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Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun

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202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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May 2018

1 Million Cups with RevdApp (peer feedback for entrepreneurs)

May 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). What to expect: • One or two entrepreneurs pitch…

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1 Million Cups with Enablix (peer feedback for entrepreneurs)

May 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx).   This week we welcome Enablix. http://www.enablix.com Enablix helps organizations…

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Intro to Federal Market Research – Q&A

May 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning, Government Contracting, Intermediate Level, Introductory Level, Market Research and Business Development, Marketing/Sales, Orientation, Basic Training, Introductory Topics, Selling to Government Description: Federal agencies publish historic, current, and forecast documents on their programs, initiatives, and procurements. Your…

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June 2018

Strategic Business Partnerships in GovCon – Avoiding the Traps on the way to Success

June 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning, Government Contracting, Intermediate Level, Introductory Level, Market Research and Business Development, Orientation, Basic Training, Introductory Topics, Other, Selling to Government, Subcontracting Description: For small businesses working in the federal sector, partnerships are not an option. We…

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Strategic Business Partnerships in GovCon – Avoiding the Traps on the way to Success

June 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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For small businesses working in the federal sector, partnerships are not an option. We must use them to access work, augment capabilities, and provide a customized and comprehensive solution. In this interactive session we will cover: Why should you partner?…

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Personnel Security Clearance Adjudication Process for Government Contractor Employees

June 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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What IS in that Black Box? This presentation will explain the process for adjudicating personnel security clearances for employees of government contractor companies, describe the categories and examples of security concerns that could be raised in the adjudication process, outline…

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1 Million Cups with Loudoun Systems Media (peer feedback for entrepreneurs)

June 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). What to expect: • One or two entrepreneurs pitch…

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1 Million Cups with Comfenergy (peer feedback for entrepreneurs)

June 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). What to expect: • One or two entrepreneurs pitch…

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DCAA Compliance: Introduction & Accounting System Requirements*

June 28, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Introduction and DCAA Overview The presentation will provide an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency including the responsibilities and duties. The types of DCAA audits can that can be performed throughout the various phases of a contract will be…

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July 2018

Federal Contracting: An Overview (Leesburg)

July 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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A highly recommended and informative first step for companies new to government contracting. In this 2-hour class, taught by PTAP Director, Anna Urman, you will learn the essentials of starting and growing a government contracting business, and develop your strategy…

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Intro to Federal Market Research – Q&A (Leesburg)

July 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Federal agencies publish historic, current, and forecast documents on their programs, initiatives, and procurements. Your competitors are using it to build strategy. Your teaming partners and primes expect you to have a baseline understanding of your customers. If you don't…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

July 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). July 4- NO EVENT July 11- TeaTime Beauty July…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

July 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). July 4- NO EVENT July 11- TeaTime Beauty July…

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Responding to RFPs (Leesburg)

July 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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This workshop is designed to answer a concern we hear frequently, namely: “We want to submit government proposals but we don’t know how to read an RFP and we don’t know what to do to respond.” Whether you are new…

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Fundamentals of Government Cost Accounting (Leesburg)

July 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Fundamentals of Government Contract Accounting Major Contract types Direct and Indirect cost Cost Accumulation Structure Indirect Cost Pools Indirect Rates Accounting for Unallowables DCAA Accounting Systems Survey checklist Accounting Policy and Procedures Accounting & timesheet software options for contractors How…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

July 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). July 4- NO EVENT July 11- TeaTime Beauty July…

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Create A Simple Business Plan

July 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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All businesses need a plan to succeed. If you own a small business a well thought out plan can help you make important decisions for your own company. Decisions about where to focus resources and capital. Decisions about how to…

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August 2018

Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

August 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). August Schedule of Presenters: August 8- Sano Ecosystem Inc…

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Overcoming your Fear of Indirect Rates – Basic (Leesburg)

August 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Government Contract Accounting is a specialized type of accounting required for all organizations that conduct business with the federal government. Indirect cost rates are necessary for contract pricing and payment purposes on government contracts. An indirect cost rate is simply…

