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Gravity Center

Rock Hill, SC

DEC
8
Five Lessons in Finance (December 8 Tax Season Preparations)
Thursday, December 8, 2022
3:00 - 4:00 PM

The Gravity Center

153 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC

Join us for Five Lessons in Finance: A financial management series for entrepreneurs at every stage of their business.

This session will go over details on how to ready your organization to file taxes and what changes have been made to the tax code in the past year.

Gravity Center

Rock Hill, SC

NOV
10
Five Lessons in Finance (November 10 Non-Profit Accounting)
Thursday, November 10, 2022
3:00 - 4:00 PM

The Gravity Center

153 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC

Join us for Five Lessons in Finance: A financial management series for entrepreneurs at every stage of their business.

We will cover accounting practices for non-profit organizations.

SBDC

Fort Mill, SC

OCT
26
Is Franchising Right for You? Learn From FranNet
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
12:00 - 1:15 PM

The LOOM

118 Academy Street, Fort Mill, SC 29705

Enjoy this presentation by Mike Hall from FranNet on Franchising. Listen to experiences from local franchise owners and a review of franchising disclosure documents. Stop by and enjoy this Lunch and Learn with FREE pizza provided by the SBDC!

SBDC

Online

OCT
19
Small Business Tax Workshop - October 19, 2022
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoom

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This webinar is designed to help small business owners understand their Federal and South Carolina State tax responsibilities.
Federal Tax : 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
State Tax: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Gravity Center

Rock Hill, SC

OCT
13
Five Lessons in Finance (October 13 Cash Flow Statement)
Thursday, October 13, 2022
3:00 - 4:00 PM

The Gravity Center

153 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC

Join us for Five Lessons in Finance: A financial management series for entrepreneurs at every stage of their business.
During the first of the 1-hour classes, we will cover the accounting basics of three important financial management documents- the Income Statement (August), Balance Sheet (September) and Cash Flow Statement (October)

SBDC

Online

OCT
13
Let's Start a Business!
Thursday, October 13, 2022
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Zoom

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Tired of working for someone else? Do you have an idea for a business? How do you turn a hobby into a profitable venture? Join this free, one-hour SC SBDC webinar and learn the steps to starting a successful business.

BGEN

Gaffney, SC

OCT
11
The Brew
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
8:00 – 9:00am

BGEN

301 N Limestone St, Gaffney, SC 29340

A time to listen and receive feedback from a community of aspiring entrepreneurs and longtime business owners. Coffee is included!

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce

Indian Land, SC

OCT
7
MORNING BUSINESS CONNECTION - LANCASTER
Friday Oct 7, 2022
8:30 - 9:30 AM

CrossRidge Café

2001 Parkway Dr, Indian Land, SC 29707

Morning Business Connection - Indian Land

Gravity Center

Rock Hill, SC

OCT
5
York County Launch Pad
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
8:00 - 9:00am

Knowledge Perk

130C West White Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730

At each meeting, two local businesses take the stage to present what they do and share the challenges they face. The audience then has the chance to ask questions and offer advice.

These events are 100% free and open to the public.

Clover Chamber of Commerce

Clover, SC

OCT
4
Joint Chamber Lunch - US Congressman Ralph Norman
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Family Trust Federal Credit Union

1219 Highway 55 East, Clover, SC 29710

Chamber Lunch with US Congressman Ralph Norman Greater Clover and Lake Wylie Chamber Members.

Chester Chamber of Commerce

Chester, SC

SEP
29
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Thursday, September 29, 2022
4:00 - 6:00pm

Springs Close Foundation

112 Gadsden Street
Chester, SC United States

Please join the Springs Close Foundation for a Business After Hours at their new location.

SBDC

Online

SEP
29
Buying Commercial Real Estate: From Contract to Closing
Thursday, September 29, 2022
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Zoom

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Are you searching for property to purchase for your business? How do you find the right property? Is there funding available? What loan programs are there? What documents do you need for a loan package? Join a panel of financial and real estate experts and learn how to find commercial property and apply for a commercial real estate mortgage during this free webinar hosted by the SC SBDC.

York County Chamber of Commerce

Rock Hill, SC

SEP
28
Morning Mingle Networking
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
8:30 - 9:30 AM

77 Auto

2574 Cherry Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Looking to jump start your workday? Join us at our Morning Mingle event! Designed to introduce our newest members to our most seasoned networkers, this casual speed-networking opportunity will start you on your journey to building quality professional relationships through the Chamber. And there's free coffee! Space is limited so snag your seat today!

