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Wednesday

Matthews Chamber Monthly Business Luncheon:

Sheila Neisler of Catalyst-A Marketing Co. will discuss cause marketing at the Matthews Chamber Monthly Chamber Business Networking Luncheon. Cost: $15 if registered by noon Tuesday; $20 otherwise. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road, Matthews. Register: 704-847-3649; www.matthewschamber.org.

Simple Tips To Make Your Business Acquirable:

Michael Moore, director of LB&A tax accounting services, will lead a seminar on increasing the value of your business and making it attractive to buyers. Free. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4400 Sharon Road. Register: www.matthewschamber.org.

Thursday

Strategic Business Introductions:

eWomenNetwork will host a dynamic networking event for professional women. Cost: $85. 9-11:30 a.m. at Regus meeting room, 301 McCullough Drive, fourth floor. Register: 704-560-6788; ewomennetwork.com.

Friday

Tri-Chamber Networking Breakfast:

Join members of the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber, Lake Norman Chamber and Statesville Chamber for breakfast and networking. Free for members and their guests. 7:30-9 a.m. second Fridays at Sam’s Club, 646 River Highway, Mooresville. Details: 704-360-6020; www.mooresvillenc.org.

Monthly BIG Ideas Exchange: The Freak Factor:

David Rendall, author of “The Freak Factor: Discovering Uniqueness by Flaunting Weakness,” will discuss achieving greater fulfillment in your life and career. Free to members and their guests. 8:30-11 a.m. at Goodmortgage.com, 3325 S. Tryon St. Register: www.bigcouncil.com.

Monday

MicroMasters in Entrepreneurship:

Fast track the start-up and operation of your business with this intensive certificate program designed to train and condition entrepreneurs to develop a framework for business success. Cost: $369. Available online through Nov. 17. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.

Business Plan Basics:

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Attending this seminar will help you commit your ideas to paper and provide a general overview of the components of a typical business plan. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. at CPCC Harris Campus, 3210 CPCC Harris Campus Drive. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.

Sept. 17

Succeeding in the Multigenerational Workplace:

Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals will host an interactive discussion on generational diversity in the workplace. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.

Charlotte Chamber - East Chapter/LACC Luncheon:

The Charlotte Chamber East Chapter and the Latin American Chamber of Commerce will meet jointly to hear from Michael Tarwater, CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System. Register by 5 p.m. Monday. Cost: $20-$35. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at SMS Catering Services Inc., 1764 Norland Road. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.

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