Area business events

Building a Government Contracting Pipeline

Date: 
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time: 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Knowing which contracts to pursue and which to let pass is essential for effectively using limited resources to start and grow your government contracting business. This workshop provides in-depth information on how to research and evaluate contracting opportunities to build a business pipeline for growth and expansion.

 

 

Sponsor: 
Community Business Partnership

Location

Community Business Partnership
6564 Loisdale Ct. Ste. 600
Springfield , VA 22150
United States
Fee: 
$75
More information: 

To register, click here.

Disruptive Marketing for Small Business

Date: 
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time: 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

 

How can small business utilize new marketing tools such as artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR). Join Cherie Lejeune, a NOVA resident for 15+ years, who has worn many life hats: real estate marketing coordinator, venture capital analyst, small business owner, Communications Director on 3 continents

 

Sponsor: 
Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation

Location

Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (SFDC)
6677 Richmond Highway Second Floor
Alexandria, VA 22306
United States
Fee: 
Free Registration
More information: 

To register, click here.

Straight-TALK! Breakfast Discussion: A Confident Mindset is Crucial

Date: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time: 
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Do you have a truly confident mindset?  Is your “inner-chatter” is undermining your confidence, keeping true success elusive?  We all know that with a confident, powerful mindset we can a lot happen…we’re selling rock-stars! What’s the flip side? What’s it costing us when we lack confidence and let limiting beliefs rule our thinking?

Sponsor: 
The Institute for Excellence in Sales.

Location

Westwood Country Club
800 Maple Avenue East
Vienna, VA 22180
United States
Fee: 
$49
More information: 

To registerclick here.

What to Do When You Hate Cold Calling

Date: 
Friday, July 21, 2017
Time: 
7:15 AM - 10:00 AM

She’s back! The IES is pleased to bring prospecting expert extraordinaire Kendra Lee back to our main stage for what promises to be an exhilarating and informative session on prospecting. IES prospecting programs, even those in the heat of summer, bring in the biggest crowds….because you can’t stop searching for new business.

It has never been more difficult to reach sales prospects.

Sponsor: 
The Institute for Excellence in Sales

Location

3225 Gallows Road
Fairfax, VA 02031
United States
Fee: 
$ 79
More information: 

To register, click here.

Hispanic Connect NOVA

Date: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Start off your day with powerful networking and strong coffee. Bring plenty of business cards to make new connections!

Featuring Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D.
President and CEO of
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

 
 
Sponsor: 

Location

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
8300 Boone Boulevard Ste 450
Vienna, VA 22182
United States
Fee: 
Free Member Event . Guests receive 1 complimentary visit prior to becoming a VAHCC Member.
More information: 

To register, click here.

Hispanic Connect RVA

Date: 
Friday, June 9, 2017
Time: 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

We welcome you to our monthly Hispanic Connect where new connections are made over a cup of coffee and healthy muffins. Power A.M. networking is at its best!

Sponsor: 
Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Location

Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
10700 Midlothian Turnpike Suite #200
Richmond , VA 23235
United States
Fee: 
Members Free & Non Members $10
More information: 

To register, click here.

Legislative Panel Update & Networking Breakfast Share

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Time: 
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at the Tower Club for a legislative update with Congressman Gerry Connolly, Senator Janet Howell, Delegate Mark Keam and Supervisor John Foust.  Moderated by Dr. Gerald Gordon, President of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, they will provide an overview of recently passed legislation that affects our community as well as discuss how you can impact the process.

Sponsor: 
Tyson's Regional Chamber of Commerce

Location

Tower Club
8000 Crescent Drive Suite 1700
Vienna, VA 22182
United States
Fee: 
$50 - Members $65 ; Non-Members; Additional $10 - Registration at the Door
More information: 

To register, click here.

Legal Issues of Hiring Employees & Contractors, and of Being a Contractor

Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time: 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Hiring and signing: The art of hiring great employees and contractors, or even becoming one yourself, with Doug Taylor, a shareholder at powerhouse law firm Bean Kinney & Korman

Sponsor: 
Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (SFDC)

Location

Holiday Inn Suites
6055 Richmond Highway Suite 230
Alexandria, VA 22303
United States
Fee: 
None
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

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.

 

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