Opportunities for Manufacturing, Hospitality and Tourism

There are now some great opportunities for Advanced Manufacturing and Hospitality and Tourism via recent grants awarded to the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board.

These grants can assist you with finding interns and training employees. If you are interested in learning more about these grants, please contact Norris Gentry at 828-782-2632 or email edwardngentry@abtech.edu.

Grants and Programs

  • Advanced Manufacturing Grant and Hospitality and Tourism Grant (expanded funding for local training)
  • Backpacks to Briefcases (internships, must be a college graduate (2 or 4 year))
  • Maximize Carolina Grant

Advanced Manufacturing Pathway Video Filming Request

Amplified Media has been selected as the firm to oversee our region’s Advanced Manufacturing efforts. They are looking for ideal candidates who have a great story to tell, and who would be comfortable talking on camera. Their stories will be illustrated with photos and film footage and they would like to tape additional footage at your facility. If you are interested, please contact Jennifer Courtney-Bartel, Project Manager, 828-406-3911. Their website is www.amplified-media.com.

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