In-Person Events Are Suspended, But Online Support Is Available

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, local, in-person workshops may be postponed or held online. Please check with your local chapter for details.

Find a Workshop near you:

Photo of a store sign in a door that reads 'Open Your Own Business'
Local Event

Simple Steps for Starting a Brick & Mortar Retail Business - 5/8/20 -C0001

May 8, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Bethesda, MD, 20814

Starting a brick & mortar retail business can be an overwhelming experience. Read more

Register Now
Local Event

Starting a Business-Begin with a One Page Plan - 5/13/20 -C0001

May 13, 2020, 6:00pm EDT
Washington, DC, 20560

The right plan can help you turn great ideas into great products and services and keep bad ideas from losing you money. Read more

Register Now
Local Event

How to Become an 8(a) Company - 5/14/20 -C0001

May 14, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Washington, DC, 20024

Learn how to take advantage of the federal government’s 8(a) business development program, which is designed to provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially Read more

Register Now
Local Event

Accounting for Government Contractors - 5/15/20 -C0001

May 15, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Tysons Corner, VA, 22102

This workshop covers the basics of a compliant accounting system for federal government contractors. Read more

Register Now
Photo of two interlocking gears with the words 'business' and 'plan' on each gear
Local Event

Writing a Winning Business Plan - 5/21/20 -C0001

May 21, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Bethesda, MD, 20814

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

Register Now
Photo of a smartphone showing several social media icons including LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
Local Event

Optimize Your Social Media - 5/27/20 -C0001

May 27, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Arlington, VA, 22201

Should you spend 1 hour per day on social media or 10 hours per week? How do you decide which platforms to use in your social media strategy? Read more

Register Now
Local Event

8(a) Company Best Practices - 5/28/20 -C0001

May 28, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Washington, DC, 20024

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

Register Now
Local Event

How to Sell on Amazon (A Beginners Guide) - 5/29/20 -C0001

May 29, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Arlington, VA, 22201

In this “how to” workshop you will learn: • Why sell online? • Is your product right for ecommerce? • What are different types of electronic marketplaces? Read more

Register Now
Local Event

Federal Contracting - Capture and Execution - 6/3/20 -C0001

June 3, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Bethesda, MD, 20814

Subjects include an overview of Federal acquisition processes and the procurement cycle, preparing effective proposals, the fundamentals of properly executing Federal contracts and Read more

Register Now
Illustration of a bullseye along with the acronym 'RFP'
Local Event

Preparing a Winning Federal Proposal - 6/5/20 -C0001

June 5, 2020, 9:30am EDT
Arlington, VA, 22201

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

Register Now
Local Event

Learn To Create Your Own Marketing Plan - 6/10/20 -C0001

June 10, 2020, 6:00pm EDT
Washington, DC, 20560

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

Register Now
Photo of a hand with pen and calculator
Local Event

How to Buy and Sell a Business - 6/11/20 -C0001

June 11, 2020, 9:30am EDT
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

Register Now

Pages