Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM EDT
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Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce Office 
1099 Gum Branch Rd
Sports Hall of Fame Conference Room
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Phone 828-265-7676

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Jeanne Eury 

North Carolina Retail Merchants Association, Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce, Coastal Carolina Community College Small Business Center 



1 DAY, 10 SPEAKERS, 100's of Practical and Actionable Business Lessons, Tips, and Tactics to Implement Immediately!

TAP Talks, based on the internationally renowned TED Talks, offer ten 30-minute presentations by experts in their business fields, focusing on Tangible, Actionable, and Practical information that business owners can implement immediately. Network with your fellow attendees and talk one-on-one with speakers during lunch. Running a business can be overwhelming and sometimes you just don't know what you don't know. TAP Talks were created to provide information, resources, and support toNorth Carolina business owners. We hope to see you there.

Topics include:

  • Tips to Negotiating your Best Lease
  • Business Insurances: What's Required, Recommended, and Why
  • Business IP-Trademarks, Copyrights, and Who Owns What?
  • Navigating Consumer Complaints 
  • Steps to Build and Leverage Business Relationships to Multiple your Reach/Profit
  • What is happening at the General Assembly That Every Retailer Needs to Know
  • Social Media and PR for Your Business-How, What, When, and Where
  • And others

Registration and coffee station opens at 8:30am and the program starts promptly at 9:00am.

Lunch and Handouts/Sheets are included in your registration (please let us know in registration if you have any specific dietary requirements).