/Events

Jun
24
Mon
Nonprofit Financial Basics @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Financing for Nonprofits

 

Attendees do not need to attend all four sessions but those that do will receive a series certificate of completion.

Speaker(s): Kathryn Addo of STC Consulting

What’s Next: Tales of Growth @ CPCC Central Campus
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Managing a Business

Lessons from two entrepreneurs on how they shifted from working in the business to working on the business. Discover what steps they took and strategies they implemented to achieve growth. Learn about the challenges they faced, how they decide which ideas are worth pursuing and which they leave by the wayside. Featured entrepreneurs to be announced.

Jun
26
Wed
Hiring for the Long Hall @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Identifying hiring needs, designing positions, matching the right people to the position(s) and making sure they fit with your existing team and culture.

Speaker(s): Deanna Baumgarner

Pre-registration is required

Hiring for the Long Haul (online) @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Identifying hiring needs, designing positions, matching the right people to the position(s) and making sure they fit with your existing team and culture.

Speaker(s): Deanna Baumgarner

Pre-registration is required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session. Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues. Meeting number (access code): 642 944 607 Meeting password: sbcn2019

Jun
27
Thu
Funding Your Business @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This seminar reviews the various forms of equity and debt financing, including conventional bank loans, SBA guaranteed loans, private loans, venture capital, factored receivables, credit cards and supplier trade credit.

Speaker(s): E. Bedford of Carolina Small Business Development Fund

Pre-registration required.

Jul
9
Tue
How to Start a Business @ CPCC Central Campus, Hall Bldg. Room 215
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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 Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session.

Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues.

Meeting number (access code): 645 658 764 Meeting password: sbcn2019

Jul
10
Wed
PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Jul 10 @ 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.

What’s Next: Scaling Sales and Marketing @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Marketing and Sales

Sales and marketing are like burger and fries. You can have each alone but they are the best together. Learn how to align your sales and marketing efforts and get tips for creating go-to strategies to help scale your business.

Speaker(s): Daniel Boyce

What’s Next: Scaling Sales and Marketing (online) @ Online
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Marketing and Sales

Sales and marketing are like burger and fries. You can have each alone but they are the best together. Learn how to align your sales and marketing efforts and get tips for creating go-to strategies to help scale your business. Note, this session will focus on service-based businesses.

Speaker(s): Daniel Boyce

Pre-registration is required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training session. Please call 704-330-6736 for technical issues. Meeting number (access code): 643 835 981 Meeting password: sbcn2019