Chattanooga area business calendar

Chattanooga area business calendar

April 20th, 2013 in Business Around the Region

Events and seminars

• Entrepreneur Bookkeeping from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Lynn Talbott of HR Business Solutions LLC will review the top 10 bookkeeping mistakes all small business owners should avoid, as well as practical solutions for overcoming these issues and ideas for office efficiency. Find out more at 756-8668.

• Strategic Management Learning System: Target Marketing from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Hosted in partnership between the Tennessee Small Business Development Center and Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, the seminar is the fourth in a 12-part series offered monthly throughout the year. "Target Marketing" will cover the eight steps to marketing success and the importance of focus. Registration and a fee of $35 are required. Call 756-8668 for more information.

• Brainerd/East Brainerd Council Meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court. This event will feature networking and a Mini Expo of Brainerd/East Brainerd area businesses. Meetings cost $10.

• Experience Talks: Legal Business from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at The Camp House, 1427 Williams St. This seminar is the second panel of the lunch series, where members of the Chambliss Startup Group will walk participants through the legal considerations germane to the typical life cycle of a startup. Additional details are available at www.colab.is/event. Call 423-756-8668 to register.

• East Ridge Council Meeting at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at the East Ridge Community Center, 1517 Tombras Ave. The event will feature networking and a Mini Expo of East Ridge area businesses. Meetings cost $10.

• Enterprise Gateway Council Meeting from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive. Lulu Copeland, Ed Southeard and Jerry Sterling of Chattanooga State will speak on "Developing the Local Workforce: Technical Skills and Leadership." Meetings cost $10.

• INCubator Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Dr. Richard Becherer of UTC will speak on "Improving Your Business: 12 Actions You Can Take Now." To register, contact Tabitha Erickson at 423-752-4301 or terickson@chattanoogachamber.com.

• Small Business Orientation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, the event is free and open to the public. Call 423-756-8668 for more information.

• Financing Your Business the SBA Way from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. The workshop covers SBA loan options, including which loan program meets a specific entrepreneurial need. Call 423-756-8668 for more information.

• International Business Council Meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at The INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Call 423-756-8668 for more information.

• YPAC Special Event: Protégé Chattanooga Graduation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at EPB, 10 W. M.L. King Blvd. YPAC will graduate its inaugural Protégé Chattanooga class at this special event. Purchase tickets online at www.ypchattanooga.org/events.