AEC Small Business Counselors

Boone, NC


The Appalachian Enterprise Center provides free and confidential counseling to entrepreneurs and existing small businesses.

The AEC assists with counseling related to all phases of business growth. Business counseling is available free of charge and sessions are held in strict confidentiality. Whether you are thinking about starting a new venture or operating an existing business, the Appalachian Enterprise Center can tailor counseling sessions and resources to meet your specific needs.

Who is this for?

Current and aspiring entrepreneurs in the High Country.

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What problem does it solve?

Many people don't know where to start when they have an idea for a new business. Many small business owners benefit from having a sounding board to discuss business issues and ideas with someone with business experience.

How does it help?

The AEC's business counseling helps entrepreneurs with business planning, marketing, and growth strategies for new and existing businesses.