What We Are

TechWorks is a non-profit, tech hub committed to job creation and economic growth for Gaston county and the region.

What We Do

TechWorks provides a place for connection, shared knowledge, and resources where businesses can collaborate, develop new talent, and give back to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Why It Matters

 TechWorks will create long-term, sustainable growth and help establish Gaston County as the place where people want to work, invest, and play.

Our Mission

01.
Recruit high-growth potential startups into Gaston County and provide them a community and office space built with intention

02.
Educate Gaston County students, integrate them within the region’s tech talent pipeline, and provide them access to jobs in demand

03.
Transform and propel Gaston businesses forward by offering educational and training programs that enable them to compete in the digital economy

04.
Advocate to expand access to high-speed internet for the underserved areas in Gaston County

Putting Gaston County First

TechWorks is intentionally designed to help improve the economic opportunities for businesses and residents in Gaston County.

It’s a place for serious entrepreneurs to collaborate and scale their business in a location that supports them for long-term success. TechWorks is also a learning community for students of all ages, providing access to in-demand tech education that unlocks opportunity for our residents to prosper right along with the businesses that grow here.

As the Charlotte region has grown, Gaston County has remained underserved and we’re here to address that. TechWorks is beyond co-working; it’s community building.

A rising tide lifts all boats, and we want everyone to come along for the ride.

TechWorks is an Opportunity Factory for all!

In the News

TechWorks Grand Opening

TechWorks was honored to host our supporters and future collaborators for our Grand Opening event in early April! We look forward to sharing many exciting new firsts with you all as we work towards becoming the best Opportunity Factory in the region! Stay tuned to our website and social media channels as we share events,Continue reading

TechWorks is a Catalyst for Growth

TechWorks is the only project of its kind in the State with an investment from the State, County and City totaling $2.1M. City of Belmont was awarded a $1M State Grant in Dec. 2017 on behalf of TechWorks. TechWorks is a model for how an urban-rural county can become a hub for tech innovation andContinue reading

TechWorks partners with Open Broadband

TechWorks partners with Open Broadband to roll out fixed-wireless high speed broadband in Gaston County Goal: In partnership with TechWorks, Open Broadband delivers fixed wireless high speed internet to all municipalities in Gaston County. Service includes speeds up to gigabit (1000Mbps) for businesses and residents, first in Belmont, then expanding to other parts of GastonContinue reading

TechWorks Educational Events

Upcoming Events in 2018: Key5 Conference, Sat., Jan. 27, Embassy Suites Charlotte – A high energy half-day experience with more than a dozen brilliant speakers sharing 5 minute keynote talks Strategy Matters Series: Jan. 30: 4 Critical Factors for Sustainable Growth Feb. 27: 3 Market Analysis Priorities to Drive Profitability Mar. 27: Is a CommodityContinue reading

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Come Visit Us!

TechWorks is located just west of the Catawba river in beautiful Belmont. Our central location is walkable to downtown amenities, great restaurants, coffee shops, and stores.

Your New Workspace Awaits.

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