WBCC – Small Business Development / Mecklenburg County Resources

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC – Small Business Development / Mecklenburg County Resources

Confused about how to read, understand or create financials for your business. This workshop is designed to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, creating your financial projections, understanding the three (3) major financial documents, funding opportunities, finances and tax preparation.

Speaker(s):  Sonya Miller-Ray  / Mark Stewart

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WBCC – Enhance Your Business & Protect Yourself: The ABCs of Trademarks in NC

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC – Enhance Your Business & Protect Yourself: The ABCs of Trademarks in NC

This course will discuss legislative protections for different kinds of intellectual property, cover the basics of trademark and service mark registration in North Carolina, review why it’s desirable to register, and describe the State’s counterfeit enforcement initiatives, including the applicable criminal laws.

Speaker(s): Ann Elmore

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WBCC – Small Business Development Overview / Business Financials

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC – Small Business Development Overview / Business Financials

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): Sonya Miller-Ray / Jules Monroe

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HBCU Entrepreneur Development

“Postponed”

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Be Apart of Something Bigger Than Yourself – DON’T MISS IT

Who Should Attend:

  • Are interested in Small Business Development
  • Want to start a business and need resources
  • Have a business and need funding
  • Are a small business owner who needs access to resource providers
  • Are a student interested in starting or expanding your business
  • Are a start-up business
  • Are a resource partner

Speaker(s):  Various

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Small Business Development / Understanding Your Business Legal Structure

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Small Business Development / Understanding Your Business Legal Structure

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. Entrepreneurs will gain information on the types of business entities recognized in NC, legal matters that can come up when running your business, and provide guidance on what to expect with the unexpected.

Speaker(s):  Sonya Miller-Ray /  Lawrence Wooden

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Understand What Minority Certification is Available for Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Understand What Minority Certification is Available for Your Business

Are you confused by all of the CERTIFICATION acronyms (DBE, MBE, SBE, WOSB, HUB). This session is designed to help small business owners understand the importance of minority, women and small business certification. Participants will learn which certification is right for their business and how to leverage it.

Speaker(s):  Natalie Williams  /  Kirby Watson   / Natasha Smith

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Business Plan Development

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic:  Business Plan Development

Having challenges with understanding where to begin with your business plan, and what components are required? The Business Plan Overview session will give business owners the ability to walk-away knowledgeable of the key objectives needed for a professional plan. Edward Jones will also present Bringing Balance To Your Budget – Simplify Your Spending & Savings Strategies – Understanding Your Financials

Speaker(s): Natalie Williams  /  Sulayman Nyang

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