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Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
455 Market Street, Suite 600
All entrepreneurs need to have a clear and engaging elevator pitch. Volunteer Instructor, Julie Bennett, JB Consulting, will teach you how to have people listen to you, understand you and be compelled to help you or seek assistance from your business. Learn the how's, why's and word choice to include in your pitch and most importantly, practice saying it. In this interactive class, attendees will stand up and read the elevator pitch written, try to memorize it and then they ultimately work towards delivering it with confidence. SBAs’ posting of this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
This session will be a continuation of cash flow, understanding the relationship between income statement, cash flow planning, and balance sheet; how to prepare projections.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
55 Lexington Avenue
Workshop attendees will be exposed to the operating principles of the most important activity they must engage in once a business has started. Marketing may be generally defined as the systematic planning,implementation and control of a mix of business activities intended to bring together buyers and sellers for the mutually advantageous exchange or transfer of products. Whether attendees are in the start up or expansion phase of their small business, an effective marketing strategy will ensure that they reach the goals set for the enterprise.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 26th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination

The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses. It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.

Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:30pm - 08:30pm
Where
3727 W. 6th Street, 3rd Floor
Come learn the basics about starting and managing a business. Sessions will be conducted in Korean. Nominal fees may apply. Pre-registration required.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 08th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
Natural Products Expo West is the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the US by Tradeshow Week, Natural Products Expo West continues to help attendees reach their business goals. Attracting over 58,000 industry professionals, the show features over 3,000 exhibits and a variety of products. Co-located with Engredea, Nutracon conference, the Beer, Wine & Spirits Marketplace and Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace, these combined events showcase the entire value chain of healthy products from start to finish, identifying the bestsellers of today and the trends of tomorrow.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
The AESPcLink Workshop is a 3 1/2 hour program that provides hands-on experience for the reporting of Electronic Export Information (EEI) through the AESPcLink system.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
The Feria Internacional de Franquicias considered the most important Franchise Fair in Latin America hosting over 300 franchise concepts and receiving over 30,000 visitors during a three day show. The Feria Internacional de Franquicias is the perfect place to network with entrepreneurs from Mexico seeking for innovative concepts.
Mar 06th, 2014 to Mar 06th, 2014 | 06:00am - 03:00pm
Where
870 Williston Road
A not to be missed networking event where Vermont small businesses will have the opportunity to meet procurement and prime contractors and representatives from state and federal government agencies in a series of 10 minute one-on-one appointments.
Mar 06th, 2014 to Mar 09th, 2014 | 07:00am - 08:00am
Where
Anaheim Convention Center
Natural Products Expo West is the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the US by Tradeshow Week, Natural Products Expo West continues to help attendees reach their business goals. Attracting over 58,000 industry professionals, the show features over 3,000 exhibits and a variety of products. Co-located with Engredea, Nutracon conference, the Beer, Wine & Spirits Marketplace and Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace, these combined events showcase the entire value chain of healthy products from start to finish, identifying the bestsellers of today and the trends of tomorrow.

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