/Events

Jul
23
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 ($150) @ Packard Place, Garage
Jul 23 @ 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.

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
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte – Lunch & Learn How do taxes fit into your retirement planning? By New York Life @ LACCC Office
Jul 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Event Description: Lunch & Learn How do taxes fit into your retirement planning?

Presented by:
Noremi Scarpati

Location:
Latin American Chamber of Commerce Offices
145-C Scaleybark Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28209
Free Parking
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, July 30th
11:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Contact Information:
John Garcia 704-343-2525 events@lacccharlotte.com
Fees/Admission:
Free & Open to the Public!
Space is limited
Reserve your space now and register!
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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
1
Thu
Small Business Brand Expo @ The Ballantyne
Aug 1 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

Small Business Brand Expo

FREE Event & Breakfast, featuring

Gerry O’Brion will translate Big Brand Strategies into knowledge that any business can use to win in the marketplace. He will share with you the lessons he has learned about branding companies of all sizes, even companies like yours.

Spectrum Reach Ad Portal is the new TV Media Buying Tool that allows you to plan and purchase TV right from your computer, on your time and your budget. You can even create a READY-TO-AIR TV Commercial.

You will learn how to market your business and reach new customers affordably. Advisors will be onsite to consult on how to take your business to the next level.

RSVP at go2.spectrumreach.com/brand

This Small Business Brand Expo is sponsored by Spectrum Business, American Marketing Association 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

Sep
10
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 @ SBA
Sep 10 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

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

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues Sept 10)

The first workshop focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. At the end of the Business Concept Workshop, you are 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 Sept 17)

The second workshop provides you with an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach. The discussion in the Marketing Plan Workshop covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. At 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 Sept 24)

The third workshop uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. This session 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 Oct 1)

The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business. In this session, 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 the 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.