Jun
14
10:00 AM10:00

Entrepreneurship Export Exchange (E3) conference

The Entrepreneurship Export Exchange (E3) conference is coming to Greater Richmond! Whether you are a tech company or one that depends on technology, you won’t want to miss some of the world’s leading national security experts breakdown where the next major opportunities are emerging. 

Sit down with trade officials and diplomats from dozens of countries around the world. Speakers will include technology and security experts, former White House staff, and correspondents from USA Today, CNN, and Fox News. Click here for the complete agenda.

The threats facing companies today seem to multiply by the minute, and trying to expand overseas can invite even more challenges. How can you protect proprietary technology and information? How can you identify and tap into innovation emerging abroad? How should you conduct due diligence on foreign buyers, distributors, and suppliers? 

We are living in a time of transformation -- get the global insights and intelligence needed to safely navigate your company to success.

For more information and registration discount, contact the Metro Richmond Exports Initiative, 804-643-3227, omolnar@grpva.com.

Friday, June 14 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

University of Richmond | The Queally Center

142 UR Drive, Richmond, VA 23173

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Jul
9
8:30 AM08:30

Business Essentials: Protecting Intellectual Property

AT THIS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS SEMINAR, HOSTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • APPLY FOR COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK ON SITE!

  • MEET WITH SPEAKERS TO ADDRESS YOUR INDIVIDUAL IP ISSUE

  • ONSIGHT STAFF TO ASSIST WITH REGISTERING YOUR WORK ONLINE

The STOPfakes.gov Roadshow delivers critically important information about Intellectual property to the audience that needs it most – start-ups, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses, independent creators, and inventors. The information is presented by experts from multiple government agencies that deal with intellectual property issues. Participants will learn: how to identify and protect the various intellectual property assets they have; the mechanisms for obtaining IP protection in overseas markets and strategies for determining where they should seek protection; how to record their mark with Customs, with on-site help, in order to exclude counterfeit goods from entering the United States; how to combat counterfeits on international e-commerce sites; and about government resources available to help U.S. businesses with intellectual property issues. In short, participants will learn information vital to competing in an increasingly global environment.

See the official flyer and information on how to attend here!

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May
10
11:30 AM11:30

Exporting Lunch & Learn

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Looking for new avenues of sales growth or higher profits? Trying to smooth out seasonal sale fluctuations? Searching for ways to extend product life cycles? Looking for a less fierce competitive landscape?

Join the Greater Richmond Partnership, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and Bank of America for lunch to learn about, prepare for or expand your global venture. The Metro Richmond Exports Initiative (MREI) is a non-profit program that’s here to help central Virginia businesses export their goods and services. This is done through educational and networking programs, grants and scholarships for export-related activities, and by connecting businesses with the resources they need to go global or increase their current export program.

Please join us for a relaxed Friday lunch and introductory overview presentations to learn about potential opportunities or next steps, and connect with the speakers and like-minded companies.

We’ll see you there!

RSVP Here!

RSVP by Tuesday, May 7th or email neha.karanwal@baml.com or call 804-489-5053

When: Friday, May 10th 2019, 11:30 – 1:00

Where: Bank of America Conference Room, The Bank of America Building, 18th Floor, 1111 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23219

Speakers:

Olga Molnar, Global Investment, Greater Richmond Partnership

Lee Sanderson, International Trade Manager, International Trade, Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Stephanie King, Global Treasury Solutions Officer, Bank of America

Sponsored By: The Greater Richmond Partnership

Event Parking: On street or in the BofA parking deck at 1110 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, available on a first come basis. BofA deck parking vouchers will be provided at lunch.

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May
8
8:00 AM08:00

2nd Annual Workforce Conference: Shaping Tomorrow's Workforce 2.0

2nd Annual Workforce Conference: Shaping Tomorrow's Workforce 2.0 - You want more conversation connecting human resource and workforce leaders. We took your feedback and expanded to a half-day conference with interactive sessions. Local experts will guide discussions around: retention strategies, talent management using artificial intelligence (AI), soft skills, and recruiting from a diverse pool.

