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Interested in Become a Chapel Hill SCORE Volunteer? Email and the Chairman of SCORE of Chapel Hill will be in touch with you within 48 hours!

Confidential Business Consulting

Need expert advice?  We have mentors ready to assist you with "how-to" answers, planning your business, marketing strategy, serving as a business mentor, serving on your advisory board, and more.


Taking Care of Business at Sheraton Chapel Hill

1 Europa Drive  Chapel Hill, NC 27517


The New Manufacturing Economy

The new manufacturing economy is centered around "niche" businesses who satisfy the needs of small consumer markets by offering what consumers want, when they want it.  The primary foundation of this strategy is selling less of more.  Adopting the efficiencies of digital and Web-based technologies into current business strategies is a strong emerging trend in manufacturing practices.  Register here!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5pm


Business Presentations at Chapel Hill Public Library

100 Library Drive  Chapel Hill, NC


Building Your Business Brand

We discuss the importance of defining, developing, communicating and protecting your business’ brand and how to support and portray your brand with your target customers. 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:00pm


Market Research

We discuss the four focus areas of market research:   Industry, Customers, Competitors and Laws & Regulations.  A reference librarian will demonstrate several of the market research resources available in NCLive like Hoovers and Simply Map.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 7:00pm


Small Business Conference at 

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

1101 Gorman Street  Raleigh, NC 27606 

To celebrate National Small Business Week and SCORE’s 50th anniversary, Raleigh SCORE is hosting a free Small Business Conference. Celebrate the contributions of North Carolina small businesses! Connect with members of the small business community!  Learn about best practices and innovative technology. Focus on making your business soar!  Learn of resources available to small business, and participate in round table discussions on important aspects of starting a new business or growing an existing business.  Register here!

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:30am​


With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.