Business Recruiting – Economic Development Partnership of NC | https://edpnc.com/people/edpnc-business-recruitment-team/
Provides business around the world with confidential, customized, comprehensive support that addresses their unique startup, relocation or expansion needs.
Grants and Incentive Programs – NC Department of Commerce | https://www.nccommerce.com/grants-incentives
Two main competitive incentive programs include the Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG), which is a discretionary incentive program providing cash grants to new and expanding companies to offset the cost of expansion, and the One North Carolina Fund (OneNC) which is another discretionary grant program that allows the Governor respond quickly to competitive job-creation projects (administered by NC Commerce). OneNC awards are based on number of jobs created, level of investment, location of the project, economic impact, and importance of the project to the state and region. Other funds available include Public Infrastructure Funds, such as state and rural infrastructure grants, federal infrastructure grants, utility accounts, Goldenleaf foundation grants, and Rail Industrial Access funds.
International Trade and Export Assistance – Economic Development Partnership of NC | https://edpnc.com/start-or-grow-a-business/export-assistance/
The EDPNC International Trade Division has experts around the world to help companies prosper in NC by growing internationally. The Division provides expert assistance to to NC manufacturers seeking overseas market opportunities. The Division offers quality assistance and counseling on exporting and specialize in specific industry sectors.
Manufactured in NC Database – NCMEP | https://www.manufacturednc.com/
Manufactured in North Carolina is a directory of manufacturers based in North Carolina. When a company enrolls in MNC, it gets a profile page showing its location, the type of products it manufactures, relevant certifications and contact information. Profile pages can be linked to a company’s website and social media accounts, as well. These profile pages serve to increase peer-to-peer networking and generate exposure and for small- to mid-size NC manufacturers. Membership in MNC is free, and anyone can search the site for free.
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