Small Business Workshops


These workshops are free and available to small businesses in the Charleston area. If you have any questions about the workshops or how to register please contact Business Services at (843) 724-7472 or at

April 26, 2021 - Why Be Certified? 

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Join a panel of experts on April 26th including the City of Charleston’s M&WBE Office, the State Division of Small and Minority Business Contracting and Certification, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to hear about the different types of minority business certifications and the benefits of being certified.

Learn about: Pros & cons of certification, application processes, contracting & procurement, technical assistance, and growing your business. Register Here! 

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Minding Your Business Virtual Workshop 2/23/2021
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Gain the tools that you need in your business toolbox to be successful, including: utilizing best practices, building relationships with professional service and financial providers,  M&WBE certifications, and more! Here from Tax Connect Inc. and the SC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on the importance of tax preparation and business planning. 


Minding Your Business Virtual Workshop

Stimulus Round 2: What Small Business Need to Know 1/27/2021

Stimulus Round 2: What Small Businesses Need To Know


Stimulus Round 2 was hosted by the City of Charleston's M&WBE Office, The Small Business Administration (SBA), and the South Carolina Business Development Center (SBDC) to share information on the second round of stimulus funding for small businesses and other local resources. 


Stimulus Round 2: What Small Businesses Need to Know


  1. Christina Auth

    Project Coordinator
    Phone: 843-724-7472

  2. Ruth Jordan

    Minority Business Enterprise Manager
    Phone: 843-724-7434