Serving Anson, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union Counties in North Carolina

Workshops and Conferences


Past Workshops

If you attended past workshops or if you'd like to find out more about the subjects we covered, please browse our collection of presentations from our past events.

Link-up Financing, Support Services and Grants for Small Business Development

On February 9, 2010 the Centralina Economic Development Commission co-hosted a workshop with the Mooresville South Iredell Economic Development Corporation to inform business leaders from around the region about tools to support existing businesses as they face a tougher credit environment and tight markets. 

Energy Incentives for Businesses

On September 22, 2009, Gaston County Economic Development Commission and Centralina COG, Community & Economic Development co-sponsored and event that brought business leaders from around the region together to learn about "Green" Incentives offered thought the State Energy Office as well as hidden "Energy" tax credits for industries & business.


Link-up With Stimulus Grants

On May 6, 2009, we hosted workshop offering instruction on on connecting with funding available through the American Recovery Reinvestment Act 2009 (ARRA).


Ethanol Roundtable

Building a Sustainable Ethanol Industry in NC. held at The Charles Mack Citizen Center located in Mooresville, NC

Link-Up: Building Partnerships for Redevelopment of Commercial Districts

On March 28, 2008, we hosted workshop offering instruction on redevelopment of a commercial district or neighborhood commercial development, downtown redevelopment, historic preservation, and the use of historic tax credits. The emphasis of this workshop was connecting local leaders with the public and private resources to help bring these projects to life.

Link-Up: Financing and Grant Extravaganza

On January 23, 2008, we hosted a workshop that educated attendants about State and Federal resources for grants and loans available to fund community development projects.