SBA Small Biz Insights: Manufacturing Events & Resources!

Virginia-Richmond District Office-October 2022

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Did you know? The majority of manufacturing firms in the U.S. are small.

Manufacturing Events

Optimizing Opportunities in October with four weeks of value-filled events for small businesses that are curious about manufacturing, incentives, grants, and money saving strategies with nationally known topic experts for small businesses in Virginia!

Our first week, is all about Made In USA! Join us at the kickoff event with SBA’s Region 3 Administrator, John Fleming and Julia Ensor, Attorney, Federal Trade Commission with a very special event presentation on the Made in USA program. During the week, we will highlight Agricultural Manufacturing, Patent and Trademarks and U.S. Business Trends, with nationally known presenters, you will be glad you joined us!

Our second week, we will be going across the pond and discussing International Business with the Virginia SBDC, SBA U.S. Export grant, Department of Commerce International Trade, and Virginia Economic Gardening! Did you know 94% of business is conducted outside of the United States and American products are highly sought after in foreign markets? What a great way to expand your business!

SBA Made in USA - Protect Your Ideas! Elizabeth Dougherty, USPTO
Date and time
Wed, October 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA Made in USA- #Trending U.S. Business Opportunities with Rieva Lesonsky
Date and time
Thu, October 6, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA Gearing Up-Virginia SBDC International Business, Aaron Miller
Date and time
Tue, October 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA Gearing Up-Virginia Economic Development Partnership STEP Grant Date and time
Wed, October 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA Gearing Up- International Business with Peter Tierney, Dept of Commerce Date and time
Thu, October 13, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

SBA Gearing Up-Virginia Economic Gardening Jason Smith, VEDP Date and time
Fri, October 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

 

For further information, please contact Marci Posey
marci.posey@sba.gov

 


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