Government Affairs Virtual Forum

Virtual - Zoom

Government Affairs Virtual Forum - Brief by FSU Chancellor Darrell T. Allison Please join us for our monthly virtual forum at 10 a.m.   Don't miss out on the opportunity to engage with Chancellor Darrell T. Allison from Fayetteville State University; Executive leader and strategic visionary!   Learn more, make connections, be recognized and be […]

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Power Your Robotics Journey: How RoboticsCareer.org Supports the Full Manufacturing Ecosystem

Virtual - Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, April 24 at 2 p.m. ET for a public webinar exploring new functionality on our national workforce resource - RoboticsCareer.org!   The ARM Institute’s national workforce resource RoboticsCareer.org supports the full manufacturing ecosystem needed to fill open positions and navigate the manufacturing skills gap. Recently, the ARM Institute launched a significant […]

Free

DEFTECH Coffee Call – 04/26/2024

Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE) classroom 1020 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC, United States

Join us in-person! ATTEND IN PERSON   Friday, April 26, 2024 8-10 a.m. Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE) classroom Wilson College of Textiles on NCSU Centennial Campus 1020 Main Campus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606   The April 26 DEFTECH Coffee Call (hybrid) will take place from 8-10 a.m. in the Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE) classroom at […]

Free

NC Leadership Conference

City Club of Raleigh 150 Fayetteville St # 2800, Raleigh, NC, United States

Bringing together North Carolina leaders to discuss statewide business, government and public policy issues. Agenda NC Hot Buttons Panel, Gambling, Marijuana, Alcohol NC Senator Michael Lee Chris Suttle, CEO, CIC Consultants and Cannabis Lobbyist Tim Kent, Executive Director, NC Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association NCAA Conference Realignment: What it means to NC institutions Todd Turner, […]

$125

Robotics Summit

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA, United States

The Robotics Summit & Expo is a multifaceted educational forum and expo dedicated to addressing the issues involved with the design, development, manufacture and delivery of commercial robotics and intelligent systems products and services.   The program of keynotes and general sessions are designed to provide professionals the information they need to successfully develop the […]

The SEAMS Spring Conference

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes 8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

The North Carolina Military Business Center will present at The SEAMS Spring Conference in Myrtle Beach, May 1-3, 2024. SEAMS, according to the organization's website, "is the Association and Voice of the US Sewn Products Industry for over 50 years, consisting of more than 200 of America’s foremost fashion brands, retailers, manufacturers and textile providers."   REGISTER […]

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Understanding and Utilizing Matchforce.org

Virtual - Zoom

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host “Understanding and Utilizing MatchForce.org” virtually on the following dates: May 2, 2024 from 9-10:30 a.m. August 2, 2024 from 9-10:30 a.m. November 1, 2024 from 9-10:30 a.m. This training is a comprehensive guide to using MatchForce as a tool for finding federal contracting opportunities and doing market […]

Free

AI Roundtable Intersections of AI, Infrastructure, Defense, Medicalai Roundtable Intersections of AI, Infrastructure, Defense, Medical

Wake Forest University 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

Please Join us, May 2, 2024, with Wake Forest University AI & Medical Experts, Aero X Ventures, Crown Castle UAS Emerging Tech, and Atrium Health Domain Experts.   REGISTER TO ATTEND   Collaborate with: Aero X Ventures Atrium Health Crown Castle UAS Emerging Technologies Wake Forest University’s Artificial Intelligence & Medical Experts Michael Best Law […]

Free

The National Plastics Show

Orange County Convention Center 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL, United States

NPE2024: The Plastics Show, the global platform for innovation in plastics, will be held May 6-10, 2024, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. NPE® is the main event for leaders in the plastics industry worldwide. For almost 80 years, NPE® has brought together top innovators and visionaries in the field to discover […]

$175 – $600

Automate 2024

McCormick Place 2301 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

The Automate Conference is produced by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). It also serves as the North American edition of the International Symposium on Robotics (ISR) sponsored by the International Federation of Robotics.   MORE INFORMATION

Free

Fall Prevention and Protection

Virtual - Zoom

FREE Timeout for Safety Webinar (1 hr MESH credit)   Be a part of OSHA’s 2024 Fall Stand Down by joining us for a free webinar on May 6! Each year falls account for more than a third of fatalities in the construction industry and we know that the majority of them are preventable. Led […]

Free

Ergonomics for Engineers

Fitts-Woolard Hall (FWH) 915 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

