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.

These columns are an extension of our interactive calendar of tech and startup events. If you’d like to suggest an event to be added to the calendar, feel free to send me an email.

Addressing the Skills Gap

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.

Lunch & Learn: What, Why & How of Workplace Wellness Programs

August 27, 12-1:30 p.m. @Charles Aris Inc.

This workplace wellness workshop will be led by Terri Maultsby of Think Eat Grow.

AVL + WNC B Social

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.

Intro to HTML & CSS: Workshop

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.

Cape Fear Women in Tech Meetup

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.

Fireside Chat w/ John Espey, CEO of LobbyCRE

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.

1 Million Cups Asheville

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.

Charlotte Round: SoGal Global Pitch Competition

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.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Flash Grant

August 28

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.

NC TECH New Member Breakfast: Charlotte

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.

Skookum Volcano Tour

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.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

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.

Application Deadline: DHIT Startup Pitch Competition

August 30

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.