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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Aug
12
Thu
Business LaunchPad @ Virtual Event
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – Dec 16 @ 11:30 am

Business LaunchPad
[Are You Ready to Launch Your Government Contracting Portfolio?]

– W H Y Y O U S H O U L D P A R T I C I P A T E –

The Business LaunchPad is an exclusive, no cost, 16 week
program instituted and administered by Mecklenburg County’s
Office of Economic Development in facilitation partnership
with Central Piedmont Community College’s Small Business
Center. The program includes classroom instruction, subject
matter experts, guest speakers, practical exercises, and
participation in ‘real-world’ workshops and events.
This progressive economic development program is created to
capitalize on the synergy and collaboration of organizational
resources and establishment of an effective toolkit for success

Space is limited. This exclusive program is sponsored by Mecklenburg County’s Office of Economic Development and is offered free of charge in partnership with Central Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center. This program is made possible by a grant from CLT Host 2020, Inc.

Oct
19
Tue
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Oct
21
Thu
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Is starting a business right for you? Score virtual workshop @ Zoom virtual meeting
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop
This introductory workshop focuses on the Business Start-Up Basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Business Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.
Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/content/take-workshop-249

Oct
26
Tue
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Is starting a business right for you? Score virtual workshop @ Zoom virtual meeting
Oct 26 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop
This introductory workshop focuses on the Business Start-Up Basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Business Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.
Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/content/take-workshop-249

NAWBO Charlotte Success in the Queen City/NAWBO Talks @ Whitehead Manor
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for two great events on one night! We will celebrate women in business in the Charlotte area. Be ready to be inspired, challenged and motivated with special NAWBO speakers, networking, and an opportunity to feature your company. Register today!

Oct
28
Thu
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Franchise Ownership, Is it right for me? @ Zoom webinar
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Considering business ownership? Ready to leave employment behind? Want to start a business while employed? This No Cost event is for anyone that wants to: create their own corporate ladder; start a business while employed; enjoy career independence; build equity in their own business; learn about franchises expanding in their markets; hear about business financing options Presentations: by experts in the franchise industry Panel Discussions: ask questions of and get the answers you need from our panel of local franchise owners and franchise industry experts KEY TOPICS: Business Plans/Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Financing/Capital Franchising Other

Registration: https://charlotte.score.org/event/franchise-ownership-it-right-me-oct-28-2021

 

Hot Topic: How To Fund Your Business @ Virtual Event
Oct 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us as we discuss Mecklenburg County Meck Lending loan program, Small Business Supportive Services, Funding Opportunities, and Much More.

Registration now open!

https://howtofundyourbusiness.eventbrite.com

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