Note: Some clubs might limit participation to one person per business category. Call in advance.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT, MIDLANDS CHAPTER: 8-10 a.m., third Fridays, Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road. astdmidlands.org
ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS CENTRAL CAROLINA CHAPTER: Noon, third Thursdays, Capital City Club, 1201 Main St.; firstname.lastname@example.org, afpcsc.org
ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTANTS: 1-2 p.m., second Wednesdays; columbiaaga.com
BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Summers Duffie, (803) 351-4390
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CLUB, GATEWAY DOWNTOWN CHAPTER: 6:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; scbdc.com
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CLUB, LEXINGTON CHAPTER: 7:15 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 5571 Sunset Blvd.; scbdc.com
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CLUB, VISTA DOWNTOWN: 6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; scbdc.com
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, BUSINESS BUILDERS CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard's Thicket, 402 Beltline Blvd.; David Maslow, (803) 798-5796, ext. 122
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, CAPITAL CITY CHAPTER: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Petie Bradley, (803) 315-8857
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, LEXINGTON CHAPTER: noon Thursdays, Flight Deck, 109-A Old Chapin Road, Lexington. (803) 520-5550
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, MIDLANDS CHAPTER: Noon Wednesdays, Shoney's, 239 Harbison Blvd.; Emily Wright, (803) 767-4817
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, PALMETTO CHAPTER: Noon Thursdays, Shoney's, 239 Harbi-son Blvd.; John Griggs, (803) 732-0104
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, ST. ANDREWS CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard's Thicket, 7569 St. Andrews Road in Irmo. Lee Hardman, (803) 240-7565
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, SPRING VALLEY CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Lizard's Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road; Novella Taylor, (803) 699-2262
CAPITOL CITY SALES EXCHANGE: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Carolina Wings, 600 Gervais St.; Tom Hooker, (803) 960-2800
CAPITOL CODERS: Noon, third Thursdays, Richland Medical Park 2, Lecture Hall, Medical Park Drive; local chapter of the American Association of Professional Coders; email@example.com
COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH UNDERWRITERS: Noon-1:30 p.m., third Thursdays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St.; (803) 446-3160
COLUMBIA SALES EXCHANGE: 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Grecian Gardens, 2312 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia. Bill Beckwith, (803) 513-4921; columbiasalesexchange.com
COLUMBIA SERTOMA CLUB: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Mondays at Seawells Restaurant, Rosewood Drive; Chris Weston, firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLUMBIA TIP CLUB: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Capital City Club, 1201 Main St.; Joe Kennedy, (803) 772-9255
LEXINGTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Noon Tuesdays, Gilligan's, 940 N. Lake Drive; Michael Guerette, (803) 553-0261
LEXINGTON COUNTY LEADS GROUP: 11:45 a.m. Fridays, Flight Deck, Lexington, 109 Old Chapin Rd., Jeff Howle, (803) 678-8121, email@example.com.
LEXINGTON NETWORKING PROFESSIONALS: 12:45 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, Lexington Chamber of Commerce, 321 S. Lake Drive; Lori Harmon, (803) 359-9162
THE NETWORK QUEEN TEAM REAL ESTATE INVESTING MEETUP: 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 1000-C St. Andrews Road; Donna Kocurek, (803) 322-7060, firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTHEAST BUSINESS NETWORK: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lizard's Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road; Joe Brunetto, (803) 699-3007
PALMETTO SALES NETWORK: 11:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Wild Hare, 902 B Gervais St.; Dottie Moretz, (803) 917-1344, palmettosalesnetwork @gmail.com
RICHLAND SALES CLUB: 8 a.m. Thursdays, Shoney's, 600 Bush River Road; Neal Sutker, (803) 261-2025; Lee Wells, (803) 750-5502
THE-RESOURCE-GROUP.NET: Noon Mondays, Doc's Gumbo Grille, 1115 Assembly St.; Rick Keasler, (803) 609-1636, carolinaresources.comS.C. CHAPTER OF AMERICAN PAYROLL ASSOCIATION: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct 15, Tronco's, 7309 Garner's Ferry Road in Columbia. Speakers - Leslie Ann Hoover of the IRS and James Knight of the S.C. Department of Labor,, Licensing and Regulation. Buffet lunch $25. www.apasouthcarolina.org
S.C. MIDLANDS CHAPTER OF THE PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA: Second Tuesdays, Summit Club; www.scprsa.org; email@example.com.
SOUTHERN NETWORK: 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Shoney's, 600 Bush River Road; Dot Smith, (803) 665-1700
TOASTMASTERS: 7 a.m. Fridays; Lizard's Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road in Columbia; Dennis Gillan, (803) 727-4301
ENTREPRENEUR INFORMATION SESSION: Learn about how to write a business plan, legal structures, licensing, registration, taxes, sales tax, home office, financing and more. Presented by the USC Small Business Development Center. 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Oct. 28, USC Moore School of Business, Room 856, 1705 College St. in Columbia; $30 register online, $35 at the door. www.uscbiz.net.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING: Topics: new rules and regulations of this economy; long-term effect from savings and retirement; and alternatives to reduce debt and expenses. Taught by, certified financial planner Bob Condron of Bridge Financial Partners. Presented by the USC Small Business Development Center. 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Oct. 14, USC Moore School of Business, Room 856, 1705 College St. in Columbia; Register (803) 777-5118 or www.uscbiz.net.
SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: SCORE workshop on record-keeping practices, cash management, budgeting, inventory management and capital planning9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Oct. 20; Columbia Chamber, 930 Richland St. www.scoremidlands.org or (803) 765-5131.
TEAM-BUILDING ON A NURSING UNIT: Issues addressed include how to get staff to take "ownership"; how to motivate and supervise people from different generations; and coaching. Presented by Reality Based Management. 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Oct. 14, Hampton Inn Harbison, 101 Woodcross Drive in, Columbia. Fee: $169, group rates available. www.rbmseminars.com or (800) 815-9379
THE JOB I NEED NEEDS ME - SELLING YOURSELF IN TODAY'S TOUGH ECONOMY: Free employment seminar from Andy Thomas, career counselor, motivational speaker and former talk-show host. 6 p.m. Oct. 15, Colonial Life Arena, Frank McGuire Club, 801 Lincoln St. thejobneedsme.com