The City of Virginia Beach and the Small Business
Development Center of Hampton Roads will offer a free training series to learn
best practices for bidding on municipal construction contracts. Participants
will learn how to develop a bid strategy, ensure bid compliance, meet the
procurement staff, and learn from the experts with one-on-one counseling.
The series will be held Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and Oct. 9 from 4:30
to 7:30 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, 4525
Main St., Suite 700, Virginia Beach. Reservations should be made for all three
sessions by Sept. 22 at www.hrsbdc.org.
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For additional information, contact Jim Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org or Lavera Tolentino, email@example.com. For information regarding small business
resources, visit www.yesvirginiabeach.com.
The Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads, Inc.
is part of a statewide network that is directed by George Mason University. It
is hosted locally by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and supported by
Thomas Nelson Community College, Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce,
Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Williamsburg Chamber of
Tourism Alliance and the Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce.
The mission of the Virginia Beach Department of Economic
Development is to attract and retain national and international businesses to
stimulate capital investment and create jobs. Virginia Beach is the most
populous city in Virginia with a population of 440,000, and it is the 37th largest
in the United States. It is recognized as one of the Best Run Cities in America
by 24/7 Wall St. The Department of Economic Development received
re-accreditation through the International Economic Development Council in 2012
and is one of only 29 economic development organizations in the world to have
this recognition. It is listed among the Top Five Overall Mid-sized American
Cities of the Future, Top 10 for Economic Potential and Top Five for
Infrastructure by fDi Magazine. CNNMoney.com ranked Virginia Beach as the
Easiest Place to Start a Business and the 2nd Most Business-Friendly City in
the country. For more information, visit www.yesvirginiabeach.com.
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