Workshops & Events

Often the best way to educate yourself to successfully start, manage, and grow your business is to take advantage of the many workshops and training programs available to small business owners in several formats. By attending these workshops, you will learn not only from the presenters, but also from the other attendees who are going through the same process.

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Jul

28

Mon

Retail Week: July 28 – August 1, 2014

Various Locations
Northern Virginia Retail Week provides education & networking opportunities for retail business owners – including restaurants and other food service businesses – whether they are virtual, home-based, mobile or brick-and-mortar establishments. Retail Week was created by the Virginia Small Business Development (SBDC) Network in cooperation with civic and business leaders in Northern Virginia to provide training and exposure to retail business owners who wish to start, grow or expand their businesses. We are truly proud to feature the following workshops: Starting,… Find out more »
Free

Jul

30

Wed

Federal Business Development: Obtaining Subcontracts from Large Primes

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Have you ever wondered how you could attract more large contractors to select your small business as they pursue Federal contracts? This workshop is for small service businesses trying to develop new Federal business or expand current Federal business through subcontracting to large prime contractors.Information presented will focus on: howto increase your chance of being chosen as a subcontractor by a large prime contractor, and what pitfalls exist in being a subcontractor to a large prime. Presenter is John Boulware… Find out more »
Free

Aug

6

Wed

VetBiz Demystified: How to Get Your Business Certified as a VOSB/SDVOSB

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
This Workshop is co-sponsored by the Alexandria Veterans Business Enterprise Center (AVBEC) A “must” workshop for all veteran entrepreneurs who want to do business with the Government: Learn the requirements of the Department of Veterans Affairs “CVE Certification” process Identify the required documents to qualify Understand the government’s approval process At the conclusion of class, you will have a grasp of whether your business qualifies as a VOSB or SDVOSB, what you need to complete the application, and what to… Find out more »