Vienna Launches New Business Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs and Existing Small Businesses
March, 2021 (Vienna, VA) – Today, the Town of Vienna Economic Development Division in partnership with the Vienna Business Association and the Fairfax County Public Library, announced a new business series aiming to provide expertise and support to small businesses and enhance their business operations and longevity. The free four-week, eight class virtual series kicks off on April 12 and will feature a variety of business-savvy professionals from across the region teaching a variety of topics ranging from marketing, to finance, operations and more. The program is specifically for new entrepreneurs and existing small business owners who reside in Fairfax County and will allow participants to virtually network with one another.
April 12 - Session One – Are You Ready to Start a Business?
April 14 - Session Two – Business Planning 101
April 19 - Session Three – Money, Money, Money
April 21 - Session Four – The Business Launch
April 26 - Session Five – News You Can Use
April 28 - Session Six – Marketing is King / Queen
May 3 - Session Seven – Smooth Operator
May 5 - Session Eight – The Grand Opening
“The purpose of the series is to help our entrepreneurs build capacity—we want to see small business continue their grow in Vienna and the County,” says Economic Development Manager Natalie Monkou. “We want to keep the process of opening and managing a new business exciting, informative and understandable for entrepreneurs and at the same time provide an opportunity for current business owners to reflect on ways they can innovate, reinvent where necessary, and continue to grow their business.”
The sessions will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and all participants are expected to attend all eight sessions for the cohort program.
Registration is open on Friday, March 18 and will close at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 11. For more information on the Ignite Business Bootcamp and to register visit exploreviennava.com/ignite.