National Small Business Week Virtual Conference: Preparing for a Stronger Tomorrow: Recovery, Adaptation, and Innovation


Join the U.S Small Business Administration for a variety of educational presentation and panel discussions that help both new and existing businesses to recover, adapt, and innovate in this challenging time. 

Attend this free, online conference to meet the U.S SBA's 2020 Small Business winners from across the country, learn new business strategies, meet other businesses owners, and talk with industry experts. 

SBIR Commercialization Essentials for Phase I & Phase II — WEBINAR


Commercialization Plans can be a key differentiator in your SBIR/STTR proposal. As a small business, it is important to know what the agencies are looking for and what you need to think about to build a good plan. This webinar includes tips on developing the components of a credible commercialization plan from demonstrating market opportunity, knowing your competition, product/technology consideration, developing a business strategy and building your team. We'll cover reviewer expectations for Phase I and Phase II proposals, different agency requirements, and much more.
This event is funded in part through a grant award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
PRESENTER: Presented by Megan Varnum, Ph.D., Principal Consultant, BBC ETC

Free – $45

Women’s Suffrage: The Fight Continues!


In 1913, suffragists planned a massive march to coincide with the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson. It was a turning point in the fight to win the vote, which finally succeeded in 1920. Join us for a panel discussion with renowned author and speaker, Rebecca Boggs Roberts, and teacher, speaker, and diversity advocate, Dorri Scott, as they share their observations, insights, and beliefs about diversity, inclusion, and equality when reflecting on the women's movement to date and what comes next. The panel will be moderated by Jan Molino. 100% of ticket sales will go to the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial.


18th Annual Hispanic Business Reception


Join the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce for their 18th Annual Hispanic Business Reception. Hear exciting news from Danny Vargas on the progress to build a new museum on the Mall. Dr. Sergio Rimola will also share his regional perspective as a member of the Virginia Latino Advisory Board.

Free – $35