Hard Knocks 101 - Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs:
This seminar will address the personal challenges in coping with the rejection and uncertainty every entrepreneur faces. Free. 12:30-2:30 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.
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Business After Hours – Matthews:
Network with Matthews Chamber. 5-7 p.m. at Jamison Realty, 110 Matthews Station St., Suite 1D, Matthews. Register: 704-847-3649; www.matthewschamber.org.
Business Plan Basics:
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.
Matthews Chamber Fall Golf Classic:
Join Matthews Chamber on the course at Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation for the Matthews Chamber Fall Golf Classic. Each player receives 18 holes of golf, golf cart, range balls, beverages, lunch and dinner at the awards presentation. Cost: $100 for individuals; $400 for foursome. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (Tee time is noon) at Old Sycamore Golf Plantation, 7500 Olde Sycamore Drive, Mint Hill. Register: 704-847-3649; www.matthewschamber.org.
Lake Norman, Statesville and Mooresville chambers will host a joint mixer. Free. 5-7:30 p.m. at Springhill Suites, 121 Gateway Blvd., Mooresville. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
The Fine Arts Entrepreneur - From Starving Artist to Creative Career:
Redefine your career in the fine arts as an artist-entrepreneur, and turn your passion into your own business. Discover entrepreneurial opportunities at the intersection of your artistic strengths and your community’s needs and market. Cost: $229. 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Dec. 9, at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.
How to Do Business With Mecklenburg County:
Business opportunities with Mecklenburg County include purchasing, 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/sbc/schedule.
Navigating Difficult Conversations for Business Owners:
Difficult conversations are inevitable in the business world, just as in life. But business owners may suffer a financial cost as well as a cost in team morale when workplace conflict is not addressed. Use these tools and strategies for effective communication and set a positive tone in the workplace even in the most trying circumstances. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.
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