Small Business Center at Catawba Valley Community College

Hickory, NC

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About us

The Small Business Center at CVCC, a member of the NC Small Business Center Network, supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling and information. These services are free through a grant from the North Carolina state government.

Our Programs



Edison Project--Business Plan Competition

, NC | Advice/Mentoring / Money

Business plan competition, connection to mentors and entrepreneurs. Cash prizes.


No-Cost Confidential Business Counseling

, NC | Advice/Mentoring / Knowledge & Skills

Confidential business counseling


Small Business Seminars and Workshops

, NC | Knowledge & Skills / Talent

Assisting people start and grow small businesses throughout NC!