GBN Networking Events

Jun
19
Sat
Juneteenth Ribbon Cutting @ Riverfront Park
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

On June 19th, 2021, The First Juneteenth Freedom Fest Charleston will be held at the Riverfront Park located in North Charleston, SC.

About this event

On June 19th, 2021, The Annual Juneteenth Freedom Fest Charleston will be held at the Riverfront Park located in North Charleston, SC. Celebrating Juneteenth in Charleston, South Carolina as a large-scale event is significant.

According to the International African-American Museum, nearly half of enslaved Africans brought to America came through Charleston, and nearly 80 percent of African-Americans can potentially trace an ancestor who arrived in Charleston. Juneteenth Freedom Fest Charleston is free to the public with an estimate of 3000 guests in attendance.

The event will last all day kicking off at 2 pm and ending at 10 pm with a Grand Fireworks Show Finale! There will be live performances throughout the day, Art, Music, Food, and Kids Activities. Juneteenth Freedom Fest Charleston is a celebration organized to bring our community together from every walk of life in celebration of our journey to freedom for all, libration, and remembrance of how far we have come and where we are going. Join us for the First Annual Juneteenth Freedom Fest in Charleston, SC, and let’s celebrate together!

*FREE event, just pay $10 to park! Bring the entire family

 

Jun
22
Tue
Professional Development Workshops @ Palmetto Goodwill
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Need Help Finding Your Career Path?

Workshops that Show you how!

Basic Computer Skills: (Every Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This class covers basic computer skills. You are taught the basic skills needed to operate a computer. We will also cover e-mail basics and help create your professional e-mail address.

Soft Skills for Workplace Success: Working Smart: (Every Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Do you want to harness your personal strengths to land the career you’ve always wanted? Do you keep getting interviews, but aren’t landing the job or keeping the job? For job seekers: Employers are looking for people who not only have the technical skills and experience to do the job but the “soft skills” that lead to success. Working smart provides the tools to help you keep a job, excel at your job, and be more productive.

Job Search & Resume Workshop: (Every Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This workshop teaches you how to write an effective and professional resume. Please bring work history (Employer name and address, Position titles, dates, and job descriptions), education, training credentials, internships, volunteering, and three professional employment references.

Interview Skills Workshop: (Every Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Learn how to WIN at the interview! The interview skills class is designed for any and everyone preparing for their next employment opportunity. The mock interview will be tailored to fit the job description in which you are applying. Please dress for an interview, bring a job description of the position you are interested in, and bring your resume.

Workshops held every Tuesday & Wednesday

Call and register today! 843.377.2848

Jun
23
Wed
1 Million Cups: Entrepreneurs @ The School House
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1 Million Cups (1MC) is a chapter of the Kauffman Organization that created a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Their weekly “caffeinated” events offer local entrepreneurs valuable exposure and feedback on their startups in a supportive environment.

Here’s how it works:

Every Wednesday the program offers one or two entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, investors,  entrepreneurs, the public, you name it! Presenters prepare a six-minute educational presentation and engage in twenty minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather real-time feedback, connect with a community that cares about their progress and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to network in Charleston, make new friends, and reconnect with old ones. Coffee is provided each week and all events are free to attend and open to the public. To check out who’s up next to present, visit www.1millioncups.com/charleston.

We hope you can make it! If you are interested in presenting your startup at one of the 1MC events, click here. 

Professional Development Workshops @ Palmetto Goodwill
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Need Help Finding Your Career Path?

Workshops that Show you how!

Basic Computer Skills: (Every Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This class covers basic computer skills. You are taught the basic skills needed to operate a computer. We will also cover e-mail basics and help create your professional e-mail address.

Soft Skills for Workplace Success: Working Smart: (Every Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Do you want to harness your personal strengths to land the career you’ve always wanted? Do you keep getting interviews, but aren’t landing the job or keeping the job? For job seekers: Employers are looking for people who not only have the technical skills and experience to do the job but the “soft skills” that lead to success. Working smart provides the tools to help you keep a job, excel at your job, and be more productive.

Job Search & Resume Workshop: (Every Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This workshop teaches you how to write an effective and professional resume. Please bring work history (Employer name and address, Position titles, dates, and job descriptions), education, training credentials, internships, volunteering, and three professional employment references.

Interview Skills Workshop: (Every Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Learn how to WIN at the interview! The interview skills class is designed for any and everyone preparing for their next employment opportunity. The mock interview will be tailored to fit the job description in which you are applying. Please dress for an interview, bring a job description of the position you are interested in, and bring your resume.

Workshops held every Tuesday & Wednesday

Call and register today! 843.377.2848

Jun
29
Tue
Professional Development Workshops @ Palmetto Goodwill
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Need Help Finding Your Career Path?

Workshops that Show you how!

Basic Computer Skills: (Every Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This class covers basic computer skills. You are taught the basic skills needed to operate a computer. We will also cover e-mail basics and help create your professional e-mail address.

Soft Skills for Workplace Success: Working Smart: (Every Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Do you want to harness your personal strengths to land the career you’ve always wanted? Do you keep getting interviews, but aren’t landing the job or keeping the job? For job seekers: Employers are looking for people who not only have the technical skills and experience to do the job but the “soft skills” that lead to success. Working smart provides the tools to help you keep a job, excel at your job, and be more productive.

