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UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec
17
Mon
QuickBooks®: Nivel Intermedio @ Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

En este taller gratis y en español usted aprenderá cómo medir la situación financiera de su empresa por medio del programa de contabilidad QuickBooks®. Algunos tópicos específicos que se cubrirán son los siguientes: Creación efectiva de estimados, órdenes de compra y recibos, manejo y control de inventario, entre otros.

NOTA: Este taller es recomendado para participantes con un manejo de principiantes del programa de QuickBooks®.

Dec
19
Wed
Certification: Which One is Right For Your Business @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte'
Dec 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Are you confused by all of the CERTIFICATION acronyms (DBE, MBE, SBE, WOSB, HUB). This session is designed to help small business owners understand the importance of minority, women and small business certification. Participants will learn which certification is right for their business and how to leverage it.

Dec
20
Thu
Small Business Development Orientation – Evening Sessions @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Jan
8
Tue
Legal: What You Should Know Before Signing a Lease @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DON’T SIGN!!! BE PREPARED!! BE INFORMED!! Ready to sign a commercial real estate lease for office building, retail space, or other business use? The success or failure of your business may depend on certain terms of the lease. Participants will understand how commercial leases differ. Before you sign anything, make sure you understand the Terms & Conditions your expectations and responsibility, and the expectations of the landlord.

Jan
9
Wed
PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Jan 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.

SCHEDULE

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.

PARKING

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.

Jan
10
Thu
8A Certification @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses. The 8(a) Program offers a broad scope of assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. The program also provides access to government contracting opportunities, allowing small businesses to better compete in the federal contracting marketplace.

Small Business Resources (Online) @ Online
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

If you are just getting started or an early stage business owner this is your opportunity to learn about all the resources and nonprofit organizations that can assist you on your entrepreneurial journey. You’ll gain perspective on which resources to access at what time and also find out about services to help you manage and grow your business.

Speaker(s): Briles Johnson

Online WebEx registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session

Meeting number 644 965 235

Meeting password: sbcn2019

Pre-registration is required

Jan
14
Mon
Basic Accounting w/ QuickBooks @ CPCC Harris Campus Harris 2 Room 2127
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Basic Accounting with QuickBooks®

Description

Build a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting and how it relates within QuickBooks®. Understand the chart of accounts and what happens when bills, checks and invoices are entered. No accounting knowledge or QuickBooks experience is required. Basic computer skills are required.    

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Create a chart of accounts
  • Enter bills
  • Enter checks
  • Record invoices
  • Deal with a couple of financial reports.

Jan
15
Tue
How to Start a Business @ CPCC Small Business Center
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

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.

Speaker(s): Tom Conroy

Pre-registration is required

 

 

How to Start a Business (online) @ Online
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

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.

Speaker(s): Tom Conroy

Pre-registration is required

 

Fee: No Cost