Area business events

Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce August Business Breakfast

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time: 
8:00am-9:30am

The Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce August Business Breakfast will feature a presentation on the MGM Casino at National Harbor. Brian Banks, Director of Government Affairs for MGM National Harbor, will give a detailed update on construction, contracting opportunities, and expectations for the casino.  The August Second Thursday Business Breakfast will be Thursday, August 13, 8:00 am to 9:30 am at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22306.

Sponsor: 

Location

Belle Haven Country Club
6023 Fort Hunt Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
United States
Fee: 
$25 per person
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Northwest Federal Credit Union Recruitment Day

Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time: 
2:00PM to 6:00PM

Career Services is hosting Northwest Federal Credit Union for a recruitment event from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm at Stratford University’s Falls Church Campus at 7777 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043. This event is open to all students, graduates and the general public. Please bring your current resume for consideration!

 

Register Here!

Sponsor: 

Location

Stratford University
7777 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
United States
Fee: 
Free
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2015 Northern Virginia Retail Week

Date: 
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time: 
9:00am - 11:00am

Retail Week was created by the Virginia Small Business Development 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.

Sponsor: 
Community Business Partnership (CBP)
Fee: 
Free-of-cost
More information: 

For a list of workshops, locations and registration information visit www.cbponline.org. If you have questions, please contact Charles W. McCaffrey at Charles@cbponline.org.

Global Expansion through Exporting

Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 
7:30am - 12:00pm

Global expansion through exporting into rapidly growing economies can lead to increased sales and revenue.  If you are looking to enter the export market for the first time or to expand your export activities, into other parts of the world, this is an excellent opportunity for you to initiate or refine an export growth strategy.  Aimed at helping businesses expand into overseas markets, the workshop will provide guidance on global business development best practices, risk mitigation, the legal and financial implications of exporting, strategies for leveraging state and federal res

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)

Location

TBD
United States
Fee: 
No cost but pre-registration required
More information: 

Further event information will be posted as it becomes available.

Business Roundtable Speaker Series 2015

Date: 
Friday, June 5, 2015
Time: 
8:30am-10:00am
The Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation is excited to announce the return of our Business Roundtable Speaker Series (BRSS)! With the support of our sponsors, we will be continuing the eight-part series on the first Thursday of the month from 8:30-10:00 AM at the Holiday Inn Express* (6055 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22303) . The complimentary sessions include presentation from 2-4 expert speakers, a light breakfast, and time to network.
 
Sponsor: 
Mariott Spring Hill Suites; Holiday Inn Express; One Degree Capital; Saul Centers; Insight Property Group; The Shelby; Burke & Herbert Bank; Bean, Kinney, and Corman Attorneys;Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh PC

Location

Holiday Inn Express
6055 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22303
United States
Fee: 
Free
More information: 

NVTC Datapalooza: How Companies in the Nation's Big Data Capital are Finding Success in Big Data and Analytics

Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time: 
7:30 AM-12:15 PM
As one of the nation's premier high-tech centers, Northern Virginia and the greater Potomac region are home to a growing number of firms that generate significant revenue from creating, analyzing and using data, or providing the tools and skills needed to support the Big Data and Analytics ecosystem. In addition, the region's relationship to the federal government, knowledge-based workforce, and many outstanding institutions of higher learning make it uniquely positioned to leverage the growing demand for Big Data and Analytics services and solutions. 
Sponsor: 
Platinum Sponsers: Acentia, a MAXIMUS Federal Company;Attain;Noblis;Software AG USA Inc. ; Event Sponsors: Blue Canopy Group; Fairfax County Economic Development Authority; George Mason University; Volgenau School of Engineering; ICF International;Loudoun

Location

Gannett Conference Center
7950 Jones Branch Drive
Mclean, VA
United States
Fee: 
Member: $ 65.00 Startup Technology Member: $ 35.00* Non-Member: $ 95.00 Walk-in Prices: Member: $ 75.00 / Non-Member: $ 105.00f
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Stratford University’s Career Fair

Date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time: 
11:00am-2:00am
Looking for a career? Employment opportunities are available at the Stratford University job fair in the culinary, hospitality, healthcare (or medical), business and IT industries. A full list of companies that will be attending are below:
 
Fortis Staffing
US International
JK Moving
Northwest Federal Credit Union
Fairfax County
Business Intelligence Systems
Convene
RSVP Catering
Prism, Inc.
Lifematters
Acentia
Sponsor: 
Stratford University, Beltway Job Search Partners

Location

7777 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
United States
Fee: 
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Fairfax Venture Roundtable

Date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 
2:00pm-6:00pm
Interested in meeting early-stage accredited investors in Virginia? Then register for the FundingPost Venture RoundTable on Thursday, May 28, 2015. FundingPost has hosted 315+ sold-out venture events in 23 cities over the past 14 years. 
 
The Mason Enterprise Center, a business incubator of George Mason University, is pleased to host this event, showcasing regional early-stage companies interested in meeting local investors. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 
 
Sponsor: 
FP Angels

Location

Mason Enterprise Center
4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
Fee: 
- Entrepreneur: $65 - Investor / Service Provider: $75 - Exhibitor Table: $400
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Mount Vernon Supervisor Candidates at May Business Breakfast

Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time: 
8:00am-9:30am

Meet the candidates for Mount Vernon District Supervisor before the June 9 Primary Election at the Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce May Business Breakfast and learn more about each candidate and their positions on the issues.  The May Business Breakfast will be Thursday, May 14, 8:00 am to 9:30 am at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22306.  Cost is $25 per person.  Register at www.MtVernon-LeeChamber.org or call 703-360-6925.

Sponsor: 

Location

Belle Haven Country Club
6023 Fort Hunt Road
Alexandria, VA 22307
United States
Fee: 
$25 for Chamber members and their guests $35 Others Event sponsorships for $150 and $250 are available.
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ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2015

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: 
8:00am-12:00pm
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2015
 
Presentations by top experts in the local economy, real estate, and business development will discuss the outlook for 2015 and help you prepare your business strategy.
 
The 2015 Economic Outlook for the Alexandria South, Mount Vernon, and Fort Belvoir area will be discussed on Thursday, April 9, 8:00 am to noon, at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA  22307.  The exhibit hall with displays and the buffet breakfast opens at 8:00 am.
 
Sponsor: 
Burke & Herbert Bank; Service Master Restore; The Shelby, Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh PC; Hometown Title and Escrow LLC;

Location

Bell Have Country Club
6023 Fort Hunt Rd
Alexandria, VA 22307
United States
Fee: 
Early bird price of $35 until March 31. Beginning April 1, price increases to $45. Includes buffet breakfast and full program.
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