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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.
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:
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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
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.