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  1. Calendar Overlay Business Training (6)
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Business Training

  1. How to Leverage a Virtual Assistant in a Pandemic

    August 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Virtual

    A Virtual Assistant can be a valuable asset for any business but especially when resources are scarce and access to funds is limited, such as during the current pandemic. Leveraging a VA can help you manage your time more effectively and allow you to focus on activities that translate faster to business development and growth. In this webinar, presented by Owner of Virtual Assist USA Danielle Julia Cuomo, you'll learn how: *Outsourcing can save your business*To plan versus panic in times of uncertainty*You can afford a Virtual Assistant*To figure out what to delegate to a Virtual Assistant

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  2. August Home-based Business Lunch & Learn

    August 12, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ VIRTUAL

    Join us the 2NDWednesday of each month from Noon – 1:00 pm for the Home-Based Business Lunch & Learn Series. AUGUST PRESENTATION How to Grow your Small Business (Business Finances and Banking) HOST Melissa Jefferies with BB&T/Truist Bank AND James City County Economic Development

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  3. Business SWOT Analysis Fundamentals-An Easy Way to Ensure Your Business Succeeds

    August 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Virtual

    A SWOT (strengths.weaknesses.opportunities.threats.) analysis is fundamental in identifying the critical factors of your business and the foundation of developing your strategic plan for a successful future. This session, presented by John G. Tile “Principle" Advisor for LITE Advisors and Susquehanna SCORE Chapter Chair, will cover the key aspects of a SWOT analysis and how it fits into your business's strategic plan. Attend this webinar to:*Learn what a SWOT analysis is and why it is so important - through real-life examples*Understand where the SWOT analysis fits in the strategic planning process*Develop an understanding of how to do a SWOT analysis for your business

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  4. Start Peninsula Pitch Perfect

    August 13, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual

    Improve your pitch at this casual and informative workshop. Work alongside entrepreneurs as well as business and communications coaches. After all the work you put into your startup, your ultimate success often depends on the business pitch. Informal ‘elevator pitches’ are the way to sell your business and create relationships that secure future resources. If you want to improve your business pitch, we are here to help! You will learn: • The essential elements of every good pitch • How to get people’s attention and keep it • How to start, deliver and articulate your pitch with confidence In addition, these training workshops are perfect for those interested in our Micro Pitch events, where you pitch your business idea for a chance to win $500 and qualify for our main event in November to win $5,000!

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  5. Closing a Business – How to Legally Close Your Company

    August 20, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Virtual

    In trying times, you may be looking to close or sell a business. Join Deborah Sweeney, a former corporate and intellectual property attorney turned entrepreneur, and learn key considerations for the process of closing your business. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:*Determine the value of your business Find a buyer*Avoid fines, fees or continued liability by selling or legally closing your company*Communicate your plan with employees, customers and partners

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  6. How to Run Great Virtual Events

    August 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Virtual

    Running virtual events can be challenging, especially if you’ve never run one before. However, with a little preparation, tips, and knowing what to expect, you can rock your next virtual event. Join us for this webinar, presented by digital marketing expert Jenna Shaffer, to hear how to run a great virtual event. More specifically, you’ll learn:*How to prepare for your virtual event*Running your event and keeping people engaged*How to follow-up after your event

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EDA Meetings

  1. Marquis Community Development Authority Meeting

    August 13, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Virtual

    Marquis Community Development Authority is a public body with the ability to issue bonds to finance certain publicly-owned infrastructure improvements on a tax-exempt basis.

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  2. VIRTUAL Economic Development Authority Meeting

    August 25, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Zoom

    The primary mission of the County's Office of Economic Development (OED) and Economic Development Authority (EDA) is to create a diverse economic base by the aggressive recruitment, expansion and retention of businesses, industries, and tourism, thus expanding the tax base and capital investment in the County and providing new employment opportunities for its citizens.

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Network Event

  1. Business After Hours

    August 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Webinar

    The York County Chamber of Commerce invites you to our VIRTUAL Business After Hours hosted by ABNB Federal Credit Union. Advanced registration is required. (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting) Host will share about their business, followed by Q&A. Participants will then have the opportunity to network with the group and in Breakout Rooms for more targeted discussions. This will be a great opportunity to connect with other members and to learn how we can better support each other at this time.

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  2. Business Before Hours

    August 31, 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Webinar

    Bring your coffee and join York County Chamber of Commerce for our VIRTUAL Business Before Hours hosted by Software Engineering Services, Inc. Participants will have the opportunity to share with the group and in Breakout Rooms for more targeted discussions. This is a great opportunity to connect with other members and to learn how we can better support each other at this time. Advanced registration is required. Upon registering, you'll receive a confirmation email with call instructions.

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