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce

Lancaster, SC

SEP
22
MORNING BUSINESS CONNECTION - LANCASTER
Thursday Sep 22, 2022
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Chastain's Studio Lofts

107 S Main St, Lancaster, SC 29720

Morning Business Connection - Lancaster

SBDC

Fort Mill, SC

Sep
20
Winning the War for Talent during the Great Resignation
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

LOOM Coworking, Gallery and Event Space

118 Academy Street, Fort Mill, SC 29705

Has Covid-19 affected your small business's ability to attract and retain the right talent? In collaboration with Battle Plan Consulting, the SC SBDC will be offering this highly interactive workshop will cover a variety of useful implementable strategies, incentives, and action planning employers can utilize while reexamining their current HR, recruiting, onboarding, and employee retention strategies.

Chester County Chamber of Commerce

Great Falls, SC

Sep
13
ENTREPRENEUR ROUND TABLE
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
5:30 - 7:00pm

Great Falls War Memorial Building

401 Dearborn Street
Great Falls, SC 29055 United States

Join other business owners --both established and start-up-- for the Chester County Entrepreneur Round Table. Guest Speaker: Attorney George Ligon will share information on common legal issues faced by small businesses.

Gravity Center

Rock Hill, SC

SEP
8
Five Lessons in Finance (September 11 Balance Sheet)
Thursday, September 8, 2022
3:00 - 4:00 PM

The Gravity Center

153 S Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC

Join us for Five Lessons in Finance: A financial management series for entrepreneurs at every stage of their business.

SBDC

Online

AUG
31
Expert Advice on Business Planning
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
11:00AM - 1:00PM

Zoom

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In the Business Planning Webinar, we will discuss what you should have done when starting your business. There will also be an overview using your Business Plan and financial data to prepare projections needed for a business loan or lender presentation.

SBDC

Online

AUG
31
Organizational, Financial and Legal Considerations
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
11:00 - 1:00 PM

Zoom

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In the Organizational, Financial, and Legal Considerations Webinar, we will discuss proper business structuring, financial reports (Balance Sheet, P&L, Cash Flow, Break Even) and what they are and how to use them in analysis and decision making. Also, there will be a discussion about regulatory requirements and what you should have done when you started and business legal concerns, intellectual property, contracts, employment.

Gravity Center

Rock Hill, SC

AUG
23
LinkedIN for Personal Branding
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
3:00 - 4:00 PM

The Gravity Center

153 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC

One of the most powerful tools you have as a business is LinkedIN. But are you optimizing your page to drive connections and eventually sales?

Guest presenter, Brandon Bobart, has tips and tricks to take your LinkedIN page from drab to fab.

SBDC

Rock Hill, SC

AUG
11
Let's Get Started with the SBDC Workshop
August 11, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Zoom

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This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs who are looking to start a business. This is an important first step in the SBDC counseling process. This workshop will be held online due to COVID-19.

SBDC

Fort Mill, SC

AUG
10
Research Tools to Help Grow Your Business! Presented by the SBDC & York County Economic Development
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM

LOOM Coworking, Gallery and Event Space

118 Academy Street, Fort Mill, SC 29705

What will it take to grow your business? Well, "Research" might be the answer.
The SBDC & York County Economic Development will provide a quick overview of free tools available to small business owners to assist in their research. Tools that assist in market research & the validation of entrepreneurial ideas for new & existing businesses.

LaunchPad / Gravity Center

Rock Hill, SC

JUL
20
LaunchPad Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
4:00 - 6:00 PM

Dust Off Brewing Company

130 W White St, Rock Hill, SC 29730

At each meeting, two local businesses take the stage to present what they do and share the challenges they face. The audience then has the chance to ask questions and offer advice.

SBDC

Fort Mill, SC

JUL
20
Compete & Win in the World's Largest Market! Doing Business with the Government
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Noon - 1:30 PM

LOOM Coworking, Gallery and Event Space

120 Academy Street, Fort Mill, SC 29705

Join the SBDC for this "In-Person" event at LOOM in Fort Mill, SC as we host Angela Brewer, Business Opportunity Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to walk us through government contracting.