Education & Training

The City of Winston-Salem sponsors a Small Business Training Program every fall. The classes cover many of the essential topics for persons interested in going into business for themselves or interested in expanding an existing business. The class meets one evening per week from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning in October. For additional information, please email Steven Harrison or call him at 336-747-7474.

Forsyth Tech Community College Small Business Center

The Small Business Center of Forsyth Tech offers year-round seminars and classes on how to open a new business. The center is located at:
525 Vine Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Please call 336-757-3810.

Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council (CMSDC), Inc.

CMSDC is a nonprofit corporation chartered to enhance business opportunities for minority-owned companies by providing support, through developing mutually beneficial networking opportunities with corporate members, and promoting minority business development. Carolinas MSDC, Inc. defines Minority Businesses as companies owned and controlled by citizens of the following groups:

  • African
  • Asian Indian
  • Asian Pacific
  • Hispanic
  • Native American

Please go to Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council for more information.