Gain knowledge on financing business ideas, capital needs and ventures. Financial institutions throughout Hampton Roads will be on hand to guide you in the right direction to finance your dreams. It will be held at the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development office: 4525 Main Street, Suite 700, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Lunch will be served.
American Red Cross Supplier Diversity – March 9, 2017 - 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(This workshop will include a one-on-one session.)
The Red Cross has a Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) designed to strengthen their organization and communities by proactively seeking woman, disabled, and minority business enterprises (WMBEs) who represent the communities they serve.
Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) - April 19, 2017 – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
(Proposal Writing and Capability Statement Development)
PTAP provides opportunities to learn how to analyze and respond to RFPs, the advantages of priming and subcontracting opportunities, and assist with more intricate company-specific challenges including pricing and compliance questions. It will held at the Virginia Beach Central Library. It will be held at The Student Center at Tidewater Community College.
Cox Communications and Supplier Diversity - June 21, 2017 - 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Actively seeking diverse suppliers is a goal of Cox Communications; achieving this goal creates business relationships that reflect the makeup of all Cox customers and potential customers. It will be held at The Student Center at Tidewater Community College.
SWaM Business Forum - September 21, 2017 - 9 a.m. -2 p.m. – Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
(Health Care Industry and the Small Business Community)
The goal of the SWaM Business Forum is to provide industry specific information to small businesses to assist them in identifying the available opportunities/ resources in the Virginia Beach community and surrounding localities which will help grow and sustain their businesses.