/Events

Feb
4
Tue
QuickBook Series @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Limited Seating”

Cost:  $299

Who / Why Should You Attend:  Feeling intimidated by your financial documents? Have you been avoiding your financial reports and numbers? Want to get a handle on the reports the Banks need? Let us help you discover how you can manage and maintain a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting.

This 12 hour course is for Entrepreneurs at all levels of their business to gain a more in-depth understanding of their financial management system to take back control of your business through your most valuable resource – YOUR INCOME. This 12 hour course is designed to teach you: Bookkeeping Concepts; How to set up their Company in QuickBooks; Creating Charts of Accounts; Customer Transaction; Vendor Transaction; Reconciling Books; How to read financial statements and review your business; Understanding the difference between accrual or cash accounting; Inventory & No inventory; and more.

Presenter:  Dr. Vickie Dexter

Feb
5
Wed
53 Ideas Pitch Competition – “Pop Up Recording” @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

53 Ideas Pitch Competition – “Pop Up Recording”

Location:  9115 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 440  | Charlotte, NC 28269

Why / Who Should Compete:  Have a great idea but don’t have a way to record and submit it? We’ve got you covered! Stop in at one of the pop-up recording events and we’ll capture your 53-second pitch on video.

53 Ideas: In Person Pop-Up Event @ Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The 53 Ideas team is coming to a neighborhood near you in January and February 2020!

We’re making it easier than ever for you to submit your 53 second video pitch to 53 Ideas by hosting pop-up pitch recording events throughout the Charlotte region. Stop in at any advertised event and we’ll record your pitch and get you entered in the competition. You might even be lucky to take home some cool swag.

WHAT IS 53 Ideas?

53 Ideas is an open call for business ideas made possible through financial support of the Foundation Office of Fifth Third Bank. If you have a business idea pitch it for a chance to win up to $10,250 to help fund the development of your idea.

Until February 20 anyone age 16 and older that resides in one of the 10 counties surrounding Charlotte can submit a 53-second video pitch. Learn more at www.53ideas.com

On February 29, we will announce the top 53 Ideas. Those individuals will move on to the next round of the competition and become a step closer to winning $10,000, $5,000 or $2,500 in seed funding.

Visit www.53ideas.com to submit your pitch from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Can’t submit on your own come out to a pop-up event like this one and we’ll record your pitch.

Good luck to all!

53 Ideas: In Person Pop-Up Event @ Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The 53 Ideas team is coming to a neighborhood near you in January and February 2020!

We’re making it easier than ever for you to submit your 53 second video pitch to 53 Ideas by hosting pop-up pitch recording events throughout the Charlotte region. Stop in at any advertised event and we’ll record your pitch and get you entered in the competition. You might even be lucky to take home some cool swag.

WHAT IS 53 Ideas?

53 Ideas is an open call for business ideas made possible through financial support of the Foundation Office of Fifth Third Bank. If you have a business idea pitch it for a chance to win up to $10,250 to help fund the development of your idea.

Until February 20 anyone age 16 and older that resides in one of the 10 counties surrounding Charlotte can submit a 53-second video pitch. Learn more at www.53ideas.com

On February 29, we will announce the top 53 Ideas. Those individuals will move on to the next round of the competition and become a step closer to winning $10,000, $5,000 or $2,500 in seed funding.

Visit www.53ideas.com to submit your pitch from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Can’t submit on your own come out to a pop-up event like this one and we’ll record your pitch.

Good luck to all!

Feb
6
Thu
QuickBook Series @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Limited Seating”

Cost:  $299

Who / Why Should You Attend:  Feeling intimidated by your financial documents? Have you been avoiding your financial reports and numbers? Want to get a handle on the reports the Banks need? Let us help you discover how you can manage and maintain a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting.

This 12 hour course is for Entrepreneurs at all levels of their business to gain a more in-depth understanding of their financial management system to take back control of your business through your most valuable resource – YOUR INCOME. This 12 hour course is designed to teach you: Bookkeeping Concepts; How to set up their Company in QuickBooks; Creating Charts of Accounts; Customer Transaction; Vendor Transaction; Reconciling Books; How to read financial statements and review your business; Understanding the difference between accrual or cash accounting; Inventory & No inventory; and more.

Presenter:  Dr. Vickie Dexter

Feb
11
Tue
Small Business Development / Business Plan Overview @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Who / Why Should You Attend:  Are you an entrepreneur thinking of starting a business or are you already in business and not sure if you have completed all the necessary steps to be an established entity or successful business? This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs with start-ups and established businesses to examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market, examine entrepreneur readiness, business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Having challenges with understanding where to begin with your business plan, and what components are required? The Business Plan Overview session will give business owners the ability to walk-away knowledgeable of the key objectives needed for a professional plan.

Presenters:  Sonya Miller-Ray  / Natalie Williams

Do You Understand Your Business Social Media Analytics? @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“Measure your efforts”

Why / Who Should You Attend:  How can I measure how people interact with my page and posts? With page insights, you can learn posts people are engaging with- or not engaging with and make the best decisions about what content is going to get you the most effect on your page. With these results you will be able to build your audience and get more people interacting with your business.

Presenter:  Nicole Crawley

QuickBook Series @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Limited Seating”

Cost:  $299

Who / Why Should You Attend:  Feeling intimidated by your financial documents? Have you been avoiding your financial reports and numbers? Want to get a handle on the reports the Banks need? Let us help you discover how you can manage and maintain a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting.

This 12 hour course is for Entrepreneurs at all levels of their business to gain a more in-depth understanding of their financial management system to take back control of your business through your most valuable resource – YOUR INCOME. This 12 hour course is designed to teach you: Bookkeeping Concepts; How to set up their Company in QuickBooks; Creating Charts of Accounts; Customer Transaction; Vendor Transaction; Reconciling Books; How to read financial statements and review your business; Understanding the difference between accrual or cash accounting; Inventory & No inventory; and more.

Presenter:  Dr. Vickie Dexter

Feb
13
Thu
WBCC Technology Session with Microsoft @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Who / Why Should You Attend:  As a business owner it is critical to understand how to incorporate technology into your business practices. This session will provide an overview about technology for small businesses; how to utilize Office 365 Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (case study examples) in your business practices; and integrate cloud storage for your business.

Presenters:  Linda Hughes  / Keisha Keys  / Leslie Russell

QuickBook Series @ The Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Limited Seating”

Cost:  $299

Who / Why Should You Attend:  Feeling intimidated by your financial documents? Have you been avoiding your financial reports and numbers? Want to get a handle on the reports the Banks need? Let us help you discover how you can manage and maintain a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting.

This 12 hour course is for Entrepreneurs at all levels of their business to gain a more in-depth understanding of their financial management system to take back control of your business through your most valuable resource – YOUR INCOME. This 12 hour course is designed to teach you: Bookkeeping Concepts; How to set up their Company in QuickBooks; Creating Charts of Accounts; Customer Transaction; Vendor Transaction; Reconciling Books; How to read financial statements and review your business; Understanding the difference between accrual or cash accounting; Inventory & No inventory; and more.

Presenter:  Dr. Vickie Dexter