Guilford Technical Community College Small Business Center
The Small Business Center (SBC) at GTCC is part of the statewide Small Business Center Network (SBCN), a community college-funded initiative with a vision to foster and support entrepreneurship, small business, and economic development in local communities. Our emphasis is on assisting start-ups, early stage, and at-risk enterprises. In other words, we aim to increase the number of viable businesses across the state by providing high quality, accessible assistance to small business owners, which in turn, leads to job creation and retention. We offer many free seminars on key business start-up and management topics such as How to Start a Business, Financing Your Small Business, Finding Your Customers, and more; we also offer confidential counseling to review your business plan, update financial projections, and provide financial analysis of your operations. So whether you are exploring entrepreneurship or you are an experienced business owner, the Small Business Center at GTCC is a valuable resource for small businesses in Guilford County. All services offered by the SBC are complimentary.
The Small Business Center’s office at the High Point Chamber of Commerce is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM and by appointment.
High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau
The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) promotes and encourages economic development in High Point through travel and tourism. As the marketing agency for the City of High Point, HPCVB promotes High Point as a visitor destination as well as a great place to live! HPCVB manages the Regional Visitor Center in High Point that hosts 21 galleries with area High Point information that includes the surrounding areas. Opened Monday through Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm, the Regional Visitor Center contains information on attractions, accommodations, dining, area events, points of interest, area businesses, maps, and most of all furniture shopping information! Known as the Home Furnishings Capital of the World, ™ High Point hosts thousands of furniture shoppers that shop in more than 40 retail destinations throughout the city. HPCVB also offers complimentary services to meeting planners who are looking to host an event in the city. Whether you are a visitor, newcomer, or long-time resident, the Regional Visitor Center is a great resource for everything High Point! Come visit us at 1634 N. Main St. Suite 102 and Make Yourself at Home™!
HPCVB is open Monday - Saturday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
Senior Core Of Retired Executives - Chapter 329
The Senior Core of Retired Executives (SCORE) Chapter in High Point operates as a supported entity of the Small Business Administration, providing counseling to people who are contemplating opening a small business as well as current business owners who seek objective, confidential, and experienced assistance with ongoing business development challenges. All coaching & counseling services are provided free of charge, and clients may return as many times as they need. High Point SCORE uses a team coaching approach, with sessions lasting approximately one hour.
All sessions are scheduled by appointment and will remain confidential.