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May
2
Tue
Keys to Success @ CPCC Central Campus
May 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Taxpayers will participate in hands on activities while learning their basic business requirements for the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Kick Off Small Business Month! @ Heist
May 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

charlotte small business month

Join us at the start of May to celebrate 31 Days of Small Business!

Ignite your entrepreneurial spirit at Charlotte’s kick-off to Small Business Month event! Connect and network with local entrepreneurs and small business owners in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Bring your business cards, and we’ll provide appetizers and name tags color-coded by industry to help you find the right contacts. Bring a friend, and let’s celebrate!

Networking celebration with appetizers and no-host bar.

For more information or to RSVP, click here!

NAWBO: 2017 Business Women of the Year Awards Gala @ Charlotte City Club
May 2 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Design a Powerful Business Website With WordPress @ CPCC Central Campus
May 2 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

If you have always wanted your own business website, it doesn’t get any easier than this. This interactive course will guide you through setting up your own website using WordPress. Learn how to customize the look and feel of the site, add widgets, drive traffic and more. Occurs Tuesdays and Thursdays 4/25-5/4

May
4
Thu
SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1 – SBA Office (1) @ SBA Office
May 4 @ 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM
SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1 - SBA Office (1) @ SBA Office | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1: Start-up Basics

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics 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.

Design a Powerful Business Website With WordPress @ CPCC Central Campus
May 4 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

If you have always wanted your own business website, it doesn’t get any easier than this. This interactive course will guide you through setting up your own website using WordPress. Learn how to customize the look and feel of the site, add widgets, drive traffic and more. Occurs Tuesdays and Thursdays 4/25-5/4

May
9
Tue
SBA: Export 101 – Learn the Basics of Exporting @ Winthrop University, Thurmand Building
May 9 @ 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Register to join experts in trade compliance, logistics, finance and international law to learn from their experience the basic concepts of exporting. Topics will cover product classification, INCOTERMS, logistics and shipping, getting paid and compliance and legal considerations. In the afternoon, hear from your peers who have successfully exported to new markets and enjoy the small group discussion setting to address questions that pertain specifically to your company.

Presenters will include the U.S. Department of Commerce, South Carolina Small Business Development Center, South Carolina Department of Commerce U.S. Export-Import Bank, the Small Business Administration, Integration Point, John S James Co., First Tennessee Bank, McNair Law Firm and others.

Export101 is an introductory training which is a first step in a series of courses on exporting that are offered to South Carolina companies throughout the year to help your company begin or expand export activities and to gain skills that will assist you in growing your international sales.

For more information CLICK HERE

May
11
Thu
Mayor’s International Community Awards Gala @ Booth Playhouse at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center & Urban Garden at 1 Bank of America Center
May 11 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Recognizing individuals, organizations and foreign -owned firms for outstanding contributions to philanthropy in the Charlotte region

Please contact the Charlotte International Cabinet to become a Sponsor today.

email: cic@charlottenc.gov

call: 704-336-2174

 

She Flew the Coop Live! Entrepreneurship Edition @ CPCC Central Campus, Tate Hall
May 11 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What would make you leap into entrepreneurship to live out your dream?
Join us for a special entrepreneurship edition of “She Flew the Coop Live!” Where compelling stories from those who took the leap will be shared. Gain lessons learned, inspiration and motivation to fly the coop and begin your own entrepreneurial journey.

May
16
Tue
Small Business Expo @ Hilton Charlotte University Place
May 16 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Spring 2017 Small Business Expo

Expand your network and grow your business at the Small Business Expo, presented by the Charlotte Business Journal in partnership with Wells Fargo and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Put your products and services in front of our region’s small business owners who are looking for financial, human resources, marketing, accounting, technology and other services. If you are a small business owner, entrepreneur, start-up or are just eager to start a small business, this is an annual event that you cannot miss. Admission is free to attend!

Have questions about your finances? Wells Fargo representatives will be available to meet 1×1 to answer any financial questions you may have about your finances.

Complimentary Headshots: International Minute Press will be onsite to give all attendees a complimentary headshot. Touch available for an additional fee.

Who should attend/exhibit? Major producers, solutions providers and vendors in Business, Trade, Small Business, Finance, Commerce and Business Marketing areas.  Reserve your space early! Space will sell out. Contact Cat Francis, 704-973-1115 or cfrancis@bizjournals.com

Exhibitor benefits: demonstrate products, create brand awareness, product sampling, test new products, market research, build your database, sales opportunities, face-to-face marketing, reach a captive audience and activation’s.

 

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