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Wednesday

Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur:

Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur is designed to educate and prepare growth-oriented entrepreneurs to successfully engage private equity investors. The program was developed with direct input from experienced entrepreneurs, angel investors, angel networks / fund executives, and venture capitalists, and provides an “insider’s look” into the world of equity funding. Cost is $295; some scholarships available. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road. Register: www.sbtdc.org/investorready/charlotte/

PR Doesn’t Stand For Press Release:

There are many tools in the public relations tool bag; the press release is just one of them. Learn about other PR tactics used to build brand awareness 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

Charlotte Business Professionals:

Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray will address the Charlotte Business Professionals at their quarterly meeting. 5:30- 7:30 p.m. at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E. Morehead St. Details: www.charlottebp.com

Choosing Your Legal Structure:

Choosing the right business entity is an important step in setting up your business. Know the right questions to ask when choosing a legal structure, and understand the benefits and disadvantages of each. With speaker Fred Parker. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, Hall Building, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Details: Reference, SBX7812; www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=120330065

Femcity Charlotte:

Splurge invites Femfessionals for a private event of shopping and fun. Kristin Heinrich Concierge Service will show how to pull together summer ensembles for travel, vacation or just a weekend away. Cost: $15 for members; $30 for nonmembers. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Splurge, 1033 Providence Road. Details: www.femfessionals.com

H.O.H.T. - Free Job Seeking Skills:

Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce and Helping Others Help Themselves (H.O.H.T.) present a job skills seminar on interviewing techniques with Jerry LaManna. 7-8:30 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org

Thursday

Are You Sure You and Your Business are Safe from Identity Theft:

Babette Stewart of LegalShield, a certified identify theft risk management specialist, will hold a seminar on assessing your business security. Free. 8:30-10 a.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org

Business After Hours:

Learn more about the business properties, mini-warehouses, fine art, national and international adoption services, and pickleball at this Matthews Chamber networking event. Free. 5-7 p.m. at Williams Business Properties, 624 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Suite 101, Matthews. Register: http://members.matthewschamber.org/

Friday

Cafe’ y Pastel:

The Latin American Chamber of Commerce will host a Networking Latino Breakfast. Cost: Free for members; $5 for nonmembers. 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Home Depot, 4750 South Blvd. Register: www.lacccharlotte.com/

Speed Networking – Lake Norman:

Jay Neal of HF Financial will host a monthly speed networking event at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce on the third Friday of every month. 8-9 a.m. in the Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org

Monday

Business Success:

Find out what successful businesses know, and discover the five important steps to take now to avoid going under later. With speaker Sherese Duncan. Free. 6-8 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, Hall Building, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: Reference, SBX 7818. 704-330-4223; www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=120330066

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