Small Business Owners: Six Upcoming Events for April 8-12

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If you find yourself struggling with your small business, always keep in mind that there are people out there ready and willing to help. Workshops, events and networking socials give you the opportunity to learn from experts and interact with your fellow entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The life of a small business owner is hectic and I know you may have your hands full just keeping up with day-to-day responsibilities, but making time for learning will always pay off in the long run.

Here are six business events coming up next week in Currituck County and Southeastern Virginia...

 

TUESDAY APRIL 9

The Willson Company Retail Revivalthewillsoncompany.com

WHAT:

RETAIL REVIVAL - Competing with Big Boxes: How Independent Retailers & Restaurants Can Win and Keep Customers

Competing in the age of Amazon and being creative in a dynamic retail landscape is not an easy task when you are digging out of a sales slump or struggling with minimum wage increases and workforce shortages. The Hampton Roads SBDC presents retail expert Marc Willson. Marc has visited more than 2,000 communities in 36 states bringing his expertise to help independent retailers and restaurants out maneuver the competition.

WHEN:

8:00am - 9:30am

WHERE:

Veteran's Conference Room
1 Franklin Street Hampton VA 23669

COST:

FREE

REGISTER + MORE INFO:

REGISTER HERE   |  https://hamptonroadschamber.com/

 


 

Linked In Currituck County Business EventsWHAT:

LinkedIn Networking for Small Businesses 

Build your personal brand on LinkedIn. Training will include: building your LinkedIn profile, getting noticed on LinkedIn, optimizing and nourishing relationships, and publishing on LinkedIn. FREE digital headshots will be provided by the COA Small Business Center.

WHEN:

6pm - 8pm

WHERE:

College of The Albemarle-Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center
107 College Way - Room 103
Barco, NC  27917

COST:

FREE

REGISTER + MORE INFO:

Register at www.ncsbc.net
or call 252-335-0821 Ext. 2231

  

WEDNESDAY APRIL 10

Kate White Hampton Roads Business EventWHAT:

Professional Women's Leadership Luncheon:

Becoming Fearless with Kate White

Kate White, Best Selling Author, Professional Speaker and Former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan presents Becoming Fearless: Bold Moves That Build Confidence and Ignite Success

WHEN:

12pm - 1:30pm

WHERE:

Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
5655 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

COST:

$35

REGISTER + MORE INFO:

Register Here  |  Anne Baumler (757) 664-2518

https://hamptonroadschamber.com

 

THURSDAY APRIL 11

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WHAT:

Business Plan Boot Camp by Old Dominion University Veteran Business Outreach Center

This seminar is designed for veteran entrepreneurs looking to start and grow their businesses. The seminar will be offered in person as well as via live webinar. 

WHEN:

8:30am - 3:30pm

WHERE:

Veterans Business Outreach Center
4111 Monarch Way Norfolk, Virginia 23508

COST:

FREE

REGISTER + MORE INFO:

WEBINAR REGISTRATION   |   IN-PERSON REGISTRATION 

https://www.odu.edu/iie/vboc

  

FRIDAY APRIL 12

Home Based Business Conference Yorktown Hampton RoadsWHAT:

2019 Home-Based Business Conference

The Home-Based Business Conference and related Lunch & Learn Series began as programs of the York County Economic Development Office, in partnership with the York County Chamber of Commerce. The 4th annual event features a resource fair with over 20 exhibitors, as well as conference sessions and specialty breakout track focused on topics relevant to all stages and types of home-based businesses, including traditional, franchise, and direct and network marketing. 

WHEN:

8:00am - 4:30pm

WHERE:

Peninsula Workforce Development Center
600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton VA 23666

COST:

$22.50 - $30

REGISTER/MORE INFO:

Register Here   |  http://hbbconference.com

 

FRI, SAT + SUN APRIL 12-14

Social Media Currituck County NCWHAT:

Social Media Marketing Made Easy

A panel of ten social media and digital marketing experts are pleased to announce an upcoming event for business owners and entrepreneurs. The two-day workshop, Social Media Marketing Made Easy, aims to empower small businesses seeking to enhance their social media and digital marketing strategies. Hosted by Percolator Co-Working Space and organized by Sharon Blackwell, owner of Every Little Thing Market.

WHEN:

Friday cocktails + dinner 5:30pm
Saturday and Sunday workshops start at 9am

WHERE:

Granby Theater
421 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510

COST:

Tickets are $65 for one day and $125 for both days.

REGISTER + MORE INFO:

www.easysocialmediaus.com

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