A Solution to Climate Change that will Grow our Economy: July 8, 2015

  #561, 8 July 2015 Posted in A Solution to Climate Change that will Grow our Economy A Solution to Climate Change that will Grow our Economy Citizens’ Climate Lobby believe that politicians don’t create political will, they respond to it! This international grassroots advocacy organization has worked tirelessly over the past few years focusing on national policies to address climate change. Brad & Steffi, lead organizers for two local CCL chapters, will explain how their proposed solution, called Carbon Fee & Dividend, will work to mitigate carbon emissions as well as grow our economy, jobs, and GDP. If interested […]

Asheville SCORE Women’s Business Roundtable: Reinvent Your Elevator Speech!

  Asheville SCORE Women’s Business Roundtable July 16 2015 11:30am – 1pm AB-Tech Enka Campus Roundtable member Deane Giordano presents an interactive workshop: Reinvent Your Elevator Speech!  You’ve got 60 seconds to tell people what you do in such a way that they say, “Ooooooohhooo!” and thinking they must. know. more.     Deane will share a process for transforming our old elevator speeches into effective hot hooks.  Then we’ll try them out on each other for fun and feedback.      FREE Registration:  Reserve Your Seat Now Registration is limited to first 20!     The information provided above comes […]

AdvantageWest Presents: Starring North Carolina! Exhibit

  Starring North Carolina! Exhibit Wednesday, July 1, 2015 – 9:00am North Carolina Museum of History 5 East Edenton St, Raleigh, NC The North Carolina Museum of History has planned a yearlong celebration of filmmaking in the state. Named Starring North Carolina!, the celebration will feature: the first major exhibit about the Tar Heel State’s role in filmmaking; activities that reveal North Carolina stars, filming locations, and references; a film festival and a film series; and much more! See costumes and props from Iron Man 3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Bull Durham and more. Starring North Carolina! will be the first […]

Asheville/Hendersonville Business Networking Lunch: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  Monthly Networking Lunch for the Asheville / Hendersonville Metro Area – Open to All, no membership required. 11:30am – 1pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. DUE TO GROWING ATTENDANCE, WE PLAN TO START THE PROGRAM BY 11:45AM. – But please come whenever you can, we would love to have you! Average attendance is between 25-35 people each month (we receive RSVP’s from multiple sources so the total you see attending on this event page is not indicative of actual attendance.) Bring business cards / flyers to promote your business, and door prize donations are accepted for our […]

Meet the Geeks July 2015 Events

  July Networking Event RSVP on Meetup.com Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 5:30 PM Join local IT professionals for a casual get together. Meet the Geeks gathers the last Wednesday of every odd month. http://meetthegeeks.net/events/ —– IT Happens for Business: How to Build a Website in a Weekend RSVP on Meetup.com Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 4:45 PM Website in a Weekend: How to get a WordPress blog up & running in only 3 days Presented by Chancer Reese This class will lead WordPress newbies through a concise overview of the WordPress installation process and how to plan and publish your site […]

HandMade in America 2015 Annual Small Town Summit: Sept. 23, 2015

  2015 Annual Small Town Summit Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 9:00am – 4:30pm North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmstead Way Asheville, NC 28806 This September, HandMade Small Town leaders, volunteers, local officials and interested partners will come together for the Annual Small Town Summit. The gathering showcases and celebrates the innovative techniques and practices that make HandMade towns some of the most successful redevelopment projects in the Country. This year, HandMade is celebrating 20 Years of service to and with Western North Carolina’s rural small town community. To celebrate, Ed McMahon will join us and share real opportunities and […]

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce July 2015 Events

  7/2/2015   Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening for Schlotzsky’s 7/2/2015   Ribbon Cutting for Massage Envy Spa Asheville North 7/9/2015   July Business After Hours 7/21/2015   July Business Before Hours   The information provided above comes directly from the organization listed at the top of this entry. Asheville Business Networking takes no responsibility for any errors contained within.  

Child Care Business Training at Mountain Bizworks Starts Aug. 15, 2015

  Mountain Bizworks, in partnership with Self Help Credit Union and Smart Start of Buncombe County, is pleased to offer a new, 8-week business planning course specifically for new and existing child care business operators. We understand how important affordable, accessible  childcare is to the economic empowerment of individuals in our community and to the economic development of the region, and yet, the number of child care businesses and non-profits in WNC has declined in recent years. We hope to increase the availability, quality, and sustainability of the child care options in our region by strengthening the business skills of the operators […]

Venture Local Fair 2015 accepting vendor applications through June 30th

  Venture Local Fair 2015 We’re excited to announce that this September Asheville Grown in partnership with the Self Help Credit Union, Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation, Prolific Consulting and Color of Asheville will launch the first annual Venture Local Fair! The mission of the event is to highlight the unique character of Asheville, to drive dialogue around the positive economic impact of thinking locally first and create value driven growth in a way that is dedicated to a triple bottom line. The conference portion will be a ticketed event and will take place on Friday, September 25th from 8:30am – 5:00pm in the […]

NYS3: Acting as a Business, June 5 through July 26

  Acting as a Business When you finish an acting program or build enough experience for an impressive resume, you can’t assume you’ll get roles just by word of mouth or connections. What if you want to take it to the next level? What if you relocate to a city where no one knows who you are? In today’s growing business platform for actors, there are more opportunities than ever to connect and take your talent to the next level…if you know what to do. Here are three tips to take your acting from a hobby to a business skill. […]