Today

ADMIN PROS: The International Association of Administrative Professionals' Charleston chapter is meeting at 6 p.m., Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $10. Call Denise at 766-9091.

Tuesday

GREEN TALK: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Developers Council is meeting 8-9:30 a.m., 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Topic: "Charleston Goes Green."Call Graham Drayton at 805-3034.

SCORE SEMINAR: The coastal chapter of SCORE is holding a seminar on intellectual property 6-8 p.m., Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is patent attorney Terry McDaniel. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Cash or check only. Call 727-4778 or go to www.score285.org.

Wednesday

LABOR CLIMATE FORUM: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Labor Climate Network is holding a human resource workshop 7:30-11 a.m., 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Scheduled speakers include Eric Schweitzer of Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, David McCormack of Buist Moore Smythe & McGee and Melissa Azallion of Nexsen Pruet. $55 for members; $95 for others. Go to www.charlestonchamber.net or contact Emily Brown at 805-3042 or ebrown@charlestonchamber.org.

DORCHESTER UPDATE: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce's Knightsville Area Business Council is meeting at 8 a.m. at Pine Forest Country Club. Scheduled speaker is Bill Hearn Jr. of County Council District 6.

Thursday

MILITARY BUSINESS: The Small Business Development Center is holding a workshop on local military procurement opportunities for small businesses 8:30 a.m.-noon, Bank of America building, 5900 Core Road, North Charleston. $25. Registration required. Call 740-6160 or go to www.localsmallbusiness.org.

Port Tour: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual port tour and briefing 2-6 p.m. Starts and ends at 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. $75 for members; $150 for others.

Aug. 23

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HOTELIERS MEET: The Charleston Hoteliers Exchange Club is holding a luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar, 205 East Bay St. Seating is limited. $15 for members; $20 for others. Go to www.charlestonhotelier.com.

Aug. 24

AUDITING SEMINAR: The Institute of Internal Auditors' local chapter is holding a seminar: "Writing Effective Audit Reports." 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 1104 Hanahan Road, Hanahan. $200. Call Mark Smith at 801-3383.

E-MAIL MARKETING: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce is holding a lunch-and-learn brown bag event: "Help You Grow Your Business With E-mail Marketing." 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, 120 Holiday Drive, Summerville. Scheduled speaker is Anissa Freeman Starnes of Constant Contact. Free for members; $15 for others. Contact Melissa Williams at mwilliams@greatersummerville.org.

Aug. 26

ENCLOSURE COUNCIL: The Building Enclosure Council is meeting 6-7:30 p.m., St. Andrews Regional Library, 1735 North Woodmere Drive. Topic: geothermal heat pumps systems. Scheduled panelists include Bill Eisele of South Carolina Electric & Gas, David Pleasants with the James M. Pleasants Co. and David Crutchfield with RMF Engineering. Free. Contact Bryan Bolin at bryan@thomasanddenzinger.com.

AFTER HOURS: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is holding its monthly business-after-hours event 5:30-7 p.m., SCRA-MUSC Innovation Center, 645 Meeting St. $20 for members; $40 for others. Go to www.charlestonchamber.net.