New website showcases strategic advantages of doing business in WNC

[04/14/2014] AdvantageWest launches new, information-rich website designed to showcase the strategic advantages of doing business in Western North Carolina AdvantageWest, th... Details...

AdvantageWest is presented with sustainability award by Ford

[04/13/2014] AdvantageWest was presented with a $2,000 sustainability award from Ford Motor Company at the Mother Earth News Fair on April 13. According to James Duft, Progr... Details...

Natural products industry on the rise in Western North Carolina

[04/10/2014] Western North Carolina is not just where the wild things grow, but home to a growing number of businesses using technology to turn those native plants into cons... Details...

Commercial Kitchen Gears Up for New Season

[04/03/2014] Ashe County's Commercial Kitchen is teaming up with multiple organizations, including Blue Ridge Food Ventures and AdvantageWest, to help develop a better futur... Details...

Mitchell County Manufacturer Announces Expansion

[04/02/2014] [Press Release from Mitchell County Economic Development Commission, Spruce Pine N.C. - April 2, 2014]: Buck Stove Corporation of Spruce Pine, N.C. announces th... Details...

Study Finds NC Film & TV Tax Incentive Spurs Economic Growth

[04/01/2014] A new study released by North Carolina State Poole College of Management distinguished professor Dr. Robert Handfield found the tax incentive intended to attrac... Details...

Regional magazine focuses on members of Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC

[04/01/2014] A look at the outdoor recreational equipment manufacturing industry in Western North Carolina and some of the members of the Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC. Details...

Elkamet Invests $2.5 Million To Expand WNC Manufacturing Center

[03/31/2014] Elkamet Inc. will invest more than $2.5 million to expand its manufacturing plant in East Flat Rock in the AdvantageWesst region, with plans to create 20 jobs i... Details...

Innovation Fund NC announces 3rd funding cycle: Dates, Info sessions & a new energy sector

[03/26/2014] Innovation Fund North Carolina (IFNC), an organization created to help entrepreneurs gain access to critical pre-seed funding and mentorship for high-growth, sc... Details...

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR WNC BUSINESS PITCH COMPETITION

[03/24/2014] [March 24, 2014]: AdvantageWest announces the winners of the 2013-14 SEED Challenge, a business pitch competition designed to help agriculture and natural resou... Details...

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