

On Tuesday at 6 p.m., attendees will hear a seminar titled, “How to Start a Nonprofit Business.”

Additional topics for other events include business startup (for-profit), business plans, grant writing, online tools and apps, food truck business permitting process, finding your customers, Google tools, podcasting, certifying as a minority or woman-owned business, creating engaging videos, raising your credit score and more.

The seminar titled, “Ask the Expert for Small Business Owners” features city of Wilson and Wilson County division personnel on topics that include planning and zoning, building and fire inspections and environmental health inspections.

For more information about these and other events, visit the online registration webpage at www.wilsoncc.edu/?p=1501. Online registration is recommended for all seminars; however, walk-in attendees can manually register 15 minutes before the event pending space availability at the door.

All seminars for the fall will be held at the new Lee Technology Center located at the corner of Ward Boulevard and U.S. 301 in Building R, Room 161. For more information, call Lisa Morgan, SBC administrative secretary, at 252-246-1209 or Melissa Evans, SBC director, at 252-246-1232.