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BDI Connection for October 2012

Volume 3 Issue 6 October 2012

In This Issue

President’s Corner Celebrate Burke Biz at Opportunity Threads More Burke Companies Utilizing MNC Website BDI Debuts ‘Made in Burke’ Segments Quarterly BeBo Networking Meeting Charlotte Business Journal’s Manufacturing Quarterly

President’s Corner

Fall is upon us and it is an exciting time for BDI! We have several projects going on, including some redevelopment plans and grant opportunities. We are currently redesigning our website and hope to have it ready to show off in the next few weeks. This month we will be attending the NC Rural Center Rural Partners Forum in Raleigh to participate in a panel discussion about Project RENEW, which is a great opportunity for us to show how we are transforming workforce development here in Burke County! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page for the latest news and updates from BDI! Scott D. Darnell CEcD, BDI President

Celebrate Burke Biz at Opportunity Threads

On Sept. 20 BDI staff members were joined by elected officials from Burke County and the City of Morganton at Opportunity Threads for Celebrate Burke Biz. Read more…

More Burke Companies Utilizing MNC Website, Free Directory Provides Online Visibility to Customers

If you’re a business owner, chances are you spend a good bit of time thinking about how you can increase sales. Often, that process centers on one (not so simple) question – How can I let more people know about my products? Manufactured in NC is a free website providing North Carolina business owners with an answer…

BDI, City of Morganton Debut Made in Burke Segments

Burke Development, Inc. (BDI) has partnered with the City of Morganton for Made in Burke, a monthly segment that will highlight local manufacturing companies. Beginning in mid-October the segments will air on CoMPAS Cable, and will be featured on the BDI website. Read more…

Quarterly BeBo Networking Meeting

The quarterly networking meeting for BeBo (Burke Entrepreneurs and Business Owners) will be held at the Glen Alpine Town Hall (103 Pitt St.) on Thursday, October 18 from 5:30 to 7:00pm. Dinner will be provided. Please join us as we learn about exciting new business and growth opportunities in the town of Glen Alpine and throughout Burke County!

Charlotte Business Journal’s Manufacturing Quarterly

A quarterly report from the CBJ that focuses on trends in the industrial sector…check it out!

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