Here’s our exclusive wrapup of upcoming events happening across North Carolina in March. Included are the latest meetups, conferences, workshops, application deadlines and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Triad, Wilmington and other parts of the state.

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 April events.

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

Note: The following list is our lineup of state-wide events through the end of March—most have been switched to a virtual format due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. 

TechTalksCLT: Digital Diagnostics with AI

March 30, 12-1 p.m. (online)

Advent Coworking’s next Tech Talks event will cover the potential opportunities of applying AI to medical diagnostics.

Be in It: Stories To Elevate & Empower Women+ of Color in Tech

March 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (online)

Tech Talent South Charlotte is hosting a virtual event featuring leading industry professionals as they elevate the voices of women+ in tech.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

March 31, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Charlotte

March 31, 8-9 a.m. (online)

Held every week, 1 Million Cups Charlotte features a presentation from a local startup followed by a Q&A from the community.

1 Million Cups Wilmington

March 31, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

Spotlight on Business & Nonprofit Resources to Help You Succeed

March 31, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (online)

Forsyth Tech’s Small Business Center and the Winston Salem Forsyth County Public Library are hosting a virtual event series (held every Wednesday) featuring free library resources that nonprofits can use to research competition, find trends in their industry, and identify sales prospects and sources of supply.

Greater Winston-Salem Annual Meeting: Where It Starts

March 31, 12-1 p.m. (online)

This virtual event, hosted by Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., will highlight economic growth opportunities in Winston-Salem’s future. The program will also include an awards ceremony and a talk with Guy Meldrum, the president and CEO of Reynolds American Inc.

Women Owned Business Program Webinar

March 31, 12-1 p.m. (online)

Nash Community College’s Small Business Center is hosting a webinar on how to get certified as a woman-owned small business. The session will cover eligibility requirements, benefits of the program, how to apply, and more.

Marketing Outside the Box

March 31, 12:30 p.m. (online)

Hustle Winston-Salem’s weekly Marketing Outside the Box series will offer innovative and radical ideas for how local business owners can market their business and boost their revenue. Each week, attendees will be introduced to a new marketing strategy or technology.

Packard Place Public House

March 31, 5:15-6:30 p.m. (online) 

Every two weeks, Charlotte’s entrepreneurial community joins together virtually for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.