Getting Started

Online Request for Business Counseling

Our counselors — many with MBAs or other advanced degrees and all with extensive experience with the many aspects of running a small business — will help guide you and your business to increased success. Learn what to expect from your business counselor >>

We are required by our funding partners to gather certain data on our clients. Clients once had to visit one of our offices and complete a brief form before we could provide our confidential business development services. Today, you don't have to travel to begin this process.

Simply scroll down and click the "Request Counseling" link next to the city closest to your business to complete our secure online request for business counseling. Within three business days, someone from the office you selected will contact you to discuss your needs. Learn more about your selected SBTDC location by clicking "Visit Website".

We look forward to helping you make your business better!

Select the city closest to your business location:

Boone / Hickory: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Alexandar, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey

Chapel Hill / Durham: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Alamance, Chatham, Durham, Lee, Orange and Person

Charlotte: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Anson, Cabarrus, Iredell (southern), Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly and Union

Cullowhee / Asheville: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain and Transylvania

Elizabeth City: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrell and Washington

Fayetteville / Pembroke: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Bladen, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Moore, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson and Scotland

Greensboro: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Caswell, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham

Greenville: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Craven, Beaufort, Carteret, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne and Wilson

Raleigh: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Johnston, Nash, Northampton, Vance, Wake and Warren

Wilmington: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, Onslow, Pender and New Hanover

Winston-Salem: Request Counseling | Visit Website
Counties: Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell (northern), Stokes, Surry and Yadkin