About Ergonomics Training for Engineers This comprehensive course covers the key elements of the appropriate design of products and workspaces for the human user. Engineers armed with a deep understanding of ergonomics are better equipped to create products that not only function more efficiently but also enhance the user experience. At the conclusion of this […]

$1950

Understanding the Corporate Transparency Act

Virtual - Zoom

New Federal Reporting Requirements for NC Small Businesses A new federal reporting requirement that went into effect on January 1 will impact the vast majority of NC businesses. The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) is designed to provide law enforcement agencies with the beneficial ownership information of each corporate entity in an attempt to detect money […]

Free

Hidden in Plain View: U.S. Army Special Forces Berlin 1956-1990

U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum 1000 Bragg Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC, United States

The U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum highlights a new exhibit created by Jack Britt High School students. These students participated in the ASOM’s Curatorial Apprenticeship Program, gaining valuable experience in museum research, design, and curation.   REGISTER TO ATTEND   Please join us for the opening of “Hidden in Plain View: U.S. Army Special […]

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EDPNC: Export Education: International Banking Webinar

Virtual - Zoom

REGISTER TO ATTEND   Now that you have the international sale, how do you get paid? Pre-payment is nice, but it can put you at a competitive disadvantage. Are you aware of all of your options; letters of credit, cash against documents, open account, and prepayment?   Join us Thursday, May 9 for a free […]

Free

Empowering Women Business Leaders

North Carolina Biotechnology Center 15 TW Alexander Drive, Durham, NC, United States

Join us for our 2nd Annual Women Business Leaders (WBL) event hosted by the Defense Alliance of North Carolina. We anticipate a gathering of successful women business leaders in various industries including the defense industry.   REGISTER TO ATTEND   Our mission is to propel the defense industry forward by embracing purposeful growth, entrepreneurial vision, […]

$20 – $150
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Ergonomics Program Development Workshop

Virtual - Zoom

About Ergonomics Program Development This virtual workshop defines and discusses the importance of ergonomics programs. It also identifies the critical elements of a successful program and walks through developing the key elements of a written policy. Attendees become comfortable with writing a policy, documenting responsibilities, and establishing a process.   REGISTER TO ATTEND   Details […]

$300

Federal Contracting Series for Small Businesses – 05/09/2024

AB Tech Community College Downtown Campus 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC, United States

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will host the following collaborative in-person trainings across North Carolina during 2024. The duration for training is 3.5 hours which includes three one-hour sessions and two 15-minute breaks. REGISTER TO ATTEND   Part 1: Federal Contracting Fundamentals (one hour). This training explores the […]

Free

The North Carolina Manufacturing Conference

Durham Convention Center 301 W. Morgan St., Durham, United States

The North Carolina Manufacturing Conference, MFGCON, is an annual event where industry experts and manufacturing peers collaborate to present informative sessions focused on manufacturing challenges. REGISTER TO ATTEND   Attendees receive ideas and resources for market expansion, workforce solutions, leadership excellence, culture transformation, innovation, technology and advanced manufacturing, strategic business growth and process and quality […]

$349 – $499

Unveiling the Essence of MFGCON: North Carolina’s Manufacturing Conference

Durham Convention Center 301 W. Morgan St., Durham, United States

MFGCON, short for Manufacturing Conference, is a dynamic gathering that brings together industry leaders, innovators and enthusiasts to celebrate, learn and shape the future of manufacturing in the state. At its core, MFGCON is more than just a conference – it's a vibrant ecosystem where ideas converge, collaborations flourish and industry trends are set. The […]

Industrial Ergonomics Process Workshop (IEPW)

Raleigh, NC Raleigh, NC, United States

Hosted by Ergonomics Center at NC State University Raleigh, NC Classes are held from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday and 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Thurs. REGISTER TO ATTEND   Fee: $1800 or $1350 which includes a Professional Membership 3.0 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) awarded through NC State University 4 Days, […]

$1800

FEDTEX: Federal and Defense Textile and Tactical Equipment Summit

McKimmon Conference and Training Center 1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC, United States

The Federal and Defense Textile and Tactical Equipment (FEDTEX) Summit hosted by the Office of US Senator Thom Tillis, Office of Senator Ted Budd, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) connects the US Department of Defense (DoD) and federal agency clothing and individual equipment buyers […]

Cape Fear Manufacturing Partnership Meeting

Champion Valves 3111 Kitty Hawk Road, Wilmington, NC, United States

Please join us for our next Cape Fear Manufacturing Partnership meeting, on May 14, at 4 p.m., at Champion Valve in Wilmington. The address is above.   It’s been a while since our last get-together, and we have a LOT to discuss! We will also be treated to a very interesting presentation by Dr. Mouchine […]

