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Announcements

White House Appoints SBA Southeast Regional Administrator

The White House Appoints Allen M. Thomas as SBA Region IV Administrator This press release was issued from the Small Business Administration Allen Thomas of Greenville, North Carolina has been sworn in as Region IV (4) Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration. He has oversight of the federal Agency for nine district offices located […]

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DEFTECH Coffee Call (Dec 17): The Intersection – Military & Innovation Economy

Description: The Topic: The Intersection of the Military and the State’s Innovation Economy and how this relationship is Evolving. Guest Speaker: Mr. Dan Barkin who writes for Business North Carolina magazine. Bio: Mr. Barkin has over 45 years as a reporter, journalist, and editor.  He retired as managing editor of The News & Observer in Raleigh in […]

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Announcing January/February 2022 Webinars

January & February 2022 Webinars The North Carolina Military Business Center is pleased to announce the following January and February webinars. JANUARY 2022 January 11: Introduction to Multiple Award Contract Vehicles January 12: DOJ Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative and Cyber Incident Response and Reporting January 18: Wide Area Work Flow: Getting Paid as a Federal […]

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How to Do Business with Joint Base Andrews

How to Do Business with Joint base Andrews https://sam.gov/opp/94f716407ae34870833e57c030548c73/view The 316th Wing is hosting a Virtual Forum/Conference Call on Thursday, 20 January 2022 from 10:00 to 12:30 PM The virtual events goal is to bring together small businesses in an open forum to discuss How to Do Business with Joint base Andrews, to discuss positive […]

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PROCUREMENT ACQUISITION LEAD TIME (PALT)

ACC-RSA will host its next Procurement Acquisition Lead Time (PALT) session on 2 February 2022, starting at 1:00 p.m. CST.  This session is a continuation of the ACC-RSA Executive Director’s intent to provide members of industry the opportunity to ask questions of the Senior Contracting Officials and ACC-RSA Mission Partners in support of the various […]

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Boeing, Sikorsky, Northrop Grumman and more… Join DLA Aviation for Aerospace Summit session at 1015 Today

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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Day 1 Starts tomorrow: Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual)

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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Aerospace Summit to Connect Businesses with Department of Defense Senior Leaders, and to  Fuel Vibrant Industry Growth in the Southeast Region

Aerospace Summit to Connect Businesses with Department of Defense Senior Leaders, and to Fuel Vibrant Industry Growth in the Southeast Region NORTH CAROLINA (December 6, 2021).  The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern […]

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Update Session, Making Sense of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates (Dec 15, Virtual)

Making Sense of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates December 15, 2021 * Virtual The North Carolina Military Business Center, and Smith Anderson, a full-service business and litigation law firm, will host a “Making Sense of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates” webinar series. Register: https://www.ncmbc.us/webinar-making-sense-of-covid-19-vaccine-mandates/ When. December 15, 2021 from Noon until 1:00 PM If you attended the November session, this […]

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DEFTECH Coffee Call on 12/10/21: Dr. Gregory Bernard, Acting Director, National Security Innovation Network, U.S. Department of Defense.

Join us this Friday, December 10, 2021, @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. Join us and Dr. Gregory Bernard, Acting Director, National Security Innovation Network, U.S. Department of Defense. Show up early at 0800 for the DEFTECH Early Bird or at the 0830 Opps Update to join the DEFTECH Team as we review […]

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Defense Industry Celebration (12/14/21)

DEFENSE INDUSTRY CELEBRATION Tuesday, December 14, 2021 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the North Carolina Executive Mansion, 200 N. Blount St., Raleigh NC  27601 (There is no parking on the Executive Mansion grounds.  On-street parking and public lots are within walking distance, along Jones and Edenton Streets) Attire:  Semi-Formal/Cocktail/Business Capacity is limited to 150.  Due to […]

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Article: Coast Guard drones can see underwater and inside vessels during response to hurricanes and extreme weather events

