Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Aug. 6-13

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

August 6, Beginner Shopify

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney, Floor Five: 1100 Market St.

This class is for anyone who is just getting started with Shopify. No previous experience required.

Register here.

$25

 

August 7, North Chattanooga Council Meeting

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Speaker: Tyler Howell, Pamper Garner & Associates

$10

 

August 7, Ribbon Cutting for Quality Medical Recruiting

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Quality Medical Recruiting: 625 E. Main St.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Quality Medical Recruiting.

 

August 8, MidTown Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Spare Time Chattanooga: 5518 Brainerd Rd.

Speaker: Scott Barker, FBI – Cyber Security for Businesses

$12

 

August 9th, Nonprofit Startup Information Session

9:30 a.m. to noon

United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Venture Forward: 630 Market St.

Interested in starting a nonprofit in Tennessee? This information session covers early considerations such as for profit business options and collaboration, differences between a nonprofit and for profit, and an overview of the nonprofit startup process.  Attendees will leave with trusted online and print resources to guide the process. 

Speaker: Laura McCann, Executive Director – Venture Forward

Register here.

$25  

 

August 9, Ribbon Cutting for Mueller Water Products

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Mueller Water Products 633 Chestnut St., Ste. 1200

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Mueller Water Products.

 

August 9, Southside Council Meeting

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

green|spaces: 63 E. Main St.

Speaker: Tiffanie Robinson, School Board: Southside School Update

$12

 

August 9th, Small Business Orientation - Morning Seminar

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Get to know our TSBDC staff, as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a Start Up packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register here.

No cost.

 

August 9, Young Professionals of Chattanooga

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Alchemy, Rooftop bar at The Westin: 801 Pine St., 10th Fl.

Soak up the summer days with YPC! 

Register here.

No cost.

 

August 9, East Brainerd Off the Clock

5 to 7 p.m.

Pin Strikes: 6241 Perimeter Dr.

Join the East Brainerd Council for their monthly Off the Clock mixer at Pin Strikes, held on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Enjoy complimentary light appetizers as well as bowling.

No cost. 

 

August 9th, Small Business Orientation - Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park across the street in the Republic Parking lot at Renaissance Park)

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Get to know our TSBDC staff, as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a Start Up packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register here.

No cost.  

 

August 10, East Brainerd Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: 7737 E. Brainerd Rd.

Join our East Brainerd Council for their monthly coffee on the second Friday of every month.

No Cost.

 

August 10, Ribbon Cutting for CHI Memorial Convenient Care Atrium

10 to 10:30 a.m.

CHI Memorial Convenient Care Atrium: 1949 Gunbarrel Rd., Ste. 200

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for CHI Memorial Convenient Care Atrium.

 



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