KnoxvilleBiz Calendar: Week of September 23
Startups: The Tennessee Small Business Development Center offers a free small business start-up seminar 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at the King Library, 408 High St., Sevierville. Learn the basic legal responsibilities of starting a business. Info: 865-453-5700
Downtown dollars at work: The Central Business Improvement District, which is funded through assessments on downtown property owners, holds a board meeting at 11:30 Monday, at 17 Market Square.
Obamacare: The Blount County Public Library offers an Affordable Care Act & Volunteer Information Program 7 p.m. Monday at 508 N. Cusick St. in Maryville. The Tennessee Health Care Campaign organization will provide information on the ACA and its components, who qualifies for enrollment and how to enroll or learn to help others enroll. More information at http://www.blountlibrary.org/.
Financing: The Knoxville Small Business Development Center offers a business planning workshop 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday at the Knoxville Chamber. Discussion will include organization, marketing, financing, cash flow and projections. Registration: 865-246-2663.
Common Core: The Knoxville Chamber on Tuesday hosts a discussion about Tennessee's new Common Core education standards, from 12-1 p.m., at 17 Market Square.
Solar energy: AACE East Tennessee meets 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the UT Gardens for a tour of the Living Light Solar House with architecture faculty member James Rose. A presentation on the house will follow at Calhoun's on the River. Dinner $15. RSVP to 865-574- 9347 by 10 a.m. Tuesday. More information at the AACE website, http:/ /www.aace-ets.org/.
IP Law: Entrepreneurs of Knoxville meets 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the Mill Room of Cherokee Mills on Sutherland Ave. Roby Robinson of Robinson IP Law will discuss intellectual property law and procedures. RSVP at http://www.eokhq.com/events/guest-speaker-or- interview
Networking: Tech2020 offers its monthly Hot Topic networking lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1020 Commerce Park Drive, Oak Ridge. Barry Goss of Pro2Serve will speak on "Launching Technical Products Businesses from a Technical Services Business." Fee $15. RSVP at https://september-hot-topic. …