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Surry Community Partners with Biltmore to Hold Professional Development Workshop in October


Surry Community College is working with Biltmore Center for Professional Development to offer a “Strategic Storytelling” workshop Thursday, Oct. 24. The workshop is a step-by-step examination of Biltmore best practices in storytelling. Discover how and why you should incorporate storytelling into your organization as a competitive advantage, no matter the industry.

Key takeaways from the presentation will include how to adapt and apply Biltmore best practices to your organization; how to identify your corporation’s stories and how to weave them into your company’s culture; how to bolster your employee culture, increase customer loyalty, and drive community support by communicating your stories with maximum impact; and how to transform storytelling into a business strategy that attracts customer and clients, creates engagement with your business, and leaves customers wanting more.

The workshop will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture & Enology, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main Street, Dobson. Seating is limited, so prompt registration is encouraged.

Early registration is currently taking place and will end October 7th with a cost of $75. Late registration will be held October 8th through October 16th with the cost increasing to $100. The fee includes all presentation materials and lunch. To register, visit, or call the SCC Pilot Center at (336) 386-3618 or

Co-sponsors of the event include Art & Soul of the Yadkin Valley, Yadkin County Tourism Development Authority, and Surry County Tourism Development Authority.

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