Florida Tech’s weVENTURE Women’s Business Center to Host ‘IMPACT Summit’ Aug. 26

One lucky attendee will go home with a custom-designed diamond necklace

WATCH: The weVENTURE Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business will convene its annual IMPACT Summit leadership development event from 2-5 p.m. CLICK HERE to register and for more information.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The weVENTURE Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business will convene its annual IMPACT Summit leadership development event Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne, from 2-5 p.m.

Professional women from across all industries are invited to come together for an afternoon featuring three inspiring speakers and break-out sessions, followed by a networking reception on the oceanfront deck.

Appreciating the value of lessons learned the hard way is only possible if we give ourselves time to reflect and learn from them. That is why the theme for the IMPACT Summit is, “No Pressure, No Diamonds.”

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Florida Tech to Host ‘Wine Women & Shoes’ Nov. 18 to Benefit weVENTURE Women’s Business Center

event will start at 6:30 p.m.

weVENTURE Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business will be the non-profit beneficiary of the 2021 Wine Women & Shoes event on Nov. 18 at the Sun Aviation hangar in Vero Beach. (Florida Tech image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – weVENTURE Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business will be the non-profit beneficiary of the 2021 Wine Women & Shoes event on Nov. 18 at the Sun Aviation hangar in Vero Beach.

weVENTURE WBC provides low- and no-cost business education and training to entrepreneurs in Brevard, Indian River, and St. Lucie counties.

Since 2007, the non-profit program, funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, has grown to serve over 600 clients a year and has become the leading regional resource for women-owned businesses.

Proceeds from WW&S will allow weVENTURE WBC to expand capacity to serve more women

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Carteret Community College to host grand opening of NC Military Business Center | News

MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret Community College will host the grand opening of the North Carolina Military Business Center from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center.

The center will be located on CCC’s campus in Morehead City at the Big Rock Career Center.

The grand opening will include remarks from CCC President Dr. Tracy Mancini and U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C.

“The NCMBC is an excellent complement to the college’s Small Business Center and other business support services,” Dr. Mancini said in a press release about the opening. “We are proud to house this NCMBC on our campus and to serve as a hub for education, support and access for local businesses that could benefit from government contracts in the many industries that support military bases.”

The role of the NCMBC is to identify contract opportunities, source them to businesses across the state and provide

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CFCC to host free tax webinars for Hispanic-owned businesses

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Two free sales and use tax webinars will be open for free to Spanish-speaking business owners on Mar. 15, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., and Apr. 5, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Hosted by Cape Fear Community College Business Center and N.C. Department of Revenue, the classes offer insight and understanding into sales and use tax basics, how to register for an account and understanding common types of collections.

The webinars will give hands-on advice on how to prepare tax returns. However, it will not delve into capital improvements and repair, maintenance, and installation services.

“We are committed to better servicing our ever-growing Hispanic community,” Jerry Coleman, director of CFCC’s Small Business Center, said.

CFCC’s Small Business Center concentrates on helping small businesses in Pender and New Hanover counties reach success by providing education and no-cost training and referrals, including seminars and counseling. 

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