/Events

Nov
14
Thu
What Business Resources Available for Your Business @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Already have a business  or thinking about starting one – These sessions are designed to provide current and new business owners with the resources necessary for positioning business owners for success. Learn the who, the what, and the how of getting your business off the ground, what it takes to sustain it, and what resources are available for growing it.

Do I Need to Trademark My Business??? @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Trademarks are one of the most misunderstood areas of law in which can cause issues for your business. If you are an entrepreneur, startup, or owner of small businesses this workshop is for you. After this session you will have an understanding on trademark terminology and how to register your business trademark.

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series, #1, The Basics @ SBA
Nov 14 @ 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

Doing Business With the Government @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

Nov
19
Tue
Latin American Chamber of Commerce Charlotte – Annual Meeting 2019 – keynote Speaker Sunil Erevelles, PhD UNC Charlotte Chair of the Department of Marketing @ Mint Museum Uptown
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Event Description:

Sunil Erevelles, Ph. D UNCC Chair of the Department of Marketing 

Sunil Erevelles, Ph. D Biography

“Building Customer Equity” Highlights

 

Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsors

             

                                   

Bronze Sponsor

                

Hosted by

GOLD SPONSORSHIP $2,500 – Industry exclusivity

  • 2 Minutes presentation at event (at podium, or video)
  • Full page advertisement in event program. Size 5×7
  • Your printed promotional materials at every table
  • Promotional signage at event
  • Logo placement and website link on all event digital advertising.
  • Logo placement during the event (looped slides pre and post event)
  • Booth at event
  • A table of 10

SILVER SPONSORSHIP $1,000

  • Half page advertisement in program. Size 5×3.5 (landscape)
  • Your printed promotional materials at every table
  • Logo placement and website link on all event digital advertising.
  • A table of 10

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP $600

  • Logo in program
  • Logo placement and website link on all event digital advertising.
  • A table of 10

 Call now to reserve your table. Space is limited!

Please contact the office (704) 343-2525.

Event Media:
Location:
Mint Museum – Uptown
500 S. Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202Parking Validated at
Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage
And at The Greens Parking Garage

 

 

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 ($150) @ Mass Mutual
Nov 19 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm

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

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues Nov 12)

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 Nov 19)

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 Nov 26)

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 Dec 3)

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.

 

Bank of Your Success: Growing Your Business @ CPCC Small Business Center
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Gain the knowledge and tools needed to manage and grow your business. This program is designed to provide a basic overview of topics such as: personal and business finances, cash flow, merchant services, borrowing solutions, insurance and managing employees

Speaker(s): Ana Espinoza from BB&T

Nov
21
Thu
HR Management: Managing and Operating @ Webinar
Nov 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Are you a new business, interested in HIRING your first employee or an existing business that needs to bringing aboard several more? Today’s increasingly complex business environment business owners need to be abreast of the principles of human resource management. In addition understand basic EOC requirements and conceptual framework for employees. Small business owner(s) will learn practices and techniques for evaluating performance, structuring teams, risk management, and cross training employees in related duties.

Speaker: LaSonya Berry

Small Business Development @ Womens Business Center Of Charlotte
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Nov
26
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 ($150) @ Mass Mutual
Nov 26 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm

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

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues Nov 12)

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 Nov 19)

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 Nov 26)

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 Dec 3)

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.