/Events

Jul
24
Wed
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ SBA
Jul 24 @ 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

Jul
30
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 ($150) @ Packard Place, Garage
Jul 30 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2 — #5

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues July 9)

Focuses on your business concept with step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. By the end of this Workshop, you will be able to identify your target markets, describe your products and services, and collect key competitive information to support your feasibility plan.

Session 3: Marketing Plan (Tues July 16)

Introduces you to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach. The discussion covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. By the end of this session, you will know how to outline your marketing strategy, test your marketing message, choose the right sales channel, and exercise your marketing strategy.

Session 4: Financial Projections (Tues July 3)

Uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. Reviews sales and prices, financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, ongoing operating expenses, setting benchmarks for tracking progress and the organization of all your financial information. Using a hands-on approach, you learn how to use our financial model to forecast sales revenue and build solid pro-forma financial forecasts.

Session 5: Funding Sources and Next Steps (Tues July 30)

Offers information on how to finance your small business.  Discussions include sources of funds, accounting the six C’s of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements. A bank loan officer will give an inside view of how a banker assesses the merit of business plans and loan application. At the end of this Workshop series, you have all the tools necessary to decide whether or not to launch your small business.

Attend all four sessions for $150.00 (A second person from the same company is an additional $50.00)

The Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.

Aug
3
Sat
Entrepreneurs Group – Saturdays “Business Model Canvas” with SCORE Expert @ Holiday Inn Express and Suites Charlotte NE - University Area
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Entrepreneurs Group – Saturdays, “Business Model Canvas” Workshop

Gary Byrd, SCORE Certified Mentor, will present “Business Model Canvas” Workshop to the Entrepreneurs Group on Sat, Aug 3 at 10 am.

Do you have a business plan model for your business? Join us and get one done. As a business owner, it is very important to have a plan for your current business with a forecast for the future. You will learn how to:

  • Identify Customer Segments & Channels
  • Identify Key Partners & Key Resources
  • Answer that Nagging Question — What are your customers willing/ready to pay for?

Learn all you need to know from Gary Byrd, the SCORE Expert on this topic.

Contact Joan T. Randall, Campus Leader, Elevation Church University City Campus, at joantrandall@gmail.com.

This Workshop is co-sponsored by the Entrepreneurs Group Saturdays, Elevation Church University City Campus and SCORE Charlotte.

 

Aug
7
Wed
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ SBA
Aug 7 @ 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

Aug
13
Tue
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte Tapas Networking Event – Belk at Carolina Place Mall @ Belk Carolina Place Mall
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Name: LACCC Tapas – Belk at Carolina Place Mall – Pineville
Date: August 13, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Event Description:

LACCC TAPAS NETWORKING EVENT

Sponsored By:

 

Location:
Belk Carolina Mall
11009 Carolina Pl Pkwy,

Pineville, NC 28134Ample parking available

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Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, August 13th
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact Information:
Register online or by calling 704.343.2525
Fees/Admission:

Members FREE
Non-Members $10
Register NOW!

Unlimited Networking Opportunities

Aug
15
Thu
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ University City Regional Library
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 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

Aug
21
Wed
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ SBA
Aug 21 @ 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

Aug
27
Tue
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte – “Meet the Candidates” Forum 2019 @ Temple Beth EI
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Event Description:

Location:
Temple Beth El
5101 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC. 28226
In the David Silverman Social HallFree Parking
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, August 27th
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Register online or by calling at 704-343-2525
Fees/Admission:

FREE Event!
All Candidates MUST Register Online!

Sep
14
Sat
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte – Summer Fiesta Fundraiser 2019! @ SMS Catering Services
Sep 14 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 15 @ 12:00 am

LACCC Summer Fiesta Fundraiser 2019

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!

For Sponsorship and Access to the 7:30 p.m. VIP Reception send an email to events@lacccharlotte.com

For VIP Sponsorship opportunities call 704-343-2525

Event Media:

Location:

SMS Catering Services
1764 Norland Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Free Parking!
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, September 14th, 2019
9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. ( DOORS OPEN AT 8:30 p.m.)
Contact Information:
John Garcia – Director of Events and Programs
Fees/Admission:
$35 PERSON

$60 COUPLE

For VIP Sponsorship opportunities call the office at 704-343-2525

Tickets MUST BE purchased in advance and WILL NOT be sold at the door.

Sep
18
Wed
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ SBA
Sep 18 @ 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