Charlotte, NC, June 14, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Mary Cantando, coordinator for the North Carolina Make Mine a Million $ Business™ (www.makemineamillion.org) event, has announced that the organization will host its first North Carolina event on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Blake Hotel, located at 555 S. McDowell St. The program provides a combination of money, mentoring, marketing and technology tools that help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses from micros to millions. North Carolina is one of only 10 states to host the program in 2008.
North Carolina women business owners may complete an online award application through Monday, Sept. 1. Twenty finalists will be selected from applicants statewide and asked to deliver a business pitch to women entrepreneurs, judges and guests at the event, and ten winners will be chosen by judges and audience members. Women entrepreneurs interested in applying for the North Carolina event are encouraged to visit www.makemineamillion.org for more information.
“We are excited to bring the Make Mine a Million $ Business™ program to North Carolina,” said Cantando. “This event offers women business owners an incredible opportunity to learn how they can grow their businesses past the $1 million mark, and I strongly encourage all women entrepreneurs to apply.”
About Make Mine A Million $ Business™:
Make Mine a Million $ Business™, a program of Count Me In and founding partner, OPEN from American Express, provides women entrepreneurs with the opportunity to expand their businesses by generating more than a million dollars in annual revenue. A unique nationwide program that provides money, mentoring and marketing opportunities to help businesses grow from micro to millions, the Make Mine a Million $ Business™ program’s goal is to lead one million women entrepreneurs in the effort to reach annual revenues of one million dollars by 2010. North Carolina will host the state’s first Make Mine a Million $ Business™ event on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Blake Hotel in Charlotte. For more information please visit www.makemineamillion.org or call (212) 245-1245.
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