Networking is a great way to grow your business, so we’ve made it simple to find a local event that speaks to your business needs by aggregating tons of great local entrepreneurial, tech, and business development events into one easy-to-use calendar.
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Artist Collaborations: Developing Partnerships for Success Accomplished Hampton Roads artists share tips and tricks on developing partnerships for success as an artist. Creative advancements can appear as flashes of insight or even “happy accidents.” They happen all the time, and often when least expected. Add a creative partner (or two) to the mix and you’ve got enough knowledge and experience to spark a multitude of creative advancements to power a successful partnership. Hear our panelists’ lessons learned, success stories, and unexpected experiences,…Find out more »
Join us for a lunch & learn with All Merchant Funding! Come and learn all about alternative small business funding over a locally catered lunch. All Merchant Funding focuses on uniquely tailoring funding solutions to your individual business needs. They help small businesses get Working Capital every day. They offer a high-quality alternative to banks for getting the financing you need to help your company grow. With business funding, you can do everything from renovating your facility to launching a new…Find out more »
If you were sad to miss our last get together on Sep 13 due to the threat of Hurricane Florence coming our way, then you will be glad to hear about our next event coming in October! Meet us at 1701 in the Vibe District to hear the newest business “pitches” from your peers! Meet other entrepreneurs, investors and business enthusiasts who come together to network and watch demos of hot new local technologies, startups and businesses. We meet once…Find out more »
$10 for Non-Members Free for 1701 Members Join us for a panel discussion with accomplished Hampton Roads curators and artists as they share their experience with the process of getting your art on display in galleries and museums. You’ll learn from seasoned curators on what goes on behind the scenes and the process of jurying art. You’ll also hear the flip side from artists with ample experience in entering & exhibiting their work. Hear our panelists’ lessons learned, success stories,…Find out more »
Plan to join us for a Safety & Risk Management presentation “Preparing Your Business & Staff for the Summer Season.” This informative event will be presented by Bob Christman and Mat Vance. Bob is the Business Development Manager for Mid-Atlantic and is a retired VBPD Lieutenant after 29 years of dedicated public safety service to the community and the region. Mat is the Regional VP for Armoured One for the Mid-Atlantic region, who served over 10 years as a scout…Find out more »
Operation Code is an initiative to introduce veterans to the software development community. In this group, we will work together to design a website for aggregating veteran resources. No experience is necessary to join. In fact, we encourage those who want to learn how to code to join us! If you are a developer and would like to provide mentorship, we would greatly appreciate your participation, as well. RSVP on Meetup hereFind out more »
Do You Want to Dance, or Do You Want to Do Business? Why “traditional” salespeople keep dancing… About this Event Take a positive step to grow your business. Gain critical business insights and learn new approaches to help you and your team to grow sales and increase margins. Sandler Training of Coastal Virginia will be offering the special executive briefing “The Buyer-Seller Dance”. This event will take place at 1701 Virginia Beach Co-working, 1701 Baltic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451…Find out more »
Join us for an evening of ART & STORIES. Art inspires stories. Stories inspire art. You leave inspired by both! At Story Exchange, we pair artists with authors and embrace the magic that happens when art and written word merge. Join us Thursday, April 4, 6-8pm to see art by Rebekah Rickards and hear the written story (inspired by the art) by Kindra McDonald. 6:00-7:00pm: Hear the story. Experience the art. Q&A with the author and artist. 7:00-8:00pm: Community gathering…Find out more »
Join us and Jeff Sodoma of Sodoma Law, PLLC, for a free lunch and learn to find out what you need to do now to protect yourself, your family, your business, and your other affairs in the event of your passing. We’ll also talk about some current issues in elder law–if you have a loved one who is advanced in age, you should attend this event. *This is NOT a solicitation meeting for the provision of legal services. It is…Find out more »
Every professional needs a bio. This important little document can help you build your personal brand and awareness for yourself and your business, as well as help open doors to career opportunities. During this workshop, you’ll learn how to craft an impactful bio from Purple Inked owner Nealy Gihan while noshing on delicious bites from some of the best local eateries. We’ll discuss the must-have elements that make up a bio and tips for what you should and shouldn’t include.…Find out more »
Ready to present that big idea to your company or business, but afraid legal will just water it down? What if you already knew what the lawyers were thinking? Amy Pruett, an intellectual property attorney with Williams Mullen, will provide tips on how to avoid common legal pitfalls before presenting an idea that cannot be executed or causes a legal nightmare for your company or business, including: Making sure brand and product names, taglines and creative concepts are available and…Find out more »
Join us for an evening of networking, discussion, and cocktails. You will get a FREE signed copy of Culture Driven Recruiting, Lee-Anne Edwards, OneinaMil’s CEO and Founder’s new book! Please RSVP to email@example.comFind out more »
We’re inviting graphic designers, UX designers, software developers, photographers, copywriters, programmers and more to share what you do in a quick, insightful, and clear manner while getting the chance to learn about other businesses in 1701 and the local tech community. This opens up resources and opportunities for collaboration which may not have happened otherwise! Presenters get 10 slides which automatically advance every 20 seconds. The result is a fast and fun presentation which lasts just 3 minutes. Lunch will…Find out more »
1701 Presents: Demo Days. A lunch-time event for startups and individuals to demo what they’re working on and get feedback from the rest of the community. Unlike other Demo Days, ours is aimed at giving the startups a place to present to an audience of like-minded individuals. This September, come listen to HerdBuy explain their platform. We will then help them fine-tune from the view of a user, a designer, etc. by providing valuable feedback! After all, their motto is…Find out more »