RETOOLNC 3.0 Online Info Session

The state of NC has reopened the RETOOLNC Grant Program for a third round of funding for certified historically underutilized businesses (HUB) and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) firms impacted by COVID-19.

The webinar covers the eligibility requirements, what you will need to complete the application, and how to apply through the organizations that are managing the grant process. Attendees will have opportunity to ask questions about the grant program.

Webinar access details can be found in the Online Event Page.

5 Key Steps to Designing Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Designing Your Business

Are you an entrepreneur thinking of starting a business or are you already in business and not sure if you have completed all the necessary steps to be an established entity or successful business? This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs with start-ups and established businesses to examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market, examine entrepreneur readiness, business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): WBCC

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Learn to Lead: How Business Owners Develop Other Leaders

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Learn to Lead: How Business Owners Develop Other Leaders

The dream most business owners share is that someday, they will be able to depend on other leaders to run their business. But how does one get to that point? It all begins with how you, as the leader, develop other leaders in your small business. In this workshop, Julie will share how to identify, select, develop, and mentor the next generation of leaders within your company.

Speaker(s): Julie Bee

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Learn to Lead: Build a Positive and Thriving Small Business Culture

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Learn to Lead: Build a Positive and Thriving Small Business Culture

If getting your employees to do what you want them to do is a challenge, this workshop is for you. Small businesses with a positive and thriving culture are more productive, more profitable, and have happier employees. In this workshop, Julie shares how to build a positive workplace culture in your own small business. You’ll also learn how to course-correct if your workplace culture has gotten off track.

Speaker(s): Julie Bee

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Learn to Lead: 7 Leadership Failures and How to Overcome Them

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Learn to Lead: 7 Leadership Failures and How to Overcome Them

Great leaders do not become great leaders over night. In her work with business leaders, Julie has found that leaders often go through several of these 7 critical failures that land them between a rock and a hard place. In this workshop, Julie will share each of these critical failures, how to recognize them, overcome each one, and prevent those failures from happening again.

If you’re a business owner this session and series is for you! Learning to lead as a business owner will help you drive your team and your business forward.

Speaker(s): Julie Bee

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5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Are you an entrepreneur thinking of starting a business or are you already in business and not sure if you have completed all the necessary steps to be an established entity or successful business? This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs with start-ups and established businesses to examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market, examine entrepreneur readiness, business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): WBCC

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Building Your Online Presence

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Building Your Online Presence

Part 1: Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish.

In this session we’ll show you how to:
• Create or claim your Business Profile on Google
• Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps
• Use Google My Business to connect with potential customer

Part 2: Discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

Speaker(s): Linda Hughes

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5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Are you an entrepreneur thinking of starting a business or are you already in business and not sure if you have completed all the necessary steps to be an established entity or successful business? This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs with start-ups and established businesses to examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market, examine entrepreneur readiness, business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): WBCC

Click here to register.

Charlotte MED Week 2021

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Charlotte MED Week 2021

Engage, Elevate, Empower

Charlotte MED Week 2021 | October 11-14, 2021

Join business, government, and community leaders at the eleventh annual Charlotte Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week celebration honoring outstanding minority, women-owned and small businesses and the agencies and individuals who support a diverse marketplace. We will have virtual professional development workshops with the business connections expo and awards and recognition celebration occurring in person. All events will commemorate the achievements of minority, women and small entrepreneurs and affirm our community’s commitment to the principle of equal opportunity.

All virtual events will be hosted on the Whova Event App. Please, download directly from the Apple Store or Google Play on your phone or device.

No cost to attend workshops, Career Fair or Expo. Pre-registration is required for all events.

Speaker(s): Various

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