Business Plan Boot Camp

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

Signature Events

Small Business Awards

For 24 years, the Loudoun County Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Make plans now to secure your seat, or even a full table, on November 1, 2018 when the winners in 10 categories including the top prize, the 2018 Small Business of the Year . Winners announced in front of a live audience of more than 400 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.

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Valor Awards

The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce honors local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2017 at the 33rd Annual Valor Awards ceremony on Friday, April 20th at The National Conference Center. The entire Loudoun County business community is invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!

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Annual Meeting

On January 25, 2019, we will welcome & celebrate the leadership of our 2018 Chairman of the Board, Mitch Sproul (Toth Financial) and welcome in our new Chairman, Lisa Kimball (the Arc of Loudoun) and honor the Community Leadership Awards Finalists.

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SuperHero 5k & Kids Fun Run

As a Signature Chamber event, the SuperHero 5k Run and Kids Fun Run offered companies a great way to show Loudoun County their commitment to healthy living for your employees and our community.

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36th Annual Golf Classic

On August 20, 2018, we will host our 36th Annual Golf Classic event at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard —  is nothing short of spectacular. This event has been Loudoun County’s Premier business golf tournament for three decades.

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