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Jun

23

Wed

Supply Chain Impacts and Considerations (Webinar)

Join Kathy O’Keefe and Chris Van Orden, along with the Alexandria SBDC and Virginia SBDC Network, in this session on the supply chain. For many, bare toilet paper shelves and “one per customer” restrictions on eggs in 2020 shone a spotlight on supply chains for the first time. Less visible were the disruptions in non-consumer sectors and the impacts on a variety of other businesses. Relatedly, there has been ongoing conversations about reshoring in the wake of the pandemic. What does all… Find out more »

Jul

16

Fri

eVA Registration (Bilingual Webinar)

Presenter: Chris Tran Ley, Business Service Manager, Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity; Spanish translation by Cely Argueta, Alexandria SBDC Talking Points: 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… Find out more »

Jul

16

Fri

eVA Registro (Webinar en linea)

Presentadora: Chris Tran Ley, Gerente de Servicios de Negocios, Departamento de Pequeñas Empresas y  Diversidad de Proveedores de Virginia;   Traducción en Español – Cely Argueta, Alexandria SBDC Puntos de La Presentación: Este taller gratuito está diseñado para educar a los propietarios de negocios pequeños, mujeres y / o minorías sobre las oportunidades para vender sus productos y servicios al Estado de Virginia y a muchos gobiernos locales. Cada año, el Estado de Virginia compra productos y servicios por un total… Find out more »

Jul

20

Tue

VIRTUAL Small Business Roundtable: What is Your Website Doing for You?

Facilitated by Ray Sidney-Smith, W3 Consulting. Most business owners know they need a website to be visible in today’s digital landscape. Websites are more important now more than ever. But, is your website simply sitting there doing nothing for you? If so, then our July Roundtable is for you! We’re going to be discussing all the things your website can be doing for you and your business. REGISTER HERE Our Small Business Roundtables are an opportunity to meet with other small… Find out more »

Jul

23

Fri

SWaM Certification (Webinar)

Presenter: Chris Tran Ley, Business Service Manager, Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity; Spanish translation by Cely Argueta, Alexandria SBDC Talking Points: Are you a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business who wants to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia? Small business owners who are looking to participate in Virginia’s specialized procurement and contracting opportunities are encouraged to become SWaM certified. The SWaM certification is a vehicle to promote economic growth of Virginia’s businesses.  In this webinar learn… Find out more »

Jul

23

Fri

Certificación SWaM (Webinar en linea)

Presentadora: Chris Tran Ley, Gerente de Servicios de Negocios, Departamento de Pequeñas Empresas y Diversidad de Proveedores de Virginia; Traducción en Español – Cely Argueta, Alexandria SBDC Puntos de La Presentación: ¿Es usted una empresa pequeña, propiedad de mujeres o propiedad de minorías que quiere hacer negocios con el Estado de Virginia? Animamos a los propietarios de pequeñas empresas que deseen participar en las oportunidades de contratación y adquisiciones especializadas de Virginia a obtener la certificación SWaM . La certificación SWaM es un vehículo para promover el crecimiento económico de las… Find out more »

Aug

4

Wed

Reviewing Your Financials and Budget (Webinar)

Most small business owners have been hyper-aware of their financial position and bottom line during the pandemic. Some are looking for places to cut back with the least impact on their long-term growth. Others are looking for areas to invest in that will give the best return. Still, others are working on putting together a budget for their next fiscal year amidst all of this uncertainty. This session will give participants the tools to think through their business’s finances and… Find out more »

Aug

17

Tue

VIRTUAL Small Business Roundtable: Mobile Marketing: Is It Right for You?

Facilitated by Ray Sidney-Smith, W3 Consulting. Half of all email opened today is done so on a mobile device. More than 50% of all search traffic (coming from Google and other search engines) originate to your websites from smartphones and tablets. Text messages and other messaging apps have the highest open rates in marketing today and the majority are opened on, you guessed it, mobile. What is your business doing today to get ready for mobile? Do you have questions about… Find out more »

Aug

26

Thu

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines, mask mandates, and Virginia workplace safety

As more and more employees become vaccinated and return to the workplace, businesses are wondering what they can and should require of their employees and how to best protect themselves and their customers to maintain a safe work environment. Join the Alexandria SBDC for a presentation by R. Doug Taylor, Shareholder, Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C., who will address the following questions: Can an employer ask for proof of vaccination status? What should that proof look like? What if an employee refuses… Find out more »

Sep

21

Tue

VIRTUAL Small Business Roundtable: Building a Loyal Customer Base

Facilitated by Ray Sidney-Smith, W3 Consulting. Finding new customers is much more expensive and labor intensive than simply keeping your repeat customers happy! So, how do you get clients to come back to you time and time again for your products and services? From loyalty programs to repeat customer discounts, there is a varied world of opinions on building a loyal customer base. Do you have experience building a customer loyalty program? Do you have questions on how to do it… Find out more »
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