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7th Annual Small Business Week Awards Luncheon

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Carolina Small Business will host the 7th Annual Small Business Week Awards Luncheon. More than 250 entrepreneurs, business leaders, resource partners, and community organizations will come together at the Hilton North Raleigh to celebrate the impact and success of our state's small businesses. The luncheon and awards ceremony will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The theme of this year's event is Entrepreneurs Rising Together: Shared Prosperity through the success of Main Street businesses.

The luncheon is held in observance of the 2019 National Small Business Week. It is a chance to shine the spotlight on Main Street businesses for their contributions as job creators and economic drivers in North Carolina. Seating is limited.

Registration opens Thursday, March 28

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At 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served during the awards ceremony. To recognize entrepreneurs for their accomplishments, the following awards will be presented:

Prior to the luncheon, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., Carolina Small Business will offer five concurrent small business workshops to choose from, at no cost. Attendees will have the chance to learn in expert presentations on these topics:

You may choose to attend workshops without attending the luncheon itself. Following the workshops, those in attendance will have the opportunity to network and learn about small business resources in the vendor gallery.

Then lunch and the awards ceremony will commence. You are invited to be there for this once-a-year event. Seating is limited.