Category Archives: Press

Sep 14

Leadership and Business Resiliency Webinar

Pandemics, hurricanes, and embargos, oh my! Business leaders today anticipate change and crises and prepare their organizations to move from crisis to survival to opportunity. Hear how other leaders are strengthening their organizations’ resilience, and how they apply tools and … Read More

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Sep 03

The Government Purchase Card – Quick and Easy Access to Government Sales

By: GCAP Advisor James Chestnut In a recent interaction with a client both of us determined that their product, trophies and plaques, was not conducive with Government contracting in general. In doing a deeper dive into their business we did … Read More

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Aug 26

Restaurant Roundtable – Best Practices for Surviving and Thriving: Communication and Partnerships

Two months into the pandemic, 40 percent of America’s restaurants were shuttered and 8 million employees out of work-three times the job losses seen by any other industry. Join us for an interactive roundtable to share best practices regionally of … Read More

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Aug 24

The World’s Largest Opportunity for Small Business: The U.S. Government

The Federal Government is the world’s largest buyer of goods and services. Last year, nearly $5 billion were awarded to businesses located in North Carolina. Forty three percent of those dollars were awarded to North Carolina’s small businesses. The panel … Read More

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Aug 24

Opening Doors to Government Contracting; An Introduction for Small Businesses

An introduction to government contracting: How to understand federal, state, and local government contracting processes, complete required registrations and certifications, and how to locate opportunities. Click here to register: https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=410400009. Speaker(s): Scott Barker, MS, MA Government Procurement Counselor | VA Verification … Read More

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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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