Mark your calendars...for these upcoming events:
April classes at Cape Fear Community College:
To Register: http://cfcc.edu/sbc/ or phone: 910-362-7216 – Free WILM classes
4/21 (Tues): MS Excel Applications for Your Small Business, 2 to 5 pm, T-100
4/23 (Thurs): Doing Business With The Government, 6 to 8:00 pm, L-107
4/28 (Tues): MS Power Point Applications for Your Small Business, 2-5 p.m, T-100
4/28 (Tues): Disney's Approach to Customer Service, 9-12 p.m. N-112
5/01 (Fri): Writing Business Plans w/Business Plan Pro, 8:30-4:30 p.m., T-100
5/05 (Tues): MS Publisher Applications for Your Small Business, 2-5 p.m., T-100
5/05 (Tues): Monthly Business Coaching Clinic 5, 6-8 p.m. N-202
5/06 (Wed): Basic Bookkeeping for Your Small Business, 6-9 p.m. Wed L-107
5/12 (Tues): Using Them All Together in Your Small Business, 2-5 p.m., T-100
April 18 (Sat): Hanover Shopping Center (Across Street from Independence Mall): 3rd VENDOR SHOWCASE AND SIDEWALK SALE! This is your opportunity to partner with HANOVER CENTER to display, showcase and sell YOUR products and services to an audience of thousands. Limited space for the day long sale and showcase starts at $200.00 and goes up according to positioning and size. Tents, tables, chairs are available. Interested? Email Bruce Henderson - email@example.com.
April 18 and 19: (Sat and Sun): 30th Annual Coastal Living Show, sponsored by The Wilmington Woman’s Club. Schwartz Center – Cape Fear Community College – 610 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC. Exhibit info: http://www.wilmingtonwomansclub.com/, Nancy McGowan,Exhibit Chair, at 910-799-3604 or Ida Newton at 910-791-5138.
Apr 18 (Sat): Rims On The River: Vintage Car, Hotrod and Motorcycle Show:
11 am to 5 pm, Historic Downtown Wilmington, Front and Market Streets. (Rain date: 4/19). Contact: Downtown Business Alliance, firstname.lastname@example.org; 216-374-8884. http://www.dbawilmington.com/. Cars and motorcycles 1980’s and older!
April 21 (Tues): North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce – Business Luncheon at Antonio’s, Leland. Speaker: Jim Bradshaw, Director of Economic Development for Brunswick County. Please call the chamber office to RSVP – if you do not plan to eat lunch, please call to reserve a seat. Cost is $7.50, includes tax and tip for pizza, salad and beverage.
Apr 22 and 23 (Wed and Thurs): ActionCOACH workshop: “6 Steps to Build Your Business to Thrive in a Tough Economy”. This ‘free with registration’ workshop is designed for every business and will take you through each step of successful business growth to have a commercial, profitable enterprise that works without you. Wednesday evening, 4/22: 6 pm to 9 pm: http://6stepsapr09pm.eventbrite.com/ or Thursday morning, 4/23: 8 am to 11 am: http://6stepsapr09am.eventbrite.com/. Call 910-471-2181 for information.
April 25: (Sat) The Brunswick County Springfest: http://nbchamberofcommerce.com/index.htm Live music, good food, children's rides, crafters, and other exhibitors combine to make this event fun for all ages. For more information on exhibiting or performing, please call Jeff Harvell at 443-2154.
April 25: (Sat) Hands On Wilmington (HOW): Annual community service event under the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Foundation's leadership that brings people together to tackle community projects.
Susie Kelley: 762-2611 ext. 222
April 28 (Tues), Small Business Speed Coaching: Wilmington SCORE and American Express OPEN, invite you to let them help you build a resilient business! Time: 8 am to 1 pm: This Free (with registration) event will provide education, resources, and inspiration to small businesses by offering: one-to-one coaching, workshops, resources and more. They plan to put business owners on their own fast track to becoming bigger, faster and better! Link to register: http://tinyurl.com/cfghm7
April 30: (Thurs) ActionCOACH and QuickTrainer, Inc. Informational Business Seminar. FREE (with registration) Informational Business Seminar... Increase Customers, Increase Cash Flow & Increase Profits! 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. ActionCOACH: “The 10 Biggest Sales & Marketing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them” and QuickTrainer, Inc: “QuickBooks and Your Business: Tips, Tricks and Business Decisions.” Call for info: (910) 338-0488. On-line registration: http://qtiacaau.eventbrite.com/.
April 30: (Thurs) 2nd Annual Today's Woman Conference & Expo
Coastline Conference & Events Center
This one-day conference and expo features guest speakers from across the state. Up to 35 exhibitors will also be on hand. This event is geared towards professional women and businesses that have women as their targeted clientele.
Kathryn Freeman: 762-2611 ext. 212. http://www.wilmingtonchamber.org/
Save these dates in May:
May 1 (Fri): North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, Business after Hours at 5 PM. Carolinas Roofing and the Chamber invite you to an old fashioned pig pickin’ at the “Barn” – picnic area beside the Chamber office. Please RSVP to Doris Sullivan, (910-231-9161), email@example.com or call the Chamber office (910-383-0553).
May 5: (Tues) ActionCOACH Reggie Shropshire and CFCC – SBC partner to host Business Coaching Clinic: 5 Simple Ways to Double Your Profits. Free with registration. Email or phone for info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-471-2181.
May 11: (Mon): Wilmington Chamber of Commerce: Double Day Open Golf Tournament
Porter's Neck Country Club. Women's tourney in the morning and Mixed tourney in the afternoon. This event is an enjoyable way to assist the chamber in raising funds to support Chamber services and programs. Sponsorships are available. Kathryn Freeman: 762-2611 ext. 212.
May 21: Wilmington Chamber of Commerce: Business After Hours, 5:30-7:30 pm, Lower Cape Fear Hospice (Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center)1414 Physicians Drive. Networking event for Chamber members featuring food and beverages.RSVP to 762-2611 ext. 101