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SCORE offers in-person workshops and events in 300 chapters nationwide. Get advice from mentors, and network with other small business owners in your community.

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Presidents Day Leadership Forum

February 18, 2020, 12:00pm EST
Winchester, VA, 22601
Learn about issues, opportunities and support services available to service members and veterans as they transition from military service into civilian life, and for civilians tran Read more
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Writing a Winning Business Plan - 2/20/20 -C0001

February 20, 2020, 9:30am EST
Washington, DC, 20015

Your business plan is a key to starting a business, getting a loan or raising money from investors. This workshop helps you prepare a professional business plan. Read more

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SBA | U.S. Small Business Administration | 8(a) Company Best Practices
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8(a) Company Best Practices - 2/21/20 -C0001

February 21, 2020, 9:30am EST
Arlington, VA, 22201

This workshop is designed for newly-certified 8(a) companies and those companies that have been in the program but wish to better utilize their certification. Read more

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How to Buy and Sell a Business - 2/26/20 -C0001

February 26, 2020, 9:30am EST
Washington, DC, 20024

Buying a business can be scary, especially if you've never done it before. It may be the largest purchase you will ever make. Read more

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Advertising on Social Media - 2/27/20 -C0001

February 27, 2020, 9:30am EST
Arlington, VA, 22201

Social media is not as free as it appears. Read more

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Learn To Create Your Own Marketing Plan - 2/28/20 -C0001

February 28, 2020, 9:30am EST
Arlington, VA, 22201

A well-thought-out marketing plan is arguably the lifeblood of any business, generating initial business and then keeping the stream of customers coming over the life of the enter Read more

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Small-scale Manufacturing: Economic Growth and Diversification

February 28, 2020, 1:00pm EST
Arlington, VA, 22206
From micro brewers to apparel and bike manufacturers, more people are beginning to blend retail, manufacturing and wholesaling opportunities at a much smaller scale, leading to gro Read more
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Tips on Negotiating a Commercial Lease - 3/4/20 -C0001

March 4, 2020, 9:30am EST
Arlington, VA, 22201

In this workshop you’ll learn the important elements of a commercial lease and how they can impact your business. Read more

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Preparing a Winning Federal Proposal - 3/6/20 -C0001

March 6, 2020, 9:30am EST
Arlington, VA, 22201

This workshop seeks to assist individuals in learning how to respond to a federal request for proposal (RFP). Read more

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Business Basics and Tax Planning - 3/12/20 -C0001

March 12, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Washington, DC, 20024

In this workshop, you will learn about business entities, key steps to establish your business identity, and the core business processes needed to run your business. Read more

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Franchising as a Career, Investment, or Both - 3/13/20-C0001

March 13, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Arlington, VA, 22201

There is no franchise that will work for every individual and in every market. Come and learn how to successfully select and open a franchise in the DC Metro area. Read more

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weThrive Womens Entrepreneurs' Conference Sponsorship Registration - 3/19/20

March 18, 2020, 8:00am EDT
Silver Spring, MD, 20910

The weThrive Women Entrepreneurs' Conference is an evening networking reception followed by a full-day conference featuring keynote speakers, panel discussions and educational brea Read more

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