Business Briefs: June 2

June 4, 2013 

Breast cancer research and a farm equipment manufacturer seem an unlikely pair, but KIOTI Tractor in Wendell, has been raising funds for beast cancer research. KIOTI hosted members of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in May and presented them with a check for $54,884. Left, Dr. Keith Amos, Jennifer Bowman, Peter Kim and Leslie Schreiner attended the check presentation ceremony at KIOTI Headquarters.


Small business workshop

Success coach, speaker and author Martin Brossman, will conduct a workshop for small business owners titled, “Mobile Marketing – The New Direction for Engaging Customers,” 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Knightdale Chamber of Commerce, 207 Main St., Knightdale. Register online at or call 919-266-4603.

Business After Hours

The Knightdale, Wendell and Zebulon chambers of commerce Business After Hours networking event is 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at 1004 Edenburghs Keep Drive, Knightdale. Online registration recommended. For information, visit or call 919-266-4603.

Business Expo

The Knightdale Business Expo is 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Knightdale High School, 100 Bryan Chalk Lane. Vendors can register online at

Network in Knightdale

The Networking in Knightdale group meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Applebee’s, 6609 Knightdale Blvd. Register at or call 919-266-4603.

Small business group

The Zebulon Chamber of Commerce Small Business Networking group meets 8 a.m. Thursdays at Italia Express, 103 N. Arendell Ave. Call 919-269-6320 or visit to learn more.

Tuesday coffee break

The Tuesday Morning Coffee Break networking group meets 8-9 a.m. at La Familia Bakery & Coffee Shop, 4 N. Main St., Wendell. Call 919-924-0474.

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