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TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010


Annette Dunlap, agribusiness developer
NCDA&CS Marketing Division
(919) 733-7887, ext. 257

Food entrepreneur workshop being held Aug. 11
at WNC Ag Center; registration deadline is Aug. 4

WHO/WHAT: The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host a local workshop for food entrepreneurs, which will focus on marketing and making media work for your food business.

WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, Aug. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virginia Boone Building, WNC Ag Center, Fletcher

WHY: The workshop is designed to help food entrepreneurs create and grow successful businesses.

Topics to be covered include boosting your web presence through social networking, web pages and Google alerts; developing an effective message and media strategy; using traditional media outlets and event marketing and more. Registration remains open for this one-day workshop. The cost is $30 and the deadline to register is Aug. 4. Registration is limited to 40. Registration information is online at, or by calling Annette Dunlap at (919) 733-7887, ext. 257.




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Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 733-4216; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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