Asheville SCORE Women’s Business Roundtable, May 21, 2015

  Asheville SCORE Women’s Business Roundtable  May  meeting Thursday May 21, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT AB-Tech Enka Campus, Small Business Center 151 Patton Avenue Suite 259 Asheville, NC 28801 TOPIC: One of the biggest challenges for small business is how to develop the skills and strategy to sell your products or services. The goals of this interactive roundtable are to take some of the mystery out of the sales process, help you to understand some simple selling concepts and to walk away with approaches and techniques you can use. Tom Jared, sales expert, seminar speaker and SCORE […]

AdvantageWest May 2015 Events

  May 9 9:00am 70 Jobs needed to Fill at Job Fair Friday Staffing 1944 Hendersonville Rd, Suite A, Asheville NC Friday Staffing is holding a Career Fair on Saturday, May 9th, from 9 to 3 pm, with over 70 open positions for jobs in the Asheville area. The jobs… Details… May 11 (All day) Application window now open for second ‘ScaleUp WNC’ class Learn more and apply at The application window for the second ScaleUp WNC class is open now until May 18, 2015 at 11:59pm. Applications will be confidentially reviewed by an… Details… May 15 10:00am Appalachian […]

Meet the Geeks May 2015 Events

    Project Managers Agile Boot Camp May 16, 2015 from 8:30 am – May 16, 2015 12:00 pm , , A Condensed Introduction to Transitioning to Agile (Scrum) Project Management 3.5 PDUsKen Whitaker’s Deliver Projects On Time™, Every Time! workshop has now been condensed to give you what you need to understand agility in under four hours. You’ll learn how to distinguish the characteristics between the PMBOK® Guide, traditional waterfall, and agile (Scrum) approaches to project management. We’ll discuss the benefits and limitations with transitioning to an agile organization, innovative ways to schedule and define the scope for your […]

RelyLocal Asheville / Hendersonville Business Networking Lunch, May 19, 2105

  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 […]

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce May 2015 Events

  5/5/2015   May Educational Series 5/5/2015   Ribbon Cutting for Cool Mountain Realty & Construction 5/6/2015   Ribbon Cutting for The Family Health Centers 5/7/2015   May Business After Hours 5/11/2015   Asheville Small Business Week Kickoff Reception 5/12/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “The Power of Cause Marketing” 5/12/2015   Open House & Orientation – Spring 2015 5/13/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “Power Through Partnership” 5/14/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “Power On” Community 5/15/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “Power in Planning – Ask an Expert” 5/19/2015   May Business Before Hours 5/28/2015   “Almost June” […]

LEAF Celebrates an EPIC 20th Year – 40 Festivals, LEAF Downtown & Bootsy Returns!  /  /  828.68.MUSIC (686-8742) 20 Years Later – 40 Festivals Strong! “For 20 years, each LEAF Festival has been created with our mission at the heart of all we offer – To connect cultures & create community through Music & Arts. For our 40th Festival celebration, we wish to pay homage to power, beauty, and wisdom of the indigenous lineages of this world, through a special Tribal Tribute series.  We have combed the globe selecting artists of excellence from over 30 different nations, many of which practice and perform traditional native arts.  It is our sincere honor […]

AdvantageWest April 2015 Additions

  8+ UPCOMING EVENTS AROUND WNC – MARK YOUR CALENDAR! First Bootcamp + Beer event is this Friday, April 17; free & open to the public APRIL 17, 20, 27 & 28: Network & learn about ScaleUp WNC at free upcoming ‘Bootcamp + Beer’ events across WNC Starting Friday, join AdvantageWest at one of four free ‘Bootcamp + Beer’ events. Each will feature an overview of the ScaleUp WNC program and a mini-bootcamp on how to prepare a successful growth plan and ScaleUp WNC application. Plus, it’s an opportunity to connect with local service providers and funders, and enjoy networking over craft […]

2015 State of Technology: May 15, 2015 *in Durham*

  2015 State of Technology Date: May 15, 2015 Time: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM EDT Register Now Event Description: Attracting hundreds of leaders, State of Technology is NCTA’s flagship technology conference. This year’s event will focus on how the integration of technology drives business transformation. With the proper combination of analytics, cloud, e-commerce, mobile, security and social technologies, organizations generate information-based insights and decisions that will better serve their audience and increase opportunities. Conference Presentation Segments Opening Keynote:  John Kelly, IBM’s SVP of Solutions Portfolio & Research, will speak on how systems of integration are driving innovation and transformation. […]

Tech Startup Showcase: May 15, 2015 State of Technology Conference *in Durham*

  Tech Startup Showcase NCTA will feature North Carolina-based startup companies at this year’s State of Technology conference, on Friday (May 15).  Eight (8) companies will be selected to demo their innovative technology in front of 400+ business and technology leaders, with the opportunity to win recognition and prizes. To qualify: Must be considered an early-stage or startup company. Headquartered in NC Developing an innovative product or service in the areas of analytics, cloud, eCommerce, mobile, security and/or social. Selected companies receive: Six (6) minutes presentation time – visual and interactive demos are highly recommended. Two (2) complimentary registrations to attend the reception and conference […]

Mojo Coworking’s Mann University Meet Up: April 20, 2015

  Mann University Meet Up Monday, April 20, 2015 @ 08:00 AM The Mann Group, led by Dan Mann, offers consulting (i.e. strategic planning executive search, etc.) and training (i.e. leadership development, sales floor practices, etc.) in specialty retail markets: biking, running, skiing, outdoor adventure, hunting, fishing, etc. The Mann Group hosts manager/leadership training classes at Mojo called Mann University, their 3-day intensive hands-on workshop designed to catapault managers and owners into high gear as a leader in their respective shops and industries. The next classes are scheduled April 20-21 (for local businesses only) and May 4-6. Feel free to speak […]