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5 Resources Entrepreneurs & Business Owners Should Check Out in DC, Maryland & Virginia

Being an entrepreneur can be difficult so finding support and resources are always something that entrepreneurs and business owners cherish. We put together a list  of 5 resources that you might want to check out if you’re doing business in Washington D.C., Maryland & Virginia.

  • BNI NOVA – There are over 30 chapters across Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. to visit. BNI is a business and professional networking organization that strives to build strong trust relationships between business people that will result in qualified sales referrals.  BNI allows only one person from each particular profession to join each chapter.
  • Chambers of Commerce – Your local Chamber of Commerce has events, and support for small to medium sized businesses. Typically there are networking events to meet other business owners, classes and other resources available to members.
  • Community Business Partnership – Created in 1995, Community Business Partnership (CBP) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization working in collaboration with a number of local, regional and national organizations to promote small business growth in our communities. The mission of CBP is to help small businesses start and grow and to be the premier provider of full spectrum educational and support services to small business in Fairfax County and beyond enabling them to make a significant contribution to a vibrant local economy.
  • 1776 – Founded in January 2013, 1776 is a platform to reinvent the world by connecting the hottest startups with the resources they need to excel. From our Campus a few blocks from the White House, 1776 serves as a global hub for startups tackling major challenges in education, energy, health care, government, and other critical industries. 1776 startups receive mentorship, corporate connections, access to capital, media attention, and a pipeline of top talent—the raw materials critical for innovators to succeed.
  • Wheaton Business Innovation Center – The Wheaton Business Innovation Center is located in the heart of Wheaton’s $400 million, multiphase commercial, residential and retail complex—creating nearly 2 million square feet of new development and generating over $280 million in private investment. It is in one of the County’s Enterprise Zones, offering special tax incentives to eligible businesses and is literally across the street from the Wheaton Metro Station. This Center is ideally suited for current, locally-based business service, government contracting and/or professional trade businesses looking to grow.

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Gresham Harkless Jr.

Gresham Harkless is a Media Consultant for Blue 16 Media and the Blogger-in-Chief for CEO Blog Nation. CEO Blog Nation is a community of blogs for entrepreneurs and business owners. Started in much the same way as most small businesses, CEO Blog Nation captures the essence of entrepreneurship by allowing entrepreneurs and business owners to have a voice. CEO Blog Nation provides news, information, events and even startup business tips for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to succeed.

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