Tuesday

EDUCATION SUMMIT: Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Education Foundation holds its 18th annual Business Education Summit. 8-11 a.m. Trident Technical College Complex for Economic Development, Building 920, 7000 Rivers Ave. North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Jamie Vollmer, author of “Schools Cannot Do It Alone” and former president of The Great Midwestern Ice Cream Co. $50-$125. Contact Patrick Thompson at 805-3097 or pthompson@edfound. net.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & THE WORKPLACE: My Sister’s House and Verizon Wireless hold inaugural DV@Work Summit to help employers measure the impact domestic violence can take at work and to offer proven protocols for addressing the issue. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. North Charleston City Hall, 4900 Lacross Road. Free. Go to msh-dvworkplace.eventbrite.com/ to register.

Wednesday

FOR INVENTORS: Coastal chapter of SCORE holds a forum for anyone with an invention or new product. 9 a.m. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Free. Call 727-4778.

ALTERNATIVE VEHICLES: Palmetto State Clean Fuels and the S.C. Clean Energy Business Association holds the S.C. Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow. 1-4 p.m. North Charleston Coliseum’s Club North. The event will look at transportation solutions using natural gas, propane, biofuels and electric vehicles. Free. Go to www.afvroadshow.com/ to register.

Thursday

SMALL BUSINESS RECOGNITION: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its annual small business awards. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St., Charleston. Scheduled speakers are: Karen Elsey of Laura Alberts Tasteful Options; Kenneth Canty of Freeland Construction Co.; and Mason Holland of Benefitfocus Inc. $50 for members; $60 for others. For more detail contact Cambron Jewell at 805-3034 or cjewell@charlestonchamber.org.