IMA Carolinas Council Annual Winter Conference:
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is hosting the Annual Winter Conference on Friday, February 5th at Johnson & Wales University, 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. The Conference will cover Cyber Security, the Affordable Care Act, and the Dodd-Frank Act. The 4 hours of continuing professional education meet NASBA guidelines for CPAs and ICMA guidelines for CMAs and CFMs. $110. Registration available at the door beginning at 12:00 pm; the first seminar begins at 12:30. For more information, go to: http://www.ima-charlotte.org/events
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What is your company worth?
Join the Carolina Premier Center for Business Strategies at its next breakfast seminar: “Does Your Company Need a Business Valuation?” Learn how business valuations can be a useful took for business owners. Network with other business owners and the professionals that serve the business-owner market. 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Dixon Hughes Goodman, 4350 Congress St., Suite 900, Charlotte. RSVPs required by Feb. 4; email email@example.com.
Matthews Chamber Networking Luncheon:
Terri Deboo of Ideas @ Work Networking discusses how to network successfully at the Matthews Chamber’s monthly meeting. 11 a.m. Cost: $15-$20. Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road. RSVP at matthewschamber.com or by calling 704-847-3649.
Catawba College and The Interprize Group:
Perhaps you aspire to write the next great American novel, open a cafe or wine bar, launch a non-profit, or maybe you aren’t really sure. This 8-hour course, offered through Catawba College’s Institute of Business and Accounting, combines the concepts of startup creation and personal development to help you organize and execute your venture. Cost: $500. At Asbury Park Grove, 9300 Bob Beatty Road, Charlotte. For details: www.catawaba.edu/interprize or call 704-637-4421.
Women Worth More Business Summit:
Women entrepreneurs and business owners are invited to attend a free business summit sponsored by Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange and Worth Financial Advisory Group. 9-11 a.m. at Harris Conference Center, 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive, Charlotte. Registration required by Feb. 5 at www.women-worth-more.eventbrite.com; fee is $25 with no RSVP. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 17 and beyond
SCORE & The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library:
Learn about business plans, how to develop your business, and small-business support services from Charlotte SCORE. Find out how to use the free library research services for collecting information on competitors, prospects, suppliers and market data. Free. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar. All times are 5:30-7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted:
▪ Feb. 17, Main Library, 310 N. Tryon St.
▪ March 15, Beatties Ford Road Regional, 2412 Beatties Ford Road.
▪ Apr. 9, 10 a.m.-noon, Independence Regional, 6000 Conference Drive.
▪ May 18, Main Library.
▪ July 20, Main Library.
Krispy Kreme exec to speak:
James Morgan of Cornelius, chairman of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., will deliver the spring MBA lecture at Winthrop University, Rock Hill. Morgan has served on the board since 2000. Reception at 6 p.m., lecture at 7 p.m. Free and open to the regional business community. For details, contact Winthrop’s M.B.A. office at 803-323-2409 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
The Greater Matthews Business Expo 2016:
Connect with the public and other business owners at this annual trade show for Matthews Chamber member businesses. 4-7 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road. For vendor information and fees, go to matthewschamber.org.
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