In response to the latest hurricane in August 2021, the USCG launched a small portable unmanned aircraft over target areas deemed potentially hazardous, capturing photos and data that would be sent back to incident command to help prioritize recovery efforts in the ocean. An article entitled “Coast Guard drones can see underwater and inside vessels […]

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Article: Tradewind Gusts for New AI Projects

Tradewind Gusts for New AI Projects A revolutionary acquisition system aims to use nontraditional approaches to speed artificial intelligence to the Defense Department. November 23, 2021 By Robert K. Ackerman Article link: https://www.afcea.org/content/tradewind-gusts-new-ai-projects

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Session Focus: Department of Defense Technology Panel, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual)

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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DIA Announcement – Notice to Industry Partners – Protect the DIA workforce and their families and maintain the DIA mission

The purpose of this notification is to direct your attention to the referenced memorandum, which establishes clause 252.223-7999, “Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (Deviation 2021-O0009)”. Vaccination Requirement:  The required date for DIA covered contract personnel to be fully vaccinated no later than January 18, 2022, in compliance with the Safer Federal Workforce […]

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DEFTECH Coffee Call December 3, 2021, | The Evolving Face of China’s Innovation System

Join DEFTECH this Friday, December 3, 2021, @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. Join us and Dr. Denis Fred Simon, the Senior Adviser to the President for China Affairs at Duke and Professor of China Business and Technology at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. Show up early at 0800 for the DEFTECH Early […]

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Day 3 Keynote: BG Barrie, PEO Aviation, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual)

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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Watchstanders dispatched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew and an HC-130 Hercules aircrew from USCG Air Station Elizabeth City

Watchstanders dispatched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew and an HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City.   MyCG Article, “Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship 231 miles southeast of Wilmington, N.C., and more”, By Nicole Bertrand, MyCG Writer dated Nov. 24, 2021.  For more information, please contact Darleen Stein at steind@ncmbc.us […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $45 Million in Carbon Storage Technologies for Building Materials

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $45 Million in Carbon Storage Technologies for Building Materials  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $45 million to support the development of technologies that can transform buildings into net carbon storage structures. With carbon storing  building  materials  often  being  scarce,  expensive, and geographically limited, DOE is pioneering technologies that overcome these barriers to lower or eliminate emissions associated with […]

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Historic Transparency on the Path Toward a Future Made in America

Written By Made in America Director Celeste Drake Website: https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/briefing-room/2021/11/17/historic-transparency-on-the-path-toward-a-future-made-in-america/ Over the last nine months, the Administration has made significant progress advancing the President’s vision and strategy for ensuring a future made in all of America by all of America’s workers. We’re supporting American manufacturing through billions of dollars in new purchases, from acquiring electric […]

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Minimum Wage To Be $15/Hour for Federal Contractors Beginning January 30, 2022

November 29, 2021                         By Jackson W. Moore and Grace A. Gregson On November 22, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”)’s Wage and Hour Division published its final rule implementing Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.” The final rule adopts the terms […]

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Day 2 Keynote: BG Sanford, DLA Aviation, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual)

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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Session Focus: Opportunities with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit

Session Focus: Opportunities with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual). For more information or to register, visit: https://aerospace.ncmbc.us The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to […]

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Update Session, Making Sense of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates (Dec 15, Virtual)

The North Carolina Military Business Center, and Smith Anderson, a full-service business and litigation law firm, will host a “Making Sense of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates” webinar series. For more information, visit: https://www.ncmbc.us/webinar-making-sense-of-covid-19-vaccine-mandates/ When. December 15, 2021 from Noon until 1:00 PM This session will provide updates since the November session. Registration. This is a free webinar; […]

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Southeastern Regional Administrator for SBA Announced

District Director Michael P. Arriola is pleased to welcome the new Region IV (Southeast) Administrator of the SBA. Press Release from the Small Business Administration.  President Biden has appointed North Carolina native Allen Thomas as Regional Administrator for the Southeast Region of the SBA. Allen is a talented leader ready to hit the ground running, leading our dedicated […]

