Trainings

JUL 18

2019 Annual Reverse Pitch Program

Participants from The Perfect Pitch Graduate program, business development center clients and affiliates will take part at the Reverse Pitch Competition. Participants will have a table to display their products or service offerings. This is the participant’s opportunity to sell to the funders and spectators in the room. The top three earning pitch participants will be awarded cash prizes of up to $1,500.

 

Time: 6:30-9:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor, WDC 20005

 

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Interesting in Pitching?

 

Deadline to apply to pitch is July 1, 2019 by close of business.

For sponsorship inquiries please email info@dcwbc.org

 

 

 

jul 16

Let’s Scale for Business

A 2-3 hour seminar for business owners who are looking for opportunities to grow and begin the next phase of their businesses. Ideal for business owners who have been in business at least 2 years. Topics will include business expansion, continuous improvement, strategy and organizational management, government contracting, and financial education.

 

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: 740 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor, WDC 20005

Cost: $20

 

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aug 8  &  aug 15

Woman Owned Small Business Certification Working Group

The Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Working Group Program is a two-day 10 hour training course. Participants will gain insight into how federal government and corporate contracting works, get certified as a WOSB, learn about the types of solicitations and highlight the differences, discuss effective contract capture management strategies and business development. This workshop will prepare women business owners to pursue corporate and federal government contracting as a certified Woman Owned Small Business.

 

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street, NW 3rd Floor WDC 20005

Cost: $45

 

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aug 20

Quickbooks for Business

A seminar for the small business owner to gain an overview of basic and advanced features of QuickBooks Online.  Learn how to track income & expenses, capture & organize receipts, invoice & accept payments, send estimates, track sales & sales tax, manage bills and track time.  Help your business maximize tax deductions and help your accountant help your business.

 

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street, NW 3rd Floor WDC 20005

Cost: $45

 

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aug 22

Social Media for Business

A 2 - 3 hour seminar for the entrepreneur who wants to learn how to use social media for business.  The participants will learn about customer personas, the customer life cycle, content creation, and social media strategy. This course will discuss the importance of choosing the right social media platforms for your business and target audience. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to create valuable content, how to execute a social media strategy, and how to measure social media outcomes.

 

Time: 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street, NW 3rd Floor WDC 20005

Cost: $20

 

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sep 5

Let’s Plan for Entrepreneurs

A 2-3 hour workshop if you are starting a business or want to go back to the drawing board to complete a roadmap for operating a business.  Participants will learn how to brainstorm a feasible business concept and a working business plan. Gain a comprehensive business plan outline and knowledge of what goes in a viable business plan.

 

Time: 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street NW 3rd Floor, WDC 20005

Cost: $20

 

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sep 10

Doing Business with the District of Columbia

A seminar for small business owners seeking to do business with the District of Columbia government. Learn about the District of Columbia’s meaningful programs for business owners.  Participants will gain insight into the types of procurement methods and contracts, the Certified Business Enterprise program (CBE), DC Supply Schedule and basic capture management strategies.

 

Time: 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor, WDC 20005

Cost: $45

 

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SEP 17

Let’s Scale for Business

A 2-3 hour seminar for business owners who are looking for opportunities to grow and begin the next phase of their businesses. Ideal for business owners who have been in business at least 2 years. Topics will include business expansion, continuous improvement, strategy and organizational management, government contracting, and financial education.

 

Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Location: 740 15th Street, 3rd Floor, WDC 20005

Cost: $20

 

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SAVE THE DATE

SEP 18

Just Ambitious Small Business Awards Ceremony

The ceremony will recognize the many contributions of our clients with an annual DC WBC awards ceremony. The awards categories are Community Engagement of the Year, Woman Empowerment Entrepreneur of the Year, Womanprenuer Under 40, Creative of the Year, Start Up of the Year, Veteran Woman Owned Business of the Year, Outstanding Resource Partner.  One business to be honored in each category and one acknowledgment. Gain well-deserved recognition for the work you are doing.  Award winners will gain press opportunity and online recognition.

 

Location: Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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