VetImpact, in partnership with Capitol Post, is providing three Veteran small businesses and startups the opportunity to practice their pitches in front of investors. VetImpact Pitch Night will feature a discussion about how businesses can operate at the nexus of security and development from Veteran business owners, investors, and subject matter experts. Investors 3si Ventures and Hivers & Strivers will hear pitches from itabo, Strategic Resilience Group, and an entrepreneur with an idea. Subject Matter Experts David Hamon and Steven Koltai, together with the investors, will help these companies refine their pitches from both an investment and operational perspective.
The weekly meeting of the Alexandria Rotary Club will feature a presentation by LTG Bob Wood and Capitol Post Executive Director Emily McMahan on Veteran's Issues.
Agenda: Alexandria will hold a panel discussion titled "Small Area Plans: Are They Worth the Paper They Are Written On?" moderated by Andy Evans, lecturer, former university counselor and the author of Take A Break! The Comedy Counselor's Guide to Stress Relief; Jeffrey Farner, Deputy Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of Alexandria; Boyd Walker, best known for his advocacy against development of the Alexandria Waterfront and for preservation in Alexandria; Christa Watters, member of the Old Town North Small Area Plan Advisory Group and the Waterfront Commission.
The Beauregard Design Advisory Committee will hold a meeting where items of interest on the agenda include an overview of Beauregard Design Guidelines Matrix, and staff updates on 1701 N. Beauregard - urban schools proposal and the potential redevelopment at Church of the Resurrection.
AEDP's business accelerator program, Boost, will hold a workshop titled "Bootstrapping to Investment". Facilitator Humble Impact will work through best practices on identifying and managing startup runway for attendees. Registration Required.
The Old Town Business and Professional Association will hold an Oktoberfest Celebration with dinner and networking for the business community.
The Alexandria Small Business Development Center will hold their monthly roundtable discussion. The topic this month will be "Great Customer Service Tips We Can All Put to Use".
The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Business Awards. This year, they will honor 2016 Business Leader of the Year, E. Hunt Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Burke & Herbert Bank, and announce other 2016 Business Award winners. Registration Required.
The Waterfront Commission will hold their regularly scheduled meeting where items of interest include and update on Robinson Landing and discussion of the FY 2018 Budget Letter to Boards & Commissions.
The Campagna Center Business Leaders Circle will host Donnie Jack, Scottish Affairs Counsellor for the Americas, to discuss the state of Scotland in the European Union.