Job Search & Resume Workshop: (Every Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This workshop teaches you how to write an effective and professional resume. Please bring work history (Employer name and address, Position titles, dates, and job descriptions), education, training credentials, internships, volunteering, and three professional employment references.

Interview Skills Workshop: (Every Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Learn how to WIN at the interview! The interview skills class is designed for any and everyone preparing for their next employment opportunity. The mock interview will be tailored to fit the job description in which you are applying. Please dress for an interview, bring a job description of the position you are interested in, and bring your resume.

Workshops held every Tuesday & Wednesday

Call and register today! 843.377.2848

Jun
30
Wed
1 Million Cups: Entrepreneurs @ The School House
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1 Million Cups (1MC) is a chapter of the Kauffman Organization that created a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Their weekly “caffeinated” events offer local entrepreneurs valuable exposure and feedback on their startups in a supportive environment.

Here’s how it works:

Every Wednesday the program offers one or two entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, investors,  entrepreneurs, the public, you name it! Presenters prepare a six-minute educational presentation and engage in twenty minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather real-time feedback, connect with a community that cares about their progress and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to network in Charleston, make new friends, and reconnect with old ones. Coffee is provided each week and all events are free to attend and open to the public. To check out who’s up next to present, visit www.1millioncups.com/charleston.

We hope you can make it! If you are interested in presenting your startup at one of the 1MC events, click here. 

Professional Development Workshops @ Palmetto Goodwill
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Need Help Finding Your Career Path?

Workshops that Show you how!

Basic Computer Skills: (Every Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This class covers basic computer skills. You are taught the basic skills needed to operate a computer. We will also cover e-mail basics and help create your professional e-mail address.

Soft Skills for Workplace Success: Working Smart: (Every Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Do you want to harness your personal strengths to land the career you’ve always wanted? Do you keep getting interviews, but aren’t landing the job or keeping the job? For job seekers: Employers are looking for people who not only have the technical skills and experience to do the job but the “soft skills” that lead to success. Working smart provides the tools to help you keep a job, excel at your job, and be more productive.

Job Search & Resume Workshop: (Every Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This workshop teaches you how to write an effective and professional resume. Please bring work history (Employer name and address, Position titles, dates, and job descriptions), education, training credentials, internships, volunteering, and three professional employment references.

Interview Skills Workshop: (Every Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Learn how to WIN at the interview! The interview skills class is designed for any and everyone preparing for their next employment opportunity. The mock interview will be tailored to fit the job description in which you are applying. Please dress for an interview, bring a job description of the position you are interested in, and bring your resume.

Workshops held every Tuesday & Wednesday

Call and register today! 843.377.2848

Chamber Ambassador Meeting @ Chamber Headquarters
Jun 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

All chamber partners/ambassadors please join us for our regular meeting to help improve the chamber and discuss upcoming events.

Jul
2
Fri
July 2021 Networking Happy Hour/MeetUp @ Tradesman Brewing Company
Jul 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

First Friday Charleston- Professional Networking Happy Hour
Friday, July 2 at 5:30 PM

It’s…been awhile, folks. But we’re ready to getting back out there and restart our First Friday Charleston #networking #happyhours! Join us at Trade…

July 2021 Networking Happy Hour/MeetUp

Friday, Jul 2, 2021, 5:30 PM

Tradesman Brewing Company
1647 King St Ext Charleston, SC

1 Members Attending

It’s…been awhile, folks. But we’re ready to getting back out there and restart our First Friday Charleston #networking #happyhours! Join us at Tradesman Brewing Co. on Friday, July 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m. for some much need social interaction. We’ll be on the patio and have plenty of room to spread out and figure out what this whole in-person thing is …

Check out this Meetup →

Jul
6
Tue
Professional Development Workshops @ Palmetto Goodwill
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Need Help Finding Your Career Path?

Workshops that Show you how!

Basic Computer Skills: (Every Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This class covers basic computer skills. You are taught the basic skills needed to operate a computer. We will also cover e-mail basics and help create your professional e-mail address.

Soft Skills for Workplace Success: Working Smart: (Every Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Do you want to harness your personal strengths to land the career you’ve always wanted? Do you keep getting interviews, but aren’t landing the job or keeping the job? For job seekers: Employers are looking for people who not only have the technical skills and experience to do the job but the “soft skills” that lead to success. Working smart provides the tools to help you keep a job, excel at your job, and be more productive.

Job Search & Resume Workshop: (Every Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm)

This workshop teaches you how to write an effective and professional resume. Please bring work history (Employer name and address, Position titles, dates, and job descriptions), education, training credentials, internships, volunteering, and three professional employment references.

Interview Skills Workshop: (Every Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm)

Learn how to WIN at the interview! The interview skills class is designed for any and everyone preparing for their next employment opportunity. The mock interview will be tailored to fit the job description in which you are applying. Please dress for an interview, bring a job description of the position you are interested in, and bring your resume.

Workshops held every Tuesday & Wednesday

Call and register today! 843.377.2848