events

The Rural Center holds a Rural Partners Forum each fall and a variety of conferences and regional workshops throughout the year. Please click on an event below to learn more about opportunities to participate and to view presentations and handouts.

 

Rural Partners Forum

 

2012 Forum--Enterprising Communities: Transforming local resources into powerful economic assets

 

2011 Forum--Reimagine Rural: Transforming North Carolina's rural communities through youth engagement

 

2010 Forum--Ramping Up the Rural Economy: Five strategies to combat recession, grow jobs and create wealth in your community

 

2009 Forum--Funding Our Rural Future: Growing the Resources We Need to Create the Communities We Want

 

2008 Forum--Innovation: Pioneering Change in North Carolina's Rural Communities

 

2007 Forum--North Carolina Rural Leaders: Lighting the Way Forward

 

2006 Forum--Creating Rural Advantage: Small Places, Big Ideas, Global Reach

 

2005 Forum--Small Town, NC: Embracing Change, Taking Charge

 

2004 Forum--A New Day Dawning for North Carolina’s Rural Workers, Communities & Small Businesses

 

 

Statewide Briefings/Conferences

 

North Carolina Capital Access Program Regional Briefings

 

N.C. Small Towns Economic Prosperity Program graduation, 2009

 

Small Towns Economic Prosperity Program ceremony, 2008

 

Rural Roundtable Discussion: Dropout Prevention in N.C.'s Rural Communities, 2008

 

Entrepreneurship Summit, 2007

 

Small Towns Economic Prosperity Program, 2006

 

Water 2030 Conference, 2006

 

Rural Dislocated Worker Summit, 2004

 

Regional Meetings

 

Regional Forums, 2002

 

Regional Small Town Workshops, 2005