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Upcoming Events


Defense Contractor Academy

April 9 – 11, 2019
Catawba Valley Community College, Corporate Development Center, 2664 Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602

The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center, Industrial Expansion Solutions at NC State University, Catawba Valley Community College and Fayetteville Technical Community College, will offer an intermediate-level of instruction and a certificate of completion to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio. 

“The Defense Contractor Academy  provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,” – Scott Dorney, Executive Director of the NCMBC.

A series of classes will be offered April 9 – 11 in Hickory, beginning at 0800 and ending at 1600 each day.  Each Academy day will include presentation of material and either a panel or guest business(es) to discuss their experiences regarding the topic of the session.


Understanding & Calculating Indirect Rates Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Fayetteville Technical Community College – Neill Currie Classroom Building, Room 007A

What is an Indirect Rate and why should I care about them? In government contracting, indirect rates are imperative to your success. They are an essential part of your cost proposal and a direct measure of your internal financial structure. This workshop will cover the fundamentals of what comprise indirect rates and how to calculate them correctly.