Resume Writing Class/Employment Assistance:
Get help finding a job, working on your resume and improving your computer skills. Fees waived based on unemployed or underemployed status. 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays at Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St., Mooresville. Details: 704-664-2927; http://ci.mooresville.nc.us/225/Library.
Join Charlotte Chamber’s East Chapter for the best in business-to-business networking at the Business Showcase, a joint collaboration with the Greater Hospitality and Tourism Alliance. 3-7 p.m. at the Park Expo and Conference Center, 800 Briar Creek Road. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
NAWBO Charlotte Spring Information & Recruitment Event:
NAWBO Charlotte Chapter will host a women’s business networking event. The chapter includes more than 100 women-owned businesses representing a wide variety of business segments and sizes -- from finance and retail, to marketing and green energy engineering. RSVP by Monday. Cost: $10. 6-7:45 p.m. at the Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. Register: 704-488-4811; http://www.nawbocharlotte.org/.
Helping Others Help Themselves (HOHT) will host a job seeking skills seminar on branding and marketing yourself. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
Lake Norman Women's Conference:
Keynote Speaker: Judy Rose, director of athletics for UNC Charlotte will be the keynote speaker at the Lake Norman Women’s Conference. Followed by wine and cheese reception. Free. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Peninsula Yacht Club, 18501 Harbor Light Blvd., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
Creating Momentum Seminar:
From South Africa, David Wilkinson brings his Creating Momentum Seminar to Charlotte. Cost: $199. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel, 5501 Carnegie Blvd. Details: http://www.redfontevents.com/.
Breaking the Mold: Unconventional Approach to Conventional Marketing:
This discussion will be based around strategy, marketing and branding and will feature McColl School of Business professor, Will Sparks and OrthoCarolina's director of marketing, Blair Primis. Free; lunch is provided. Noon-1 p.m. at Duke Energy, Paul Anderson Auditorium, 400 S. Tryon St. Details: http://www.queens.edu/.
Business After Hours – Matthews:
Join Matthews Chamber for networking and enjoy food catered by Manny's Mediterranean Cafe and beverages provided by Grapes Wine Bar. 5-7 p.m. at Home Technology Solutions, 2925 Senna Drive, Suite 101, Matthews. Register: http://www.matthewschamber.org/
SCORE, a volunteer organization of retired executives that offers assistance to individuals wanting to start or expand their small business, is offering a series workshops designed to help small businesses expand. Session 3, Developing your Marketing Plan, will be offered Thursday. Session 4, Developing a Financial Plan, will be offered April 3. Session 5, Funding Steps and Next Steps, will be offered April 10. Sessions 2 through 5 are 6-9 p.m. at Carolina Premier Bank, 13024 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Suite 100, Community Room, 2nd Floor. The four seminars are held every two months and need not be taken in sequence. The cost is $125. Session 1, a free three-hour introductory workshop will be held on 1-4 p.m. April 8 at the Small Business Administration (SBA), 6302 Fairview Road, Suite 300. Register: 704-344-6576; http://charlotte.score.org/.
Fast Track To Employment Series:
This workshop will include resume critique, job interview preparation and job search techniques. Free. 9 a.m.-noon at Employment Security Commission, 133 Island Road, Statesville. Register: www.ncesc.com.
BusinessFirst Charlotte Annual Meeting:
Join Charlotte Chamber for an update on the Charlotte business climate. Hear from Charlotte Chamber president Bob Morgan, City of Charlotte manager Ron Carlee and Mecklenburg County manager Dena Diorio. 8-9:30 a.m. at Charlotte Chamber - Belk Action Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
Social Media Seminar:
Kerry Burd of Social Media Consultants will present a seminar on social media as a marketing tool. Free. 9-10 a.m. first Tuesdays at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
HOHT Job Networking Event:
Helping Others Help Themselves (HOHT) will host a job search networking event. Free. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 9820 Northcross Center Court Drive, Huntersville. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
NAWBO Charlotte April Meeting:
NAWBO Charlotte (The National Association Of Women Business Owners) welcomes Judy Rose, director of intercollegiate athletics at UNC Charlotte, to share with her secrets of perseverance and growing a new venture that can be applied to your own business growth efforts. Cost: $30-$55 for members; $40-$65 for nonmembers. 5-7:30 p.m. at Byron's South End, 101 W. Worthington Ave., #110. Register: http://www.nawbocharlotte.org/.
Power Up Chapter Challenge Luncheon:
Be a part of the next great thing by participating in the Charlotte Chamber's SouthWest Chapter Power Up Challenge. Competing for a cash prize and package of in-kind services, local entrepreneurs and small business owners will present how their businesses can support the growth of Charlotte's economy through innovation and entrepreneurial skills. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
Greater Matthews Business Expo:
Join Matthews Chamber and area businesses for the Greater Matthews Business Expo. 4-7 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road, Matthews. Details: www.matthewschamber.org.
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