Here’s our exclusive wrapup of upcoming conferences, contests, workshops, application deadlines and socials happening across North Carolina in May.
Included are upcoming meetups, conferences, workshops, socials and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, Wilmington and other areas across North Carolina.
This post is part of our weekly column of upcoming events. To find out what’s happening this month in the Triangle specifically, check out part one of this week’s column.
May 28, 8:30-10 a.m. @Goodwill Construction Skills Training Center
For this meeting, the Workforce Development and Education Committee will discuss local partnerships between the Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Central Piedmont Community College and The ROC, Inc.
May 28, 12-1 p.m. @The Collider
In this workshop, Sonya Rikhye of Forrest Firm will cover the legal process involved with starting and running a business.
May 28, 5:30-7 p.m. @tekMountain
Cape Fear Women in Tech’s next meetup features a talk with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Executive and Vice Chair of U.S. Women in Nuclear Jhansi Kandasamy.
May 28, 5:30-8 p.m. @Flywheel Coworking @ Center For Design Innovation
Join Startup Grind Winston-Salem for a special fireside chat with Andy Zimmerman, founder of Velocity Product Development and co-founder of HQ Greensboro.
May 28, 6-8 p.m. @Ink n Ivy
StartCharlotte is hosting an informal networking event for startup founders, investors and partners. Free beverages and hors d’oeuvres provided.
May 29, 9-10 a.m. @East Fork
Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.
May 29, 5-7 p.m. @Crafted: The Art of the Taco
Join Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce for its ‘Winston Under 40’ networking event.
May 29, 5-7:30 p.m. @Hurt Hub @Davidson
LaunchLKN is hosting a talk with entrepreneur John East, previously of Fairchild Semiconductor and Actel. He’ll share his perspective on watching Silicon Valley grow to the status it has reached today.
May 29, 5:30-7 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant
Teaming up with Venture Cafe Winston-Salem and Truliant Federal Credit Union, Carolina Fintech Hub is holding its first Triad meetup this week. Come meet Carolina Fintech’s team and partners, and connect with the local fintech community. Snacks and drinks provided.
May 29, 7-8:30 p.m.
Tech Talent South is hosting a free resume writing workshop where a seasoned IT professional will provide tips for success.
May 30, 9-11:30 a.m. @Centralina Council of Governments
Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition and Advanced Energy are hosting a free lunch and learn, providing information about electric vehicle benefits, charging stations and installation, funding options and more.
May 30, 12-1 p.m. @Skookum Charlotte
Join an open tour of the Skookum office to get an introduction to the tech and ideas powering the community. The Skookum team will be available for any questions or comments participants may have. Lunch will be provided.
May 30, 4-7 p.m. @Ironclad Brewery
For its next event, Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington will host a conversation with Joe Colopy, co-founder of Bronto Software, who will share his entrepreneurial journey and latest work as the founder of GrepBeat.
May 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m. @Ginger’s Revenge Brewery
Join INVESTinNC for an informative info session to learn more about North Carolina’s equity crowdfunding options and how your business can benefit from them.
May 30, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant
Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.
May 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Springhill Suites Charlotte Ballantyne Area
Network over food and drinks with the Ballantyne chapter of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance.
Established in memory of the founding CEO of the NC TECH Association, the Betsy Y. Justus Founders Scholarship supports young women who are pursuing an academic and career path in technology and engineering. The scholarship is offered on an annual basis. Two selected students will receive $4,000 and a Lenovo computer.