Business calendar

On Aug. 8, the Latin American Chamber of Commerce - Charlotte holds a Summer Fiesta and Fundraiser.
On Aug. 8, the Latin American Chamber of Commerce - Charlotte holds a Summer Fiesta and Fundraiser.

August 3

Charlotte Christian Chamber:

Charlotte Christian Chamber hosts a member meet-up at Brixx Pizza in Birkdale. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 16915 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville. To register, go to

August 6

Small-business networking in Harrisburg:

This “Small Business Briefing” is the first in a series of meetings and events focused on supporting small business owners in Harrisburg. Topics will include the town’s recent market analysis, economic development plan, and small business counseling services coming to Harrisburg Town Hall this fall. 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Town Hall, 4100 Main St. For more information, contact Anna Lu Wilson at or 704-455-0734.

Mixer - Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce:

Join members at the August mixer event at Charlotte Radiology, 15419 Hodges Circle, Huntersville. Free. 5:30-7 p.m. For details, go to the events tab at

August 8

LACCC - Summer Fiesta and Fundraiser:

Tickets are available now for this inaugural dancing and music event that support educational and networking programs with the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte. Cost: $50 per ticket. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at LaCa Projects, 1429 Bryant St., Charlotte. For details, go to

August 14-15

Charlotte Bitcoin Conference:

Registration is open for the Second Annual Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. The two-day conference follows last year’s inaugural expo in Raleigh. Current issues pertaining to Bitcoin, blockchain technology, startups, venture capital investment and more will be discussed. Tickets range from $99-$199. For more information, go to


Small Business Center Seminars at Gaston College:

Free small business seminars will be offered from September through November on the College’s Lincoln Campus in Lincolnton, 511 S. Aspen St., and Kimbrell Campus in Belmont, 7220 Wilkinson Blvd. Seminars meet 6:30 to 9 p.m. Details:

August 24

How to Start a Business

Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing. Free. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m at Central Piedmont Community College Small Business Center, Hall Building, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave., Charlotte. Register at