When opportunity knocks, how do you typically respond? Ideally, the response would be in the form of action, but sometimes, procrastination gets in the way. The Chatham County Economic Development Corporation is a leader in economic development for our community. They are taking action and making a difference. You are invited to join their team and learn about their mission at their annual meeting, Opportunity Chatham.
Purchase your tickets in advance for their breakfast meeting on Friday, March 6 from 8-10 a.m. at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center.
As a non-profit, the Chatham County Economic Development supports businesses and recruits prospective businesses to the area, marketing Chatham County as an ideal location for growing companies. Seeking to bring entrepreneurship to residents, the corporation retains and attracts companies looking to relocate to Chatham County.
In providing low-cost resources to small businesses, the corporation supports local entrepreneurs as they begin the development of business plans and structures. For the many obstacles that come with opening a business, the Chatham County Economic Development Corporation has the best tools for guidance.
Partnerships and programs provided through the Chatham County Small Business Center, Business Link North Carolina, the Small Business and Technology Development Center and SCORE are among the many resources available to small business owners.
Starting a business can be daunting. The Chatham County Economic Development Corporation is working to make the process easier. By helping you decide if Chatham County is the right fit for your business, they are able to provide tools for starting a business, growing a business or exporting products. Contact (919)-542-8274 for more information.
And now, for the main event. Opportunity Chatham is the Chatham County Economic Development Corporation’s annual breakfast meeting, and you are invited! As a guest or as a sponsor, attend to learn more about local businesses and community leaders.
Ted Abernathy, the managing leader of Economic Leadership LLC, will be the keynote speaker for the event. With 35 years of experience directing economic development and workforce development programs, Abernathy speaks regularly to groups about the economy, the future of work and organizational leadership.
When: Friday, March 6
8-8:30 a.m. – Registration and networking
8:30-10 a.m. – Program
Where: Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center
1192 US Hwy 64 W, Pittsboro, NC 27312