The 13th Annual Minority Business Expo will be July 29 and 30 at the Lexington Convention Center. Speakers include entrepreneur and media personality André Taylor. His 80-minute session will offer the tools to move your business to the next level. Derek Anderson, former University of Kentucky and NBA basketball star, Olympic medal winner, author and entrepreneur will be the keynote luncheon speaker July 30. A One on One Opportunity Exchange will be 2 to 4 p.m. July 30. Government procurement officers and corporate buyers are looking for minority and women owned businesses. To register, go to Conta.cc/1Fh2haZ.
University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. July 28 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Interviewing can be fun. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
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The Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 23 at Jefferson Davis Inn, 319 Cedar Street. Topic: Project sponsorship panel discussion, featuring Janet Lile, special assistant, state Finance Cabinet, and Wes Swarner, executive assistant, state Governmental Services Center. Cost: $15-$22. Contact: VP_Programs@pmibluegrass.org. Registration: Pmibluegrass.org.
Workshops and classes
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following workshops and classes at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. July 23 and 30.
■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. July 23.
■ Database, Monday, 7 p.m. July 27.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. July 28.
■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Aug. 1.
■ Word Processing,1:30 and 7 p.m. Aug. 4.
IEC of the Bluegrass will present the following six-hour Kentucky- and Ohio-approved electrical continuing education classes at the IEC Training Center, 493 Blue Sky Parkway. To register, call (859) 266-4968 or go to Iecbluegrass.org
■ Contractors, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24. $100 members, $140 others; includes lunch.
■ Master Electricians and Electricians, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25. $50 members, $70 others; includes lunch.
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center will offer the following workshops. Call (859) 257-7668 or register at Bit.ly/1vC2p6S.
■ KYTC Pre-Qualification, 4-6 p.m. July 16. Urban County Government Center, 200 E. Main S., Room B109. Free.
■ Multi-Week Government Proposal Writing Workshop No. 2, 3-6 p.m. July 16. KU Building, 1 Quality St., 8th floor. Free.
■ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification, 9-11 a.m. July 23. Urban County Government Center, 200 E. Main St., Room B109, free.
■ Multi-Week Government Proposal Writing Workshop No. 3, 3-6 p.m. July 23. KU Building, 1 Quality St., 8th floor. Free.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo