How to Pitch Your Product or Service Webinar

VA

Do you have an existing product or service business or a business idea and plan that is ready to go to market? Don’t miss out on your chance to master the art of persuasion and become the next success story. This webinar is a prerequisite to participate in the Black Entrepreneurs pitch event scheduled for […]

YP Series: Goal Setting and Avoiding Burnout

VA

Please join the Young Professionals (YP) Council for their first event of the year.

All are welcome!

Back by popular demand, we will be addressing Goal Setting and Avoiding Burnout. Our panel will focus on holistic well-being and setting yourself up for success throughout the year and beyond. Then you’ll be able to transition between breakout rooms each hosted by a panelist who will give you tools to step back and focus on YOU; your mental & physical health, your personal and professional goals, and how to adapt during a pandemic.

$15 – $25

WBC Franchise Ownership 101 2/23/21

VA

What does it take to be a successful franchise owner in the DC Metro area? Whether you are interested in franchising as a full-time business or semi-absentee investor, learn what to look for in a franchise, which franchises do well (and don’t do well) in our region, and state and local regulations to be aware […]

WBC Registering Your Business 2/18/21

VA

Led by an Attorney – Registering Your Business walks you through steps that are needed and outlines processes of becoming a legal business entity. This workshop guides you through legal entity forms, and federal, state and local registrations as our instructor explains the benefits and drawbacks of choosing from the various entity structures and how […]

Catalyst for Change: How Companies Turn Disruption Into Success

VA

What are two things Mars and Earth have in common during this difficult time? Dangerous environments and roving robots. Originally conceived to explore the surface of Mars, Starship’s little rover is now meeting the needs of humans back on Earth.  Starship Technologies has rolled out a fleet of rovers roaming across the US and Europe to serve the basic need of safely and conveniently delivering meals.

Already deployed in over 30 cities, and with more than 1000 autonomous rovers in service, Starship recently completed 1 million delivery missions.

What is the future of robot delivery? What other needs could they serve? How will AI change daily life? Is anyone hungry?

Multi-Chamber Virtual Lunar New Year Celebration

VA

Celebrate 2021, the Year of the Ox, with top regional business economic development leaders! The Asian American Chamber of Commerce and the Global Chamber® Baltimore-Washington, D.C. cordially invite you to the Lunar New Year Multi-Chamber Virtual Celebration. Join us to learn our regions? economic recovery trajectory, expand your business network, and enjoy the rich cultural […]

$15

Legal Issues with Bringing Employees Back to the office During the COVID-19 Era

VA

Do you know the legal implications of bringing your employees back to the office?

-Should employees be asked to waive liability to return to work?

-Can employers require an employee get the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to work?

-What should an employer do if an employee claims they cannot come in to work for medical reasons?

-What are employers required to do if an employee reports to work sick with COVID-19?

Get answers to these legal questions and more from our expert panelist

Communicating In Style! Maximizing Business Engagements

VA

In this interactive session we will share some tips to help make the most of our virtual networking meetings, recognize the needs of some of our networking partners, and learn a few tips on how to be more effective at virtual networking. It all starts with observation of behaviors. 

Free – $15

Starring in Your Own Story

VA

Resourceful Women's third workshop continues along the theme of "Digital Storytelling." The interactive workshop will shed light on why storytelling is a critical leadership and business skill and provide specific examples of how to elevate your storytelling. Attendees will learn how to craft authentic and high-impact stories for yourself and your business. We are excited to have two engaging speakers and storytellers, Jen Dalton, Founder of BrandMirror, and Frank DiBartolomeo, President of DiBartolomeo Consulting International (DCI), LLC. Jen and Frank will share their insights on how to deliver powerful stories across many platforms and walk attendees through how to prepare and deliver high impact stories in key situations.

$10 – $15