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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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Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights and Trade Secrets:What Business Owners Need to Know @ ONLINE
Jul 24 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Do you want to learn how to manage your business to maturity? Succeed by learning the key management skills needed to get to the next level. Discover the importance of managing employees, resources, and the variety of new challenges you will face as your business moves through the stages of growth. Online


7 Key Topics To Understand Your Legal Matters As You Grow Your Business –  Top 10 Things you need to know to proctect your interest –  @ Microsoft Store South Park
Jul 26 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

This interactive workshop will cover the most important legal lessons every entrepreneur should know. Participants will walk-away understanding common pitfalls to avoid and best practices to keep. We will lay out simple take-aways on a broad range of topics including:

  •  Adhering to Operating Agreement or By-Laws,
  • Avoiding Piercing the Corporate Veil,
  • Third-Party Supplier Agreements,
  • Protecting Your IP,
  • Worker Classifications, etc.
Startup vs. Franchise @ Central Campus
Jul 26 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Are you trying to decide whether to start your own business from scratch or look into a franchise? This is your opportunity to learn about the unique aspects of each type of venture. By gaining a clear understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each, you will be able to determine which option makes the most sense for you.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business — SBA @ SBA Office
Jul 27 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 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. 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.

Latin American Chamber of Commerce – Café y Pastel Networking Latino Breakfast @ Harvey B Gantt Center
Jul 28 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM



LACCC Café Y Pastel
Networking Latino Breakfast

Sponsored by



This year FOOD LION is inviting us to a different location to allow us to have a large crowd at our Café y Pastel! Bring your co-workers and friends and hear about the many great products and opportunities with FOOD LION.

We are invited to tour the Harvey B. Gantt exhibition from 8:30 a.m to 9:30 a.m.




Harvey B Gantt Center
551 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC  28202
Date/Time Information:
Friday, July 28, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Contact Information:
Register online or call (704) 343-2525
Members – Free!
Non-members – $5.00Deadline registration on July 27 at 12:00 p.m.


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ABC’S Small Business Orientation @ Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Aug 1 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

ABC’s Small Business Orientation

WBCC  will deliver – A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market.  The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, financial projections, and funding opportunities.

Understanding Your Credit for the Small Business Owner @ Small Business Center
Aug 1 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

As a business owner, it is important to know your personal credit is a critical factor in seeking to fund a business. Join a representative from Woodforest National Bank to gain an understanding how a credit score is calculated and to learn strategies to improve your score so you are loan and finance ready.

Co-Sponsor(s): John Hohl of Wood Forest Bank

How to Start a Business @ CPCC Central Campus
Aug 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business.

Basics of Bookkeeping @ Central Campus
Aug 7 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for your business. Discover the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best-informed business decisions. If you’re a new business owner or need a refresher on the basics of accounting, this seminar is designed for you.

PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Aug 9 @ 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

PitchBreakfast is a catalyst within the entrepreneurial community, a safe place where entrepreneurs go to connect, learn and grow.


8:00 AM Networking + Breakfast
8:15 AM Pitches
9:15 AM Networking

PitchBreakfast is the second Wednesday of every month at Packard Place, 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), Charlotte, NC 28202.

2 to 4 companies have 5 minutes (with slides) to present their ideas followed by 10 minutes of feedback from our expert panelists and then a Q+A with the audience.

Once a quarter, we host IDEA Pitch, for the select pitchsters from PitchBreakfast. 2 to 4 companies have 2 minutes (no slides) to present their ideas followed by 15 minutes of feedback from IDEA Fund Partners.

Breakfast and coffee is provided, courtesy of our sponsors.


Packard Place is located at 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), just 3 blocks from the Lynx Blue Line 3rd Street/Convention Center stop.

Parking is available on the street around Packard Place and at many affordable parking decks shown on the map.