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Wednesday

H.O.H.T. Seminar:

Helping Others Help Themselves (H.O.H.T.) will hold 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.

Thursday

University City Taste:

Charlotte Chamber University City Chapter will host its signature event, featuring live entertainment, samples from area restaurants, free paddle boat rides and more. 5:30-8 p.m. at Shoppes at University Place, 8929 J.M. Keynes Drive. Tickets: http://ez-tixx.com.

Friday

Café Y Pastel en Español:

Join the Latin American Chamber of Commerce for business-to-business networking. Free. 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Las Americas, 3609 South Blvd. Register: 704-343-2525; www.lacccharlotte.com.

Monday

The Check is in the Mail – Affordable Marketing Solutions:

Discover how to reach new customers, build a loyalty program for existing customers and learn the best ways to ship your products. Efficient and effective solutions from the postal service mean more profit in your pocket and more time to focus on your business. Free. 2-3:30 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.

Social Media Marketing Seminar:

John McCann & Associates will present a seminar on using an iPad. Free. 3-4:30 p.m. at Springhill Suites, 121 Gateway Blvd., Mooresville. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Tuesday

International Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Meeting:

The Office of International Relations, in partnership with the city of Charlotte’s Neighborhood and Business Services, will host an event for entrepreneurs and small business owners from Charlotte’s international community who started their business in the last five years. The objective of the IESBO meeting is to learn about the opportunities and resources available to small businesses. Free. 7:30-10:30 a.m. at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, Room 267, 600 E. Fourth St. Register: http://bit.ly/162HdEB.

DealDesk – Business Consult:

Speakers from the Plaza Bridge Group will join BIG members for DealDesk. Schedule a one-hour consultation for your company to received feedback that will help support your business in dealing with issues, such as funding strategies and leveraging partnerships. Cost: Free to BIG members; $75 for nonmembers. 8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. at Technekes, Flight Deck Conference Room, 1927 S. Tryon St., Suite 310. Register: www.bigcouncil.com.

Oct. 1

Power of Women Event:

Join Charlotte Chamber for Power of Women, featuring a panel discussion about authentic leadership, the art of negotiation and the importance of mentors. The keynote speaker will be Carla Harris, managing director of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and chair of the National Women’s Business Council. 3:30-7 p.m. at Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. Details: http://www.charlottechamber.com/events.

Make Your Art Work For You:

Turn your dream of creating a business using your talents as a musician, dancer, artist or actor into a reality. Learn how the skills of entrepreneurs match the skills of the arts. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.

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