Federal Contracting Series for Small Businesses – 05/16/2024

Cape Fear Community College 411 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC, United States

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will host the following collaborative in-person trainings across North Carolina during 2024. The duration for training is 3.5 hours which includes three one-hour sessions and two 15-minute breaks. REGISTER TO ATTEND   Part 1: Federal Contracting Fundamentals (one hour). This training explores the […]

Free

Introduction to Federal Contracting

Virtual - Zoom

This training is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics trained include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services; marketing a business to the federal government; socio-economic small business programs; registering as a federal contractor; locating, identifying and responding to federal business opportunities; […]

Free

Industry Day

Volpe National Transportation Systems Center 220 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center (DEVCOM SC) will host an Industry Day to connect with potential partners from small and large businesses and institutions of higher learning on May 30, 2024 at the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 220 Binney St., Cambridge, MA 02142.  There is no virtual option.   MORE […]

USSOCOM RFI TE 24-3 Technical Experimentation: Human Machine Teaming

Emerging Technology Institute (ETI) 16824 NC-211, Red Springs, NC, United States

General Information Contract Opportunity Type: Special Notice (Original) All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA Original Published Date: Feb 22, 2024 01:17 pm EST Original Response Date: Mar 25, 2024 12:00 pm EDT Inactive Policy: 15 days after response date Original Inactive Date: Apr 09, 2024 Initiative:   CONTACT FOR INFORMATION   Classification Original Set Aside: Product Service […]

Hazardous Materials and Waste Management

Virtual - Zoom

FREE Timeout for Safety Webinar (1 hr MESH credit)   Join our upcoming webinar on "Introduction to Hazardous Materials" and gain essential knowledge about the handling and management of hazardous substances. Glenn Clapp will guide you through the fundamentals of hazardous materials, including identification, classification, storage, and disposal methods. Learn about safety regulations and best […]

Free

IME South: 6 Connected Expos.1 Powerful Event.

Charlotte Convention Center 501 S College Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

Every other year, the IME South show comes to Charlotte, North Carolina.   This year, the event will be held June 4-6, 2024 at the Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S College St, Charlotte, NC 28202. Six trade shows share the expo floor, from medtech and robotics to packaging, design plastics and processing, the design, engineering […]

SME’s Smart Manufacturing Experience

David L. Lawrence Convention Center 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, NC, United States

Smart Manufacturing Experience brings smart technology to you now, when the industry needs insight and ingenuity to respond to global changes. New priorities are emerging along with the need for smart technologies to drive change in the supply chain, product design and productivity. Smart Manufacturing Experience is the forum to advance your manufacturing smarter and […]

ATX South

Charlotte Convention Center 501 S College Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

REGISTER TO ATTEND   The Southeast’s most comprehensive robotics & automation event, ATX South, is headed back to Charlotte, NC, this June 4-6. Meet with 350+ exhibitors and connect with thought leaders shaping the future of automation at the Charlotte Convention Center during this three-day expo and conference.   Claim your FREE expo pass or […]

Free

Medical, Biomedical Biodefense Summit

North Carolina Biotechnology Center 15 TW Alexander Drive, Durham, NC, United States +1 more

Medical Support to the Warfighter, will connect businesses in North Carolina with military and other federal agencies that require or purchase medical supplies, equipment, devices, pharmaceuticals, medical information technology and medical services.  Representatives from the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Health and Human Services, their prime vendors and major contractors – from national commands […]

How to Start A Safety Program on A Budget

Virtual - Zoom

Who Should Attend Businesses that want to know how to develop a safety program that meets OSHA’s expectations.    REGISTER TO ATTEND   Are you concerned about the safety of your workplace but worried about the cost of implementing a safety program? Starting a safety program doesn't have to break the bank. With careful planning […]

Free

EDPNC: Export Education: HTS/Schedule B Classification Webinar

Virtual - Zoom

REGISTER TO ATTEND   Join us Thursday, June 13 for a webinar to help you understand how to use the Harmonized Tariff System (HTS) for imports and the Schedule B listing for exports. We will learn and review the 6 General Rules of Interpretation (GRI) used to classify every product. We will go through instructor […]

Industry Expansion Solutions Lunch & Learn Supply Chain Solutions

The Chesterfield Building 701 West Main Street, Room 2908, Durham, NC, United States

Do you have a supplier need or would you like to become a supplier to another company? Supplier matching is a powerful tool that can help North Carolina manufacturers connect with suitable suppliers. Manufacturers can streamline their operations, improve product quality and ultimately drive business growth by finding suppliers who align with their specific needs […]