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Overcoming your Fear of Indirect Rates – Basic (Leesburg)

August 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Government Contract Accounting is a specialized type of accounting required for all organizations that conduct business with the federal government. Indirect cost rates are necessary for contract pricing and payment purposes on government contracts. An indirect cost rate is simply…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). August Schedule of Presenters: August 8- Sano Ecosystem Inc…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

August 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). August Schedule of Presenters: August 8- Sano Ecosystem Inc…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

August 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). August Schedule of Presenters: August 8- Sano Ecosystem Inc…

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September 2018

Startup Presentations and Feedback @1 Million Cups

September 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). Meet this month's presenters (click on the link for…

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October 2018

HUBZone Opportunities with Northrop Grumman – Contractor Chat

October 15, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Contractor Chat brings together resources and Federal Contractors in Loudoun County. This month focuses on HUBZone opportunities. Our guest speaker is Carla Undurraga, Sector Manager, Global Supplier Diversity Programs and Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) for Northrop Grumman Technology Services.…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

October 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). October Schedule of Presenters: 10/17- Sano Ecosystem: Sano’s vision is to…

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Award Decisions, Debriefs, and *Avoiding* Protests (Leesburg)

October 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Award decisions, debriefs, and avoiding bid protests. Specific topics will include: How to effectively use the debriefing process to defuse disagreements and avoid protests Myths and realities of the protest process (and how often the government really wins) How your business may…

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Advanced Insights into Indirect Rates – Advanced (Leesburg)

October 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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$25.00

For Government Contractors, how indirect costs are accumulated and allocated to contracts can make all the difference between winning and losing future business. Worse, it can make all the difference between making a profit or losing money on awarded contracts.…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

October 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). October Schedule of Presenters: 10/17- Sano Ecosystem: Sano’s vision is to…

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Startup Presentations and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

October 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). October Schedule of Presenters: 10/17- Sano Ecosystem: Sano’s vision is to…

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November 2018

Contractors Chat: U.S. State Department Feature

November 5, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Details This month’s event will feature Rich Vinnacombe, Deputy Director, U.S. State Dept Small Business Office and Anna Urman, Senior Procurement Analyst, U.S. State Dept (contractor). In FY2018 the U.S. State Dept met and exceeded all its small business and…

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Create a Simple Business Plan

November 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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All businesses need a plan to succeed. If you own a small business a well thought out plan can help you make important decisions for your own company. Decisions about where to focus resources and capital. Decisions about how to…

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GSA Schedule Series – IT 70 (Leesburg)

November 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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$25.00

The GSA Information Technology (IT 70) schedule is the largest offering available from the Multiple Award Schedule program. At also $17 billion in RFP this schedule offers the opportunity for a twenty years continuous contract to do work with Federal…

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December 2018

SAIC presenting at Contractor Chat

December 3, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Details This month’s event will feature SAIC’s Michael Townsend, Senior Director, Small Business Development and Utilization Office. Mr Townsend will share key information about how they work with small contractors. Mr. Townsend is the corporate point of contact for all…

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Networking Skills to Grow Your Business

December 10, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Participating in a networking group, like Leadshare, requires many different skills and activities. To help you maximize the value of Loudoun Chamber’s networking programs we’re offering a free workshop called “Networking Skills to Grow Your Business”. Join networking expert Eric…

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Fundamentals of Government Cost Accounting (Leesburg)

December 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Fundamentals of Government Contract Accounting: -Major Contract types -Direct and Indirect cost -Cost Accumulation Structure -Indirect Cost Pools -Indirect Rates -Accounting for Unallowables -DCAA Accounting Systems Survey checklist -Accounting Policy and Procedures -Accounting & timesheet software options for contractors How…

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1 Million Cups- Entrepreneurial Forum

December 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Each week, the 1MC program offers one to two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). • One or two entrepreneurs pitch their…

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Mason Enterprise Center Cookie Exchange

December 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Join us for the first ever Mason Enterprise Center Cookie Exchange! Bring a dozen cookies and leave with a sampling of the cookies everyone brought. Hang out with some of the coolest small business folks in town!

