North Carolina has been ranked #1 Best Business Climate by Site Selection Magazine for 5 out of 6 years. The state’s Business ServiCenter is a great source for answers to questions concerning your franchise start-up in North Carolina. The site includes ‘Business Notes,’ a downloadable publication about doing business in North Carolina. The North Carolina Business ServiCenter also provides individual consultations and referrals to state agencies. You can reach them by calling 800-228-8443 to make an appointment.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development has many programs you can take advantage of while going through the various stages of your franchise endeavor. The CED also offers several conferences per year that you can attend to learn more about starting and growing your North Carolina franchise opportunity.
Below are more links that will assist you in navigating through North Carolina’s business resources and regulations.
State website: http://www.ncgov.com/
Business Resources: http://www.ncgov.com/2,2,North_Carolina_A_better_place_to_do_business,North_Carolina...
Chamber of Commerce: http://www.ncchamber.net/mx/hm.asp?id=home
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Minnesota state franchise registration number F-4418 and F-3918.