Cherry Bekaert LLP to Visit 2014 NC Tech Tour’s Wilmington Stop, Acting as Headline Sponsor for Tour

Accounting and Consulting Firm and North Carolina Technology Association Promote Booming Technology Industry in 2014 Tour

Wilmington, NC, May 29, 2014 --( Cherry Bekaert LLP, one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the United States, has announced that it is the headline sponsor of the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA)’s 2014 NC Tech Tour, which will make its next stop in Wilmington, N.C., on Thursday, May 29. The 2014 NC Tech Tour highlights NCTA’s statewide impact and showcases the benefits of engaging in North Carolina’s booming technology industry. Cherry Bekaert LLP will travel with NCTA across the state as they visit NCTA members, connecting with industry partners and host receptions at each stop. This tour brings together leaders form across sectors and functions to discuss how technology is helping businesses and organizations succeed.

The Wilmington stop will include member tours with Castle Branch, Next Glass and Business RadioX. The Techworking event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The tour, which kicked off in February, will make its way through the state with a stop in Asheville on Thursday, September 18 before concluding in the Triad on Wednesday, October 1. NCTA members are invited to participate in individual tour stops, and both members and non-members are invited to attend the Techworking networking events hosted at each stop.

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“We are excited to be the NC Tech Tour’s headline sponsor for the second year in a row,” said Scott Duda, Cherry Bekaert Mid-Carolina managing partner. “The 2013 Tour was a huge success, and this year is showing even more promise. It is such a privilege to work with the NCTA because it is an amazing organization and a key player in furthering the tech industry of our state. We look forward to participating in discussions with the state’s business leaders on the top trending topics surrounding the technology industry.”

About Cherry Bekaert LLP:
Cherry Bekaert LLP has designed its practice with one thing in mind: cultivating client growth. As a nationally recognized, growth-oriented firm ranked among the largest accounting businesses in the country, Cherry Bekaert specializes in offering solutions that impact its clients’ ability to grow. For more than 65 years, global corporations, private businesses, government entities, nonprofits, emerging firms and successful individuals have relied on Cherry Bekaert as their growth partner. Based in Richmond, Va., Cherry Bekaert LLP has offices located in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information, visit

About The North Carolina Technology Association:
Founded in 1993, the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a nonprofit association focused on advancing the state's technology industry. NCTA has more than 700 member companies, organizations and institutions representing more than 100,000 North Carolina based employees in an exponentially growing economic sector. The organization brings together business and technology executives to promote the industry through peer interaction, educational programming, information sharing, relationship building and networking. It also provides a voice for the state’s technology industry and is the go-to organization for policymakers on issues affecting the technology sector. NCTA promotes lifelong learning and supports the development of a world-class workforce to improve North Carolina’s economy. For more information, visit
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