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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!

Event Series 1 Million Cups AVL

1 Million Cups AVL  In-Person

Hatch Innovation Hub Asheville

1 Million Cups is a Kaufman Foundation initiative intended to bring founders together so they can uplift one another, learn from each other, and solve problems together. 1 Million Cups AVL is our local chapter, and Hatch Innovation Hub is its home. It offers an inclusive space for entrepreneurs to connect, work through challenges, and

Free

Herramientas Financieras – En Persona  In-Person

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

Aproveche un pase de serie financiera con descuento Nuestra serie financiera se compone de tres clases que cubren de manera integral las habilidades y herramientas financieras básicas que todo emprendedor necesita para iniciar y administrar un negocio exitoso.   Clases incluidas en la Serie Financiera:  Herramientas Financieras, miércoles 19 + 26 de junio - Herramientas

$60

Food Manufacturing for Farmers  In-Person

WNC FoodWorks Asheville

About this workshop: A farmer-to-farmer workshop and roundtable on creating value-added products from your produce, and making the most of the equipment and resources available to grow your business and extend your season. Featuring a presentation from Joel Mowery (Smokin J's Fiery Foods), and a facility tour of WNC FoodWorks, a nonprofit food business incubator and

Free
Event Series 1 Million Cups AVL

1 Million Cups AVL  In-Person

Hatch Innovation Hub Asheville

1 Million Cups is a Kaufman Foundation initiative intended to bring founders together so they can uplift one another, learn from each other, and solve problems together. 1 Million Cups AVL is our local chapter, and Hatch Innovation Hub is its home. It offers an inclusive space for entrepreneurs to connect, work through challenges, and

Free
Event Series Invested Course

Invested Course  In-Person

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

Securing funding is essential for fueling expansion, innovation, and sustainability. Whether you're a startup seeking initial investment or an established business looking to scale, navigating the capital landscape can be daunting. In our Invested Course, we'll review types of business capital (including debt, equity, and working capital) and how and when to use each. The

$75

Asheville Business Inclusion Community Networking Event  In-Person

Asheville Fire Department Station #1 Asheville

The City of Asheville Business Inclusion Office (ABI) announces it will be hosting a Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) community outreach and networking event this month. Event Information: June 29, 2024  8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Asheville Fire Department (AFD)  Station #1 100 Court Plaza The event will take place in the fourth floor training room.  The ABI

Free

Marketing & Branding Essentials (Virtual)  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

You have a product or a service to sell. You are ready to tell the world about it. But, how? With so many ways to market your business, it can be overwhelming to a small business owner to select and create a marketing strategy that is both effective and affordable. Join marketing and branding expert

$100
Event Series 1 Million Cups AVL

1 Million Cups AVL  In-Person

Hatch Innovation Hub Asheville

1 Million Cups is a Kaufman Foundation initiative intended to bring founders together so they can uplift one another, learn from each other, and solve problems together. 1 Million Cups AVL is our local chapter, and Hatch Innovation Hub is its home. It offers an inclusive space for entrepreneurs to connect, work through challenges, and

Free

Orientation Session (AVL – In Person)  In-Person

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

Join us for an 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 Program Coordinator, Holly Rivers, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about Mountain BizWorks’ small business lending and learning programs. 

Free

Procurement & Contracting Cohort Orientation – Rescheduled TBD  In-Person

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

Dates are to be determined Ready to take your business to the next level with advanced procurement and contracting skills? This free orientation session is designed for those that have applied to our Procurement + Contracting Cohort.  In the Procurement + Contracting Cohort, you'll learn in targeted sessions on everything from crafting winning bids to

Free
Event Series 1 Million Cups AVL

1 Million Cups AVL  In-Person

Hatch Innovation Hub Asheville

1 Million Cups is a Kaufman Foundation initiative intended to bring founders together so they can uplift one another, learn from each other, and solve problems together. 1 Million Cups AVL is our local chapter, and Hatch Innovation Hub is its home. It offers an inclusive space for entrepreneurs to connect, work through challenges, and

Free

Financial Series (Virtual)  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

What is covered: Financial Tools - Financial Tools will introduce you to the tools to understand the basics of business finance so you can make informed decisions on how to organize and manage your business finances. Topics discussed are record keeping; bookkeeping; accounting; creating, understanding and using financial statements and reports.  Accounting Software - this class

$60
Event Series 1 Million Cups AVL

1 Million Cups AVL  In-Person

Hatch Innovation Hub Asheville

1 Million Cups is a Kaufman Foundation initiative intended to bring founders together so they can uplift one another, learn from each other, and solve problems together. 1 Million Cups AVL is our local chapter, and Hatch Innovation Hub is its home. It offers an inclusive space for entrepreneurs to connect, work through challenges, and

Free

Foundations Business Planning Course (AVL)  In-Person

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

Our Foundations business planning course 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

$445

Fundaciones Planeación de Negocios  In-Person

East Marion Pentecostal Holiness Church Marion

Planifique, crezca y administre su negocio con nuestro curso de planeación de negocios, Fundaciones!  Fecha: La clase se reunirá todos los sábados a partir del 20 de julio. Hora: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Ubicación: East Marion Pentecostal Holiness Church 900 Baldwin Ave, Marion, NC 28752 Precio del Curso El costo del curso es de

$225
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.

Tue, July 9
Thu, August 1

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