COVID-19 Updates, Press Releases

Free Webinars to Help Small Businesses Work through the Pandemic

The Small Business Center Network is providing businesses  resources and assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Network works in partnership with a number of Federal, State and Local organizations to provide the information and strategies to help businesses move forward. Experienced business counselors can assist North Carolina’s business owners and farmers with:

  • General Business Counseling
  • Business Continuity and Strategic Planning
  • Loan Application Assistance
  • Financial Projections and Cash Flow Management
  • Marketing Assistance
  • Provision of Resource Information
  • Referral to Appropriate Agencies and Sources of Assistance
Most of the regular seminars have been postponed. The Small Business Center will evaluate the feasibility of bringing back live seminars as the current state permits. In the meantime, you will find a number of webinars on the schedule to assist you and your business during this unprecedented time. The webinars are our way of staying connected and providing relevant information as you work safely and/or remotely.
The following free webinars are being offered to assist business owners.  Pre-registration required. Limited seating is available.
Business Planning and Strategizing as a Coronavirus Antidote
  • March 24; 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Register
Preparing Your Business for the Threat of Coronavirus
  • March 25; 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Register
Best Practices: Communicating with Customers & Employees in Light of COVID-19
  • March 26; 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Register
Prepare Your Business to Borrow Money Now Before Negative Economic Shifts
  • March 31; 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Register
Keeping Customers & Employees Safe During Unsettling Times
Promoting Your Business and Products During a Crisis
  • April 4; 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Register
Ideas to Keep Cash Flowing During a Pandemic Shutdown
  • April 7; 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Register
How to Manage Employees as the Coronavirus Spreads
Contact Theresa Peaden, Nash Community College Small Business Center Director by email at