Area business events

NOVA Holiday Mixer

Date: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Time: 
5:30pm-7:30pm

Northern Virginia Holiday Mixer is a special event! The VAHCC, Black Chamber and Asian American Chamber invite you to join them for a some holiday festivities and networking! For admission the Chambers ask that you bring non-perishable food or $15 to give to the local Food Bank.

Sponsor: 
Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (VAHCC)

Location

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)
8300 Boone Blvd. Suite 450
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
United States
Fee: 
$15 for non-members; Members check event website
More information: 

For more information, please contact 804-378-4099 or visit https://vahcc.com.

Breakfast Club Networking Event

Date: 
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 
7:30am-9:00am

At our Breakfast Club Networking Event, you will have the opportunity to:  

1)  Hone in your skill on one or more of the basic fundamentals of networking and have them down

2)  Introduce yourself to 40+ local business owners/professional and spent some 'face-to-face' time with most of them

3)    Establish and build strong and productive strategic partnerships.   

4)    Acquire new prospects and customers. 

 

Sponsor: 
BL Marketing Enterprises

Location

Fairfax Old Town Hall
3999 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
Fee: 
$20 in advance; $25 at the door
More information: 

Questions? Please call or email Basile Lemba at (703) 359-5642 or basilelemba@yahoo.com.

Mentor Program Series: Intellectual Property 101

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 
5:00pm-8:50pm

Learn how to take steps to protect your most important property.  A must for any start-up!

PART ONE: speaker Phyllis Kristal will present a session entitled Intellectual Property 101. Phyllis will address the legally recognized exclusive rights to creations of the mind. Under intellectual property law, the owners have exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as discoveries and inventions. Phyllis will also lead the Round Tables Sessions were you will be able to address your IP concerns and questions.

Sponsor: 
MITEF DC

Location

Fish & Richardson
1425 K Street, NW 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
United States
Fee: 
$40 for MITEF members; $50 for non-members
More information: 

For more information, please call 202-783-5070 or visit http://mitefdc.org/events.

Intellectual Property - Protecting Your Digital IP Workshop

Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 
9:30am-12:30pm

In the digital realm of the Internet, things happen very quickly, and IP protection is more important than ever. This course explores digital trademarks and copyrights, protecting your domain name, trade secrets, software, licensing, social media, search engines, and cyber security.

Sponsor: 
SCORE DC

Location

SCORE DC
409 3rd Street, SW Suite 100A Room C
Washington, DC 20024
United States
Fee: 
Fee:$30
More information: 

Questions? Please contact the SCORE Workshop Team at 202-619-1000 or workshops.scoredc@verizon.net.

Writing a Winning Business Plan Workshop

Date: 
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time: 
9:30am-4:30pm

Have you struggled to write a business plan, even knowing that it is your road map to success? Your business plan is a key to starting a business, getting a loan or raising money from investors.  This workshop helps you prepare a professional business plan. All the elements of the business plan are taught by experienced small business instructors.  You will also participate in a case study and come away with financial templates you can use in your plan.

Instructor Bios:  Bruce Gitlin and Joe Clarke

 

Sponsor: 
SCORE DC

Location

SCORE DC
409 3rd Street, SW Suite 100A Room C
Washington, DC 20024
United States
Fee: 
Fee:$50
More information: 

Questions? Please contact the SCORE Workshop Team at 202-619-1000 or workshops.scoredc@verizon.net.

9th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference

Date: 
Friday, January 30, 2015
Time: 
7:30am-5:00pm

Come spend a day with extraordinary women, find what motivates you, and build leadership skills that last! This conference provides you a tremendous opportunity to grow, develop, and learn with practical solutions for success in your personal and professional lives. The day will include: plenary sessions, panel discussions, workshops, and speakers highlighting timely issues of importance to women. Celebrate who you are as a woman in all aspects of your life.

Sponsor: 
Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (VAHCC)

Location

Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
United States
Fee: 
Please see event website.
More information: 

For more information please call 804-378-4099 or email info@vahcc.com.

Understanding LLC Operating Agreements

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 
6:00pm-08:00pm

Led by an Attorney - This two hour 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. Class includes reviewing sample agreements and understanding the basics of business operating policies. Please be on time.

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.

Speaker: Bonnie Sanchez, Esq.

Sponsor: 
Womens Business Center of Northern Virginia

Location

Community Business Partnership (CBP)
7001 Loisdale Road, Suite C
Springfield, VA 22150
United States
Fee: 
Fee: $25
More information: 

Questions? For more information, please contact Sheina Waddell at 703-768-1440 or sheina@cbponline.org.

Learning Quickbooks I

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 
6:00pm-09:00pm

Introduction to QuickBooks I for PC's. You will learn the Quickbooks basics. Cost: $115 for all 3 days. 1st day is basic accounting terms review. 2nd & 3rd days are hands-on. 

Class starts promptly at 6pm. PLEASE ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 5:45PM TO MAKE SURE COMPUTERS ARE SET-UP TO START ON TIME. If you arrive after 6:15pm you will not be allowed in the class. 

Sponsor: 
Community Business Partnership (CBP)

Location

Community Business Partnership (CBP)
7001 Loisdale Road, Suite C
Springfield, VA 22150
United States
Fee: 
Fee: $115.00 for three sessions
More information: 

Questions? For more information, please contact Sheina Waddell at 703-768-1440 or sheina@cbponline.org.

Options for Funding Your Business

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time: 
10:00am-1:00pm

Do you need financing for your small business? Learn about the different ways of getting traditional financing from banks, microloan programs , the SBA's Small Office Home Office Loan and non traditional ways to include angel financing, equipment loans and leasing. The second half of this workshop explains the alternative financing options of factoring, account receivable funding, purchase order financing and asset-based financing. This class is a must for start ups and existing businesses. The class is presented by author, Karlene Robinson of KSR Solutions, LLC. Please arrive on time.

Sponsor: 
Womens Business Center of Northern Virginia

Location

Community Business Partnership (CBP)
7001 Loisdale Road, Suite C
Springfield, VA 22150
United States
Fee: 
Fee: $25.00
More information: 

Questions? For more information, please contact Sheina Waddell at 703-768-1440 or sheina@cbponline.org.

3rd Annual Touch of Asia Celebration

Date: 
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 
7:00pm-9:00pm

Asia is well known for its diverse races, cultures, and languages. Join us at Touch of Asia, a special event that will give you a full experience of who we are - taste, see, listen, enjoy!

> Wide variety of delicious authentic food from different Asian countries.

> Music and cultural performances.

> Traditional and modern Asian costumes fashion show.

Sponsor: 
Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Location

Virginia International University
11200 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
Fee: 
Cost: $35
More information: 

For more details, please visit asian-americanchamber.org/touchofasia3 or contact Cindy Shao at (703) 201-3167.

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