Virginia-Richmond District Office-October 2022

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Did you know? The majority of manufacturing firms in the U.S. are small.

Manufacturing Events

Optimizing Opportunities in October with four weeks of value-filled events for small businesses that are curious about manufacturing, incentives, grants, and money saving strategies with nationally known topic experts for small businesses in Virginia!

Week four’s events cover relevant ways ALL small businesses can make a difference on their bottom-line and save! As we all know, it is very expensive to recover after a business has been hacked. We start the week with cyber hygiene. Tuesday’s event, we will dive into financial waste and what to do. The Women’s Business Center at ODU with the premier research center in Virginia, as part of Women in Business Month, will present Effective Research for small business. Thursday’s presentation, mergers, teaming agreements and joint ventures can be powerful ways to assist businesses with growth. Our business vehicles keep us running and Friday, we will cover 11 ways to save on vehicle and fuel costs with nationally known expert, The Car Coach. You will be able to apply these tips to your vehicle and ask questions…you will be glad you attended!

SBA-Cost Savings, Cyber Hygiene Small Business, Jeri Prophet, Cyber Expert
Mon, October 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA-Cost Savings, Finding Financial Waste, Andy Shulick, P.E. PMP MBA Tue, October 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA-Cost Savings, Effective Research for Small Business Miriam Bridges, WBC
Wed, October 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA-Cost Savings, Teaming Arrangement, Mergers & Joint Ventures, Jim Wilson
Thu, October 27, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA-Cost Savings for your Business Vehicles Lauren Fix, The Car Coach Fri, October 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

For further information, please contact Marci Posey

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Women’s Business Center of Richmond (WBC)-The Institute and VUU

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