Government Contracts: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a free workshop on the basics of competing for federal, state and local government contracts. 9-11 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston.

LEVERAGING LINKEDIN: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds a sales workshop, “LinkedIn: Uncovering the Power.” 8:30-11:30 a.m. 402 N. Main St., Summerville. Scheduled speaker is sales consultant Shari Pash. $30 for members; $45 for others. Advance registration required. Contact Jena Ferguson at jferguson@greatersummerville.org for details.

BUSINESS BASICS: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a free workshop in Summerville, “Are You Ready to Start a Business,” including the biggest mistakes that can lead to small business failures. 6-8 p.m. Harbor Entrepreneur Center, 402 N. Main St.

WORKFORCE UPDATE: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce’s workforce development division meets. 7:30-9 a.m. Dorchester County Council Chambers, 500 N. Main St., Summerville. Topic: “Regional Workforce Update.” Scheduled speakers are Jacki Renegar, research analyst at the Center for Business Research; Terrence Rivers, area director for readySC; and John Truluck, director of economic development for Dorchester County. Free. Contact aburke@greatersummerville.org for details. Go to greatersummerville.org to register.

Inventors Forum: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a free roundtable discussion about inventions and other unique products. 9-11 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Registration required. Go to charlestonsc.score.org for details.

WEST ASHLEY-JAMES ISLAND: The West Ashley-James Island Business Association meets. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview, 301 Savannah Highway. Scheduled speaker is Michael Sally, 2016 president of the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors and broker-in-charge of Pathway Real Estate Group. Free for members; $20 for others. Email wajibiz.gmail.com for more information.

MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE: The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance holds its 2016 Manufacturing Managers Annual Meeting. The Embassy Suites, Myrtle Beach. $225 for members; $275 for others. Contact Jessica Watts at watts@myscma.com or 803-799-9695 or go to http://myscma.com/events for details.

TEEN JOB FAIR: Charleston County Public Library holds a job fair for teens. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Otranto Road Regional Library, Otranto Road. North Charleston. Participating employers will take resumes and applications.

ESTATE WORKSHOP: Charleston County Probate Court Judge Irvin G. Condon holds a free workshop regarding routine estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.–noon. Charleston County Historic Courthouse, 84 Broad St., Charleston. Register by calling 843-958-5030.