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We are excited about this year's event and look forward to seeing you there.

About the Lake Lure Inn

Located in picturesque Lake Lure, North Carolina, the Inn was first opened to guests in 1927. The Grand Lobby and hallways exhibit original antiques, furnishings and srtwork. The Lake Lure Inn and Spa has expanded to include inviting gardens, wedding locations, restaurants, and an elegant spa. Designed with leisure in mind, the nostalgic atmosphere of Inn is apparent the moment you enter its historic foyer. 


In 2005, the Inn enjoyed a full restoration to its historic splendor, and now features an outstanding collection of period art and antiques, duplicating the aesthetic experiences grand hotels of the 1920's provided. The Inn offers gracious accommodations and a choice of guest rooms, suites and bungalows. Many rooms feature our signature beds, restored tiles and nickeled fixtures from the original baths. All rooms have satellite TV, and telephone.




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About the Retreat


Carolina Entrepreneur 2014 is a two-day, invitation-only retreat for experienced entrepreneurs, high-level professionals, and key government representatives at the federal, state and local levels.  A solution-oriented event, CE14 has been organized to provide resources which help business leaders manage and grow their companies. The retreat brings together company founders and CEO's, government leaders, and financial professionals with the goal of generating new business opportunities.  


Top 5 Reasons to Attend


Network with a diverse, influential group of successful visionaries and aquire new business contacts for future collaboration.

Learn from and participate in forum discussions led by expert panels on topics of immediate importance to businesses of all stripes.

Discover alternative financing options for creative capital formation. Learn about the latest trends, strategies, and opportunities for funding businesses in today's economic and regulatory environment.

Collaborate with federal and state government leaders seeking contact with entrepreneurs to communicate and develop government programs to support small and medium businesses in our area.

Relax. Come to CE14 expecting to have a good time with interesting people. It’s an opportunity to reflect on—and possibly reorient—your business strategies.