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We show up for you—to help you build the small business of your dreams.

Welcome to the full calendar of events including business courses, classes, workshops, conferences and special events that we facilitate year-round in support of the entrepreneurial community of our region. Get a full overview of everything we offer at our next free orientation session. Also sign up to get updates in your inbox!

PPP 2.0 Information Update  Free

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us live on Zoom each week on Tuesday, from 3-4pm   Get the latest information on a new round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Funding approved as part of the new Stimulus Package passed by Congress at the end of 2020.  As this new round is rolled out, we'll share what we know, what

Free

Fundaciones Planeación de Negocios  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Planifique, crezca y administre su negocio con nuestro curso de planeación de negocios, Fundaciones!  Empieza: El 2 de Marzo, 2021 (la clase se reunirá todos los martes del 2 de Marzo al 6 de Abril, 6pm-8:30pm). Ubicación: Las sesiones se darán virtualmente a través de la plataforma ZOOM.   Precio del Curso El costo del

Foundations Business Planning Course  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Our Foundations business planning class helps guide ideas from concept to reality in a participatory, supportive learning environment. Join a cohort of aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain an aerial perspective of your vision and the comprehensive business skills necessary to help bring your visions into reality. Participants will gain a clear aerial perspective of

$375

Orientation Session  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us for an online, interactive information session to discover what resources are available at Mountain BizWorks that will help you start, grow, and thrive in your business. Hosted by our Learning Services Associate, Millie Smith, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about Mountain BizWorks’ small business lending and learning programs.   

Virtual Legal Workshop: Contracts for Small Business  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Contracts: Why the Heck do I Need them for My Small Business? This beginner-level seminar offers participants an opportunity to learn about small business contracts, why they are needed, and how to read them. Small business attorney, Kristy Cook of Mod Law Firm, brings her near decade experience in contract law and management to this

Free

PPP 2.0 Information Update  Free

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us live on Zoom each week on Tuesday, from 3-4pm   Get the latest information on a new round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Funding approved as part of the new Stimulus Package passed by Congress at the end of 2020.  As this new round is rolled out, we'll share what we know, what

Free

Financial Tools (Virtual Class) 

Virtual Online — Zoom

This 2-Day class is the first in our Financial Series.  Financial Tools will introduce you to the basic financial management principles that all small business owners should know. Participants will walk away with the tools to understand the basics of business finance so they can make informed decisions on how to organize and manage their business

Get Tickets $50 |  14 tickets left

Financial Series  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Take advantage of a discounted Financial Series Pass. Our Financial Series is made up of two distinct classes that, when taken in order, comprehensively cover the basic financial skills and tools that every entrepreneur needs to start and run a successful business. Tickets for each class can be purchased individually, but if you know you

Get Tickets $60 |  12 tickets left

Craft Your Commerce Spring 2021 Workshops 

Virtual Online — Zoom

This fresh series of Craft Your Commerce workshops will explore a variety of skill development to help you understand how to create sales strategies, develop diverse revenue streams, and sell without having to feel “salesy.” Join us for this series of workshops as we bring in guest presenters who are subject matter experts in their

Pay What You Wish

Makers Mixer 

Zoom NC

Join us on Friday March 12, for an informal virtual gathering of artists and creatives from the Western North Carolina region and beyond. This is a relaxed networking event that will begin with a brief introduction and presentation to provide a glimpse of the upcoming 2021 Spring Craft Your Commerce Workshop Series, then we will

Free

Crafting Commerce Cohort (C3) Labs 

Zoom NC

Facilitated by Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith, Craft Your Commerce Project Manager. This 5-week cohort experience will aid existing makers and creative entrepreneurs in integrating learnings and skills from the workshops series into their business practices. Join a group of your cohorts and analyze all aspects of your business, identify where you could improve your business, and

$175

PPP 2.0 Information Update  Free

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us live on Zoom each week on Tuesday, from 3-4pm   Get the latest information on a new round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Funding approved as part of the new Stimulus Package passed by Congress at the end of 2020.  As this new round is rolled out, we'll share what we know, what

Free

Selling with Intention 

Zoom NC

This workshop is an introduction to creating long term relationships with your customers through building an intentional digital strategy. This session will dive into how to approach building beautiful relationships (ideally turning customers into friends) through your digital channels like market research, brand messaging, and online engagement that then leads to brand loyalty. Selling With

Pay What Your Wish - Min $5

Beyond Sales Funnels 

Zoom NC

In this presentation we’ll be taking the ideas and skills taught in the previous workshop Digital Sales Strategies with Casey Nifong and cover how to easily create long lasting customer relationships by building a sales funnel that nurtures and makes sales on autopilot.  A sales funnel is a step-by-step process that brings potential customers to

Pay What You Wish - Min $5

Orientation Session  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us for an online, interactive information session to discover what resources are available at Mountain BizWorks that will help you start, grow, and thrive in your business. Hosted by our Learning Services Associate, Millie Smith, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about Mountain BizWorks’ small business lending and learning programs. 

Free
Mountain BizWorks orientation sessions

Orientation Sessions Free

Get a full picture of what Mountain BizWorks can offer, from foundational tools, finance expertise and learning to scale. RSVP using dates below.

Mon, March 8
Fri, March 26

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