Events

Below are events near your local SBTDC and webinars that you can participate in from the comfort of your home or office. We have also added a few larger, statewide events that may be of interest. See a statewide list of SBTDC events…

Upcoming Conferences & Local Events

Startup Weekend Wilmington
03/29/2019 - 03/31/2019 in Wilmington (starts 5:00 PM)

Get ready for a fun weekend full of entrepreneurship! Do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve but don't know where to start or who to start with?  TechStars Startup Weekend is…

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Federal Proposal Writing Workshop - Wilmington
04/03/2019 in Wilmington (starts 1:00 PM)

Government procurement counselors from the North Carolina Procurement Technical Center (PTAC) will lead an informative and interactive workshop guaranteed to jump-start your next federal proposal. The workshops are free, but pre-registration is required. Learn how to: Identify contract opportunities that…

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Small Business Workshop: Doing Business with the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps
04/04/2019 in Wilmington (starts 8:00 AM)

As part of Wilmington Navy Week, the Department of the Navy’s Office of Small Business Programs, Program Manager - Socioeconomics, Carlton Hagans in partnership with the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the SBTDC at UNC Wilmington, will conduct a…

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Taking the Leap - Starting Your Business | 4 week cohort
04/08/2019 - 04/29/2019 in Wilmington (starts 6:00 PM)

Starting a business without any guidance can be daunting. Why leap without having the tools to soar? Have an idea for a product or service but don’t know where to start? Here is your first step! Come learn how to…

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Starting a Business - Increasing Your Chance of Success
04/09/2019 in Wilmington (starts 9:00 AM)

Dream of owning a business? If so, the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at UNCW offers a monthly workshop that’s just for you!  The “Starting a Business – Increasing Your Chance of Success” workshop is critical for individuals…

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Lenders' Roundtable
04/12/2019 in Wilmington (starts 8:00 AM)

Please join the SBTDC for a lender's roundtable.  Explore how to grow your client portfolio and customer base by leveraging SBA, and other programs, and discuss how to increase overall small business lending in our region. Participation is by invitation to…

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OSHA Introduction and the "Top 10" Cited OSHA Standards
04/15/2019 in Wilmington (starts 1:00 PM)

Did you know that small businesses with one or more employees are required to comply with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations? Attend this free seminar for an introduction to your occupational safety and health requirements as…

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FISH 2.0 South Atlantic Fisheries and Aquaculture Innovation Workshop
04/23/2019 - 04/24/2019 in Wilmington (starts 8:00 AM)

FISH 2.0 is a global community that brings innovators together to grow the sustainable seafood sector. Learn about opportunities and trends in the $400-billion global seafood market, one of the food sector's fastest-growing segments. Get an early look at developing innovations by attending…

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10- Hour General Industry Awareness Course
04/30/2019 - 05/01/2019 in Leland (starts 8:00 AM)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and the Small Business Center (SBC) at BCC  present the 10 Hour General Industry Awareness Course. The course is designed to help employees understand OSHA regulatory requirements and also ensure employers and employees understand…

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Social Media Advertising with Toya Wilson-Smith
05/09/2019 in Wilmington (starts 9:00 AM)

New for 2019 is our social media advertising workshop designed with local business owners and entrepreneurs in mind. We will present a detailed examination of the paid social media landscape with a primary focus on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube…

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Upcoming Webinars

"All Small Mentor Protege, Joint Ventures and Teaming" - Webinar
03/26/2019 in (starts 10:00 AM)

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office.  Join us to learn more about the new "All Small Mentor Protege Program" and how to use joint ventures and teaming arrangements to build your…

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NSF SBIR/STTR Program Overview - Webinar
03/28/2019 in (starts 11:30 AM)

SBIR/STTR is a highly competitive program that, through a competitive awards-based program, provides funds to selected small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. Learn how the National Science Foundation (NSF) participates…

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Small Business Federal Certifications Workshop - Webinar
05/14/2019 in (starts 9:00 AM)

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, North Carolina District Office Learn about the various federal certifications you may be eligible for to sell your goods and services. SBA will cover: Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Service Disabled Veteran…

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"Other Contracting Vehicles" - Webinar
05/28/2019 in (starts 10:00 AM)

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office.  Join us to learn about the variety of ways you can sell your goods and services to the federal government.  The SBA will discuss some…

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Small Business Federal Certifications Workshop - Webinar
07/09/2019 in (starts 9:00 AM)

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, North Carolina District Office Learn about the various federal certifications you may be eligible for to sell your goods and services. SBA will cover: Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Service Disabled Veteran…

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"New 8(a) Application" - Webinar
07/23/2019 in (starts 10:00 AM)

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office.  Join us to learn about the new process for applying to the 8(a) program.  We will provide an overview of the new application process and…

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