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January 2019

Fundamentals of Government Cost Accounting (Leesburg)

January 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Fundamentals of Government Contract Accounting Major Contract types Direct and Indirect cost Cost Accumulation Structure Indirect Cost Pools Indirect Rates Accounting for Unallowables DCAA Accounting Systems Survey checklist Accounting Policy and Procedures Accounting & timesheet software options for contractors How…

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Fundamentals of Government Cost Accounting (Leesburg)

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Fundamentals of GoFundamentals of Government Contract Accountingvernment Contract Accounting Major Contract types Direct and Indirect cost Cost Accumulation Structure Indirect Cost Pools Indirect Rates Accounting for Unallowables DCAA Accounting Systems Survey checklist Accounting Policy and Procedures Accounting & timesheet software…

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Startup Presentation and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

January 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 1, 2019

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Loudoun County. We meet weekly to support entrepreneurs in Loudoun by providing input and suggestions to a challenge that they are…

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Startup Presentation and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 1, 2019

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Loudoun County. We meet weekly to support entrepreneurs in Loudoun by providing input and suggestions to a challenge that they are…

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Simple Business Plan Bootcamp 1 of 2

January 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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$50.00

Create a Powerful Plan for Your Small Business (Part 1 & 2) Whether you’re first starting out, or your business has been open for years, all businesses need a plan to succeed. Your plan drives critical decisions and actions that…

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Startup Presentation and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 1, 2019

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Loudoun County. We meet weekly to support entrepreneurs in Loudoun by providing input and suggestions to a challenge that they are…

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Startup Presentation and Feedback @ 1 Million Cups

January 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 1, 2019

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Loudoun County. We meet weekly to support entrepreneurs in Loudoun by providing input and suggestions to a challenge that they are…

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February 2019

Successful Teaming Agreements and Subcontracts (Leesburg)

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
Free

This course is designed to teach and help small business negotiate and leverage relationships with large businesses, other small businesses, and individuals to create successful teaming and subcontract relationships. We will examine the purpose of these agreements, examine the meaning…

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PTAP: Managing a Federal Sales Pipeline

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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This course teaches you how to find opportunities in the Federal market that are a strategic fit for your company, as well as how to determine early which Government opportunities are perfect and which are a waste of time and…

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Contractors Chat: HUBZone Quarterly

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Details Contractor Chat this month hosts the HUBZone Quarterly meeting. Our special guest this month is Brian Lederhouse, SBA Business Opportunity Specialist. Among other duties Mr. Lederhouse reviews HUBZone applications and trains new reviewers at the SBA. He will share…

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Simple Business Plan Bootcamp 2 of 2

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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$50.00

Create a Powerful Plan for Your Small Business (Part 1 & 2) Whether you’re first starting out, or your business has been open for years, all businesses need a plan to succeed. Your plan drives critical decisions and actions that…

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PTAP:Don’t Fear the DCAA: Secrets of Setting Up & Maintaining Compliant Government Acct. System

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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A correct financial management approach will set your company up for success not only with your audits, but for long-term successful growth. In this class, you will learn: When should you set up a compliant accounting system? What are the…

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March 2019

American Capital Planning @ 1 Million Cups

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about 1 Million Cups (http://www.1millioncups.com/About.aspx). This week our presenting entrepreneur is Donnie Sewell sharing…

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Simple Business Plan Bootcamp

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Create a Powerful Plan for Your Small Business (Part 1 & 2) Whether you’re first starting out, or your business has been open for years, all businesses need a plan to succeed. Your plan drives critical decisions and actions that…

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Responding to RFPs (Leesburg)

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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This workshop is designed to answer a concern we hear frequently, namely: “We want to submit government proposals but we don’t know how to understand the RFP and we don’t know what we need to do to ensure a compliant…

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April 2019

CalcRite from CompuStrategies @ 1 Million Cups

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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May 2019

Coffee, Cake and Questions

May 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Have you wondered about the following? Stop by and ask a friendly resource person, at no cost. Or bring your own questions! 1. What are the compliance requirements to be aware as employee numbers grow? How do I streamline the…

