BUSINESS AGREEMENTS & CONTRACTS: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a roundtable on the legal issues for business agreements and contracts. 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free.
FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE WORKSHOP: World Trade Center Charleston and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce hold workshop for manufacturers on the benefits of using foreign-trade zones. 9 a.m.-noon. 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Scheduled speakers include Suzan Carroll-Ramsey, foreign-trade zones specialist at the State Ports Authority; Hal Burton, president of Premier Logistics Solutions; and Barry Bell, manager and head of logistics at MAHLE. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Space is limited. Contact Therese Gordon at 805-3007.
FREE MARKETS GROUP: The Bastiat Society of Charleston meets. 6-7 p.m. The Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Richard N. Lorenc, chief operating officer of the Foundation for Economic Education. Free. Email email@example.com.
HURRICANE PREP: Dorchester County Emergency Management Department holds hurricane preparedness expo. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Front parking lot at Lowe’s, 9600 Dorchester Road, Summerville.
EXPORTING SEMINAR: The S.C. International Trade Coalition holds a 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, senior commercial officer of the U.S. Consulate in Sydney, and, via Skype, John McCaslin, senior commercial officer at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi. $45. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org, go to www.sctrade.org/events-1.html or call 746-3404.
REGIONAL HOUSING SUMMIT: South Carolina Community Loan Fund holds its 2015 tri-county housing summit. Theme: “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. Go to SCCommunityLoanFund.org.
MARKETING: The S.C. Small Business Development Centers holds a seminar, “Is Your Marketing and Branding Effort Working? Are you Getting Results?” 1-3 p.m. St. Leo University, 2430 Mall Drive. North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Caton Easterling, president of Sterling Marketing. $20. Go to charleston sbdc.webs.com/workshops 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 charlestonsc.score.org.
GRANTS WORKSHOP: Charleston County Public Library and The Foundation Center hold a workshop, “Introduction to Seeking Grants.” Noon-1 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Go to www.foundationcenter.org.
CODING 101: Charleston County Public Library and the Iron Yard hold a workshop on the basics of computer coding. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Space is limited. Email email@example.com or call 805-6930 to register.
STOCK RESEARCH: Charleston County Public Library holds a free overview of the Value Line Research Center for stocks. 1-1:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston.
FEDERAL INNOVATION CONTRACTS: S.C. Small Business Development Centers holds a seminar on winning contracts under the federal Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer program. 1-3 p.m. St. Leo University, 2430 Mall Drive. North Charleston. $20. Go tocharlestonsbdc.webs.com/workshops or call 740-6160 for more details.