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The Financing Your Business: Preparing for Loans and Microloans workshop is being offered from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 15, 2019, and is targeted for those individuals looking for business financing for a startup or an existing business.  This interactive workshop will cover the following topics: types of capital, types of financing, sources of capital for businesses, facts about small business loans, preparing to meet with your potential lender or investor, and how the SBDC can help you prepare.   

Also, being offered this day, FREE and confidential, 1-on-1 business counseling sessions are available from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for those seeking feedback and advice from an experienced business advisor.  Counseling sessions are available by appointment only, so please call the CVSBDC at (434) 295-8198 to schedule your appointment on April 17th, or at the Main CVSBDC officer in Charlottesville any other date.

Although these events are FREE to all local businesses, space is limited.  To ensure a seat at the workshop, businesses can pre-register online at https://bit.ly/2EUUXfY or by phone at (434) 295-8198.

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The Orange County Economic Development Office, in collaboration with the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC), Orange County Chamber of Commerce, and Orange Downtown Alliance is hosting two (2) FREE business development opportunities.  A workshop, How to Start Your Own Small Business, and 1-1 Counseling Sessions will be offered at The Gordon Building located at 112 West Main Street, Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Orange, VA 22960 on March 7, 2019.

The How to Start Your Own Small Business workshop is being offered from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is targeted for those individuals thinking about starting a small business or those who have already started one and have realized they may have missed a few things. We will review the steps to a successful start, the registrations and regulations, and the components of sound business planning, including financial projections, and how to choose the right marketing media. 

In addition to the workshop being offered this day, FREE and confidential, 1-on-1 business counseling sessions are available from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. for those seeking feedback and advice from an experienced business advisor.  Counseling sessions are available by appointment only, so please call the CVSBDC at (434) 295-8198 to schedule your appointment on March 7th, or in Charlottesville any other date.

Although these events are FREE to all local businesses, space is limited.  To ensure a seat at the workshop, businesses can pre-register online at https://bit.ly/2Wv2714 or by phone at (434) 295-8198.

 For more information, please contact Rose Deal at the Orange County Economic Development Office at (540) 672-1238 or rdeal@orangecountyva.gov.

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The Orange County Economic Development Office, in collaboration with the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC), Orange County Chamber of Commerce, and Orange Downtown Alliance is hosting two (2) FREE business development opportunities.  A workshop, Choosing the Right Media, and 1-1 Counseling Sessions will be offered at The Gordon Building located at 112 West Main Street, Lower Level, Orange, VA 22960 on June 20, 2018.

The Choosing the Right Media workshop is being offered from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and is targeted for those individuals interested in exploring what forms of media are best in small towns, including both paid and unpaid advertising.  We will give you guidelines to use to select the media mix that works best for your business, your customers, your marketing goals, and your marketing budget.  

In addition to the workshop being offered this day, FREE and confidential, 1-on-1 business counseling sessions are available from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for those seeking feedback and advice from an experienced business advisor.  Counseling sessions are available by appointment only, so please call the CVSBDC at (434) 295-8198 to schedule your appointment on June 20th, or in Charlottesville any other date.

Although these events are FREE to all local businesses, space is limited.  To ensure a seat at the workshop, businesses can pre-register online at https://bit.ly/2wtpNdB or by phone at (434) 295-8198.

For more information, please contact Rose Deal at the Orange County Economic Development Office at (540) 672-1238 or rdeal@orangecountyva.gov.

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Orange County, VA – The Orange County Economic Development Office, in collaboration with the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC), Orange County Chamber of Commerce, and Orange Downtown Alliance is hosting two (2) FREE business development opportunities.  A workshop, Small Business Sources of Capital, and 1-1 Counseling Sessions will be offered at The Gordon Building located at 112 West Main Street, Basement, Orange, VA 22960 on January 17, 2018.

The Small Business Sources of Capital workshop is being offered from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is targeted for those individuals interested in learning more about sources of funding for their small business.  Where and how you finance an operation can be the difference between dominance and failure, whether you need startup funding, ongoing working capital, or funding for a business expansion. All money may sound like good money in today’s environment. It isn’t. Often it makes the most sense to tap a few different sources of capital. This workshop will review the pros and cons of a myriad of financing sources available to entrepreneurs and give tips for success in obtaining capital needed for your business.

In addition to the workshop being offered this day, FREE and confidential, 1-on-1 business counseling sessions are available for those seeking feedback and advice from an experienced business advisor.  Counseling sessions are available by appointment only, so please call the CVSBDC at (434) 295-8198 to schedule your appointment on January 17th, or in Charlottesville any other date.

Although these events are FREE to all local businesses, space is limited.  To ensure a seat at the workshop, businesses can pre-register online at https://goo.gl/ioY8TQ or by phone at (434) 295-8198.

For more information, please contact Rose Deal at the Orange County Economic Development Office at (540) 672-1238 or rdeal@orangecountyva.gov.

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