Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville at CEED

Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville is a program of CEED (Center for Economic Empowerment & Development), funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Small Business Administration (SBA). Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBC, entrepreneurs – especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged – are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics, to assist them in starting and growing their own businesses.

About

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership’s mission is to establish and oversee a network of Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) throughout the United States and its territories. Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBCs, entrepreneurs – especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged – are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics to help clients start and grow their own businesses.

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Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Lease Review

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Loans
  • Microloans

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Policies and Templates
  • Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing
  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Lease Review
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Funds Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding
  • Certification
  • Government Requirements
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • HUBZone Certification
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Registration Assistance
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Lease Review Assistance
  • Office Space

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Registration

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Website Development

Marketing and Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Katlin McFayden
Address
230 Hay St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
(910) 323-3377