Business Calendar


Matthews Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon:

Hear from Jeff Edge, the senior vice president for economic development at the Charlotte Chamber, about what goes on behind the scenes in recruiting big businesses to the Charlotte region. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road, Matthews. Cost: $20. To register, go to the events tab at or call 704-847-3649.

June 16

Business Owners’ Seminar: Empowering Women with Finances

Lean more about taking control of your finances, risk management and investments and savings from Byron Whatley II from Principal Financial. Free. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Matthews Chamber Office, 210 Matthews Station St. For information and to register, go to the events tab at

June 17

Metropolitan Business & Professional Women:

Stacey Randall will discuss productivity at the Metropolitan Business & Professional Women’s monthly networking lunch. Cost: $30-$40. 11:30 a.m. at Sullivan’s Steakhouse, 1928 South Blvd. Register:

Lunch Mob at Cafe Bliss in Waxhaw:

Join Union County Chamber of Commerce members for lunch and networking at Cafe Bliss, 8163-A Kensington Drive, Waxhaw. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. For details, go to the events tab at

June 18

Charlotte Christian Chamber Lunch & Learn:

Learn how to “network like a pro” with Hugh Grey, senior director consultant for the business referral organization BNI Georgia and North Carolina ( Cost: $19. Lunch is not provided. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Hampton Inn and Suites SouthPark at Phillips Place, 6700 Phillips Place Court, Charlotte. Registration closes at noon on June 15. For details, go to


Summer Marketing Series at Harrisburg Town Hall:

Join Rowan-Cabarrus Community College for a free marketing seminar series and learn new strategies to help your email and social media efforts be more effective and help grow your business. Series will be led by Lisa Perry with Perry Productions, a digital marketing and website development firm in Concord. 8:30-10:30 a.m. on June 12, July 10 and August 14. Register at or call 704-216-3534.

June 19

Mooresville Business Resource Group:

The Mooresville Business Resource Group, a coalition of local businesses in Mooresville, meets the first and third Friday of every month. Guests are welcome. 7:15-8:30 a.m. at the U Center, 517 Alcove Road, Mooresville. Details: 704-663-1238;

June 20

LatinaCon - Latino-American Women’s Conference

Organized by La Noticia, the Spanish-language newspaper, Charlotte’s second LatinaCon aims to bring together Latinas who are leaders in business, government, academia, philanthropy, the arts and their homes to share experiences. It is also an opportunity for non-Latinos to get to know more about the culture of the Latino-American woman and connect with them. The event includes breakfast, lunch, business expo, a reception, and educational sessions on finance, health, fashion and more. Cost: $100. 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Hilton Charlotte Center City, 222 East Third Street, Charlotte. For details and registration:

June 25

COME TECH OUT Charlotte Job Fair:

This job fair series from the North Carolina Technology Association connects area talent with growing companies and organizations, and promotes regional job openings in the tech industry. Free for job seekers. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central Piedmont Community College, Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Road. Registration is encouraged: