As thousands of Marine families begin to move to Eastern Carolina, dozens of contractors here in the east are trying to get a piece of the pie.
Regional Contractors spent the morning learning about military construction opportunities at area bases.
The workshop provided information on construction work that is expected over the next few years on the bases in Eastern Carolina.
More than 11 thousand Marines and their families are expected in the next few years.
The workshop included how to obtain business on base.
A post workshop subcontractor fair provided businesses the opportunity to learn from companies who hold contracts at local bases like Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point.