The Art of the Sale:
Transform the way you approach sales in your small business or career to help you close more deals, sell more products or services and strive to exceed your sales goals. Free. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Reference: #SBX 8059, Section 501. Register: www.cpcc.edu/einstitute.
Spring Financial Services Professional Forum:
Sponsored by Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP) – Charlotte Chapter. 7:30 a.m.–noon at Queens Sports Complex at Marion Diehl Park, 2229 Tyvola Road. Free; breakfast included. Registration required by Monday. Details: 704-527-2200.
One Day, Many Solutions:
Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, will host the “One Day, Many Solutions” seminar to address upcoming employment law changes and challenges facing employers. Cost: $165, includes continental breakfast and lunch. For companies sending multiple attendees, the discounted per person price is $125. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites, 2800 Coliseum Drive. Details: Charles Varon, 404-760-7987; www.laborlawyers.com/2013seminars.
Power of Email Marketing:
This seminar will cover how to grow relationships using easy, inexpensive and highly-effective email marketing tools. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Reference: #SBX 8060, Section 501. Register: www.cpcc.edu/einstitute.
Cafe’ y Pastel - Networking Latino Breakfast:
Join the Latin American Chamber of Commerce for a networking breakfast. Free for members; $5 for nonmembers. 7:30 -9:30 a.m. at Varick Renaissance Center, 3165 Zion Renaissance Lane. Details: www.lacccharlotte.com
Greenville Memorial AME Zion Church committee for “A Celebration of Women in Business” hosts an exhibition of products and services by local women business owners, followed by a business forum titled “The Don’ts of Doing Business.” Proceeds will benefit The Center for Community Transition, Women’s Center, which assists women and men in returning successfully to society after prison or jail terms. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Greenville Memorial AME Zion Church, 6116 Monteith Drive. Details: 910-793-1014; www.centerforcommunitytransitions.org.
Crowd Funding and Alternative Sources to Raising Capital:
Non-traditional alternatives have changed the way capital is raised. Discover how you can crowd fund your business in as little as 30 to 90 days. Cost: $89. 6-8 pm. Monday and next Wednesday at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Reference: #SBX 7491, Section 501. Register: www.cpcc.edu/einstitute.
NAWBO Charlotte New Member Orientation:
Learn how to make the most of your National Association of Women Business Owners membership benefits and meet group coordinator Sonia Cohen. Free for members. 6-7:30 p.m. at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. Details: www.nawbocharlotte.org.
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