Mondays, Nov 6 through Dec 4, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Fee: $250 (for 5 classes) Are you ready to take action to grow or start your business? Ready to ensure you have a solid foundation to start 2018 off right?!! This Boot Camp is for you if you… • Are an existing business and do not have a business plan • Are a startup and don’t have a business plan • Have a very old business plan and needs updating • Like to work in a team environment • Want to check this off your list (finally!) in 2017 Join our Business Plan Boot Camp and get this one done! Five classes, Monday evenings from 6 to 9 PM, between Nov 6th and Dec 4th. This is an honest, realistic approach to thinking through your business, one step at a time, and writing your business plan. We cover: • Strategy (Mission, Vision, Goals & Objectives) • Products and Services • Marketing • Operations • Financials In our classes, we combine startups (adding enthusiasm and unbridled excitement!) with growth companies (adding wisdom and experience!). Our clients find it to be a win/win! Don’t have time to commit to getting your business plan completed? That’s too bad. Your competitors do. They’re winning YOUR customers. About Robin Suomi, MBA, founder of Startup to Growth, LLC:Success is rarely accidental. My passion is helping my small business clients move from concept through growth (many clients establishing lifestyle businesses and many surpassing $1M in sales), unleashing their vitality, innovation and creativity as they launch or grow their successful and sustainable companies according to their vision. For over 10 years I have helped thousands of small business owners launch and grow their dreams through 1-1 and group small business coaching, technical small business consulting, mastermind groups, business plan classes, and other educational programs. As an adjunct professor, I taught Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and Business 101 courses. Our services at Startup to Growth, LLC are delivered online and in-person. Startup to Growth Library, your top notch, go-to resource for online, anytime small business professional development and education provided by experts in their fields. The Library hosts several hours of videos educating small business owners in the areas of social media how-to’s, target market segmentation and multi-generational marketing, graphic art, sales 101, law, insurance, and many other subject areas that small business owners need to know about to be successful. And more are being added. We are growing! It costs less than $50 for 3-month access to the Library, or $119 for an entire year (Introductory Pricing). Become a better, more confident business owner through education. Professional development dollars are never wasted. Many of the video presenters invite Library Members to contact them with their questions, as well. Beginning in November, Library Members will receive an exclusive Newsletter giving tips and tools to help you start OR grow your small business. Check out the Startup to Growth Library at www.startuptogrowth.com/library
Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber will honor the Loudoun community’s collective response to the local economic and medical adversity created by the COVID-19 pandemic, when the Chamber celebrates its 53rd Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
In addition to recognizing the outstanding leadership of the 2020 Board of Directors and its Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, of Inova Loudoun Hospital, the Loudoun Chamber will honor the finalists and winners in the annual Community Leadership Awards. These awards honor Loudoun’s top businesses and community leaders for their remarkable contributions to the strength and resiliency of our Loudoun community.
Annual Real Estate Event
The State of the Loudoun Market
The Chamber’s Annual Real Estate Event offers the cutting-edge data and analysis on Loudoun’s commercial real estate landscape that real estate professionals need to succeed. The market intelligence and contacts you’ll gain as an Annual Real Estate Event sponsor will help position your company as a leader in this highly competitive market.
The Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Golf Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of gold on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives who have a passion for the game of golf, then consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.
The Loudoun Chamber Golf Tour is back for Round 9! The Loudoun Chamber Golf Tour is designed for busy professionals, whether a seasoned or casual golfer, who enjoy playing on some of Loudoun’s outstanding courses. Take your turn on the green in a casual Golf Tour playing on three courses over four months in an ongoing 9-hole tournament. Different twosomes compete each month with scramble rules to promote networking on the course. **This is a non handicapped scramble event
Small Business Awards
On November 13th we celebrated our 26th Loudoun Small Business Awards, this prestigious honor celebrates the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners.
Interested in being a Small Business Awards Sponsor?
Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run
This past Fall we had our Virtual Superhero 5K! Our 6th Annual Superhero 5K was a virtual race from October 22nd – 25th! Runners completed a course of their choosing during the race window. Proceeds from the race will be given to the Loudoun Chamber Foundation to benefit local nonprofits.
Show your company’s support for Loudoun’s police, sheriff, fire and rescue personnel through your participation at the 36th Annual Loudoun Chamber Valor Awards, where our heroes are honored for their valor in the line of duty. As a Valor Awards sponsor, your company can demonstrate its commitment to these law enforcement and public safety personnel, while enjoying valuable recognition through the significant exposure the Valor Awards receives.
Do you know someone who deserves to be nominated for the 2021 Valor Awards? This would include any incident from 2020 where someone went above and beyond for our community.