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Please post your event by clicking on the green “Post Your Event” button below. All member-submitted events must be approved by Chamber staff. To expedite your request, please contact Ken Rutherford.

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Sep
19
Sat
Classics On The Lake @ Classics On The Lake
Sep 19 all-day

Come and enjoy a great day on the lake viewing classic cars, live music awesome food and great people. Bring your family and pets. Got a classic car you want to show off? email:rbaptiste@farmersagent.com to register! Don’t have a classic but love the oldies? Simply come out and enjoy! This is a free event sponsored by Holiday Marina, The twisted oar bar and grill and the Baptiste Agency a division of Farmers Insurance. Call 678-691-0933 with any questions. Looking forward to seeing you at the event on the Lake! Saturday September 19th Time 12-5PM Classic Car Parking 10AM
Bobby Baptiste – Farmers Agent

Sep
23
Wed
Buying a Business: How to Hit the Ground Running @ Online Webinar
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Starting a business from scratch is not the only way to turn your entrepreneurial dreams into reality. Whether you are looking to start a new business or grow an existing one, entrepreneurship through acquisition is a rapidly growing, and time-tested trend. In many cases, it may be far less risky as well as easier to finance than starting a business from scratch and allows you, the entrepreneur, to hit the ground running.

Topics included in this class include:

Why Buy: Considerations for buying vs starting
Locating a business to purchase
Analyzing the business
Negotiating the purchase
Financing the business acquisition
Building a winning

Please have a zoom account set up prior to the webinar.

Sep
24
Thu
Rethinking Your Business Plan @ Online webinar
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

(Second is a series of 4 webinars. (in Partnership with Gwinnett Tech)

Times of crisis bring about challenges but also opportunities.

This business plan class enables the aspiring or existing business owner to understand the effects of extraordinary changes in the business environment on an envisioned or ongoing venture.

Insights and perspectives covered in this class allow the participant to develop a business plan that’s responsive to the current environment and credible not only to investors and lenders but more importantly to the entrepreneur to use as a ‘roadmap’ to manage their business.

A Strategic Position resulting from Marketing & Competition Analysis, including a sound Operating and Financial Plan, are covered in this class. Management & Organization is discussed as are Risk Management, Legal Business Structure, and the Executive Summary. The

Abraham Lincoln said “Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening my axe.” Sharpen your axe by attending this business plan class.

Tik Tok / IG Reels For Business-How to utilize TikTok and Instagram Reels As a Business @ Zoom Webinar
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tik Tok / IG Reels For Business-How to utilize TikTok and Instagram Reels As a Business @ Zoom Webinar

Join B. Zachary Bennett on an online webinar sponsored by Reformation Productions. The session will start at 10:00am eastern standard time.
It’s the latest craze in social media. But can businesses utilize the TikTok and IG Reels platforms for their business? Join us as we discuss the WHY and HOW business can make the most of this new platform.

Webinar: Making Remote Work Work for You
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am
Webinar: Making Remote Work Work for You

Remote work will stay with us into the foreseeable future, and that’s not the only way the COVID-19 crisis has affected the way businesses and employees interact. Join Rock Paper Scissors and the Janus Institute for our next webinar where we’ll dig deeper into this topic and how economic development organizations can help their businesses and communities adapt to this new “geography of work.”

Michael Dziak, telework consultant, author, trainer, and nationally-known workplace change specialist will be our guest subject matter expert.

Sep
26
Sat
2020 Virtual PCOM Wellness Fest @ Online
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
2020 Virtual PCOM Wellness Fest @ Online

PCOM’s third annual Wellness Fest is going virtual! Join us online on your phone, tablet or computer for an afternoon of free, interactive edu-tainment featuring health and wellness speakers, fitness classes, cooking demonstrations and more!

All Wellness Fest attendees will receive a free flu shot voucher from Rite Aid.

Oct
2
Fri
Make the Last 3 Months of 2020 Your Best @ Virtual via Zoom
Oct 2 @ 8:45 am – 12:45 pm
Make the Last 3 Months of 2020 Your Best @ Virtual via Zoom

I’m hosting an incredible business strategy event called GrowthCLUB to help entrepreneurs! GrowthCLUB is an exclusive 90-day business strategy workshop aimed at getting owners focused on the opportunities to leverage every aspect of their business over the upcoming quarter.

Join other business owners for a fast-paced, brainstorming, and interactive virtual workshop to help you identify actions you can take over the last 3 months of 2020, to end the year on a strong note and to prepare for 2021.

I am waiving the investment, so there will be no cost to you, other than the cost from missed opportunities if you don’t show up. I guarantee that you’ll find your time to have been well spent

This is a NASBA approved workshop, so if you’re a CPA you will earn 4 CPE credits.

Oct
8
Thu
Revising Your Staffing & Operations Plan @ Online webinar
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Why Attend: Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher, said, “change is the only constant in life.” The global pandemic has forced business owners to change in ways that were unimaginable just six months ago. Those changes reach across all facets of a business, and, as a business owner or an aspiring business owner, understanding how they affect your business may play a large role in your future success. This webinar will cover how to operate your business and hire employees that are a good fit with your business mission.

What You Will Learn: This webinar will discuss a framework that businesses can use to review their personnel plan, including current staffing levels and future hiring plans. The class will also help businesses walk through the process of reviewing and revising the who, what, when, and how of their daily operations.

Who Should Attend: Existing business owners who have been affected by the current pandemic and aspiring business owners who want to operate as efficiently as possible in the current environment.

Oct
16
Fri
Starting a Business Webinar @ Online webinar
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Starting a business in normal times is risky enough. How about the challenging environment we’re in today?

Learn the fundamentals of being a smart start-up especially in adverse conditions. We’ll cover leadership, strategy, marketing, operations, financial management, and other key areas of starting a new business.

If you’re considering starting a business at this time, this course is highly recommended.

Writing a Business Plan – Webinar @ Online webinar
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A customized step by step integrated action plan that is essential to the success of your business.
Who should attend: Launch (businesses 0-2 years), Growth (businesses 3-5 years), Expansion Startups (businesses 5+ years)
Topics for discussion include:
• Sections of a Business Plan
• Format of a Business Plan
• Balance Sheet
• Financial Projections
• Capital Equipment List
• Sources of Capital

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