Here’s our exclusive wrapup of upcoming events happening across North Carolina in August. Included are the latest meetups, conferences, workshops, application deadlines and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, Wilmington and other parts of North Carolina.
This post is part of our weekly column of upcoming events, along with our comprehensive resource guide for startups in the Triangle.
To find out what’s happening this month in the Triangle specifically, check out part one of this week’s column. Another post previews events coming in September. Recurring monthly meetups in the Triangle are listed here.
August 27, 8-9 a.m. @Sara’s YMCA
Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s Ballantyne chapter is kicking off a three-part series on “Winning the War for Talent.” In the first session, Western Governors University Chancellor Catherine L.Truitt will lead a session on the current skills gap in the workforce.
August 27, 12-1:30 p.m. @Charles Aris Inc.
This workplace wellness workshop will be led by Terri Maultsby of Think Eat Grow.
August 27, 4-6 p.m. @French Broad Chocolates Cookies & Creamery
B Local AVL + WNC is hosting a networking event where folks can meet with local certified B Corps to learn if certification is right for them.
August 27, 5-7:30 p.m. @WeWork Charlotte, 128 S Tryon St
Flatiron School is hosting a free-of-charge workshop covering the core concepts of HTML and CSS. Food and drinks provided.
August 27, 5:30-7 p.m. @Grand Cru
Cape Fear Women in Tech’s monthly meetup is an opportunity for Wilmington’s tech professionals and entrepreneurs to join together and network.
August 27, 5:30-8 p.m. @co//ab
Join Startup Grind Greensboro for a fireside chat with John Espey, CEO of Charlotte-based LobbyCRE.
August 28, 9-10 a.m. @East Fork
Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.
August 28, 5-8 p.m. @Camp North End
This is a chance for Charlotte startups to boost their exposure. Finalists who are selected in this regional pitch competition will win a spot at the global event in Silicon Valley.
For its Flash Grant program, the North Carolina Biotech Center is on the lookout for innovative life science technology ideas with commercial potential. Applications for the latest cycle in the program are due at noon.
August 29, 8:30-10 a.m. @Packard Place
NC TECH members are invited to attend a free morning networking event to connect with employees of member firms. Coffee, juice and breakfast food will be provided.
August 29, 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.
August 29, 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.
DHIT is hosting its inaugural startup pitch competition at the 2019 DHIT Summit on November 13 in Durham. The organization welcomes early-stage healthcare startups to apply for the opportunity to pitch their products and services to a live audience. Applications are due at 5 p.m. EST.