When: Wednesday, May 8, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Workforce Development and Conference Center, 1651 E Parham Rd, Richmond, Virginia  23228
Contact:Townley Goldsmith-Ray, registration@richmondshrm.org, 804-482-7131, registration available at https://www.richmondshrm.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1195540

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May
7
4:00 PM16:00

5 O'Clock Belles by Richmond Bizsense

Please join BizSense and presenting sponsor Reed Smith for our women-only networking event 5:00 to 7:00 at the fabulous Bar Solita on Broad St.

And for this Spring Edition, we’re adding a fun (and optional) twist.The ticket price includes a special talk from 4:00 to 5:00 across the street at the Quirk Hotel, where we’ll hear from a panel of inspiring female business owners. Along with two drinks and light appetizers at Bar Solita.

For registration and tickets click here.

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May
6
4:30 PM16:30

Belmont Community Input Meeting

Belmont Park Master Plan

As Belmont enters a Master Planning Process, the Division of Recreation & Parks is hosting three Community Input Meetings. These meetings will be an open house format for residents to meet staff, learn about the process, and provide input. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their thoughts on the future of Belmont!

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Apr
30
4:30 PM16:30

Belmont Community Input Meeting

Belmont Park Master Plan

As Belmont enters a Master Planning Process, the Division of Recreation & Parks is hosting three Community Input Meetings. These meetings will be an open house format for residents to meet staff, learn about the process, and provide input. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their thoughts on the future of Belmont!

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Apr
30
8:00 AM08:00

Design Your Pitch Deck

Startup Virginia’s Entrepreneur Certificate gives entrepreneurs the business acumen & growth trajectory to successfully scale their startup. It is designed to help individuals develop the business skills necessary to validate their vision, grow their startup, understand fundraising vehicles and pitch to potential investors.

Whatever your idea, your ability to communicate and influence is key to securing partners, investors, and customers. In our 9th and last workshop within the series learn the skills you need to present your business plan to get results:

– Tell a clear story that effectively influences stakeholders
– Distill your Business Plan into a clear pitch deck that meets the needs of your audience
– Visualize data to effectively support conclusions
– Ensure key points are clear & supported by “the why”

For more information and to register click here.

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Apr
18
11:30 AM11:30

Non-profit & Social Service Career Fair

Randolph-Macon College is hosting a  Nonprofit and Social Services Career & Internship Fair on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 11:30am-1:30pm.

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The cost to attend is $30 and will cover a table, parking, and lunch for two recruiters or representatives. Space will be limited. Deadline to register is April 10.


To register:

  1. Log into the EDGE Career Connector

  2. Click on “Events”, then “Career Fairs” from the left-hand navigation bar

  3. Register for the fair

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Apr
16
4:30 PM16:30

Belmont Community Input Meeting

Belmont Park Master Plan

As Belmont enters a Master Planning Process, the Division of Recreation & Parks is hosting three Community Input Meetings. These meetings will be an open house format for residents to meet staff, learn about the process, and provide input. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their thoughts on the future of Belmont!

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Apr
9
12:00 PM12:00

CMG Digital Marketing Lunch n' Learn: Basics of Linkedin for Business

CreativeMktGroup presents a monthly workshop series, 'CMG Digital Marketing Lunch n' Learn', featuring Ryan Dunstan as the presenter and trainer. This month an overview, training, and discussion about the 'basics of Linkedin for business professionals'. Specific agenda items will include: why business professionals should use Linkedin, how to set up / maximize a profile, what type of content to post, and the basics of how to use the app.

For more information and to register click here.

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Apr
1
6:30 PM18:30

Varina Community Conversations

Join Varina District Supervisor Tyrone Nelson and County Manager John Vithoulkas for one of three “Community Conversations” as they share Varina updates. Members of the General Assembly will also present highlights of the 2019 Legislative Session.

Bring a neighbor and ask questions!

To videostream and participate via live stream click here.

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Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Henrico County Job Fair

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Henrico County’s general government, in partnership with Virginia Career Works, will host a job fair, open to the public on March 30. Attending will be representatives of at least 20 departments and agencies, including Police, Capital Region Workforce Partnership, Community Revitalization, Henrico County Public Library, Mental Health & Developmental Services, Public Utilities, Public Works, Recreation and Parks, Henrico County Public Schools, Sheriff, Voter Registration and Human Resources. The fair will feature workshops, including one on how to make your application stand out in the recruitment process.

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