Fall 2024 Registration is OPEN! Classes begin August 15!
The Nash Community College Small Business Center (SBC) provides free, confidential counseling services for new and existing businesses. Available on an as-needed basis, our services provide a sounding board for ideas and challenges that clients may have in their business.

Small Business Center Development Series

The Small Business Center offers a variety of workshops and courses to help small businesses be successful. Check the event list on the right for dates and times of upcoming seminars and workshops. We also offer the Small Business Development Series which includes the following seminars:
  • How to Start A Business
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • How to Find Your Customers
  • Marketing Your Business
  • Basics of Bookkeeping
  • Your Small Business Taxes
  • Financing Your Small Business

These seminars are free and are offered to potential and existing entrepreneurs.

Chamber of Commerce Partnership

The Small Business Center co-sponsors programs and events with the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce and the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, such as Lunch N Learn seminars and more in-depth seminars that address topics of interest to area businesses. Small Business Center seminars are designed for current and prospective business owners, and are offered at low or no cost.

Complimentary Resource Center

The Small Business Center offers a resource center that is free and open to the public. The library of professional resources includes books, printed materials, videos, and a computer equipped with internet access.

Business & Industry Training

Certification training is offered for small businesses to assist in meeting regulatory requirements including:
  • Be a Responsible Alcohol Seller Server
  • ServSafe
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection
  • OBD Emissions Inspection
  • Notary Public


Ruthie Holloman

Ruthie Holloman

Director, Small Business Center
Building: Continuing Education
Room: 8259
Phone: 252-451-8233
Shania Robinson

Shania Robinson

Small Business Center Assistant
Building: Continuing Education
Room: 8259
Phone: 252-451-8344
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