Come out to North Charleston Chamber of Commerce’s April Lunch and Learn on April 10th from 11:45am-1:00pm at the Hyatt Place Airport/Charleston Convention Center!
This month’s topics will include
- Creating a thorough & effective Marketing Strategy & Auditing your Company’s Marketing.
- The City of North Charleston’s new program, Small, Disadvantaged, Minority Business Program (SDMB).
The guest speakers will be:
- Chamber Co-Founder & Stingray Branding CEO, Alan Thompson
- City of North Charleston Procurement Officer, Denise Badillo
Alan Thompson has worked around small business owners and entrepreneurs his entire life. With a family owning small businesses 3 generations deep, it was an obvious path for Alan. Launching Stingray in 2008, formerly Thompson Web Development, he has been a part of dozens of business success stories. Founding two non-profits, the North Charleston Chamber and Great Business Networking, he is an entrepreneur for entrepreneurs.
Alan proudly serves in the US Air Force Reserves, and previously was in the US Army. He studied Business and Marketing at the College of Charleston and International Academy of Design. You’ll often find Alan at a networking event, spending time with his family, and cheering for the University of Florida.
Denise the Officer in charge of the City Procurement program. She is excited to explain the new program that the City of North Charleston has developed to assist Local, Small, Minority Owned businesses in obtaining contracts less than $50,000 from the city. Come join us to learn more about how you can obtain these contracts from the City of North Charleston.
The Procurement Department is responsible for ordering all material, supplies, and services used by the City of North Charleston. The Procurement Department oversees all City purchases. When the cost of a purchase is expected to exceed $25,000.00, bid packages are prepared and distributed to all vendors on our vendor list.
This event is $15 for all members and $25 for non-members with the MEAL INCLUDED.
Many thanks to this month’s main sponsor, Tax Pros Plus!