Washington D.C.’s Small Business Week 2016

Washington D.C. – DCRA Small Business Week 2016

The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) is sponsoring a Small Business Week going on between May 2 – May 5.

DCRA Small Business Week

Check out some of the workshops below and be sure to register quickly due to limited spaces…


DCRA Small Business Week Information and Schedule

May 2-5, 2016

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024


Monday, May 2, 2016

DC Government Economic Cluster’s Building Bridges to Success

During these breakout sessions you will gain a better understanding of how to obtain access to capital, District government contracts, and grant opportunities.

Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (Room E-200)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42190

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Comprehensive Guide for Small Businesses Planning

The purpose for which you write a business plan is almost as important as the content of the plan itself. Topics include starting-up a successful business, the important linkages between the marketing, sales, and your financial projections, and gaining a competitive advantage.

Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW, 4th Floor (Room E-4302)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42191

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

How to Open a Small Business in DC

If you are interested in learning how to open a small business by navigating through DCRA’s regulatory process then this session is for you. During this event the SBRC will be featuring DCRA’s subject experts.

  • Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am

To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42192

All Things Non-Profit

During this workshop you will learn how to start a non-profit business (corporate registration, licensing, and tax registration) and also learn how to apply for grants available for non-profit organizations.

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (Room E-200)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42193

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Business Speed Coaching

We are excited to host DCRA’s SBRC first Speed Coaching event! This event will provide opportunities to network within 15 minute time slots. Each attendee will each have face-to-face sessions with District government agencies and non-profit companies to provide them with technical assistance.

Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Networking/Exhibitors 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm); Coaching begins promptly at 5:00 pm
Location: 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (Room E-200)
To Register: http://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com/events/42194

Small Business Week

For more information on the DCRA’s Small Business Week click here…

For more information on the DCRA’s Small Business Resource Center and other services they provide throughout the year, such as symposiums, workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions, click here…

Also, don’t forget to check the hashtag #DCRASmallBizWeek16 for updates!





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