DOING BUSINESS OVERSEAS: The Overseas Private Investment Corporation holds a workshop about government programs available to support overseas investment: “Expanding Horizons.” Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Blvd., Charleston. &:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. $50. Go to to register online or to get more details.

BOOKKEEPING WORKSHOP: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a business bookkeeping seminar: “Basic Quick Books 101.” 6-8 p.m., 4500 Leeds Avenue, 2nd floor, North Charleston. Scheduled presenter is Ruby G. F. Fielding, former controller at the College of Charleston. $25. Register at or call 727-4778.

CONSERVATION LEAGUE CONFAB: The Coastal Conservation League holds a conference as part of its 25th anniversary: “Prosperous Lowcountry, Flourishing Planet.” Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St., Charleston. $100-$160. Contact Catherine McCullough at or 725-2066 for more information.

MILITARY ENGINEERS: The Charleston post of the Society of American Military Engineers holds its annual industry day, with a focus on opportunities for small firms that want to do business with local government agencies. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Charleston Area Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston. Theme: “Lean and Green in 2013.” $25-$180. Go to samechs to register.

Air Force Association: The Air Force Association’s Charleston chapter meets. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hyatt Place, 3234 W. Montague Ave., North Charleston. Topic: “Project Management Applications for Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations.” Scheduled speaker is from the Project Management Institute’s Charleston chapter; RSVP to Katie Gieratz at or Linda Sturgeon at

PRODUCTIVITY TALK: The chapter of APICS (Advancing Productivity, Innovation, and Competitive Success) meets. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hampton Inn & Suites, 2688 Fernwood Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Tim Sinclair, regional vice president of the S.C. Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Topic: lean product development. $20; $10 for students. Register by May 6 to or 486-5185.

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TAX SEMINAR: The Society of Financial Service Professionals holds a seminar, “A New Tax Code for a New Generation.” 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St. Charleston. For details and registration information, contact Paul Brustowicz at charlestonscfsp@gmailcom or 873-4814.

MARKETING WORKSHOP: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds a workshop: “The Power of Email Marketing & Social Media Marketing Made Simple.” 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Firewater Grille, 109 Holiday Drive, Summerville. Scheduled speaker is Anissa Starnes, regional development director at Constant Contact. $20 for members; $35 for others. Seating limited. Go to or email for more information.

BUSINESS TAX WORKSHOP: The Internal Revenue Service and other sponsors hold a tax workshop for small business owners covering federal and state tax requirements and employment security obligations. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Small Business Development Center, 2430 Mall Drive, Suite 155, North Charleston. Free. Call 740-6160 to register or for more information.