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  • 2020 Southeast RegionFederal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit Aug 24 2020 The annual Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure, and Environmental Summit is going virtual!  Be Sure to Checkout: Natural Disaster Opportunities and Processes for Federal Contractors   Presenter: James Chestnut, PTAC Wednesday, October 21st, 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM EDT   This session will discuss infrastructure-related federal contract opportunities resulting from natural disasters, federal agencies that typically contract for such services, how to register your ... Read more >>
  • Strategic Partners: Why and How to Cultivate Them – Virtual Session Aug 18 2020Which would you prefer: To search out clients one at a time, or have a steady stream of prospects knocking on your door? A no-brainer, right? Then you need to learn how to identify and nurture relationships with a handful of strategic partners –people with skills or products that complement yours and who will refer ... Read more >>
  • Taking the Leap – Starting your business in 4 weeks | Online Aug 14 2020 CLASSES WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE SIMULTANEOUSLY ACROSS SIX NC CITIES Asheville, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Greenville, Wilmington, Triad In this FREE four week long cohort, participants will learn about different aspects of starting a business, including identifying potential markets, writing a business plan, running the finances of a business and marketing a business. You’ll work with mentors and ... Read more >>
  • Loan & Grant Funding for Small Business Aug 6 2020Join us on Zoom to learn about emergency loan and grant opportunities available to North Carolina’s small businesses, including the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Industry Disaster Loan and the NC Department of Commerce’s Job Retention Grant. Attendees will also learn about services available to small businesses at the SBTDC and PTAC. Guest speakers include: Elizabeth Wilkerson – ... Read more >>
  • PTAC Client Success Story: Mind Your Business, Inc. Aug 3 2020By Pamela Racer (PTAC Advisor at Western Carolina University) Founder and CEO Karen Caruso started Mind Your Business, Inc. (“MYB”) from her own basement in 1996. Her intent initially was simply to screen a nanny who would care for her own children. Finding it near impossible to find a company that offered such employee screening services ... Read more >>