$20

Boil, Brews & Band

First Flight Venture Center 2 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

Join us at First Flight Venture Center for our Annual Boil, Brews & Band event on June 20th from 4-7 p.m. This fun ecosystem-building event is one you do not want to miss!   REGISTER TO ATTEND   The guestlist will comprise an estimated 150 entrepreneurs and their teams of science-based startups from life since, […]

$38 – $43
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Deep Tech Workshop Sessions

First Flight Venture Center 2 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

We are excited to announce the second installment of our acclaimed Deep Tech Workshop Series. Deep Technology is having its moment as developments in AI, robotics, material science, biotech, climate tech, and more open up new opportunities for innovations and investment in deep technologies. This series is tailor-made for entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, and deep tech […]

$100 – $1000
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DEFTECH Coffee Call

Virtual - Zoom

JOIN THE MEETING   DEFTECH Early Bird Current Opportunities Overview Fridays: 8–8:30 a.m. Purpose: To provide calendar updates to ongoing defense and industry events. This informal session is for those looking to dive deeper into emerging federal opportunities in a small group setting. Companies will have a chance to ask their questions of the DEFTECH […]

Free

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DEFTECH Coffee Call

Virtual - Zoom

JOIN THE MEETING   DEFTECH Early Bird Current Opportunities Overview Fridays: 8–8:30 a.m. Purpose: To provide calendar updates to ongoing defense and industry events. This informal session is for those looking to dive deeper into emerging federal opportunities in a small group setting. Companies will have a chance to ask their questions of the DEFTECH […]

Free

Test Flight Pitch Practice at First Flight (HYBRID)

First Flight Venture Center 2 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

Test Flight is a startup community building event with the purpose of raising the bar for pitches in our region. We host it on the First Tuesday of every month. Just about every early-stage startup knows they will need to hone their pitch to potential investors, customers and other interested parties. But where can you […]

Free

Supplier Matching as a Tool for Business Growth for North Carolina Manufacturers

Virtual - Zoom

Who Should Attend Manufacturers with extended lead times and increased frustration with their current supply chain or those with excess capacity seeking supplier opportunities.   REGISTER TO ATTEND   Do you have a supplier need or would you like to become a supplier to another company? Supplier matching is a powerful tool that can help […]

Free
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Deep Tech Workshop Sessions

First Flight Venture Center 2 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

We are excited to announce the second installment of our acclaimed Deep Tech Workshop Series. Deep Technology is having its moment as developments in AI, robotics, material science, biotech, climate tech, and more open up new opportunities for innovations and investment in deep technologies. This series is tailor-made for entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, and deep tech […]

$100 – $1000
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DEFTECH Coffee Call

Virtual - Zoom

JOIN THE MEETING   DEFTECH Early Bird Current Opportunities Overview Fridays: 8–8:30 a.m. Purpose: To provide calendar updates to ongoing defense and industry events. This informal session is for those looking to dive deeper into emerging federal opportunities in a small group setting. Companies will have a chance to ask their questions of the DEFTECH […]

Free

Go Global Road Show

Multiple Locations, NC

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina’s (EDPNC) international trade team has folks in overseas offices who help N.C. companies export. Once a year, these folks come to North Carolina and go on the road.   REGISTER TO ATTEND   The Go Global Road Show is a chance to meet these foreign trade representatives, ask […]

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First Flight “Itineraries” features Phase, Inc. (HYBRID)

First Flight Venture Center 2 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

First Flight Venture Center is delighted to host lunchtime programs, "Itineraries" that offer a chance for members of the First Flight community and broader innovation ecosystem to learn about the work of early-stage science-focused companies, network and have some fun at the same time! An Itinerary is ‘a planned route or journey’ and this program […]

Injection Molding Fundamentals

The Polymers Center 8900 Research Drive, Charlotte, NC, United States

This course is an introduction to the process of plastics injection molding and is designed for operators, technicians, process engineers, quality auditors, supervisors, and maintenance personnel. This course covers fundamental aspects of the injection molding industry, how these processes flow through the plant, and is intended to give students the information necessary to understand molded […]

$625
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DEFTECH Coffee Call

Virtual - Zoom

JOIN THE MEETING   DEFTECH Early Bird Current Opportunities Overview Fridays: 8–8:30 a.m. Purpose: To provide calendar updates to ongoing defense and industry events. This informal session is for those looking to dive deeper into emerging federal opportunities in a small group setting. Companies will have a chance to ask their questions of the DEFTECH […]

Free