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Business Calendar

Wednesday

Business Plan Basics:

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Free. 9-11 p.m. at CPCC Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews. Reference: SBX 7805. Register: 704-330-6775; or follow calendar tab at www.cpcc.edu/sbc.

Thursday

Professional Women's Network Group:

Professional Woman’s Network Group is a women-only chamber group that is a forum to network in a professional, yet informal atmosphere. Discussions include business solutions, as well as personal growth topics. 8-9:30 a.m. at Springhill Suites, 121 Gateway Blvd., Mooresville. Cost: $5. Nonmembers are welcome to attend up to three times. Details: 704-664-3898; http://www.mooresvillenc.org/

Starting Your International Business - What You Must Know and Where to Find It:

SCORE presents a webinar on importing and exporting. Learn the basics of international business and discover the major aspects that differ when you try to bargain in another country. Free. 1-2 p.m. Register: http://bit.ly/1h9sptg.

Business After Hours-York:

York County Regional Chamber hosts a networking opportunity. Free. 5:30-7 p.m. at ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union, 3064 U.S. 21, Fort Mill, S.C. Details: 803-324-7500; www.yorkcountychamber.com.

Agripreneur Workshop Series:

Turn your interest in growing vegetables, fruits, herbs and other crops into a sustainable agricultural-based business. This four-part series will use the REAL (Rural Entrepreneurship Through Action Learning) Ag-Entrepreneurship curriculum to teach you how to make money from your harvest. Free. 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 24 at Cabarrus Cooperative Extension Building, 715 Cabarrus Ave. West, Concord. Details: 704-216-3941

Creating a Meaningful Brand:

Creating a meaningful brand requires engaging your customers through positive customer experiences to build awareness about your brand and a following of loyal customers. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, Charlottetowne Avenue. Reference: SBX 8015. Register: 704-330-6775; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/descriptions/Meaningful_Brand

Friday

Monday

TechBreakfast CLT:

TechBreakfast CLT provides a friendly atmosphere where aspiring tech-entrepreneurs can get feedback from panelists. Free. 8:30-9:30 p.m., second Wednesdays at The Garage at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Details: http://techbreakfastclt.itsbspoke.com/

Tuesday

Lunch and Learn:

Hilary Broadway will present a workshop on using iOS7, downloading and using the new Apple iPhone & iPad. Free. Noon-1 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Oct. 9

Matthews Chamber Business Networking Luncheon:

Matthews Chamber will hold a small-business panel on “Business Lessons Learned.” Cost: $15-$20. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road, Matthews. Details: www.matthewschamber.org.

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