Stafford Business Events

The Department of Stafford Economic Development and Tourism focuses on business attraction, entrepreneurship, and initiatives that stimulate our regional business economy. Watch our list of business events here so you can get involved in the business and entrepreneurial community in Stafford.

Available 24/7: First Steps to Starting a Business Online Learning Module

Virtual , United States

This is a self-guided online learning module that covers the First Steps to Starting a Business webinar. You will receive the link to the module within 1 business day upon receiving your payment. You will have three weeks to go through the online module and it does not need to be completed before the end […]

$30

First Thursdays with the SBA: SBA Guaranteed Loans

Virtual , United States

Grab your lunch and join us the first Thursday of each month to learn more about SBA programs and network with other small business owners. The SBA 7a and 504 loan programs are designed for businesses gain capital to start and grow their businesses. Key Takeaways: How SBA loan programs can help small businesses achieve […]

Free

June Coffee Talk: Health & Wellness

718 Venue 718 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Join us at June's Coffee Talk as we discuss the topic of Health & Wellness! In this session, learn how living a healthy lifestyle can build resilience. Discuss important habits that can help you build a strong foundation for navigating the adversities and challenges of life. June's Coffee Talk will be led by Season Plato, […]

V-TOP Workshop: Developing Our Workforce Through Internships

Virtual , United States

Join us for a free workshop designed to help local organizations learn how to develop high-quality, mutually beneficial internship experiences, satisfy the training prerequisite to qualify for state-funded support for creating or expanding an internship program, and network with other business professionals from your region. About the Workshop: This workshop is designed to provide local […]

Free

GovCon 101: Is Your Business Ready for Government Contracting?

Virtual , United States

Are you considering registering your business to be a government contractor? Do you think government contracting might be a good option to help grow your business? If so, then join us for GovCon 101. This session will be help you to understand: Whether government contracting is a good option for your business If your business […]

Free

V-TOP Workshop: Developing Our Workforce Through Internships

University of Mary Washington Main Campus 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Join us for a free workshop designed to help local organizations learn how to develop high-quality, mutually beneficial internship experiences, satisfy the training prerequisite to qualify for state-funded support for creating or expanding an internship program, and network with other business professionals from your region. About the Workshop: This workshop is designed to provide local […]

Free

Beer & Business: The Truth about RUNNING a Small Business!

Highmark Brewery 390 Kings Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Get to know your local business community through the Beer & Business Networking Series! Presented by the Stafford County Economic Development Authority, the Stafford Beer & Business Series is a quarterly event that brings together professionals from various industries. On August 14th, come and network with business professionals at one of Stafford's great breweries - […]

The 2024 Business Acumen Series – Leading and Managing Hybrid Teams

The University of Mary Washington Stafford Campus 125 University Blvd, Stafford, VA, United States

The structure of work has changed, but what functions to build a good team hasn’t. In Leading and Managing Hybrid Teams, you will learn best practices for establishing trust, flexibility, and a purpose-driven team. Speaker: Kimberly Young, Associate Provost, Career & Workforce, University of Mary Washington Learn more & register here >> https://cps.umw.edu/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=1183298

$275

The 2024 Business Acumen Series – Leading from Every Seat

The University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus 4224 University Drive, King Georgia, VA, United States

Leading doesn’t just happen at the top of an organization; leading happens throughout groups at varying levels of responsibility. Everyone has the opportunity to lead from right where they are, to influence and affect change in the seat they occupy today. Through understanding how influence occurs and mapping this to your experience, you will learn […]

$275

The 2024 Business Acumen Series – Building a Growth Mindset in Your Team

The University of Mary Washington Stafford Campus 125 University Blvd, Stafford, VA, United States

A growth mindset is the belief that a person’s capacities and talents can improve over time. This mindset primes a person to see potential in failure and be more resilient in the face of challenges. This session will focus on building your own growth mindset, and building capacity for a growth mindset in your team. […]

$275