/Events

Apr
14
Tue
Risk Management: Get Real, Get Right, Get Results (online) @ Online
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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

Pre-registration required Register to attend online only at this time

Apr
16
Thu
Where Do I Start? Website Planning 101 @ Online
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Where Do I Start? Website Planning 101

A website is a necessity for entrepreneurs. Learn terminology and the type of website that best fit your business and industry. Participants will walk way with the tools needed to choose a domain name and how to deploy their website successfully.

Speaker(s):  Linda Hughes

Apr
23
Thu
Emotional Intelligence for Business Success 1 (online) @ Online
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Topic: Disaster Mitigation

The business world is full of unexpected surprises and those who learn to use their Emotional Intelligence to navigate through them have been known to have long-term success. This workshop is designed to increase your self-awareness in your role as an entrepreneur, improve your ability to communicate under pressure and help you focus on solutions to bounce back more quickly. You will learn to recognize the emotions of others and use that data to respond, rather than react under pressure.

Speaker(s): Mic Alexander, Image Wealth Management

Pre-registration required Register to attend online at this time

Apr
28
Tue
Your Personal Brand @ Online
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Your Personal Brand

Grow your professional brand with LinkedIn. With LinkedIn you can build a professional profile for your business and your life. It’s the social media for the professional you. It provides networking, training, and opportunities to build a following.

Speaker(s):  Samuel Blackmon

Enhance Your Business & Protect Yourself: The ABCs of Trademarks in NC @ Online
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic:  Enhance Your Business & Protect Yourself: The ABCs of Trademarks in NC

This course will discuss legislative protections for different kinds of intellectual property, cover the basics of trademark and service mark registration in North Carolina, review why it’s desirable to register, and describe the State’s counterfeit enforcement initiatives, including the applicable criminal laws.

Speaker(s):  Ann Elmore

Apr
30
Thu
Doing Business with the Federal Government @ Online
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic:  Doing Business with the Federal Government

Did you know the Federal Government spends over $500 billion dollars on goods and services every year? Would you like to find out how your business can access the federal marketplace? Attend a FREE Workshop and Learn About Federal Certifications: Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service Disabled Veteran Program, 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program.

Speaker(s):  Joe Ann Shaffers  /   Fran Perez-Wilhite

Emotional Intelligence for Business Success 2 (online) @ Online
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Topic: Disaster Mitigation

At some point in every business owner’s career, big events can threaten to disrupt your business. Whether it comes in the form of a client issue, natural disasters, or large disruptions outside their control, how the business owner responds can make or break their company. When important decisions need to be made, having the ability to assess the situation and choose the best solution is crucial. Learn how to enhance and implement your emotional intelligence skills so that decisions made during big events put your business on the path to success.

Speaker(s): Mic Alexander, Image Wealth Management

Pre-registration required Register to attend online only at this time

Small Business Development Overview / Mecklenburg County Resources @ Online
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Small Business Development Overview / Mecklenburg County Resources

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, various ways to fund or bootstrap the business, and Mecklenburg County small business resources.

Speaker(s):  Sonya Miller-Ray  / Mark Stewart

May
5
Tue
NAWBO CLT Annual Awards Gala @ Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The NAWBO 2020 Annual Awards Gala recognizes the significant accomplishments of women business owners. Join us to applaud the success of honorees, provide visibility and recognition of their leadership and innovation, and recognize best practices in business.

The Rising Star of the Year Award is presented to a member who has demonstrated entrepreneurial creativity and determination in successfully managing a business that is less than five years old.

The Woman Business Owner of the Year Award is presented to a member who has demonstrated strong leadership skills in growing and managing a successful business that is more than five years old.

May
7
Thu
How to Start a Business @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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.

Pre-registration required.

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