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Leesburg Biz Forum Scheduled for September 18, 2017

Businesses will be able to register for new online business directory during the forum.

Post Date:09/05/2017 4:16 PM

Leesburg, VA (September 5, 2017) – The Leesburg Economic Development Commission (EDC) will host the Leesburg Biz Forum on Monday, September 18, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The forum will be held in the lower level banquet hall at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center (60 Ida Lee Dr NW, Leesburg).

The forum will include a hands-on walkthrough of the registration process for the forthcoming online Leesburg Business Directory, followed by a presentation of the 2017 Retail Market Study. In addition, attendees will be able to participate in a series of interactive roundtable discussions about challenges businesses in town face today.

“The EDC wants to provide a respectful, inclusive venue for business owners and managers to discuss challenges and issues, so that we have a firm understanding of what’s happening for all Leesburg businesses,” says Jim Sisley, Leesburg EDC Chair. “To make this a meaningful discussion, we want to hear from as many members of the Leesburg business community as possible. We will use input from the forum to recommend future programs and efforts.”

Attendees can register for this free event at www.leesburgbizforum.eventbrite.com. As part of the registration process, attendees will be asked to submit two suggestions for roundtable topics.

For more information about the forum, please contact Kindra Harvey, Business Development Manager, at kharvey@leesburgva.gov or 703-771-6530.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer
barnett@leesburgva.gov 
703-771-2734


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