- SBIR/STTR Grant Crash Course with Agency One-On-Ones
April 25, 2017
- New American Jobs Summit
May 3, 2017
- Senior Game Expo
May 4, 2017
- 2017 Loudoun Small Business Conference
May 15, 2017
- Can You Swim with the Piranhas?
May 16, 2017
- Nexus: Israel
May 22, 2017
- 2017 Virginia Women Veterans Summit
June 22, 2017 - June 23, 2017
SBIR/STTR Grant Crash Course with Agency One-On-Ones
Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: CIT Building, MACH37 Offices
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon, Va. 20170
Topics covered include an overview of participating agencies, funding amounts, how agencies differ and the approach you need to take with them, how to engage with the agencies in advance, and tips for preparing your proposals. Find out if Small Business Innovation Research funding is a fit with your company! Hear from and meet with representatives from NSF, Homeland Security and DARPA. Hear how CIT helps Virginia based companies apply for SBIR.
More information and to register click here.
New American Jobs Summit
Date: May 3, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
More information and to register click here.
Senior Game Expo
Date: May 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: George Mason University
Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, 4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Va., 22030
The graduating seniors of the Computer Game Design program are putting their best games, projects, and creations on show for you to play and experience. Enjoy games, food, and swag — all for free! We hope to see you there. May the 4th be with you.
For more information click here.
2017 Loudoun Small Business Conference
Date: May 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
45020 Aviation Drive
Sterling, Va., 20166
The 2017 Loudoun Small Business Conference will feature valuable seminars and presentations from industry experts to help small business owners, startups and entrepreneurs take your business to the next level.
The keynote and breakout sessions are designed to help you gain valuable insight into trends affecting today’s small businesses and to give you tools to help your business thrive. This full-day event offers invaluable insights and exclusive networking opportunities with a wide range of business-critical topics such as hiring employees, sales strategies, social media, finding advisors and mentors, marketing strategies, ways to grow your business, creative ways to finance your business and much more! You will walk away with new knowledge that can help your business succeed in today’s economy.
Spend a day with fellow entrepreneurs:
The conference is hosted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Loudoun/Leesburg and the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development. The SBDC at MEC-Leesburg is a nonprofit, grant-funded program that provides services to small businesses in Loudoun County to help them start, grow and prosper. They offer low cost educational events and programs as well as no cost business advising services to individual small businesses. Their programs and services are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
For more information and to register click here .
Can You Swim with the Piranhas?
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: The V Eatery and Brewery
44630 Waxpool Road
Ashburn, VA 20147
This month we are excited to welcome Piranha Tank to share their experience working with emerging technologies that solve real problems.
Piranha Tank sniffs out entrepreneurs, inventors, business people, and innovators with the best ideas, and connects them with investors who can fund immediate growth. Their thought leaders travel the country, creating events and shows that inspire a new generation of sustainable business.
Gore Bolton, founder of Piranha Tank, will be leading the discussion on his experience as an investor. Following the discussion guests will have an opportunity to ask questions.
This event is included in Loudoun Small Business Week, a week to celebrate, educate and accelerate the growth of Loudoun's business community.
Loudoun Tech Startups is the local group for the emerging and growing Loudoun Tech community to relax, network and learn together. Come out monthly to meet your tech-minded peers, discuss what you're working on, learn from a trending speaker and maybe even find your next opportunity. Loudoun Tech Startups has served the needs of the community since 2012. This group is sponsored through a partnership between Loudoun County Department of Economic Development and The Mason Enterprise Center-Leesburg.
Date: May 22, 2017
Location: New York, NY
This one-day event will showcase powerful stories at the intersection of invention, innovation, and commercialization of new technologies designed to create greater social and economic value around the world.
Featured speakers include:
More information and to learn more about registering click here.
2017 Virginia Women Veterans Summit
Date: June 22-23, 2017
Location: Marriott Chesapeake
725 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, Va. 23320
Thursday, June 22, 2017
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 23, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Summit will feature:
View the event flyer here.
Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.