NC headliners: What’s happening across North Carolina in January

NC headliners: What’s happening across North Carolina in January


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Here’s our exclusive wrapup of upcoming events happening across North Carolina in January. 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.

Many events will be held in person, as some organizers are returning to live events. Others will be held virtually, and are noted as such.

If you’d like to suggest an event to be added to WRAL TechWire’s statewide events calendar, feel free to reach out to me here.

Application Deadline: Venture Connect 2022 Summit Pitches

Jan. 17

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is accepting applications from companies that want to pitch their products and services at its upcoming Venture Connect 2022 Summit, held in person on April 4. More TechWire coverage here.

Flywheel Indeavor Luncheon

Jan. 18, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Flywheel Coworking

Flywheel’s next Indeavor Club Luncheon will feature a conversation with LaTida Smith, president of The Winston-Salem Foundation.

NC TECH Government Vendor Network

Jan. 18, 3-4 p.m. (online)

NC TECH’s Government Vendor Network is a forum for member companies interested in doing business with the state government.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

Jan. 19, 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

Jan. 19, 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

Jan. 19, 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.

Flywheel Concord Indeavor Luncheon

Jan. 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Cabarrus Center

Flywheel Concord’s next Indeavor Luncheon event will feature City of Concord Mayor Bill Dusch, who will discuss the latest local developments and upcoming projects.

Application Deadline: RevTech Labs Class 16 Cohort

Jan. 23

RevTech Labs is looking for post-revenue fintech and insurtech companies in the U.S. and Canada to apply to the next cohort of its 14-week accelerator program.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

Jan. 26, 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

Jan. 26, 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

Jan. 26, 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.

NC Chamber Workforce Webinar with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt

Jan. 26, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)

NC Chamber is hosting a free webinar with State Superintendent Catherine Truitt on advancing alignment between employers and educators so that students are prepared for success post-high school.

Asheville Chamber WomanUP Celebration

Jan. 27, 8-10:30 a.m. @Crowne Plaza Resort – Expo Center

Asheville Chamber’s annual WomanUP Celebration spotlights the creativity of outstanding women in the local business community.

2022 Outlook for Tech

Jan. 28, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. @UNC Charlotte Marriott Hotel & Convention Center

In this year’s Outlook for Tech event, NC TECH will offer executive panel discussions, a keynote, an innovation briefing, a preview of the organization’s 2022 programs, the release of its “State of the Technology Industry” report, a tech expo, and more. More TechWire coverage here.





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