Come hear Laila Mortimer, owner of River’s Edge Treehouse Resort in Robbinsville, describe how she and her husband Doug grew River’s Edge from an idea to a successful eco-tourism destination. Laila will answer questions about their challenges and successes along the way: how they refined their idea, learned the ropes of the hospitality industry, and obtained financing to build and operate their unique business.
Representatives from three community lenders – Carolina Small Business Development Fund, Mountain BizWorks, and Natural Capital Investment Fund will also be on hand to answer questions about the financing and assistance they provide to growing businesses. Free. Refreshments provided