Small Business Development/Business Resources

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Small Business Development / Business Resources

A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on steps to devise a business plan, entity formation, managing risk, and your regional small business resources.

Speaker(s): Sonya Miller-Ray

Co-Sponsor(s): Mark Stewart

Classroom in Suite 125

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“Cancelled” 8A Certification

Cancelled due to Government Shutdown!!!
Topic: 8A Certification

The 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses. The 8(a) Program offers a broad scope of assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. The program also provides access to government contracting opportunities, allowing small businesses to better compete in the federal contracting marketplace.

Speaker(s): Joe Ann Shafer

Class is in Suite 125

What You Should Know Before Signing a Lease

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

DON’T SIGN!!! BE PREPARED!! BE INFORMED!! Ready to sign a commercial real estate lease for office building, retail space, or other business use? The success or failure of your business may depend on certain terms of the lease. Participants will understand how commercial leases differ. Before you sign anything, make sure you understand the Terms & Conditions your expectations and responsibility, and the expectations of the landlord.

Speaker(s): Raeneice Taltoan

Class will be in Suite 125

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Certification – Which One is Right For Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

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.

Presenter(s): Sonya Miller-Ray, Brandon Lee, Marjilette Brown, NaTasha Smith

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