Category Archives: Press

Oct 09

McWhorter Aims To Boost Regional Jobs

BY CHRISTINA HALEY O’NEAL, http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/, POSTED OCT 6, 2017 An engineer and mother of three, Heather McWhorter came to the Wilmington area from central Pennsylvania with a purpose: to help area businesses succeed. McWhorter became the new regional director of … Read More

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Mar 24

Opportunities 2016

Last week, Asheville played host to 275 people representing 158 small businesses from all over North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee at the semi-annual Opportunities conference. This unique event is a way for small businesses to get one-on-one face time … Read More

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Dec 01

Blingbook Takes the Cake at 2015 Edison Project Business Competition

The finale of the 2015 Edison Project Business Competition was held Monday night. Over a six-month period,11 finalists attended workshops on “The Pitch” and “Elements of a Business Plan” facilitated by the SBTDC. Afterwards, they presented a 15-minute pitch to … Read More

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Dec 01

Cultivating Small Business and University Collaborations

The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) recently held its annual SBIR/STTR Symposium.  This full-day event is held each November at the Embassy Suites conference facility in Cary, NC.   Co-sponsored by NC State’s Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), … Read More

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Nov 25

SBTDC’s Marcus Clifton King Award for Long-Term Service 2015

This year, the SBTDC has chosen a candidate for the Marcus Clifton King Award for Long-Term Service.  This award is given to an employee that has provided exemplary service to the SBTDC over the long term, and that certainly describes … Read More

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Nov 25

2015 Service Award Winners

It was with hearts full of gratitude that we celebrated the SBTDC Service Awards at our recent Professional Development Conference in Wilmington, NC. This year was a special occasion, as it marked significant milestones for thirteen of our employees ranging … Read More

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May 12

Sixteen SBTDC Counselors Up Their Game with EDFP Certification

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is proud to announce that 16 staff members have successfully completed the National Development Council’s (NDC) Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification Program.  This nationally recognized program includes three weeklong classes and … Read More

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