Area Small Business Partners
Henderson County Chamber of Commerce
The Hendersonville County Chamber of Commerce is a 1000+ member business organization representing Hendersonville, Fletcher, Flat Rock, Laurel Park, Mills River and all of Henderson County. Through its board of directors and committees, the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce advocates for business through policy & new business recruitment by providing opportunities to network, learn, and succeed.
Bob Williford, President – 204 Kanuga Road Hendersonville, NC 28739
Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce
Since 1923, the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has served as a community partner, advocate, and resource for the local business community. It has over 500 members, consisting of businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals, from throughout Transylvania County.
Clark Lovelace, President - 175 East Main St., Brevard, NC 28712
FABA (Fletcher Area Business Association)
The Fletcher Area Business Association (FABA) is a nonprofit organization in western North Carolina that brings together over 100 local businesses from the Fletcher area in Henderson County and Buncombe County. It’s a business networking organization that offers members the opportunity to connect and expand their reach through relationship marketing at four monthly networking and educational events.
PO Box 321, Fletcher, NC 28732
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
SCORE is a non-profit organization of retired business executives sponsored by the Small Business administration. They provide free counseling to small businesses by sharing their experience and knowledge, which includes subjects such as planning, marketing, and production for both startups and existing businesses.
SBTDC (Small Business Technical Development Centers)
The Small Business and Technology Development Center has helped NC business grow and create new jobs since 1984 by providing management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses. All services are confidential, and most are free of charge.
46 Haywood St., Suite 212 Asheville, N.C. 28802
North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
The North Carolina Secretary of State’s office regulates and registers many types of business in the state. The agency provides information critical to the legal organization of a new business. A database of corporations registered in North Carolina is also available.
PO Box 29622 • Raleigh, NC 27626-0622