Partnerships & Tools for Your Success

Welcome to Charlotte Business Resources.
Our goal is to connect you with the information you need to start and run a successful business. represents a community-wide collaborative effort by a network of organizations committed to working together
to save you time and money by providing relevant business resources & information.

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Branding & Marketing: “How To Build a Fierce Brand!” @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Jan 24 @ 6:30 PM – May 3 @ 8:30 PM

This course will include the brand framework and various strategies on what it takes to build a fierce brand and take tit to market for your audience. Additionally, provide the tools you can use to up-level your personal and business brand so that you can create the lifestyle you desire.

LACCC Job Fair @ Hal Marshall
Apr 21 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
We would appreciate it if you register to allow us to keep a count.  But, it is not required to attend. 
Please scroll down to see some of the positions
Event Description:

Thanks to our current participating companies



State Farm                         Police Department                     Duke Energy

Training Academy

Bojangles’                            Unique USA Inc.               City of Charlotte

TZ Insurance

All company tables are sold out!
Thanks for your support

You will find positions between a variety of areas like:
•Assistance Warehouse Management
•Bilingual and Elementary Education
•Credit / Lending
•Customer Service
•Finance and Accounting
•Food Services / Culinary Opportunities
•Information Technology
•Investment Banking and Markets
•Marketing / Communications
•Nursing / Physician / Radiology
•Retail / Grocery Store Positions
•Risk / Compliance / Audit
•Shipping / Picking

Software Development

Hal Marshall Services Center
700 N. Tryon St,
Charlotte, NC 28202Free parking, access to public transportation.
Date/Time Information:
Saturday,  April 21, 2018
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Contact Information:
Call Paula Aguilera, Director of Membership and Programs office: (704) 343-2525; email:
FREE and Open to the Public!
Buy your Booth Now!Please register to help us keep a count, thanks!
QuickBooks Level 1 @ Levine Campus
Apr 23 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Discover how to manage and maintain your business finances by automating your accounting and financial reporting functions.  Use this computerized program to set your company’s chart of accounts, receive payments, pay bills, create lists, track cash sales, enter bills, create invoices, make deposits, reconcile bank accounts and write checks in order to more easily manage your financial decisions.Uses QuickBooks® 2015.  Purchase book: QuickBooks® Pro 2015 Level 1.

Occurs Monday and Wednesday  4/23-5/2

NBMBAA CLT Professionals & Small Business Owners Meetup @ Loft & Cellar
Apr 24 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Charlotte Chapter of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and Loft & Cellar are partnering to bring together the Charlotte professional and small business communities for Happy Hour to foster relationship building, connections to professional and small business resources, as well as to foster B2B and B2C connections. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit that is being hosted in Charlotte from June 6th – 9th.

Free networking event.

The Basics of Trademarks for Small Business @ Online-WebEx
Apr 25 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Is your company name important to you? Did you spend time and money developing a logo or a slogan? Small business owners that answer yes should consider registering for a trademark as a way to protect the business brand. North Carolina’s trademarks registry is administered by the N.C. Secretary of State’s Office, while federal trademarks are overseen by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This seminar focuses on various aspects of trademarks – from choosing between a federal or a state trademark or both to filing for one. Attendees can expect to get an overview of the costs, benefits, and pitfalls of trademarks.

Co-Sponsor(s): NC Secretary of State Office

Business Plan Essentials @ Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Apr 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Feeling intimidated by your business plan?  Have you been avoiding writing it?  Want to get a handle on the components that make up your business plan?….  Join us for 14 sessions of empowering you to define your business your way.  This 28hr training session will allow you to walk away with a completed plan.  SEATING IS LIMITED ONLY Registered participants for this workshop -will have access to all 14 sessions


Working the Business Model Canvas @ CPCC Levine Campus
Apr 26 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Throw out your static business plan for this innovative tool for success and you will be able to design and implement a new business idea or analyze and renovate an old one. The Business Model Canvas is a hands on approach for business modeling that allows you to outline and test your hypothesis, present your ideas to customers, collect real world evidence and pivot to adapt your idea or business to the changing landscape. Strategically and systematically find more effective ways to do business and see the benefits to your bottom line.

Latin American Chamber of Commerce Café y Pastel Networking Latino Breakfast @ Manolo's Bakery
Apr 27 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Event Description:

Networking Latino Breakfast

Hosted By

 Join us for a fun and friendly networking atmosphere and view the expansion of Manolo’s Bakery!

Manolo’s Bakery
4405 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
Free Parking
Date/Time Information:
Friday, April 27
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Contact Information:
Paula Aguilera Director of Membership 704-343-2525
Members – Free!
Non-members – $5.00
Free Parking


Charlotte Mecklenburg Library- University City @ University Regional Library
Apr 28 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has resources to help you start and grow your business. ReferenceUSA, an online directory of millions of United States companies, can be used to find out who your competitors are, get valuable information for deciding on a business location, find customers if you are selling B2B, and more. If you have a profile of the person you would sell your product or service to, then using SimplyAnalytics, will give you statistics and demographic information. Your taxes have allowed the Library to provide these valuable resources at no additional cost, attend this hands-on workshop to learn how to use them to succeed in your business.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop I @ Steele Creek Library
Apr 30 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.