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Networking Event 4/11: How Do I Fund My Business Idea?

April 4, 2014

Learn the best ways to juggle risk, loans and investments from experts who have dedicated their careers to helping small businesses start and expand. Panelists include Samantha Bailey of One Degree Capital, Karlene Sinclair-Robinson of the Business Finance Center at Community Business Partnership, and Len Clark of Burke & Herbert Bank. You won’t want to miss out on this valuable (and free) information. Coffee and […]

2014 Economic Outlook Summit coming up on April 3!

March 21, 2014

Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce and Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation will host their joint annual Economic Outlook Summit on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 8am-12pm at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria VA, 22307. This event features presentations by top experts in the local economy, real estate, business development, and building industry. […]

Route 1 Widening Project – Public Meeting on 3/20

March 5, 2014

  Public Meeting Thursday, March 20th, 2014, 7-9 PM Hayfield Secondary School Cafeteria 7630 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, VA   More information http://mountvernon.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/widening-of-route-1-scheduled-to-begin-late-march-mountvernon   Featured image credit: http://rte1ftbelvoir.com/ 

Bike lanes for Sherwood Hall Lane?

February 24, 2014

As part of the County’s on road bike lane initiative, funding has been made available to prepare pavement marking plans in order to retrofit bike lanes and left turn lanes for Sherwood Hall Lane. An initial concept of the markings will be presented at a public information meeting. The public is invited to comment on the concept. […]

Free Networking and Business Development Event on Franchising & Starting Businesses from Scratch 3/14

February 14, 2014

—- Do you see demand for a service or product in your community, but not sure how to fill it? Learn how to supply a demand from panelists Heather Rosen, President of FranNet of Virginia, and Charles McCaffrey of the Community Business Partnership and the South Fairfax SBDC. All are welcome. Coffee and light breakfast […]

Government Contracting Session is ON! 2/14 at 8:30am

February 13, 2014

Session 2: Government Contracting of the Business Roundtable Speaker Series is on as scheduled for Friday, February 14 at 8:30am at the SpringHill Suites. See you then!

Bad Weather Policy for Business Roundtable

February 12, 2014

SFDC’s Business Roundtable Speaker Series Session 2: Government Contracting Friday, February 14, 2014, 8:30am – 10:00am SpringHill Suites, 6065 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 Free Admission RSVP: info@sfdc.org — IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER If Fairfax County government offices are closed on Friday, Feb. 14, Session 2 will be rescheduled for a later date in the series. […]

Open House and Mary Thonen Awards ON for tonight!

January 22, 2014

Party is on! See you today from 4-7pm at 6677 Richmond Highway!

Free Business Networking Events

January 2, 2014

Business Roundtable Speaker Series Session 1: Starting & Growing a Business Jan. 10, 2014, 8:30 – 10:00 AM SpringHill Suites, 6065 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22303           SFDC Open House & Mary Thonen Award Presentations 4:00 – 7:00 PM SFDC Office Party! 6677 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306   – January […]

Business Roundtable Speaker Series

December 16, 2013

SFDC’s Business Roundtable Speaker Series encourages the startup and growth of small businesses in Southeast Fairfax County. Each Business Roundtable session will feature a panel of small business experts eager to share their tips, advice, and lessons learned with fellow entrepreneurs. The speaker series is made up of at least seven sessions covering various topics of interest […]

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