Business Calendar: Events and seminars in the Chattanooga area

Business Calendar: Events and seminars in the Chattanooga area

August 5th, 2017 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

Business Calendar

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Events and seminars

- NEWtrepreneur Bookkeeping? 10 Mistakes To Avoid from 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Topics include: how to classify workers, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more. Speaker: Lynn Talbott, MBA, president of HRBiz and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. To register for this free event, visit clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30360189.

- Hixson Community Coffee from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Office of Donald Kane, State Farm, 5506 Hwy. 153. This event is free.

- Etsy SEO Workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 8, at BrightBridge, 535 Chestnut St., Suite 161. Learn to optimize your Etsy SEO (Search Engine Optimization) with tools such as Marmalead and creative keyword research. Computers and familiarity with Etsy aren't required, but are encouraged. To reserve a free seat visit brightbridgewbc.org/event/etsy/.

- Create a Facebook Business Page from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Brightbridge, 535 Chestnut St., Suite 161. Training will cover the basics of creating a Facebook business page. Required: laptop computer and personal Facebook page (if you need a laptop let us know at least three days in advance). To reserve a free seat visit brightbridgewbc.org/event/createFB8-9/.

- China Business Experts Roundtable from 11:30 am. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. China business experts from Tennessee, Georgia and China will be on hand to answer questions and share their experiences in a casual environment. Register at tnchinanetwork.org/event/china-business-experts-roundtable/. Cost is $25-$35.

- midTown Council meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Family Justice Center, 5705 Uptain Road. $10.

- Facebook Marketing Strategies ($25)- Intermediate from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Discover Facebook best practices including content strategy tips, increasing website traffic, understanding analytics, and an overview of Facebook's Business Manager, Ad Manager and Power Editor tools. To register, visit clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30360229. $25.

- Small Business Orientation — Complimentary Morning Course from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. This seminar will address key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Topics include: business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a Start Up packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations. To register for this free event, visit clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30360137.

- Southside Council meeting from 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at green|spaces, 63 E. Main St. Mounir Minkara will discuss the East Lake Park makeover. $10.

- Small Business Orientation- Complimentary Evening Course from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. This seminar will address key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Participants receive a Start Up packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within state and federal regulations. To register for this free event, visit clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30360166.

- BYOB: Build Your Own Business Plan from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at Brightbridge, 535 Chestnut St., Suite 161. Learn the components of a business plan, then use this knowledge to draft a unique business plan outline. To reserve a free seat visit brightbridgewbc.org/event/byob-8-10/.

- East Brainerd Council Coffee from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Bright Star Care, 6016B Shallowford Road, #1300. This event is free.


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