On the Move
Realtors Lynn Burnett, Dave DeSilva and Lisa Satterfield joined Keller Williams Realty and will be opening a new office in the southeast Charlotte/Matthews area.
Broker associates Robert Lauer and Frances McKinnon joined the sales team of Weichert, Realtors – Rebhan & Associates in Charlotte.
How to Do Business with Mecklenburg County:
Business opportunities with Mecklenburg County include purchasing opportunities, construction projects, professional services and procurement programs. Find out how to become a registered Minority, Woman and/or Small Business Enterprise vendor, and how to prepare to take advantage of the numerous business opportunities with Mecklenburg County. Free. 2-4 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu.
Business Before Hours:
Join Lake Norman Chamber for networking. Free. 8-9:30 a.m. at The Wine Cellar, 19712 One Norman Blvd., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
Babson Capital/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast:
Belk College economist John Connaughton will present his quarterly forecast for the North Carolina economy. Free. Register by Friday. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. Ninth St., auditorium, second floor. Details: http://bit.ly/TXIJJw.
NAWBO Charlotte will present the 2014 Rising Star and Woman Business Owner award winners and induct the 2014-2015 board. Cost: $40-$60. 11:30 a.m. at Byron’s South End, 101 W. Worthington Ave. #110. Register: http://conta.cc/1tujESD.
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business:
This SCORE introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence startup success. Free. 12:45-3:45 p.m. at University Regional Library, 301 E. W.T. Harris Blvd. 704-344-6576; http://charlotte.score.org/localworkshops.
How to Start A Small Business:
This Winthrop Regional SBDC workshop touches on business basics, including the development of a business plan, anticipated expense and projected income. Cost: $25; materials will be provided. 6-8 p.m. at Winthrop University, Thurmond Building, Room 208, Park Avenue at Memorial Circle, Rock Hill. Register: http://bit.ly/Rj6eKA.
Small Business Resources:
This seminar will assist you with resources available for small businesses, including the programs and services provided by the Women’s Business Center and N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Development. Free. 10 a.m.-noon at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu.
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