Here’s our exclusive wrapup of upcoming events happening across North Carolina in September. 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 October. 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.

Building Energy Efficiency: Foundation of NC’s Clean Energy Future

September 23, 4-5 p.m. @Plemmons Student Union

At this event, North Carolina Building Performance Association Founder and Director Ryan Miller will share how North Carolina can meet its energy efficiency goals. Tickets are free.

SBTDC Capture Management Workshop: Wilmington

September 24, 9-11 a.m. @UNC Wilmington Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a free workshop to provide small business owners with the steps and tools they need to win a project contract.

Intellectual Property 101

September 24, 12-1:30 p.m. @Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship

Small businesses can join this workshop to learn how to protect their intellectual property effectively.

Cape Fear Women in Tech Meetup 

September 24, 5:30-7 p.m. @tekMountain

Join Cape Fear Women in Tech for its next monthly networking meetup.

Startup Grind Winston-Salem: Fireside Chat w/ HoneyFi Founder & CEO Ramy Serageldin

September 24, 5:30-8 p.m. @Flywheel Coworking

Join Startup Grind Winston-Salem for a fireside chat with Ramy Serageldin, CEO of Charlotte mobile finance startup Honeyfi.

1 Million Cups Asheville

September 25, 9-10 a.m. @East Fork

Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

PitchBreakfast Asheville

September 25, 9-10:30 a.m. @Asheville Social Hall

The monthly PitchBreakfast series provides a chance for seed-stage and early-stage tech startups to present five-minute test pitches and receive constructive comments from the audience and an expert panel.

SBTDC Capture Management Workshop: Charlotte

September 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. @UNC Charlotte PORTAL Building

The Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a free workshop to provide small business owners with the steps and tools they need to win a project contract.

Tech Talent South Cybersecurity 101 Workshop

September 25, 12-1 p.m. @The RailYard Southend

Tech Talent South Charlotte is hosting an intro workshop to show business owners how to protect their data in the age of increasing data breaches.

Intro to the Startup Community

September 25, 5-7 p.m. @Serendipity Labs

Those unacquainted with the Queen City startup scene are invited to attend a free orientation to the community presented by Charlotte Inno. The event will offer attendees introductions and networking, along with connections to local resources, events, companies, programs, investors, and more. Snacks and drinks will be available.

LaunchLKN Infinite Possibilities

September 25, 5-7:30 p.m. @The Hurt Hub@Davidson

At this event, LaunchLKN is hosting a panel with experts and realtors who will discuss their thoughts on the evolving real estate industry.

Winning the War for Talent

September 26, 7:30-9 a.m. @The Ballantyne Hotel

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s Ballantyne Chapter is meeting for a luncheon focused on leading a multigenerational workforce.

Skookum Volcano Tour

September 26, 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.

Competing with Urban Markets for Top Talent

September 26, 3-5 p.m. @Western Carolina University at Biltmore Park

NC TECH is hosting a panel discussion with industry experts on how rural communities can compete with urban areas for top tech talent. Registration is free.

Velocity Creative Accelerator Demo Night

September 26, 5-7:30 p.m. @Wake Forest Biotech Place

Come see the 10 teams in the Center for Creative Economy‘s Velocity Creative Accelerator present their startups in front of a live audience in Winston-Salem. This event is free and open to the public.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

September 26, 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.

Appalachian Clean Energy CLE Workshop

September 27, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @App State, Plemmons Student Union

This full-day workshop provides attorneys and other legal professionals with knowledge on clean energy regulations, legislation and other policy initiatives facing North Carolina.