Mar 6: 2015 Transylvania Spring Business Summit

Blue Ridge Community College, VISION Transylvania, and Brevard College are sponsoring the 2015 Transylvania Spring Business Summit on Friday, March 6, 2015.

2015 Transylvania Spring Business Summit

Date: Friday March 6, 2015

Location: Brevard College Porter Center

Cost: No charge due to sponsor support

Morning Focus: Economic Development

  • 8 to 8:30 AM: Morning Check-in
  • 8:30 to 9:30 AM: Tom Tveidt, SYNEVA – 2015 WNC and Transylvania Economic Update
  • 9:45 to 10:45 AM: Matt Raker, AdvantageWest – Economic Initiatives Update on ScaleUp WNC; Erica Anderson, Land of Sky Regional Council – Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
  • 11 to 11:15 AM: Vision Youth Leadership Awards Presentation
  • 11:15 AM to 12: 15 PM: Dr. R. Scott Ralls, President of the North Carolina Community College System – Economic and Workforce Development

Note: Each participant will receive a folder with information from U.S. Census, NC Department of Commerce, and other economic development sources for Transylvania County

  • 12:15 to 1:15 PM: Lunch On Your Own

Afternoon Focus: Entrepreneur Skills

  • 1:30 to 2:30 PM: Tourism Development Program to be Announced
  • 2:45 to 5 PM: Internet Marketing Skills

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