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Small Biz Week 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

DC Government Economic Cluster’s Building Bridges to Success

During these breakout sessions you will gain a better understanding of how to obtain access to capital, District government contracts, and grant opportunities.

  • Licensing Process (DCRA)
  • Great Streets Small Business Capital Improvement Grant (DMPED)
  • Small Business Assistance and Façade Improvement (DHCD)
  • Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) Program (DSLBD)
  • Green Incentive Program (DOEE)

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (Room E-200)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42190


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Comprehensive Guide for Small Businesses Planning

The purpose for which you write a business plan is almost as important as the content of the plan itself. Topics include starting-up a successful business, the important linkages between the marketing, sales, and your financial projections, and gaining a competitive advantage.

Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW, 4th Floor (Room E-4302)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42191


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

How to Open a Small Business in DC

If you are interested in learning how to open a small business by navigating through DCRA's regulatory process then this session is for you. During this event the SBRC will be featuring DCRA's subject experts from:

  • Business Licensing Division
  • Corporations Division
  • Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
  • Permits and Inspections Division
  • Vending Division
  • Weights and Measures Division
  • Zoning Division

Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42192


Wednesday, May 4, 20 16

All Things Non-Profit

During this workshop you will learn how to start a non-profit business (corporate registration, licensing, and tax registration) and also learn how to apply for grants available for non-profit organizations.

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (Room E-200)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42193


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Senior Entrepreneurship Program

The DCRA Small Business Resource Center takes great pride in launching its first Senior Day Program! The objective is to provide seniors with information that may benefit them in their day-to-day lives.

Time: 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Location: Hattie Holmes - 324 Kennedy Street NW, Washington DC 20011
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/41359


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Business Speed Coaching

We are excited to host DCRA’s SBRC first Speed Coaching event! This event will provide opportunities to network within 15 minute timeslots. Each attendee will each have face-to-face sessions with District government agencies and non-profit companies to provide them with technical assistance.

  1. DOES
  3. DOH
  4. ABRA
  5. OCP
  7. WDCEP
  13. LEDC
  14. WACIF

Make sure to bring your questions! We look forward to seeing you!
Please RSVP online as space is limited.

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Networking/Exhibitors 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm); Coaching begins promptly at 5:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW 2nd Floor (Room E-200)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42194