New year, new seminars in Hampton Roads
This year, resolve to take advantage of the various classes, workshops and seminars available to small businesses in Hampton Roads. Start with one of these:
CLIMBING DOWN FROM THE FISCAL CLIFF
Who Andrew Biggs, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., reveals how the nation’s financial crisis will affect our region’s economy. Biggs, former principal deputy commissioner at the Social Security Administration, will address the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Business Brief event. When 8-9:30 a.m., Jan. 9
Where The Founders Inn and Spa, 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach
Cost $40 for chamber members, $55 for nonmembers
NETWORKING = SUCCESS: CREATE YOUR 2013 NETWORKING PLAN
Who Paul Ariola, Brittany Gajda and Wade Powell, all of Dale Carnegie Training in Virginia Beach, offer tips on reviving your elevator speech and making better connections in the new year. The class is part of the chamber’s Business Education Series.
When 8-10 a.m., Jan. 10
Where Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, 500 E. Main St. #700, Norfolk
Cost $15 for chamber members, $45 for nonmembers
ARE YOU IN THE BUSINESS OF BEING AN EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESS?
Who Kevin Neff, a Virginia Beach marketing consultant, founder of the KPN Group and co-author of “The Secret to Winning Big,” speaks at the January meeting of the National Association of Women Business Owners Southeastern Virginia. Neff will explain his strategy of combining old-school business philosophies with cutting-edge technologies.
When 5:30-8 p.m., Jan. 16
Where Holiday Inn, 5655 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach
Cost $45 for NAWBO members, $35 for registration before Jan. 11