Perspectives in Leadership:
Join the Charlotte Chamber Metro Chapter for a Perspectives in Leadership session, featuring a panel of 2014 Charlotte Chamber Young Professional Award winners. The Perspectives in Leadership series provides insight from Charlotte leaders on leadership lessons, diversity and inclusion, career path development and other personal coaching tips for being successful in today’s business climate. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
Webinar – What the New Healthcare Law Means for Your Small Business:
The Small Business Administration and Small Business Majority have teamed up for a webinar series, where small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for their business and employees. Free webinar. 3-4 p.m. Thursdays in February. Register: www.sba.gov/healthcare.
Business After Hours – Matthews:
Matthews Chamber hosts a networking event. 5-7 p.m. at Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery. 1625 Windsor Square Drive, Matthews. Register: http://www.matthewschamber.org/.
MSI Chamber Business Resource Group:
The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce Business Resource Group will meet for networking. 7:15-8:30 a.m. at Broad Street United Methodist Church, 355 S. Broad St., Mooresville. Details: http://www.mooresvillenc.org/.
How to Start and Operate a Small Business:
Plan for starting your business with advice on key elements every business owner must face: idea generation, financing, legal structure, marketing and risk management. Cost: $199. 6-9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, through March 24, at CPCC Small Business Center Hall 215, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/temporary-spring-brochure.
Running Your First Facebook Ad:
Kerry Burd of Social Media Consultants will present a seminar on using Facebook to promote your business. Free. 9-10 a.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
NAWBO Charlotte Meeting:
Join NAWBO Charlotte and Valerie McMurray, principal of NorthStar Consulting Group, who will present ways for women to empower and enhance leadership abilities and drive business success. Register today for the early bird price: $30 for members; $40 for nonmembers. Regular price: $40 for members; $50 for nonmembers. Late registration: $55 for members; for $65 nonmembers. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Byron’s South End, 101 W. Worthington Ave., #110. Register: www.nawbocharlotte.org
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business:
SCORE presents this introductory workshop, which focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence startup success. 12:45 p.m. at Morrison Regional Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd., large meeting room on the first floor. Register: http://conta.cc/1eeqGkd.
How to Start a Small Business:
The Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop that touches on business basics, including developing a business plan, anticipating expense and projecting income. Cost: $25 (materials will be provided). 6-8 p.m. at Winthrop University College of Business, Thurmond Building, Room 415, Rock Hill. Register: 803-323-2283; http://bit.ly/Mh9x2E.
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