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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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Old Town, New Ideas: Pop-Up Retail to Launch or Expand Your Business

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Opening a pop-up shop can be a low-cost and low-risk way to open or expand your business. Popping-up can help you test your business concept in a market and to expand your customer base. In order to ensure your success, this workshop will introduce a number of topics you should consider when planning to pop-up:

  • Building a budget to open and manage a pop-up
  • Finding the perfect space
  • Negotiating a lease
  • Planning the logistics for operating your pop-up
  • Marketing your pop-up

For more information about the Pop-Up Program in the City of Alexandria, see

Presented by the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.


August 15, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Suite 400, 625 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States


Alexandria Small Business Development Center