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NC Military Business Center Releases MatchForce “Next Generation” to Connect Businesses with Federal Opportunities

NC Military Business Center Releases MatchForce “Next Generation” to Connect Businesses with Federal Opportunities NORTH CAROLINA (November 18, 2021).   The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), a statewide business development and technology transition entity of the State of North Carolina, headquartered and supported by Fayetteville Technical Community College, is pleased to announce the release of […]

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Session Focus: Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Services Opportunities, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual)

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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SBA Opens Public Comment on Two Proposed Size Standard Modifications

Enhancements Will Provide Increased Flexibility on Size Determinations and Calculating Average Annual Revenues for Small Business Contractors  Changes Estimated to Expand Access to SBA Loans to Over 67,000 Businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration issued a proposal to modify two of the methods it uses to determine which businesses qualify as a small business for […]

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Day 1 Keynote: Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual)

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Little Rock District: Industry Day

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Little Rock District proudly presents the 2021 Arkansas Regional Industry Day on December 7-8, 2021 at the Hilton Garden Inn Little Rock Downtown, 322 Rock St, Little Rock, AR 72202. https://sam.gov/opp/168f8e706bfd42d69582a3e402dbfc55/view

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USAF Air Combat Command Acquisition Management Integration Center Industry Day

USAF Air Combat Command Acquisition Management Integration Center will hold a virtual Industry Day to provide Government information and solicit industry feedback on the Air Combat Training Systems (ACTS) operation, maintenance, & engineering support. https://sam.gov/opp/76fe88d3ad8c4c5fa3cb833d34aa2e23/view

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Tillis: Bipartisan Infrastructure Package a Big Win for North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 15, 2021 CONTACTS: Adam Webb or Lauren Scott | (202) 224-6342 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), a member of the bipartisan Senate group that successfully negotiated and drafted the bipartisan infrastructure bill, issued the following statement after the legislation was signed into law: “This bipartisan infrastructure bill is a big […]

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Small Business Innovation SBIR Briefs at this week’s DEFTECH Coffee Call Friday, November 19, 2021

Join us this Friday, November 19, 2021, @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. Join us and several recent SBIR winners from the NC Innovation Ecosystem: Guy Nelson the Business Development Director for Attollo, LLC | Sree Rajagopalan the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Murano Corporation | Hal Aldridge the President […]

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Session Focus: Workforce Challenges, Solutions and Partnerships, Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (Dec 7-9, Virtual)

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are pleased to announce the Southeastern Opportunities in Aerospace Regional Summit (SOARS) on December 7-9, 2021 virtually.  Due to the COVID pandemic and to increase accessibility to businesses across […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL (RALEIGH)

Name of Position: Business Development Professional Applications Accepted Through: Open Until Filled Effective Date of Employment (or Contract): Negotiable, 3 JAN 2022 Preferred Length of Employment or Contract: Indefinite Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience *This position may be filled full- or part-time.  The employment relationship is also negotiable, i.e., the selected candidate may become […]

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“Ask Me Anything” Webinar with Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) of the Army Futures Command (Dec 2)

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) will host Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) of the Army Futures Command who will present an “Ask Me Anything” webinar on December 2, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30 Eastern. About. Brance Hudzietz and Art Trevethan will provide an AAL overview, with […]

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DEFTECH Coffee Call (11/12) Special Guest: John Hardin, Ph.D. Executive Director for the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation.

