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How to Start a Business

  • Catawba Valley Community College, Corporate Development Center 2664 US Highway 70 Southeast Hickory, NC, 28602 United States (map)

The SBTDC at Appalachian State University is partnering with Catawba Valley Community College’s Small Business Center to present How To Start A Business! Please join us!

This seminar is to assist you with the basics of starting a small business. Topics discussed will be: concept feasibility, legal requirements, funding options, and business plan development.

Seminar Agenda

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. PVO Introduction
  3. Assessing Yourself as a Potential Business Owner
  4. Determining Concept Feasibility
  5. Examine Critical Issues and Make Important Decisions
  6. Legal Considerations and Requirements
  7. Develop Your Business Plan
  8. Arranging Your Business Financing
  9. Resource and Information List
  10. Conclusion and Next Steps

Business Start-Up and Resource Guide

Special Instructions
NO-COST to attend, but pre-registration is required. Please register to reserve your space by calling 828-327-7000, ext. 4117 or clicking on the "Register Now" button below.

Hosting Organization: Small Business Technology and Development Center