How The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Will Impact Small Business:
The ACA, that takes effect in 2014, is a source of questions and growing concern for employers of all sizes, particularly small businesses. This is the topic of a panel discussion at Charlotte Chamber’s Metro Chapter Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
The York County Chamber invites the business community to join their first quarterly networking luncheon to discuss state roads in York County. The speaker is John McCarter, engineering administrator for SCDOT, District 4. Cost: $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. Noon-1 p.m. at 140 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Register: 803-324-7500; www.yorkcountychamber.com.
Capitalizing on the Economic Potential of Latino Entrepreneurs:
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce will host a web seminar to discuss unique challenges Latino entrepreneurs face and address strategies to overcome them. Speakers include Diane Moralli, director of Latino business retention and expansion at the Economic Development Association of Skagit County Washington, and Ernie Post, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. Free, registration required. 2:30-4 p.m. at Neighborhood and Business Services, 600 E. Trade St., 1st floor conference room. Details: 704-343-2525; www.lacccharlotte.com.
Avoid Succession and Exit Planning Mistakes:
Boatsman Gillmore Wagner will hold a seminar on anticipating issues and avoiding succession planning mistakes. 5:30-7 p.m. at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Details: 704-552-0553, www.boatsmangillmorewagner.com.
Global Markets: Emerging Opportunities & Threats:
John Silvia, managing director and chief economist of Wells Fargo Securities, and Ravi Ramamurti of international business and strategy, and director of Northeastern University’s Center for Emerging Markets, will discuss the reliance on emerging markets and how global economic recovery is being driven by the health of these markets. 7:30-9 a.m. at Northeastern University Charlotte, 101 N. Tryon St., 11th floor. Register: http://pages.northeastern.edu/03.28.13CLTGMEOT_LP.html
Small Business Solution Series:
Join the Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce for the Small Business Solution Series. Cost: $15 (includes lunch). 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Wells Fargo CIC Community Room, 1525 W. WT Harris Blvd. Details: 704-378-1370; www.cmbcc.org.
Lunch-n-Learn: The Six Retirement Killers:
Betsy Winchester presents the Six Retirement Killers and what you can do to rebound and recoup some of that money, so you can retire in the lifestyle you desire. Free. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at QCF @ Packard Place, 222 S. Church St., Suite 100. Details:
Performance Mastery Series - Creating Your Future from The Future:
In this lunch and learn, Vidya Iyer of Mark Kamin & Associates, will present ways to access a powerful process to provide a pathway to new insights, creating new plans, taking action and seizing new opportunities in your business. Noon-1.30 p.m. Cost: $ 5 for a boxed lunch, or bring your own. Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
SouthWest Chapter Power Up Luncheon:
Be a part of the next great thing by participating in the Charlotte Chamber’s Southwest Chapter’s Power Up Challenge. Local entrepreneurs and small business owners will present how their business will support the growth of Charlotte’s economy through innovation and entrepreneurial skills. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Marriott Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
Meet & Greet:
Join Charlotte Chamber for speed networking. Free for Chamber members; $25 for nonmembers (includes continental breakfast). 7:30 -9 a.m. at Costco, 500 Tyvola Road. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
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