Young Professionals Luncheon

Join us for our annual Young Professionals Volunteer Matchmaker event. This year’s theme will be centered around “Skills-Based Service” as we aim to inform our YP participants on how you can leverage your talents, experience, and passion to volunteer in meaningful ways with our nonprofit Alliance members.  ...
Chamber offers Speed Networking at the Speedway

Chamber offers Speed Networking at the Speedway

End your workday with an entertaining afternoon of relationship-building fun: Speed Networking at the Speedway, 4-7 pm Dec. 4 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Chamber’s North Chapter invites members and non-members alike to share beverages, appetizers and business connections at The Speedway’s Paddock Club. Haven’t seen the Speedway Christmas lights? By attending this event you will get a sneak peak of the light show and a discounted ticket to come back with friends and family! Cost for this great event is $30 per person. Two drink tickets and appetizers are included with registration for this event. The speedway is at 5555 Concord Parkway South. Directions   Register today Click here to register. If you have trouble registering, please email Derall Cargile or call 704-378-1351. For sponsorship opportunities, email Audrey Rowe or call 704-378-1356. Learn more about the Charlotte North Chapter, serving University City and other communities north of...
Small-business networking event – Meet the New Kids on the Block

Small-business networking event – Meet the New Kids on the Block

UCity Biz Net invites you to join us for our monthly business networking breakfast, 7:30-9 am June 13 at Hilton Charlotte University Place. This meeting’s lineup includes some of the new kids on the block in University City: Mike Hill, UNC Charlotte’s new Athletic Director; Top Golf; University City’s first brewery; and The National Junior College Athletic Association. The free event will take place in the Lakeview room at Hilton Charlotte University Place. A light breakfast and beverages will be provided courtesy of the Carolina Small Business Development Fund. The Hilton Charlotte University Place is at 8629 J M Keynes Drive in University Place. The hotel has plenty of free parking and is also a short walk from the JW Clay Boulevard light-rail station. The Lakeview Room is on the lake level of the hotel, accessible from the lakeside entrance. If you enter through the main lobby, take the escalator down one floor. The Lakeview room entrance is on the left. Directions to the Hilton UCity Biz Net is a collaboration of University City community members, entrepreneurs and business operators with a like-minded vision for the economic growth of University City – Charlotte. Please let us know you’re coming The networking event is free and open to the public. To help us plan for the breakfast, please RSVP to University City Partners. Email us at info@universitycitypartners.org with your name and business...
Join us for UCity Small-Business Networking event on April 24

Join us for UCity Small-Business Networking event on April 24

Small-business leaders are invited to a breakfast networking event and brief talk on maintaining financial health, hosted by University City Partners. The monthly University City Small Business Networking event will take place 7:30-9 am April 24 at the Camino Community Center, 201 Stetson Drive. The morning will start with breakfast courtesy of UCP, informal networking and news of business developments in University City. At 8:25 am, a financial expert from Carolina Small Business will give a short presentation on “Maintaining the Financial Health of Your Business.” The program will end promptly at 9 am.   About Carolina Small Business Carolina Small Business is a statewide nonprofit founded in 1990 to help grow sustainable businesses that will make a significant economic impact in our communities. The group provides capital, business services and research to support startups and small businesses statewide. These services include one-on-one assistance and business coaching, plus educational webinars, seminars and training events conducted in partnership with universities, colleges, small businesses and other organizations. The group has offices in Charlotte at 227 W. 4th St., Suite 108. To learn more, visit carolinasmallbusiness.org or call the Charlotte office at 704-412-7031.   Event directions and questions For more information about the networking event, contact University City Partners Executive Director Darlene Heater at dheater@universitycitypartners.org. Directions: The Camino Community Center is at 201 Stetson Drive. From southbound North Tryon Street, turn right onto Stetson Drive at the Waffle House. The center is on the left. Click here for map...