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Department of Small and Local Business Development Announces the 2021 Small Business Week Schedule of Events

Friday, April 30, 2021
DC Government hosts networking and training events for the District business community.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 30, 2021
 
CONTACT:
James Partlow IV (DSLBD) – (202) 701-8598; [email protected]
 
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) Director Kristi C. Whitfield announced the official 2021 National Small Business Week Schedule of Events for the District of Columbia. This year’s robust schedule includes a diverse group of networking events, workshops, and trainings for the District’s small and local business community.
 
“As we cast our eyes towards recovery, Mayor Bowser continues to work relentlessly on behalf of all of the District’s business,” said Department of Small and Local Business Director Kristi C. Whitfield. “Working collaboratively with sister agencies and partners, we are continuing to identify new ways to support and promote our District businesses that contribute so much to the communities around them.”
 
There will be five days of networking events, workshops and trainings focused on supporting and assisting businesses as they work to pivot, survive and thrive. Some of the highlights for each day are listed below:
 
Money Mondays Workshop: Business Photos That Attract Lenders via DC KIVA Hub
Monday, May 3, 2021 (from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
 
POWERUP DC 2021 Small Business Summit | Small Business, Big Impact: Recovering and Recalibrating for Success In A New Era
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
 
DMPED WEEKLY RECOVERY CHECK-IN
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
 
Build A Dream | Intro To Lean Canvas Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 (from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM)
 
DESTINATION DC TRAVEL RALLY
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 (from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
 
DSLBD & CNHED BIZ2BIZ: Networking Mixer Kick-Off
Thursday, May 6, 2021 (from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM)
 
SBA RESTAURANT REVITALIZATION & ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS Q&A
Friday, May 7, 2021 (from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM)
 
DC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2021 SMALL BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT
Friday, May 7, 2021 (from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM)
 
To learn more about the District’s Small Business Week Schedule of Event, visit: Click Here
 

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