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Defense Contractor Academy

November 12, 2019 | 8:00 am - November 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm


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, 2019 in Hickory and November 12-14 in Spring Lake, beginning at 0800 and ending at 1630 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.

Cost. All three days of instructions, including materials, catering (sodas, water and lunches) are included in the $150 registration fee, per person. Please note: coffee and breakfast are not included.

Registration. Registration is available for the Spring Lake Academy. The Hickory Academy, registration is now closed to ensure certificates, plaques, materials are available to attendees the first day of class.


November 12, 2019 | 8:00 am
November 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm
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