Get free advice on how to start or grow a business from experienced Asheville and WNC business owners and professionals. Learn how to write a business plan, manage finances, market your product, and much more! Find a free workshop or seminar to sign up for below.

Experienced local business professionals who “know their way around the territory” are your instructors at every business training seminar SCORE offers. All of them are FREE. A copy of the presentation is available for you to keep and many seminars have supplemental materials, as well. You can also benefit from our free, one-on-one follow-up counseling and business consulting services to help you implement what you have learned.

Our content also includes seminars and webinars available on the SCORE.org website.

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NOTE: Please note these changes to the Women's Business Roundtable offering discussions with successful local women entrepreneurs.     

Women’s Business Roundtable 2017-2018 Schedule:  

October 19, 2017 - January 18, 2018 - April 19, 2018 - July 19, 2018 - October 18, 2018

Meetings will be held at the AB Tech Small Business Center, 1459 Sand Hill Rd. in Enka from 11:30-1:00PM 

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Marketing Your Business Fall 2018 Madison Campus

September 24, 2018, 9:00am EDT
Marshall, NC, 28753

Marketing for the 21st Century small business is more dynamic and challenging than ever. Discover how to effectively and efficiently use marketing tools. Read more

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Financial Planning for Starting a Business Fall 2018

September 29, 2018, 9:00am EDT
Candler, NC

Learn how to construct an opening balance sheet, profit & loss statement, and sources & uses of cash statement for a start up (or on going business) to assist in managing the enter Read more

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Branding

October 2, 2018, 11:30am EDT
Asheville, NC, 28801

Your brand is more than your name or your logo. It describes the value you bring to your customers and the experience you strive to give them. Read more

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Basic Internet Marketing Fall 2018

October 3, 2018, 6:00pm EDT
Candler, NC, 28715

This seminar is perfect for any beginner that wants to learn how to promote a website. Read more

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Write A Better Website Fall 2018

October 6, 2018, 9:00am EDT
Candler, NC, 28715

In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to identify the most important ideas you need to convey to your customers and prospects and how to deliver them in a way that suppo Read more

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Social Media for Business Fall 2018

October 10, 2018, 6:00pm EDT
Candler, NC, 28715

Social media is a great way for small businesses to get themselves noticed and to drive business. Read more

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Advanced Internet Marketing Fall 2018

October 17, 2018, 6:00pm EDT
Candler, NC, 28715

Making sure your customers can find you on the Internet is one of the key challenges for small business. Read more

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How to Find Your Customers Fall 2018

October 20, 2018, 9:00am EDT
Candler, NC, 28715

Finding customers is about understanding your markets. Market research isn’t just for startups; it’s an important ongoing process for every small business. Read more

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