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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Web, Mobile & Social Media Productivity Tools for Small Business

Most Small Business owners say that one of their biggest challenges in reaching their company’s goals is staying productive through ups and downs, as well as getting more done in less time. There are a plethora of personal and business productivity tools to sift through, but what if that work has already been done for you? Look no further! We have assembled the best Web, Mobile and Social Media productivity tools that you can use today to get your time… Find out more »




Selling to the Commonwealth

This free workshop is designed to educate small, woman and/or minority business owners about opportunities to sell their goods and services to the Commonwealth of Virginia and many local governments. Each year the State buys goods and services totaling more than $8 billion – learn how your company can be a part of that! The workshop will provide information about the Virginia procurement process, registering in the eVA system and the benefits of SWaM certification. Presenter: Chris Tran Ley, Business… Find out more »




Small Business Roundtable: My Customers are Other Small Businesses – How Do I Reach Them?

Facilitated by Ray Sidney-Smith, W3 Consulting The Small Business Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other small business owners in a facilitated discussion format. No pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch or a beverage. Find out more »




Effective Websites for Government Contractors

We all know the importance of a fully-functioning website that works on all devices and is user friendly.  But what should stand out on a government contractor’s website? What is the Government Agency looking for when they visit your site?  How do you generate revenue, attract great employees, form partnerships and expand your business using your website?  Attend this free workshop and find out! Presenters: Chris Foss and Janet Waring of, a web development and online marketing agency in… Find out more »
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