Area business events

Business Insights for Navigating the Trump Administration.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a non-partisan discussion with three insider experts who will present their key insights on how the Trump Administration’s policies may potentially impact the business community.

Near the midpoint of President Trump’s first 100 days in office, the experts will discuss both policy changes that have been initiated and that they expect to be implemented.

Sponsor: 
Guernsey, HRI, MainStreetBank, Trivision and Vibrent

Location

Holiday Inn Washington Dulle
45425 Holiday Drive,
Sterling, VA 20166
United States
Fee: 
(Pre-registration) Members | $50 Guest Member | $65 and (At the door registration) Member | $65 Guest Member | $65
More information: 

To register, click here

Northern Virginia Chamber to Host 2017 Greater Washington Innovation Awards™ Showcase

Date: 
Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 
7:30AM- 11:00AM

The Innovation Awards Showcase will expose guests to cutting-edge organizations in Greater Washington who are changing the way we do business. Guests have the opportunity to network with nominees one-on-one in the exhibit hall. Nominees will be displaying and demonstrating their innovative products, services and solutions.

Guests also have the opportunity to sit in on presentations from 2017 Greater Washington Innovation Awards™ nominees that will be judge live.

Nominees Invited to Participate Include:

Sponsor: 
JLL, M& T Bank, Evans incorparated, Womble Caryle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, Karin's Florist, Visit Fairfax, Trivsion, Washington Business Journal

Location

Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park
3111 Fairview Park Dr.
Falls Church, VA 22042
United States
Fee: 
Northern Virginia Chamber members is $65, non-members $85
More information: 

To register, click here.

Veterans in Business Conference

Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time: 
7:45AM - 3:30PM

Did you know that Veterans represent only 6% of the total U.S. population but account for 13.5% (or 3.7 million) of all small businesses in the United States? These businesses employ 5.8 million Americans; pay wages in excess of $210 billion; and contribute $1.7 trillion to the U.S. GDP. Veteran-owned businesses truly are fueling the economy.

Sponsor: 
Community Business Partnership, George Mason University, VBOC, VA SBDC, SBA

Location

Army Navy County Club
1700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
United States
Fee: 
$150
More information: 

To register, click here. 

Hispanic Connect NoVa

Date: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 
08:30AM- 9:30AM

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!

Fee: 
For Members it is Free, Guest 1st Visit Complimentary

Location

Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
8300 Boone Blvd 4th Floor Partners' Conference Room
Vienna, VA 22182
United States
More information: 

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OMG Standards at work in the IIoT – Focus on Security

Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time: 
1:30PM - 6:00PM

Experts predict that the Industrial Internet of Things will disrupt entire industries and instigate sweeping changes in the way of doing business for years to come. And while there are enormous benefits in efficiency and economy, these benefits can only be achieved by overcoming challenges that range from the need for a new distributed computing architecture to security and privacy risks. While the need for standards and better protocols for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and data sharing is clear, the need to address these other challenges is now coming into focus.

Sponsor: 
DDS, OMG Systems Modeling Language, MDMI, ODM and IFML

Location

Hyatt Regency
1800 Presidents St
Reston, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Event and the reception are complimentary, pre-registration is required
More information: 

To register, click here.

 

2017 Gov Con Symposium: Post Transition Centers of Gravity

Date: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 
7:30AM - 11:30AM

Dr. John Hillen, George Mason University, will moderate a keynote presentation featuring an interview with Joe Jordan, CEO of FedBid and former Administrator, Office Federal Procurement Policy and Associate Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Following the keynote, guests will attend breakout panels focused on government leadership, strategies for driving value in mergers and acquisitions, and business strategies for the new administration’s initiatives.

Panels Include:

Sponsor: 
Please refer to registration site for full list of sponsors.

Location

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102
United States
Fee: 
Northern Virginia Chamber Members$100; Non-Members $125
More information: 

To register, click here.

Maker Flaire: NoVa

Date: 
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time: 
11:00AM- 5:00PM

The Faire brings together an amazing collection of tech enthusiasts, engineers, woodworkers, metal workers, auto hackers, artists, teachers, and craftspeople from all over the northern virginia, Metro DC area and beyond! Our Maker Faire gives our local makers a chance to show us and tell us about what they’re making. We also have tons of hands on activities where you can learn how to make this stuff yourself!

Sponsor: 
Make:Makezine.com; Nova Labs; Google; FCPS; Fairfax Connector; The innovation Fund; Reston Community Center ;Capital One: Fairfax Collegiate; Fairfax Library Foundation; Myers Public Relations, LLC

Location

South Lakes High School/Langston Hughes Middle School
11400 South Lakes Drive
Reston, VA 20191
United States
Fee: 
Look on website for list of pricing including early bird specials
More information: 

To register, click here.

BFC Options To Fund Your Business

Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 
9:30AM- 12:30PM

Do you need financing for your small business? Learn about the different ways of getting traditional financing from banks & microloan programs; and non-traditional ways including CrowdFunding, equipment financing, leasing and more. 


The class is presented by author, Karlene Robinson of KSR Solutions, LLC

Sponsor: 

Location

Community Business Partnership (CBP)
6564 Loisdale Ct. Suite 600
Springfield , VA 22150
United States
Fee: 
$45
More information: 

To register, click here.

BFC Crowdfunding

Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: 
10:00AM- 12:00PM

Do you have a product or business idea you want to fund? You don't have to spend thousands of $$$ before testing the market. Learn how to create a CrowdFunding campaign, what goes into a campaign, and the Do's & Don'ts. Don't miss out on how CrowdFunding can benefit you. 

Sponsor: 

Location

Community Business Partnership (CBP)
6564 Loisdale Ct. Suite 600
Springfield , VA 22150
United States
Fee: 
$45
More information: 

To register, click here.

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