Celebrate Charlotte’s small businesses and win an Extreme Makeover: Small Business Edition
Posted on 26 Apr 2011 by Justine Gazzola
The more than 27,000 small businesses in Charlotte are a bright spot for our local economy. In celebration of National Small Business Week, the City of Charlotte is coordinating an enhanced local Small Business Week, May 16 — 20, 2011, with more than 25 free or low-cost events and activities held throughout Charlotte. All events and activities are geared towards helping Charlotte’s small businesses improve their business operations and grow sales.
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and the Charlotte City Council will kick off the City’s Small Business Week activities on Monday, May 16 with a breakfast, the unveiling of the City’s newest small business resource –CharlotteBusinessResources.com and an announcement of the recipient of an Extreme Makover: Small Business Edition.
As part of Charlotte’s Small Business Week activities, one lucky small business will win an Extreme Makeover: Small Business Edition, sponsored by the City of Charlotte, CPCC’s — Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. The contest sponsors have secured five businesses that will provide up to 15 hours each of the following pro-bono services:
- Strategic planning/business plan optimization (The MLC Group, www.mlc-clarity.com)
- Branding and advertising (Wray Ward, www.wrayward.com)
- Accounting and tax advisory services (Reznick Group, www.reznickgroup.com)
- Sales enhancement (KRS Consulting, www.krsconsult.com)
- Human resources audit (The Employers Association, www.employersassoc.com)
Visit http://smallbizweek.charlottenc.gov for more information about this year’s small business week activities and to apply to win an Extreme Makeover: Small Business Edition. Online applications will be available through Monday, May 2.
If you have any questions, please contact Dennis Marstall at [email protected] or 704−366−3980.