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Raleigh's Economic Development and Innovation Office are proud to present our FY18 Annual Report! Learn more about our team’s progress toward our goals over the past year of attracting new jobs and investment; encouraging existing industry expansion and retention; strengthening small business development; catalyzing entrepreneurship and innovation; advancing workforce development priorities – all to cultivate a place of prosperity for those who call Raleigh home. 

RESCHEDULED TO MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019 - Same time, same location. The Minority and Women-Owned Small Business Expo (MWBE) is a great way to get informed regarding City of Raleigh and Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) projects for 2019. Take advantage of the great opportunity to network with local, state procurement agencies and prime contractors searching for certified minority and women-owned businesses. If your company is not certified yet, you are still welcome to join us. Register today! 

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In recognition of National Small Business Week, the City of Raleigh Office of Economic Development is co-sponsoring three events to inspire local small business owners! This year’s National Small Business Week is April 29 through May 5.

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Get inspired to start your own business in Raleigh! Join us as we kick off National Small Business Week with a lecture featuring Jason Mayden, CEO and co-founder of Super Heroic, Inc. and former design executive for Nike. Mr. Mayden will be sharing his experiences working for a Fortune 500 company as well as what he has learned from starting his own business. A panel discussion sponsored by Wake Tech Small Business Center also will be held. A reception and an opportunity to learn about resources available to help you start your business will follow the lecture.

Event sponsored by the City of Raleigh, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, & Wake Tech Small Business Center. 

 

Event Details

Monday, April 30 5:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury Street (Doors open at 5 p.m.)

Learn more about the Connect Raleigh Lecture Series

Sponsored by GOOGLE presented by City of Raleigh in partnership with Raleigh SCORE, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, SBTDC, The Women’s Business Center of North Carolina and Wake Technical Community College 

Are you in business? Need to grow your business? Entrepreneurial-minded? 

This event brings small business owners together to find the best resources that they do not know about and how they can improve their business. Raleigh's Small Business Connect will feature a variety of local, county, state and federal resources available to assist businesses at all stages of their life cycle. Information sessions include: “How to Grow Your Business Online” by GOOGLE and “Start and Grow Your Business”, “Connecting Business to Resources” and “ Veteran Resources” presented by local business resource providers. Keynote speakers include Brian Hamilton of Sageworks and Olalah Njenga of YellowWood Group. 
Sponsored by GOOGLE presented by City of Raleigh in partnership with Raleigh SCORE, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, SBTDC, The Women’s Business Center of North Carolina & Wake Technical Community College.

Are you in business? Need to grow your business? Entrepreneurial-minded?

Raleigh's Small Business Connect will feature a variety of local, county, state and federal resources available to assist businesses at all stages of their life cycle. Information sessions will include: “How to Grow Your Business Online” by GOOGLE and “Start and Grow Your Business”, “Connecting Business to Resources” and “ Veteran Resources” presented by local business resource providers. Keynote speakers will include Brian Hamilton of Sageworks and Olalah Njenga of YellowWood Group.

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