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  1. Calendar Overlay Business Training (9)
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Business Training

  1. 1 Million Cups

    October 18, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ The Launchpad, The Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator

    All are welcome to this FREE event, where we build the entrepreneurial community 1 cup of coffee at a time!

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  2. Pitch Perfect

    October 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Denbigh Community Center

    Do you have the perfect business idea but aren't sure how to pitch it at Start Peninsula? We have you covered. You will learn: How to effectively pitch your business idea in 90-seconds How to include the necessary elements How to deliver and articulate your pitch with confidence Course is presented by: Tim Ryan, Arcphor President and Director of the Launchpad Gary Plaag, Communications expert from Couragio Consulting Drinks and snacks/refreshments will be provided.

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  3. Pitch Perfect

    October 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Stryker Center

    Do you have the perfect business idea but aren't sure how to pitch it at Start Peninsula? We have you covered. You will learn: How to effectively pitch your business idea in 90-seconds How to include the necessary elements How to deliver and articulate your pitch with confidence Course is presented by: Tim Ryan, Arcphor President and Director of the Launchpad Gary Plaag, Communications expert from Couragio Consulting Drinks and snacks/refreshments will be provided.

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  4. Session I: Social Media Marketing for Your Small Business

    October 19, 2017, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Peninsula Workforce Development Center

    Based on the book, SoLoMo Success: Social Media, Local and Mobile Small Business Marketing Strategy Explained (ebook/paperback), this session explains the Social Local Mobile (or, SoLoMo) Success Strategy to gain new and build repeat customers as a business owner. Using your website, mobile websites/apps, and Social Media, business owners can find and procure customers in their target audience where they are, and how/when they want to be communicated. This seminar will take you from the basics of the SoLoMo Success strategy through some of the detailed statistics and vital tactics necessary, from website development choices through implementing a Social Media content marketing strategy that works.

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  5. Session II: Google Your Small Business

    October 19, 2017, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Peninsula Workforce Development Center

    You can run your entire Small Business using Google products and services. Do you use Google to search on the Internet? Google.com is the most powerful search engine on the market and the most-visited website on the planet! Did you know that Google also has more than 500 products and over 100 that are specifically for running your entire business? What are these products? And, where do I start, and how much will this cost? The miraculous answers are that most of these Google services are available for one nominal fee that any small business can afford. In this information-packed seminar, Ray Sidney-Smith, self-proclaimed "Google-ologist," Managing Director of W3C Web Services and author of SoLoMo Success, presents an in-depth overview of what Google has to offer your Small Business and just how easy, fast and affordable it is to use to impact your business bottom line using the Web.

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  6. 1 Million Cups

    October 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ The Launchpad, The Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator

    All are welcome to this FREE event, where we build the entrepreneurial community 1 cup of coffee at a time!

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  7. Startup LINK

    October 25, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ William & Mary Mason School of Business

    The region's monthly entrepreneurial networking event where participants will hear the startup journeys of regional entrepreneurs, connect with potential collaborators and learn about tools and resources to help accelerate their ideas. Presented by the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center, Thomas Nelson, James City County and the Launchpad

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  8. HRSBDC Information Session

    October 26, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Peninsula Workforce Development Center

    Want to become a small business entrepreneur, but not sure how to get started? Get tons of information on the services that the Hampton Roads Small Business can provide you to help you grow that business!

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  9. 2017 Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum

    October 27, 2017, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Peninsula Workforce Development Center

    • Learn proven secrets to starting and growing your company • Learn about valuable government programs to help you grow your bottomline • Learn how to use the power of video to create a powerful brand and increase your customer base • Learn the low-cost and no-cost secrets to marketing your business • Learn how to avoid pitfalls that can end your business • Learn how to develop the entrepreneur mindset that continuously takes advantage of new opportunities

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EDA Meetings

  1. Economic Development Authority Meeting

    October 24, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Network Event

  1. Home-Based Business Resource Fair & Conference

    October 20, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Stryker Center

    Don't miss the region's 3rd annual Home-Based Business Resource Fair & Conference. This unique event features a resource fair with over 20 exhibitors, as well as conference sessions and specialty breakout tracts focused on topics relevant to all types of home-based businesses, including traditional, franchise, and direct & network marketing. Military and Student Discounts available.

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