The Blue Ridge Entrepreneurial Council will match entrepreneurs with five of the largest employers in western North Carolina for a discussion about challenges facing new companies.

The meeting is set for May 20 at the AB Tech Enka Campus at 5:30 PM.

May 20 also is the deadline for entrepreneurs to present business plans for review and possible selection for presentation at the Blue Ridge Angel Investor Network on June 17.

The BREC is an initiative of Advantage West, a regional economic development group.

Advantage West: