Duplin County Economic Development Commission

Business Resources.

Small Business Technical Assistance International Trade Partners

Small Business Center.

The James Sprunt Community College Small Business Center in Duplin County was established by the State Department of Community Colleges in July 1988. The mission of the Small Business Center is to increase the success rate of small businesses in Duplin County and surrounding communities by assisting prospective and established small business persons to reach their potential by utilizing all resources available to the network.

Some of these resources include, but are not limited to:

  • Confidential (one-on-one) business counseling
  • Help with designing and implementing a business plan
  • Free seminars on how to start-up a new business and how to improve an existing business
  • Information about business license requirements
Click here: www.sosnc.com
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Small Business & Technology Development Center.

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) was founded in 1984 and has been committed to providing business counseling and management education to prospective businesses in North Carolina. Most SBTDC services are free of charge and all SBTDC services are confidential. Their services help companies grow, expand their market and increase competitiveness by providing assistance in the following areas:

  • Technology Development and Commercialization
  • Government Procurement
  • Export Financing Services
  • Boating Industry Services
  • Marketing & Research Services

Contact: SBTDC at UNC Wilmington / 5051 New Centre Drive / Wilmington, NC 28403-3297 / 910-962-3744 / uncw@sbtdc.org

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Technical Assistance.

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International Trade.

  • North Caroline Department of Commerce
  • International Trade Contacts
  • NC Department of Ag. & Consumer Services International Trade Office
  • United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
  • North Carolina State Port Authority
  • Small Business & Technology Development Center
  • United States Small Business


For all these International Trade topics, click here.

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Better Business Bureau www.bbb.org
Duplin County Health Department www.duplincountync.com
Duplin County Register of Deeds www.duplinrod.com
Kenansville Chamber of Commerce www.kenansville.org/chamber
Mt. Olive Chamber of Commerce www.moachamber.com
Neuse River Dev. Authority Inc. www.nrda.org
NC Cooperative Extension Office www.ncsu.edu
NC Department of Commerce www.nccommerce.com
NC Institute of Minority www.ncimed.com
Economic Dev. 919-682-1894
NC Rural Economic Dev. Center www.ncruralcenter.org
NC Secretary of State www.sosnc.com
Rose Hill Chamber of Commerce www.rosehillchamber.com
Self Help Credit Union www.self-help.org
Service Corps of Retired Executives www.score.org
Small Business & Tech. Dev. Center www.sbtdc.org
UNCW www.uncw.edu
US Small Business Admin. www.sba.gov
Wallace Chamber of Commerce www.wallacechamber.com
Warsaw Chamber of Commerce www.townofwarsawnc.com
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