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Jun
29
Fri
LACCC Café y Pastel Networking Latino Breakfast at Simmons YMCA @ YMCA
Jun 29 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

LACCC Café y Pastel – Networking Latino Breakfast at Simmons YMCA

Event Description:
Every month the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte organizes networking events to bring together the Latino and Non-Latino business community.
We focus on promoting small businesses and corporations that are interested in expanding their offerings to the Latino community.

LACCC CAFÉ Y PASTEL
Networking Latino Breakfast

June is “Immigrant Heritage” month!

Hosted By

“Please donate a back pack at our Café y Pastel in support of Camino Community Center’s Back to School drive” click here for details

Jul
10
Tue
Latin American Chamber of Commerce – Tapas Networking Event at Poplar @ Poplar
Jul 10 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Event Description:

LACCC TAPAS

Hosted by

poplartapas.com

Programs Sponsor

statefarm.com

Location:
Poplar
224 West Tenth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Street parking
You may park at the Skyhouse Uptown Apts and walk one block

Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, July 10
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact Information:
Paula Aguilera Director of Membership and Programs 704-343-2525
Fees/Admission:

Members FREE
Non-Members $10

Register NOW!
Unlimited Networking Opportunities

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2-#5 ($150) @ Packard Place
Jul 10 @ 5:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2 — #5 ($150.00)

Starting Your Business: Is it Right for You?

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series: Attend this comprehensive series of workshops to help you test your new business idea and get you started on the right path. Free one-to-one counseling is also 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

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

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

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

 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)

https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

 

Jul
11
Wed
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, The Basics @ Packard Place
Jul 11 @ 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop #1

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

FREE Workshop

Session 1: Start-Up Basics

This Business Start-Up Basics workshop introduces and 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 Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Session 1, 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.

Starting Your Business Workshop is sponsored by Charlotte SCORE and taught by experienced SCORE Mentors at no cost to you. Charlotte SCORE is a SBA partner.

https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

Jul
17
Tue
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2-#5 ($150) @ Packard Place
Jul 17 @ 5:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2 — #5 ($150.00)

Starting Your Business: Is it Right for You?

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series: Attend this comprehensive series of workshops to help you test your new business idea and get you started on the right path. Free one-to-one counseling is also 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

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

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

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

 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)

https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

 

Jul
18
Wed
Latin American Chamber of Commerce – Luncheon Keynote Speaker – Luis Lobo, EVP- Manager Multicultural Banking BB&T @ Foundation for the Carolinas
Jul 18 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Event Description:

 

LACCC Luncheon

Keynote Speaker

Luis Lobo,
EVP – Manager Multicultural Banking, BB&T

“Our Multicultural Future Is Now!”


Biography

 
A. A brief 400 year history of American  immigration.
B. The growth of the South, notably NC.
C. The Post-Millennial impact into 2038.
D. Financial knowledge becomes the great equalizer in a digital world.

 

 Exclusive Luncheon Sponsor

Event Media:
Location:

Foundation for the Carolinas
220 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

$5.00 Parking voucher provided for
Hearst Tower parking deck ONLY

Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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, July 16, 2018

Please register now!

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, The Basics @ Charlotte Main Library
Jul 18 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop #1

Is Starting a Business Right for You

Session 1: Start-Up Basics

Starting Your Business: 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.

Starting Your Business Workshops are sponsored by Charlotte SCORE, a nonprofit organization of volunteer mentors who are active or retired business owners and executives.

Startup Basics, Workshop #1, is FREE.

https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

Jul
24
Tue
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2-#5 ($150) @ Packard Place
Jul 24 @ 5:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2 — #5 ($150.00)

Starting Your Business: Is it Right for You?

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series: Attend this comprehensive series of workshops to help you test your new business idea and get you started on the right path. Free one-to-one counseling is also 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

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

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

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

 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)

https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

 

Jul
25
Wed
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, The Basics @ SBA - Small Business Administration
Jul 25 @ 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop #1

Is Starting a Business Right for You

 Session 1: Start-Up Basics

Starting Your Business: 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.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Start-Up Basics, is sponsored by SCORE Charlotte, a nonprofit organization and partner of the SBA. SCORE consists of all volunteers, both active and retired, who are experienced business owners and executives.

This Introductory Workshop is free.

To register, go to https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

 

Jul
31
Tue
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2-#5 ($150) @ Packard Place
Jul 31 @ 5:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series #2 — #5 ($150.00)

Starting Your Business: Is it Right for You?

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Workshop Series: Attend this comprehensive series of workshops to help you test your new business idea and get you started on the right path. Free one-to-one counseling is also 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

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

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

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

 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)

https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

 

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