North Carolina Retail Resources Small Business Expo: Nov. 13, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 18 Seaboard Ave, Raleigh; RSVP online at bitly.com/Q2C5hp.
CED After Hours: Nov. 13, 5:30-7 p.m.; HUB-Raleigh, 711 Hillsborough St.; register online at cednc.org/afterhours; cednc.org.
Inventors, Innovators, Techno Wizards and Marketing Gurus: Nov. 14, 7 p.m.; New World Coffee House, 4112 Pleasant Valley Rd., Raleigh; RSVP online at http://bit.ly/PEIVsq.
Business Counseling by SCORE: Nov. 14, 4-7 p.m.; Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh; by appointment only, call 919-856-4739 to set up an appointment; www.wakegov.com/libraries/events.
Promoting Your Small Business: Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Olivia Raney Local History Library, 4016 Carya Drive, Raleigh; 919-250-1196; register online at raleigh.score.org.
From Olympics to Raleigh SPARKco n: How to build your business with a sponsorship: Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.; N.C. State Monteith Engineering Research Center, 2410 Campus Shore Drive, Raleigh.
Durham Chamber of Commerce Chamber U: How to Network with Networking afterward: Nov. 14, 8:30-10 a.m.; contact Jackie McLaughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org; register online at http://bit.ly/SCxLSx.
Business Counseling by SCORE: Nov. 15, 9:30-12:30 p.m.; West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary; call 919-856-4739 from 9 a.m.-noon to schedule an appointment.
SBIR Phase 1 Training: Nov. 15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary; cost: $125; contact SBTDC at 919-719-7272; register online at http://bit.ly/VzR5Fb.
Business After Hours: Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill; cost: free for Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber members; http://bit.ly/RG6Ib3.
Wake County Women Business Owners Network: Do Business with the City of Raleigh: Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m.; 18 Seaboard Ave., Raleigh; RSVP online at http://bit.ly/RG5CMD.