Subject: Special Guest at this Friday’s DEFTECH Coffee Call | John Hardin, Ph.D. Due Date: November 12, 2021 09:00 am EDT Government Organization: NC DEFTECH Description: Join us this Friday, November 12, 2021, @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. Join us and our special guest: John Hardin, Ph.D. Executive Director for the North […]

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Special guest at this week’s DEFTECH Coffee Call Friday, November 5, 2021

Join us this Friday, November 5, 2021, @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. Join us and our special guest: Dr. Stephen Lee, Senior Scientist, U.S. Army Research Office (ARO). Show up early at 0800 for the DEFTECH Early Bird or at the 0830 Opps Update to join the DEFTECH Team as we review […]

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USSOCOM will host a Virtual Small Business Roundtable (11/30/21)

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is hosting a Virtual Small Business Roundtable on 11/30/2021 from 2:00pm-4:00pm EST. For more info, visit: https://sam.gov/opp/7d6e2df0da8245bbb11f594f1360652b/view

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Article: Schneider Mills- Challenge Accepted

Deep rooted family values and a growth mindset keep technical weaving company Schneider Mills well-positioned for the future. Article: Schneider Mills: Challenge Accepted October 14, 2021 Textile World Author: Rachael S. Davis, Executive Editor Link: https://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/features/2021/10/schneider-mills-challenge-accepted/

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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces $44.8 Billion Through Signature Lending Programs

In fiscal year 2021, 7(a) and 504 loan programs provided more than 61,000 loans, but gaps in access to capital for underserved communities remain SBA  Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced the agency reached $44.8 billion in funding to small businesses through more than 61,000 traditional loans for fiscal year (FY) 2021. “In the midst of […]

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Fiber Innovation Center at Gaston College’s TTC will meet industry’s growing needs

For close to 80 years, the Textile Technology Center (TTC) on Gaston College’s Kimbrell Campus in Belmont, N.C., has played a significant role in helping the North Carolina textile industry remain competitive, manufacture quality products and maintain a well-trained workforce.  For more information, visit the full article at: https://www.etextilecommunications.com

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Congratulations: 22 NC companies receive micro-grants

NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $220,000 to twenty-two North Carolina startups in its seventh NC IDEA MICRO grant cycle. Since the inaugural cycle in Spring 2018, NC IDEA MICRO has awarded nearly $1.2 million to 118 young […]

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Special guest at this week’s DEFTECH Coffee Call Friday, October 29, 2021

Join us this Friday, October 29, 2021, @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. Join us and our special guest: John Bridge, EVP, Government | for Trust Stamp. Show up early at 0800 for the DEFTECH Early Bird or at the 0830 Opps Update to join the DEFTECH Team as we review current federal […]

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Two North Carolina winners of the James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award

Congratulations to the two North Carolina winners of the James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award for the U.S. Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency – Corvid Technologies located in Mooresville and Worldwide Language Resources, LLC located in Fayetteville. The North Carolina Military Business Center considers it an honor to work with these two outstanding […]

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Middle East District Industry Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Middle East District (CETAM) will host a virtual Industry Day for contractors on October 28, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. EST. https://sam.gov/opp/7500ed679dd14f09800db39729b5f62c/view

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Industry Day

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) is sponsoring its 2021 Industry Day on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 0900-1230 (Central Standard Time). https://sam.gov/opp/11b29235d653423e87bef4bfa3bf8996/view

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Robins AFB Contracting Directorate Industry Day

Robins AFB Contracting Directorate is hosting an Industry Outreach event on November 2, 2021. For more information, visit: https://sam.gov/opp/093daa8adcab448f9061a3d283a15de3/view

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Article: Exploring the Textile Economy: North Carolina Leads Nation in Textile Manufacturing

By Melissa Sharp and Sarah Stone A new study makes it clear that North Carolina leads the way in textile manufacturing. The study, commissioned by the Wilson College of Textiles’ Zeis Textiles Extension and written by Dr. Michael Walden takes a deeper look at how textile and apparel manufacturing affect the state and U.S. economy. […]

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National Veterans Small Business Week 2021 Hosted by SBA Southeast Region District Offices

Celebrating Veteran Business Strength and Resilience Please join the U. S. Small Business Administration Southeast Region District Offices, as we celebrate 2021 National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). This year’s virtual event will be packed with information which will take the guess work out of launching or growing a veteran-owned small business. SBA will share […]

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