BUSINESS FINANCING: S.C. Small Business Development Center holds a workshop, “How Do I Get $ for My Business?” 1-3 p.m. St. Leo University, 2430 Mall Drive, Suite 185, North Charleston. Scheduled speakers include U.S. Small Business Administration; Lowcountry Angel Network; Charleston Local Development Corp.; Ameris Bank. $20. Registration required. Call 740-6160 or charleston

EXPORTING SEMINAR: S.C. International Trade Coalition seminar on exporting to India and Australia. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. World Trade Center Charleston, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Scheduled speakers include Joe Kaesshaefer of the U.S. Consulate in Sydney and, via Skype, John McCaslin of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi. $45. To register, email, go to or call 746-3404.

REGIONAL HOUSING SUMMIT: S.C. Community Loan Fund 2015 tri-county housing summit: “The Question is Not if We Will Grow, But How We Will Grow.” 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Trident Technical College Complex for Economic Development, Building 920, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston. Scheduled speakers include city planning expert Joseph Minicozzi. $15.

MAYORAL UPDATE: Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce briefing with mayors from within the county to discuss future plans for their areas. Noon. Charleston Southern University’s Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, Drew Conference Center, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston. $35 for members; $40 others. Call 577-9549 or 761-8238 or email to register. Go to

APARTMENT MARKET UPDATE: Charleston Apartment Association meets. 5:30 p.m. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Charles Dalton of Carolina Real Data, who will give a Charleston apartment market report and discuss trends, statistics and forecasts. $35. RSVP by June 11.

RETIREMENT PLANNING: Trident Technical College’s Mount Pleasant campus begins two three-part retirement planning courses aimed at adults 50-70. The first is June 16, 23, and 30. A duplicate course is June 17, 24 and July 1. 6:30-8:45 p.m. 1125 John Dilligard Lane. $89 for either session. Call 574-6152 or go to to register.

MARKETING: S.C. Small Business Development Centers seminar, “Is Your Marketing and Branding Effort Working? Are you Getting Results?” 1-3 p.m. St. Leo University, 2430 Mall Drive. Speaker: Caton Easterling of Sterling Marketing. $20. Go to or call 740-6160.

SALES SKILLS: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a workshop on developing and using basic sales skills. 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $20. Register at

GRANTS WORKSHOP: Charleston County Public Library and The Foundation Center workshop, “Introduction to Seeking Grants.” Noon-1 p.m. 68 Calhoun St.

CODING 101: Charleston County Library and Iron Yard workshop on computer coding basics. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St. Register: or 805-6930.

STOCK RESEARCH: Charleston Public Library free overview of the Value Line Research Center for stocks. 1-1:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston.