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Welcome to the Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College.

As you will discover, the Small Business Center (SBC) offers a wide range of programs and services.

Free, Confidential Business Advice

The Small Business Center provides free, confidential business advice for new and existing businesses. Our advisors serve as sounding boards for ideas and will help you find answers to your business questions.

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Free Small Business Training

The Small Business Center offers many conferences and seminars related to starting and growing a small business.

Offered at no cost due to sponsor support.

Free Seminars, Workshops & Conferences

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact, call (828) 694-1658 or email us.

Thinking about starting a business in Henderson or Transylvania County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of our programs, services, and resources and let us be your partner for business success.

The Small Business Center can help you realize your dream of owning your own business or making your current business more profitable. We can also connect you with free local, regional, state and national resources to aid you in your business planning. Services can be customized to suit your specific business needs.


Emergency Messaging Alert System

Blue Ridge Alert logo; exclamation point alert iconBlue Ridge Community College offers an emergency messaging alert system as part of its comprehensive emergency preparedness plan to quickly notify students, faculty and staff of campus emergencies or campus closures via SMS text message, e-mail, voice message or any combination of the three.

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Blue Ridge Community College SBC is part of the Small Business Center Network, comprised of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina that support the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.

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Contact Us

(828) 694-1658
Ben Smith
Director, Small Business Center

Small Business Center Locations

Henderson County Campus
625 College Drive​
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Transylvania County Campus
45 Oak Park Dr.
Brevard, NC 28712

Please complete and submit the form below if you wish to receive information from the Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College.

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