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Chatter with BNC

Podcast dedicated to all things business in North Carolina. We talk to the state's leaders in healthcare, manufacturing, education and more about their business, passions and lives in an entertaining and informative manner.

Mar 10, 2021

Welcome to Business North Carolina's weekly podcast, serving up interviews with some of the Tar Heel State's most interesting people. On today’s episode, we talk with Kent Yelverton, N.C. State Fair manager and State Fair division director. The N.C. State University grad, who has overseen the state fair for three years, discusses how he got involved in the Department of Agriculture, the economic impact of last year's fair cancelation and the pandemic, how his team is preparing for the 2021 fair and other events, and more. The 2021 N.C. State Fair is slated for Oct. 14-24.