NBMBAA CLT Webinar: What Does Your Social Media DNA Say About You?
Aug 24 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

National Black MBA Association – Charlotte Chapter is hosting a webinar to help you learn best practices for leveraging LinkedIn for career advancement and online exposure.

Guest Presenter: 

Emma Vites Patel, LinkedIn Sr. Account Exec

Emma has been a consistent top performer in Global Sales working in a number of different industries. She founded and ran graduate recruitment companies in both the UK and Australia and worked for LinkedIn in London and San Francisco, and currently works for them in New York selling a groundbreaking new product called ‘Elevate’, that turns employees into their company’s best brand ambassadors by encouraging them to be more social.


Link to join the webinar will be emailed with your registration confirmation.

Soup to Nuts Strategy for Starting a Successful Food Business @ CPCC Harris Campus
Aug 24 @ 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM

There is good news in North Carolina for food entrepreneurs. No longer are you required to rent expensive commercial space in order to bring your creative recipes to market. Thanks to cottage food laws you can now create a small food business in your own kitchen as long as you follow all of the rules. Sales for specialty food products have increased over 18 percent in the last three years as more consumers seek out the quality and taste of artisan products. Take advantage of this growing market and learn the intricacies of the laws that allow you to create food products at home and create a winning recipe for a successful food business. Occurs Tuesdays and Thursdays 8/22-8/24


SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business — SBA @ SBA Office
Aug 24 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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 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.

Latin American Chamber of Commerce – Café y Pastel Networking Latino Breakfast El Bohio Restaurant @ El Bohio Restaurant
Aug 25 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Event Description:

LACCC Café Y Pastel
Networking Latino Breakfast

Hosted By

El Bohio Restaurant

Supporting Sponsor

El Bohio Restaurant
3600 N Sharon Amity Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28205
Date/Time Information:
Friday, August 25,2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Contact Information:
Register online or call (704) 343-2525
Members – Free!
Non-members – $5.00
Free ParkingDeadline registration on August 24 at 12:00 pm

How to Price your Food Product @ CPCC Harris Campus
Aug 29 @ 1:30 PM – Aug 31 @ 4:30 PM

Mobile and artisan food businesses are ‘the’ growing segments in the food industry. In all businesses ensuring profitability is vital to existence. The highly competitive nature of the food industry, profitability is often hard won. Discover unique pricing models to ensure profitability as you consider a startup venture in the food industry. Occurs Tuesdays and Thursdays 8/29-8/31

Latin American Chamber of Commerce “Meet the Candidates – Converse con los Candidatos” @ Queens University Sports Complex
Aug 29 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
LACCC  ANNUAL EVENT “Meet the Candidates”
“Converse con los Candidatos”
Your Voice Matters!
We invite you to meet and talk to the candidates. You will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the candidates. Bring your questions and suggestions.
Do not allow others to speak for you, your voice matters!Su Voz es Importante!
Les invitamos a conocer y hablar con los candidatos. Tendrá la oportunidad de hablar cara a cara con los candidatos.  Traiga sus preguntas y sus sugerencias.
Su voz es muy importante, no permita que otros hablen por usted!

Sponsored  by

Supported by

Queens University Sports Complex
2229 Tyvola Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28210
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, August 29 2017
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Registration & Orientation)
6:00 p. m. – 8: 00 p.m.  (Meet the candidates)
Contact Information:
LACCC Director of Membership and Programs – Paula Aguilera 704-343-2525 or please email
Deadline registration – Friday, August  25th
We will have light refreshments
Ofreceremos café y galletas
Basic Accounting with QuickBooks @ Central Campus
Aug 29 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Build a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting and how it relates within QuickBooks®. Understand the chart of accounts and what happens when bills, checks and invoices are entered. Occurs every Tuesday and Thursday 8/29-8/31.

Business Funding and Bank Lending @ Small Business Center
Aug 29 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

What does a bank look for when lending to small businesses? This is your chance to find out directly from a Woodforest National Bank representative. Join us and gain ideas on how to fund your venture using different lending types.

7 Key Topics To Understand Your Legal Matters As you Grow Your Business – Protecting Your Brand Trademark & Copyright 101 @ Microsoft Store at SouthPark Mall
Aug 30 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Intellectual property is essential for the success and growth of startups – whether through funding, partnerships, mergers, or product sales. Navigating through the intricacies of IP to avoid pitfalls and gain a working knowledge is critical for start-ups and experienced entrepreneurs.

Latin American Chamber of Commerce Seminar – Lunch & Learn “What to ask when conducting a job interview” @ Why not Pizza
Aug 31 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Event Description:

LACCC SeminarLunch & Learn

“What to ask when conducting a job interview”

  • Learn about the cultural differences Latinos and Non-Latinos face when conducting a job interview.
  • You will hear about techniques to appropriately assess the candidates knowledge.
  • Who should be conducting the Job Interview?

Sponsored and presented by

Hosted by

Why Not Pizza
7008 E.WT. Harris Blvd,
Charlotte, NC 28215
Free Parking
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, August 31
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
LACCC Director of Membership and Programs – Paula Aguilera 704-343-2525 or please email

Lunch provided!This seminar is FREE of charge

Must Register – Limited Space

Deadline registration – Wednesday 30


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