The Better Business Resource Fair is bringing you the business resources you need to start or scale your business. It’s like a job fair, but for businesses. In a few hours, you can meet numerous business service providers, the majority of which provide no cost assistance. These organizations can help you with obtaining finances, managing and analyzing finances, business planning, digital marketing, industry analysis and so much more!

Mingle with like-minded entrepreneurs. Meet the business professionals that can assist your business. Get motivated and inspired to start or grow your business during this exciting 2-hour information and networking event.

This year’s Better Business Resource Fair will offer unique door prizes. Your event registration will automatically enter you in the door prize drawing. You must be present to win.

Door Prizes

$500 Cash Prize – Must be an operating business* Provided by NC IDEA *Proof of in-business status required

Business Legal Consultations (2) 60 Minutes Courtesy of Batts, Batts & Bell, LLP Voted Best Law Firms 2022 by U.S. News

ProfitCents Financial Analysis Provided by the SBTDC – Providing confidential management counseling since 1984

Chamber Membership (2) – Six Months or 50% Off for Existing Members Courtesy of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce

Accounting Consultation – 60 Minutes Provided by Overman & Parks, CPAs, PA

Private Marketing Consultations (3) 60 Minutes Each Courtesy of Clicksuasion Labs a Full Service Marketing Agency

Constant Contact Subscription, Full Access to Email Marketing Academy, and a Private Consultation Provided by Melanie & Co. Marketing Collective

One Year Chamber Membership Courtesy of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce

Industry Market Research Reports Provided by the SBTDC – Providing confidential management counseling since 1984

The Better Business Resource Fair was made possible through the support of NC IDEA and the participating business service providers.

Speaker(s): Exhibitors include: • Thread Capital • Institute Capital • Clicksuasion Labs • Small Business Center • Overman & Parks, CPAs • Partner Community Capital • NC Military Business Center • NC DOT Office of Civil Rights • Nashville Chamber of Commerce • Nash County Economic Development • Carolina Community Impact – kiva US • Melanie Diehl & Co. Marketing Collective • Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce • Carolina Small Business Development Fund • Purchasing Department, City of Rocky Mount • Small Business Administration, NC Triangle Office • Small Business & Technology Development Center • National Institute of Minority Economic Development • Small Business Advisors, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Co-Sponsor(s): NC IDEA, Nash County Economic Development, and the Small Business & Technology Development Center. The Better Business Resource Fair is part of the Scale-Up Nash County! project that received support from NC IDEA. This event is open to the business community.

The Better Business Resource Fair will be held in Nash Community College’s Brown Auditorium Building (the main building facing Old Carriage Rd.). Room 4 is located to the left of the receptionist desk. Check out their website for more information.