07.30.15

Burr, Tillis Host NC’s Defense & Economic Development Trade Show

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) will host the 14th Annual North Carolina Defense & Economic Development Trade Show at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) next week.

The 14th Annual North Carolina Defense & Economic Development Trade Show will take place on August 3th, 2015 at FTCC’s Horace Sisk Gymnasium (2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC) from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm.  Both Senator Burr and Senator Tillis will be in attendance to kick-off the DTS on the trade show floor with an official ribbon cutting at 10:30 AM. 

“The Defense Trade Show is an important event for North Carolina businesses, workers and communities,” said Senator Burr. “With the large military presence in our state, it is important that North Carolina businesses get connected with DoD officials to better understand the federal contracts process so that they may better serve their communities and support the local economy.”

“I am honored to kick-off the Defense and Economic Development Trade Show with Senator Burr. Fayetteville is home to the largest military base in the country, and it is crucial that we provide North Carolina businesses the opportunity to understand how they can better and more efficiently contribute to the military community not only in Fayetteville, but across the state,” Senator Tillis said.

Building on a North Carolina tradition, Senator Burr was worked to continue the Defense & Economic Development Trade Show with the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) in an effort to help North Carolina’s businesses build partnerships with the Department of Defense (DoD), other federal agencies, and defense contractors. 

For more information or to register for the DTS, visit: http://www.ncmbc.us/2015DTS.php.