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Biz Launch - Sep / Oct Events

posted Sep 28, 2010, 10:27 PM by L M
Starting a Business in Arlington
 
Thinking about starting your own business? Attend this seminar and learn everything you need to know to start a business in Arlington. You'll learn how to get a business license, a certificate of occupancy, and state registration. From licensing requirements to marketing to financing options - this seminar covers all the fundamentals you'll need to do business successfully in Northern Virginia. 

 
  
 Monday
September 20, 2010
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Arlington Central Library
1015 N. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22201 

 
 Sponsored by 

Arlington Economic Development and Arlington County Public Library 

 
 Agenda 

6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.Registration and Networking

6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.Welcome and Introductions: Tara Palacios, Arlington Economic Development, Director of BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network 

 Overview of SBA Loan Programs & Services: Joyce Mears, Business Development, SBA 

8:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Questions and Answers 

 
 Fee 

Free, Registration Required 

 
 Registration 

Registration required by September 17, 2010.
Register online or fax registration to (703) 228-0805. (PDF, Adobe Reader required,download the latest version)




Writing a Successful Business Plan
 
Learn how to develop a business plan for a landlord, financial institution and for yourself. A well-written business plan will help you define your business idea, evaluate your competition, analyze risks and estimate costs. This comprehensive seminar will explain and illustrate the business plan format, provide tips on research, marketing, cash flow and more. 

 
  
 Tuesday
October 12, 2010
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Arlington Central Library
1015 N. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22201 

 
 Sponsored by 

Arlington Economic Development and Arlington County Public Library 

 
 Agenda 

6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.Registration and Networking

6:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Welcome and Introductions: Tara Palacios, Arlington Economic Development, Director of BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network 

6:30 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.Deric Mims, SunTrust Bank, Senior Vice President 

8:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Questions and Answers 

 
 Fee 

Free, Registration Required 

 
 Registration 

Registration required by October 11, 2010.
Register online or fax registration to (703) 228-0805. (PDF, Adobe Reader required,download the latest version)




Financing your Business
 
This seminar will provide participants with beneficial strategies and valuable resources to help small businesses qualify for loans. Find out about the different types of loans for small businesses, the various federal, state and local programs available, and then how to approach banks and other lending institutions to get your business loan approved. 

 
  
 Tuesday
October 26, 2010
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Arlington Central Library
1015 N. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22201 

 
 Sponsored by 

Arlington Economic Development and Arlington County Public Library 

 
 Agenda 

6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.Registration and Networking

6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.Welcome and Introductions: Tara Palacios, Arlington Economic Development, Director of BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network 

6:30 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.Overview of SBA Loan Programs & Services: Joyce Mears, Business Development, SBA 

7:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Questions and Answers 

 
 Fee 

Free, Registration Required 

 
 Registration 

Registration required by October 25, 2010.
Register online or fax registration to (703) 228-0805. (PDF, Adobe Reader required,download the latest version)

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