Events for the Week of February 28 – March 4, 2022

The events listed in this blog post will take place during the week of February 28 – March 5, 2022.

Click the ‘Register here!’ hyperlink at the bottom of each event description to register for that event.

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Monday – February 28

Building Your Brand with Intent

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – Online

Build your business’s brand on purpose!

Join AdJourney & the Small Business Center at Sandhills CC to:

  • Learn the importance of defined communication channels and how the brand elements—logo, collateral, and consumer touch points—all play a role in your company’s communication and its bottom line.

*Bring samples of any current material—website, social media posts, brochure, business cards, etc. If you don’t have these yet, come anyway! Bring a notebook.

Speaker(s): Brian Sykes

Register here!

Tuesday – March 1

Inmates to Entrepreneurs – 8 Week Entrepreneurship Course

6:00PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online  

Inmates to Entrepreneurs hosts a virtual course for anyone with a criminal background who has started or is interested in starting their own business. This course will meet Tuesday nights for eight weeks (January 18 – March 8).

By the end of the course, you will not be an experienced entrepreneur, but you will have the basics for starting a business and beginning your new entrepreneurial life. Learn from people who have been exactly where you are and who have become successful.

Register here!

Business Tax Essentials

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – Online

Join the Sandhills CC Small Business Center to:

  • Learn the basic requirements to help NC small business owners understand the laws and obligations necessary to be tax compliant.
  • Learn about filing and administrative requirements.
  • Learn the basics of NC sales and use tax law and withholding tax law.
  • Review step-by-step directions for completing sales tax and withholding returns, and directions for filing and paying online.

Speaker(s): Cynthia Roberts, QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Wednesday – March 2

Mind Spark Live: What’s It Really Take to Be an Entrepreneur?

12:00PM – 1:00PM EST – FREE – Online

There are lots of pros and cons to being an entrepreneur!

Have you given it much thought? Should you be an entrepreneur?

This session will help you think through all the different angles you should consider when deciding whether business ownership is right for you. You will gain insight into self-assessment tools and get valuable information on what it really takes to be an entrepreneur.

Also learn about resources available that will be invaluable assets to you as you begin the journey to business ownership!

Register here!

Establishing a Legal Business Structure for Sole Proprietors and LLCs

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – Online

Are you ready to legally form your small business structure but don’t know where to begin?

Finding and navigating online start-up resources can be frustrating; Put a stop to endless, dead-end searches and jump right to the source so you can focus on a successful business start-up.

Join this webinar to:

  • Learn the process and forms required to legally establish yourself as a sole proprietor or LLC.
  • Understand LLC annual reporting requirements and procedures.
  • Successfully navigate common online resources necessary to manage your LLC.

Speaker(s): Lindy Lamielle, MA

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