• Writing Your Business Plan from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Writing Your Business Plan is an introductory session to the business planning process. This hands-on workshop discusses the plan's three uses: feasibility testing of the idea, obtaining financing and managing the business once it is established. During the session, participants will begin writing the four main sections of their business plan, which include the business description, marketing, management and financial projections. This free seminar is hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. Call 423-756-8668 for more information and to register.
• An Hour with My Attorney from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Attorney Chuck Fisher will explore leases, contracts, powers of attorney, corporate meetings and other topics of interest. Call 423-756-8668 for more information or to register.
n Hixson Council Meeting - Networking Meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive. Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards and brochures.
• Small Business Orientation from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. The counselor discusses basic business planning including financial projections and legal entity. Hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, this event is free and open to the public. Call 423-756-8668 for more information and to register.
• Free Business Legal Advising from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at The CO.LAB, 55 E. Main St. Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. will offer legal advice to local small businesses. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for a 50-minute time slot.