Thursday, January 16, 2014

Small business center looking for speakers, contest competitors

The Small Business Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is looking for presenters who'd like to lead a seminar on a topic related to helping small businesses start and grow.

If interested, send an email to

Here are other happenings at the center:

-The Cabarrus Business Network invites business owners in Cabarrus and Rowan Counties who have a written business plan to enter a local business plan competition for a prize package. The event will be in the format of the popular TV show Shark Tank. The entry deadline is January 31. Go here for an entry form.

-Small business counseling is available for free the second Tuesday of every month at the Gateway Building in downtown Salisbury. Make an appointment by calling 704-633-4221. Other counseling times are available in Kannapolis and Concord.

-There's a free, four-part "Agripreneur Workshop" beginning February 6 at the North Campus in Salisbury. Sign up at