WBCNC- Raleigh Small Business Connect

Raleigh Small Business Connect

May 12, 2020
Tue 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The annual event is geared towards the small business owner and entrepreneur. You don’t want to miss this great event! All the resources you need to start and build your business will be there!

Speaker(s): City of Raleigh

Co-Sponsor(s):  WBCNC, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Wake Tech SBC, Carolina Small Business

Fee: No Cost

Visit the link below to register:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/raleigh-small-business-connect-2020-tickets-97383820629or

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 – Doing Business With the Federal Government

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC – Doing Business With the Federal Government

Did you know the Federal Government spends over $500 billion dollars on goods and services every year? Would you like to find out how your business can access the federal marketplace? Attend a FREE Workshop and Learn About Federal Certifications: Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service Disabled Veteran Program, 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program.

Speaker(s):  Joe Ann Shaffers  /  Fran Perez

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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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