Area business events

Procurement Academy: Fairfax County Government – Procurement Opportunities

Date: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 
7:30 am - 10:30 am

 

Interested in doing business with Fairfax County government?  Join us on May 24th to hear various agency directors discuss current opportunities, procurement forecasts and best practices for doing business with Fairfax County government. 

 

Speakers include:

Cathy Muse, Director, Fairfax County Department of Procurement and Material Management

Roger Ball, Director, Procurement Services, Fairfax County Public Schools Office of Procurement

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)

Location

CSRA
3170 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042
United States
Fee: 
No Cost to Attend – Pre-registration required
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

Smarter Energy - Who Cares, Part 2

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

WGL Energy is sponsoring Part 2 of the Smarter Energy - Who Cares series covering building to grid-scale energy intelligence.  Building on the hugely successful big idea talks in part 1, our esteemed speakers will be delivering similar TED-like talks on the important of energy intelligence on a broad scale.  Speakers include: 

- Dr. Sokwoo Rhee, Lead for SmarterCities @ US NIST

- George Thomas, Managing Partner, New Urban Informatics, LLC

Sponsor: 
Potential Energy DC

Location

WGL Energy
8614 Westwood Center Drive 12th Floor Conference Room
Vienna, VA 22182
United States
Fee: 
Fee: $20-$30
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

Jewels of Asia Gala

Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017
Time: 
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Celebrate an extravagant night with AACC, elected officials, and leaders who have made an outstanding contribution to the metropolitan DC community. 
 

Cocktail • Dinner • Awards • Auctions • Raffles • Special Cultural Perfermances • And much more!
 
Sponsor: 
MGM National Harbour

Location

Westwood Country Club
800 Maple Ave E.
Vienna, VA 22180
United States
Fee: 
$130 Members and $200 Non Members
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

Business Education Series:10 Hacks to Move From "Busy" to "Productive"

Date: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time: 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Being “busy” is the new badge of honor. Sadly, too many entrepreneurs and executives feel like they have to be “busy” to stay ahead of the competition.  It’s cool to be “Busy” – it’s the norm these days.  But what most people are really seeking is to be productive, not busy - to be able to slow down and enjoy the world for what it is, and not have every minute of every day jam packed.

Sponsor: 
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

Location

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
1886 Metro Center Drive Suite 230
Falls Church, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Registration is complimentary for members, $15 for Future Members.
More information: 

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Fairfax County: Test Track for the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fairfax County is the test ground for self-driving cars and connected infrastructure in Virginia. The state’s intelligent roads are all located in Fairfax, and top autonomous vehicle researchers come here to road test their technology.

We’re bringing together AV experts, policy makers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs to present ongoing research, showcase technology—including offering demonstration rides—and discuss the future impacts.

Sponsor: 
Virginia Tech (National Capital Region)

Location

Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Pkwy Room 11
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
Fee: 
Registration is required for this free event
More information: 

To register,click here.

 

Business Education Series: The #1 Way to Get More Clients

Date: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Buyers don’t want to be prospected, demoed, or closed. These steps add zero value to the buyer. 

Buyers really want information that allows them too make better decisions and identify who in the (your) massively competitive space, can they really trust.

In this session we will take you through the process of identifying and creating engagement in YOUR own buyers journey….a process that when done correctly, can exponentially increase your lead generation and conversion numbers.

Sponsor: 
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

Location

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
1886 Metro Center Drive Suite 230
Reston, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Registration is complimentary for members, $15 for Future Members
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

Business Education Series: Web Analytics - Turn Data into Actionable Insights

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time: 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Digital analytics tools like Google Analytics allow us to collect tremendous amount of data from website visitors.  They help us track where visitors came from, how much time they spent on our website, what content they engaged with, and how they converted from anonymous visitor to a known lead and ultimately to sales.

 

Sponsor: 
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

Location

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
1886 Metro Center Drive Suite 230
Reston, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Registration is complimentary for members, $15 for Future Members
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

NOVA - Doing Business with Virginia and Peru

Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 
05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Join the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of Peru for "Doing Business with Virginia and Peru" where we will celebrate and recognize the Peruvian Consulate's Guia de Negocios / Guide to Doing Business in Virginia and Peru. This guide is dedicated to business people, entrepreneurs and all those interested in doing business in Virginia and expanding their business internationally in Peru. 

 

Guest Speakers Include:

Sponsor: 
George Mason University, VA SBDC, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority , Don Churro Restaurant , Bizlac, Consulado General Del Peru en Washington D.C.

Location

George Mason Enterprise Center
4031 University Drive Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
Fee: 
Members Free | Non-Members $30
More information: 

To register, click here. 

 

Understanding Operating Agreements and When You Need One

Date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

This seminar guides you through the why's and how's of setting up agreements to put good practices in place now that will support your business for years to come. Topics include reviewing a sample operating agreement and understanding the basics of business operating policies. 


You will learn:
1. What is an operating agreement,
2. Why every LLC needs an operating agreement
3. What to consider and include in your LLC's operating agreement.

Sponsor: 
Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia

Location

Community Business Partnership
6564 Loisdale Ct Ste. 600
Springfield , VA 22150
United States
Fee: 
$35
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

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