/Events

Dec
10
Tue
Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte – Holiday Tapas at Salud @ Salud
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Event Description:

Come and celebrate the Holidays with us and make new business connections. 

Sponsored by

Event Media:
Location:
Salud Cervecería
3306-C  N Davidson St
Charlotte, NC 28205
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, December 10th
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
704-343-2525
Fees/Admission:
$5 per person (members and non-members)Hot Appetizers
Street Parking and Paid Public Parking
Cash Bar

Latino Dance Party All Night!Deadline registration Monday, Dec 9th
BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!!  Limited Space.
Dec
11
Wed
PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Dec 11 @ 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.

Dec
12
Thu
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series, #1, The Basics @ SBA
Dec 12 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

 Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The 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/local-workshops-4

Dec
16
Mon
Como Obtener Financiamiento o Subsidio (Grant) para Comenzar un Negocio en Carolina del Norte @ Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

¿Esta comenzando un negocio y tiene poco capital? ¿Esta familiarizado con las diferentes fuentes de financiamiento y programas disponibles para el micro-empresario aqui en Carolina del Norte? ¿Sabe la diferencia entre un micro-crédito, préstamo o un subsidio (grant)? En esta sesión gratis y en español responderemos esas y otras preguntas sobre financiamiento para su negocio, como prepararse antes de aplicar, cómo calificar para micro-créditos, programas de financiamiento empresarial y mitos y realidades sobre los subsidios (grants) en Estados Unidos. Para registrarse o más información, llame al 980-729-8273 o envíe un correo electrónico a contactNC@prosperausa.org.

Dec
19
Thu
Small Business Development @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Jan
7
Tue
How to Start a Business @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Understand the basics of starting a business and go 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 required. Register to attend online or in-person

Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training seminar.

Jan
8
Wed
PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Jan 8 @ 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
9
Thu
Business Law for Entrepreneurs @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Managing a Business

Avoid legal pitfalls from the start by familiarizing yourself with the basic legal practices associated with building a business. Discover which entity structure is best for your business and more! This workshop will be led by an attorney and time will be available for group discussion.

Speaker(s): Abbie Baynes, Baynes Law

Pre-registration required Register to attend online or in-person.

online, Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training seminar.

Jan
13
Mon
Basic Accounting with QuickBooks @ CPCC Central Campus Levine Technology Bldg
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Content

  • Class 1
    • Work with setting up the chart of accounts
      • asset
      • current liability
      • other asset
      • long term liability
      • equity
      • Learn why it is so important to set up the chart of accounts correctly
    • Understanding the debits and credits of accounting through doing transactions:
      • bills
      • checks
      • invoices
  • Class 2
    • Understanding A-L=E formula and how to arrive at it
      • Cash vs. accrual methods?
      • Job costing
      • Understanding the Balance Sheet and P & L
      •  Assets – Liabilities = Equity What does it mean?
      • Journal reports

 

Prerequisites

Basic computer skills

Method of Instruction

Lecture; small group discussion; Computer use; overhead use; role-plays

Evaluation

  • Exam:  No
  • Demonstration of Skills:  Yes
  • Class Participation:  Yes
Jan
14
Tue
Risk Management: Get Real, Get Right, Get Results @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Disaster Mitigation

When big events or natural disasters come to town, it’s important to have a plan in place to deal with the risks that could affect your business. Learn where to look for risks and how to create and implement a risk management program to make informed decisions for your small business.

Speaker(s): Vanessa Vaughn Mathews, Asfalis Advisors

Register to attend online or in-person Pre-registration required.