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Aug
24
Thu
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.

Aug
31
Thu
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

Location:
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
Fees/Admission:

Lunch provided!This seminar is FREE of charge

Must Register – Limited Space

Deadline registration – Wednesday 30

Sep
7
Thu
NBMBAA CLT: Entrepreneurs / Small Business Owners Meetup @ The Ritz Carlton - Charlotte
Sep 7 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The mission of the National Black MBA Association is to increase the number successful professionals in the business community by providing innovative programs to stimulate intellectual and economic growth. Building partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate this growth is crucial in accomplishing this. Join us as we aid in the facilitation of B2B referrals and resources associated with starting, running and growing a business. Network with like-minded individuals to exchange ideas, contacts, referrals and general business knowledge. We value the entrepreneurial spirit in the community and recognize how vital of a role small businesses and entrepreneurs play in strengthening our economy.

Join our Meetup group at https://www.meetup.com/NBMBAA-Charlotte-Chapter/

Sep
12
Tue
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series #2-#5 — SBA @ SBA Office
Sep 12 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #2 – #5 Workshop Series – Sept 2017  ($150)

SCORE  Series Workshop

 

Is Starting a Business Right for You? 

Attend this comprehensive series of workshops to help you test your new business idea and gets you started on the right path. Free one-to-one counseling is also a part of the workshop process. 

Join us for four three-hour sessions that help you understand the basics of:

  • the concepts involved with assessing a business idea,
  • marketing your product or service,
  • understanding business financials and how they work, and
  • how to fund and finance your business.  

Session 2: Business Concept (Sept 12, 2017)

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 (Sept 19, 2017)

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 (Sept 26, 2017)

 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 (Oct 3, 2017)

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 merits of business plans and loan application. At the end of the series, you have all of 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) 

 

 

 
Sep
14
Thu
SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business — Packard Place @ Packard Place
Sep 14 @ 5:45 PM – 8:00 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 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.

NBMBAA CLT: Careers in Commercial Real Estate with CBRE @ Bank of America Conference Center - Wake Forest University Charlotte Center
Sep 14 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Have you ever thought about a career, or doing business, in the field of commercial real estate (CRE)? Join us as we partner with CBRE – Charlotte African-American Network Group (AANG)  for a panel discussion led by Chris Perri, Sr. Managing Director at CBRE. Through this dynamic panel of Charlotte’s CRE professionals, we will explore:

  • How Charlotte ranks on the national stage for CRE growth and development
  • The impact Charlotte’s growth has on Community Development
  • The role of CBRE in CRE
  • How deals are done in CRE
  • Access to Capital Markets and Risk Assessment
  • Points of entry into a career in CRE 

Moderator:

Chris Perri, Sr. Managing Director, CBRE                              Global Workplace Solutions – Client Strategy & Mgmt Consulting

Panelists:

Tony Perez, VP of Real Estate, Carolinas Healthcare Systems        Facilities Management Group

Tonya Brandon, Managing Director, CBRE                           Global Workplace Solutions – East Division Supply Chain Director

Adrienne Bain, VP, Citizens Bank

Sep
20
Wed
Latin American Chamber of Commerce Luncheon – Keynote Speaker, General Consul of Mexico, Remedios Gómez Arnau @ Mint Museum Uptown
Sep 20 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
 Event Description:

LACCC Luncheon
Keynote Speaker

Remedios Gómez Arnau
General Consul of Mexico

Biography
 

 Sponsored by

 

Location:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 S Tryon Street, 5th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
Parking Validated at
Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage

And at The Greens Parking Garage
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
LACCC Director of Membership and Programs Paula Aguilera 704-343-2525
Fees/Admission:

$20.00 Members
$35.00 Non-Members

$40.00 At the Door

Deadline registration: Monday, Sept 18, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Register Now

Sep
21
Thu
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1 — SBA @ SBA Office
Sep 21 @ 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 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.

ABC’s of Small Business Orientation @ Women's Business Center of Charlotte
Sep 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ABC’s Small Business Orientation

WBCC  will deliver – 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, financial projections, and funding opportunities.

Sep
23
Sat
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1–North County Regional Library @ North County Regional Library
Sep 23 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 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 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.

 

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