Small Business Center
Helping Haywood Businesses Grow from Idea to Open!
If you are thinking about starting a business or are ready to grow an existing business in Haywood County, we are here to help!
The Haywood Community College Small Business Center offers a wealth of programs, services, and resources to assist you with all phases of your small business journey.
The HCC SBC is your local resource to get the support you need to start and grow your business. We are here to support local Entrepreneurs through education and training, creating community and economic impact through business success.
The HCC SBC is proud to be part of the NC Community College System Small Business Center Network, comprised of 60 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina. The SBCN supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.
Your HCC Small Business Center provides local, confidential, experienced counselors as advisors for new and existing businesses. Our experienced business counselors will help you find solutions to your challenging business questions. No question is too simple or complicated, and because your local SBC is funded through taxpayer dollars, there are no fees for any of our one-on-one services.
To learn more about our advisory counseling services or schedule an appointment, please use the links below. We look forward to supporting you!
The HCC Small Business Center offers a wealth of seminars and workshops designed to address the needs of Haywood County business owners and budding entrepreneurs. If you have thought of owning a business, are preparing to launch a new venture or are currently a business owners these workshops are an excellent opportunity to add business skills to your toolbox for success. Seminar topics include:
- Business Start-up
- Business Plans
- Bookkeeping Basics
- Business Taxes
- Funding and Financing
- Social Media and Digital Marketing
- Customer Discovery and Market research
- Sales and Business Development
No Fee to Attend. Check out our full course listing and register today!
Our team sat down with the director of the SBC, Ashley Swanger, for a chat around what services they offer, how folks can ask for support and why it's important to reach out for any need - large or small. The SBC is also a great resource to use for community and service connections.
Office Hours by Appointment
Monday – Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Ashley Swanger, Director