A monthly speaker series that supports small businesses and entrepreneurs in Washington, DC
An integral component of WDCEP’s mission to actively position, promote, and support economic development and business opportunities in Washington, DC.
DC Biz Chat Monthly Speaker Series is a program of the Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) to support its small business and entrepreneurship initiative.
An asset for both start-ups and existing businesses, Washington, DC entrepreneurs and business owners will gain access to industry leaders in the city and have the opportunity to network with panelists and other attendees.
In partnership with the Small Business Administration, Venable LLP, and Capital One Bank, DC Biz Chat is aimed at educating future and current business owners on the best practices for conducting business in the District of Columbia and offers in-person guidance on how to start, expand, and marketing your DC business via a qualified speaker panel.
Save the Date for an Upcoming Speaker Series
|2017 Series Calendar||Topic|
|February 28||AUDIT PROTECTION: Small Business Bookkeeping and Taxes|
|March 23||FUNDING YOUR BUSINESS|
|May 18||FINDING OFFICE SPACE|
|June 14||PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS|
|July 12||GROWING YOUR TEAM|
|August 23||BUSINESS REGISTRATION, LICENSING, AND CBE CERTIFICATIONS|
|September 21||DOING BUSINESS WITH THE GOVERNMENT|
|October 19||MARKETING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS|
|November 29||STARTING A NON-PROFIT|
|December 13||STARTING A FRANCHISE|
November 7 On Wednesday, November 2, local entrepreneurs gathered at the Venable, LLP offices to participate in an
At WDCEP’s July installment of Entrepreneur Road Map, panelists briefed guests on how to protect their small businesses from the unexpected.
At this Entrepreneur Road Map, we delved deep into chapter six of our DC Doing Business Guide, focusing on considerations for small business owners when hiring employees.