The following local business organizations have volunteered to assist your business during this crisis. Please contact them for questions you may have.
Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC), Phone: (828) 345-1110
Gaston College Small Business Center, Phone: (704) 922-6449
Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce, Phone: (704) 864-2621
Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce, Phone: (704) 825-5307
Bessemer City Area Chamber of Commerce, Phone: (704) 629-3900
The US Chamber of Commerce is working closely with the White House, U.S. government agencies, and foreign government officials to inform and equip businesses with the most important and up-to-date information to prevent the spread of the virus and prepare businesses for the near and long-term impact.
The NC Chamber is the leading business advocacy organization in North Carolina, working in the legislative, regulatory, and political arenas to proactively drive positive change, ensuring that North Carolina is one of the best places in the world to do business.
Securing a Remote Workforce
The next several months will offer challenges for nearly every person around the world as normal routines are uprooted by the coronavirus. As work increasingly takes place remotely, cyber security will become even more important for businesses.
The Cyber Readiness Institute’s Cyber Readiness Program is a practical, step-by-step guide to help small and medium-sized businesses become cyber ready. It's completely free and requires as little as an hour a week to complete.