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Fundamentals of Government Cost Accounting

May 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) at George Mason University Mason Enterprise Center (MEC) is a statewide non-profit program funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. Co-located in the City of Fairfax, Virginia with…

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1 Million Cups-Loudoun

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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1 Million Cups-Loudoun The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point…

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Price to Win – It’s More than Just Pricing (Leesburg)

May 8 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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$25

In today’s market price is a big factor in submitting a winning proposal. However that is only part of the story. There are a number of variables that need to be addressed before you develop a price. This presentation will…

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Personnel Security Clearance Adjudication Process for Government Contractor Employees (Leesburg)

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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This presentation will explain the process for adjudicating personnel security clearances for employees of government contractor companies, describe the categories and examples of security concerns that could be raised in the adjudication process, outline the mitigating factors that could allay…

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Fundamentals of Government Cost Accounting (Leesburg)

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Fundamentals of Government Contract Accounting Major Contract types Direct and Indirect cost Cost Accumulation Structure Indirect Cost Pools Indirect Rates Accounting for Unallowables DCAA Accounting Systems Survey checklist Accounting Policy and Procedures Accounting & timesheet software options for contractors How…

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YEA! Information Session

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Applications are now open for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) Class of 2020! Join us to learn more about the YEA program and what it has to offer your budding entrepreneur. Please register anyone who will be attending the event,…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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ICAP Cohort

May 17 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Based on the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps™ program for Lean Startups, ICAP helps inventors and entrepreneurs take the right first steps in bringing new technologies and innovations to market. ICAP includes FREE introductory training programs and counseling services offered through…

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ICAP Cohort

May 17 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Based on the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps™ program for Lean Startups, ICAP helps inventors and entrepreneurs take the right first steps in bringing new technologies and innovations to market. ICAP includes FREE introductory training programs and counseling services offered through…

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Simple Business Plan Bootcamp

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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$50.00

Create a Powerful Plan for Your Small Business (Part 1 & 2) Whether you’re first starting out, or your business has been open for years, all businesses need a plan to succeed. Your plan drives critical decisions and actions that…

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Overcoming your Fear of Indirect Rates – Basic (Leesburg)

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Government Contract Accounting is a specialized type of accounting required for all organizations that conduct business with the federal government. Indirect cost rates are necessary for contract pricing and payment purposes on government contracts. An indirect cost rate is simply…

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June 2019

1 Million Cups- Loudoun

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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PTAC: Selling to the Commonwealth Workshop

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Virginia PTAC and the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (DSBSD) present the “Selling to the Commonwealth” workshop. This 2-hour seminar is designed to educate small, woman and/or minority business owners about opportunities to sell their goods and…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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July 2019

1 Million Cups- Loudoun

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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PTAC: SWaM and DBE Certifications with DSBSD

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Are you a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business who wants to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia? Small business owners who are looking to participate in Virginia’s specialized procurement and contracting opportunities are encouraged to become SWaM, Micro or…

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August 2019

1 Million Cups- Loudoun

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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September 2019

1 Million Cups- Loudoun

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 3 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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Get compliant with new DoD regs: Learn about discounted services to help

September 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about the new cybersecurity requirements mandated under DFARS Subpart 204.73. Additionally, you will hear about funding that can pay up to 80% of the costs, so that small businesses can more cost-effectively comply…

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October 2019

ICAP Fall Cohort

October 4 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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Free

Based on the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps™ program for Lean Startups, ICAP helps inventors and entrepreneurs take the right first steps in bringing new technologies and innovations to market. ICAP includes FREE introductory training programs and counseling services offered through…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 4 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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1 Million Cups- Loudoun

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, happening 4 times

Mason Enterprise Center-Loudoun, 202 Church St
Leesburg,VA20175
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The 1 Million Cups-Loudoun program has helped over 200 founders identify new opportunities for their business. This forum has been the first stop for many of Loudoun’s successful startups and continues to be an important entry point for many of…

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