CPCC’s Small Business Center, Women’s Business Center of North Carolina partner to host conference focused on female veterans interested in business ownership

last modified Aug 22, 2017 07:48 AM

Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) Small Business Center is excited to partner with the Women’s Business Center of North Carolina to present the fourth annual “A New Mission: Military Women as Entrepreneurs” event, a FREE conference focused on moving women in the military forward with their “new mission” to become entrepreneurs in the civilian world.

More than 100 women veterans and active-duty service members are expected to attend this event, which will feature an energizing keynote address Becky Sheetz, a Sun Tzu business strategist and CEO of Care Net Pregnancy Resource Centers; a panel discussion with successful female veteran business owners; networking opportunities; a resource expo; and more.

All women, including female military veterans, active-duty women service members, spouses of veterans or active-duty service members, are invited to attend this event, sponsored by Sam’s Club, SAS, CPCC’s Center for Military Families & Veterans, the CPCC Small Business Center, The Institute of Economic Development, N.C. Military Business Center, The Support Center, The Rural Center and the Women’s Center of North Carolina.

Participants who attend this special one-day event will leave motivated to continue their journeys as entrepreneurs equipped with the resources and connections needed to make it happen!

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 28; 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Goodwill Opportunity Campus, 5301 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28208

COST: Free (includes lunch). However, registration is required.

CONTACT: To register, visit https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eefu89ke05ee3c97&oseq=&c=&ch=