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 Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Taylor Trusty of Blackstone Media. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
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.
■ Database, Monday, 7 p.m. July 27.
■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. July 28.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. July 30.
■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. Aug. 1.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Aug. 4.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following courses at its Newtown Campus, 500 Newtown Pike. For more info, call (859) 246-6666 or view the catalog at Bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions.
■ Electrical: 2014 Code Update & Worksite Safety, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 8.
■ HVAC: The Chiller Plant & Worksite Safety, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 8.
■ Plumbing: Kentucky Plumbing Codes Update & Worksite Safety, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 8.
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center will offer How to Do Business with the Commonwealth of Kentucky 101 from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Lexington Public Library, 140 East Main Street. Free. To register, call (859) 257-7668 or go to Bit.ly/1vC2p6S.