The Week Ahead is a listing of calendar items and networking events published each Monday in GSA Morning Blend. Submit an item here for inclusion in the weekly listing. Include description, date, time, location, address, cost, website and contact information.
Greenville City Council meeting
Meets Monday, 5:30 p.m. City Hall, 206 S. Main St., Greenville.
Business Before Hours
The Greenville Chamber hosts this networking event. Tuesday, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Commerce Club, 55 Beattie Place, Suite 1700, Greenville. Costs $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Register.
Manufacturing certificate for team leaders, supervisors
The Greenville Chamber hosts a training program series to assist Greenville Chamber Manufacturing Roundtable members who are promoting employees that may have little training or experience into supervisory roles. The first class is this week. Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Buck Mickel Center, Greenville Technical College, 216 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville. Costs $995 for chamber members, and includes course materials and lunch for the series; costs $1,395 for non-chamber members. Register.
Nonprofit branding seminar
DNA Creative Communications hosts a brand workshop called Brand Handling: Expanding the Power of Your Message. It will focus on the importance of building confidence and consistency of a brand within an organization. Wednesday, 8 a.m. to noon. Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, 424 Westfield St., Greenville. Costs $65 per person, including breakfast and materials. Register.
Human resources seminar
The Greenville Chamber hosts the Employee Performance Management: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Systems and Policies seminar. This workshop will review the essentials of effective performance management programs and introduce new ideas and success stories. Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Thornblade Club, 1275 Thornblade Blvd., Greer. Costs $175 per person. Register.
Topic: NLRA Basics for Employers
McNair Law Firm P.A. hosts this seminar on National Labor Relations Act basics for employers and practical tips and best practices to prevent union interest. Wednesday, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson. Thursday, 8:30 to 10 a.m., McNair Law Firm P.A., Poinsett Plaza, seventh floor, 104 S. Main St., Greenville. Free. Register.
Femfessionals is launching an Upstate chapter this month with a launch and connection lunch. It will feature Kym Petrie, the author of The Enchanted Truth. Femfessionals is a networking and social opportunities group. The organization is currently in 38 cities nationwide with plans to expand to 80 by the end of the year. Wednesday, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CityRange, 615 Haywood Road, Greenville. Costs $30 per person, includes lunch. Register.
The Spartanburg Chamber hosts Scott Baker, a chiropractor with the Upper Cervical Health Center, to talk about the Paradigm Shift: The Best Kept Secret in Healthcare. Wednesday, noon. City Range Steakhouse, 774 Spartan Blvd., Spartanburg. Free. Register.
Greenville Planning Commission
Meets Thursday, 4 p.m. City Hall, 206 S. Main St., Greenville.
Laurens Chamber Golf Tournament
Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lakeside Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive, Laurens.