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07sep9:00 am12:00 pmEvent OverEntrepreneur ExpressMoving Your Business ForwardRegion:Northern Virginia

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Event Details

Entrepreneur Express Moving Your Business Forward is designed to help small business owners take their business to the next level. Workshops provide interactive discussions covering key elements of business practices or business topics to move your business forward.

Agenda:
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Why do you need a business plan?

Many people mistakenly believe that having a general business idea in their mind is as effective as writing a business plan. In reality, writing a business plan is essential to starting a business on the right path. Think of it as a roadmap for the future of your business. Just as every business is different, every business plan is different. This session will teach you the fundamental elements that need to be in your business plan.

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Marketing your business

In this digital age, social media is a cost-effective tool to market your business to potential customers. How can you use the popular social media networks effectively? In this session, you will learn what kinds of engaging, share-worthy content to post to social media, how to get started, and how to use a content calendar to plan your social media posts.

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Financing your business

Finding the right financing for your small business at every stage of your business requires knowledge of all the financing options available. From start-up capital to expansion capital, every stage of business is unique so the financing for every stage is unique.

No fee. Advance registration is required.

If you have any questions, contact Chris Ley at chris.ley@sbsd.virginia.gov.

Time

(Thursday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Location

City of Falls Church Economic Development Authority

City Hall - 300 Park Avenue,Laurel Meeting Room- Lower level, Room – LC 06, Falls Church, VA 22046

Organizer

Chris Ley - Business Services Manager, Northern VIrginiaVirginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Northern Virginia 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

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