/Events

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.

Sep
28
Tue
Let’s Talk Withholding Taxes with NCDOR & IRS @ Online
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This webinar will help participants better understand their withholding tax obligations with NCDOR. Participants will receive instructions on how to file and when to file a withholding tax return in addition to learning about the basics of state withholding taxes, how to register for an account in order to remit withholding tax, and when State withholding is required for employees and other types of compensation.

Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Sep 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.

Using Email to Connect with Customers @ Online
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

How does your business stay top of mind? By connecting with customers, sharing relevant information and engaging regularly. Learn the power of the inbox and the different platforms and features available to manage your small business email marketing efforts.

Speaker: Wilmenia Gripper, W.E.G. Consulting & Training Corporation

Sep
30
Thu
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 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

Solicitud de perdón: convierta su préstamo de PPP a un subsidio @ Virtual
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

¿Recibió un préstamo de PPP (préstamo para la nómina de su negocio)? Ahora que recibió fondos de PPP, es posible que se esté preguntando o esta confundido acerca de cómo solicitar el perdón del PPP. En este seminario gratis y en español usted recibirá una comprensión detallada de cómo solicitar el perdón de su prestamo de PPP.

Esta sesión se ofrece con el apoyo Wells Fargo, United Way, y Mecklenburg County

Para registrarse visite: https://bit.ly/3DfsSMD

English:

Did you get a PPP (Payroll Protection Program) loan? Now that you’ve received PPP funds, you may be wondering or confused about how to apply for  PPP forgiveness. In this free seminar in Spanish you will receive a detailed understanding of how to request forgiveness of your PPP loan.

This session is offered with the support of Wells Fargo, United Way, and Mecklenburg County

To register visit: https://bit.ly/3DfsSMD

Oct
5
Tue
Are You HUB Certified for North Carolina? @ Online
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

If you are a woman, minority, or disabled business owner, come join us and learn how to position your company to do business with the State of North Carolina.

State government is the largest purchaser of goods and services in the state. Many state contract opportunities contain participation goals for Historically Underutilized Businesses (minority and women-owned businesses).

This HUB certification training will feature:

• A review of the complete Statewide Uniform Certification HUB Certification application process.
• In-depth hands-on assistance through the process of registering on the Electronic Vendor Portal (eVP)
• Answers to the most common application questions
• Guidance on how to grow and market your business for success in state government

Plan NOW to leverage this resource to create a competitive advantage in your market

Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Oct 5 @ 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
6
Wed
Is starting a business right for you? Score virtual workshop @ Zoom virtual meeting
Oct 6 @ 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

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