Small Business City Tour
DSLBD will celebrate Small Business Week across the District by visiting small businesses in all 8 Wards throughout the week.
Monday, May 2
DC Small Biz Resource Mini-Clinic Pop-Ups
Stop by and receive free technical assistance and other resources for your small business. Experts will be on hand to answer all your business needs and link you with organizations that will mentor you to the next level.
Presented by: CNHED and DSLBD
Ben’s Chili Bowl BEN’s H St. NE
1001 H St. NE
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
1100 Fourth St, SW
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Destination Congress Heights
3119 MLK Jr. Blvd.
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
1817 7th St. NW
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Ward 7 Business Partnership
Thai Orchid's Kitchen Restaurant
2314 PA Ave SE
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DC Government Economic Cluster’s Building Bridges to Success
Gain a better understanding of how to obtain access to capital, District government contracts, and grant opportunities.
Licensing Process (DCRA)
Great Streets Small Business Capital Improvement Grant (DMPED)
Small Business Assistance and Façade Improvement (DHCD)
Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) Program (DSLBD)
Green Incentive Program (DOEE)
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (Room E-200), Washington, DC 20024
For more information, please call (202) 442-4538.
Tuesday, May 3
Power Up DC
GET MONEY, GET MOVIN: Accessing Capital to Start and Grow Your Business with Non-Traditional Funding Resources. Featuring: Guest Speakers, Workshops, Matchmaking Session
8:00 am -12:30 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel - 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001
Made In DC Legislation Celebration
The Department of Small and Local Business Development celebrates the passing of the “Made In DC” legislation!
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Lab 1270 at Union Market - 1270 5th St NE
Thursday, May 5
Hispanic Women Entrepreneurship Roundtable
DSLBD will announce a new program in partnership with MOLA and MOWPI that will help Hispanic women on the road to business ownership.
10:00 am -11:00 am
MOLA Office - 2000 14th Street NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20009
SCORE Growing Your Business Conference
A full day of Seminars, Workshops, Networking and Exhibits designed to help Grow your Business!
World-Class Speakers on Affordable Sales & Marketing Strategies, Federal Contracting, and Accessing Capital.
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Washington Hilton -1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
Friday, May 6
Small Business Summit
Date: May 6, 2016
Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Spectrum Theatre
1611 North Kent St
Arlington, VA 22209
DISB’s Coffee and Capital
Introduction to DISB’s Access to Capital Programs for District Small Business
8:30 am – 10:30 am
Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church - 900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001