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The Macon County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce BizWeek 2015, to be held April 27 through April 30.

BizWeek 2015
is a celebration of business, industry and entrepreneurship. Events during the week are designed to show appreciation for all Macon County businesses, large and small, that are part of the fabric of our economic community.

tony almeida The Macon County Economic Development Commission is pleased to welcome Scott T. Hamilton, Executive Director of the Appalachian Regional Commission, as the keynote speaker for the BizWeek 2015 Banquet on April 30th. The event will also feature the announcement of our 2015 BizWeek Honorees.




The Macon County Economic Development Commission encourages you to discover the many benefits of opening or relocating a business or industry to Franklin or Highlands, North Carolina. The quality of life in the Western North Carolina Mountains is unsurpassed and you'll find a dedicated workforce ready to help make your business or industry a success.

Located in Southwestern North Carolina, Macon County is located just over two hours from several major business centers including Atlanta, Georgia, Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Knoxville, Tennessee.

Explore our site and learn why Macon County's location is "In the Center of It All" when looking for a great location to operate a business or industry in Western North Carolina.

Click here to view our 2015 Schedule of meetings & events.

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entrepreneur networking night 2015

Join the Macon County EDC and the CEC Leadership Team for Entrepreneur Networking Night V at The Bowery in Downtown Franklin. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 28 from 6:00 to 8:00pm.Guest speaker will be Justin Belleme, Asheville's 2014 Younger Entrepreneur of the Year.


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Nominate your favorite young business person for the 2015 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Finalists will be named during Entrepreneur Networking Night V with the winner announced during BizWeek 2015 Banquet.


Macon County New Business Guide

franklin nc highlands nc business guideThe Macon County EDC announces the 2nd edition of the Macon County Guide for New Business is now available for download.

The new guide provides valuable information and a resource checklist for those interested in opening a new business in Macon County.

Download PDF Here

For Information Contact
Tommy Jenkins
Economic Development Director
828.369.2306 or

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