MENTORING: Mentors from the coastal chapter of SCORE hold a roundtable meeting for all local business owners and entrepreneurs. 9 a.m. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Free and open to walk-ins. Call 727-4778 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.
BUSINESS COUNSELING: The coastal chapter of SCORE offers free business counseling for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St. Charleston. Call 727-4778.
SERVICE SEMINAR: Lowcountry Local First holds a ZingTrain seminar:“The Art of Giving Great Service.” 8 a.m.-4 p.m. College of Charleston’s Stern Center Ballroom. 71 George St. $200 for members; $250 for others. Go to www.lowcountrylocalfirst.org.
WOMEN IN TRADE: Charleston Women in International Trade meet for Harbor Sunset and auction fund-raiser. 6-9 p.m. Alhambra Hall, 131 Middle St., Mount Pleasant. $35 Go to www.cwitsc.org/auction.asp or call 843-364-2156.
ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSiONALS: The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Ginger Rosenberg. RSVP by Oct. 12 to LaZana at Go to www.charleston-iaap.org for more.
DEFENSE EXPORTS PRIMER: The S.C. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Commercial Service of South Carolina hold an introductory workshop on International Traffic in Arms Regulations. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. College of Charleston School of Business, 5 Liberty St., Charleston. Scheduled presenter is Michael Allocca, president of Allocca Enterprises. $425. Call 803-777-2571 or email Dorette.Coetsee@trade.gov.
SALES STRATEGIES: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a workshop on how businesses can develop the most effective sales strategies to grow. 6-9 p.m. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. $25. Register at www.score285.org or call 843-727-4778.
TAX WORKSHOP: The Internal Revenue Service holds a free tax workshop for small businesses. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 2430 Mall Dr., Suite 155, North Charleston. Co-sponsors are the S.C. Department of Revenue, S.C. Society of Enrolled Agents, S.C. Department of Workforce and Employment and the Small Business Development Center. Call 740-6160 to register.
NOTARY TRAINING: The office of the S.C. Secretary of State is offering a seminar for anyone interested in becoming a notary. 6 p.m. Trident Technical College, Building 920 Campus Center, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston. Contact Renee S. Daggerhart at 803-734-0629.
ROPER UPDATE: The West Ashley James Island Business Association meets. 7:30-9 a.m. Founders Hall at Charles Town Landing. Scheduled speaker is David Dunlop, CEO of Roper-St. Francis Healthcare. Register at www.wajiba.org.
BUILDING COUNCIL: The Building Enclosure Council of Charleston holds a seminar. “Buildings Use Too Much Energy: The Solutions Symposium,” 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. College of Charleston Stern Student Center, 71 George St. Keynote speaker is The Facade Group’s David Altenhofen, co-chair and founding member of the council and the group’s East Coast director. $125 though Oct. 10; $150 afterward. Go to www.bec-charleston.org to register.