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EXPLORING FINANCIAL AND BUSINESS INSURANCE OPTIONS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS-Hopewell (This event has been CANCELLED) 2:30 pm
EXPLORING FINANCIAL AND BUSINESS INSURANCE OPTIONS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS-Hopewell (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Hopewell Police Department
Apr 1 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Introduction Stacy English, Hopewell Economic Development Presenters Dennis Wagner – Virginia Atlantic Capital Bank Karen White – Virginia Small Business Financing Authority Erin Musselwhite – Crater Planning District Commission Andy Clark – Ligon Jones Insurance Join us to learn about your financial and business insurance options for small businesses. Topics will include lending options with Atlantic Capital Bank; Virginia Small Business Financing  Authority programs; the Revolving Loan Fund through Crater Planning District Commission and business insurance through Ligon Jones Insurance. Lending Options & SBA Loan Guarantee Requirements VSBFA Programs Revolving Loan Fund Small Business Insurance Options ATTENDEE PARKING-Behind City Hall [...]
MARKETING 101-Chase City (This event has been CANCELLED) 6:00 pm
MARKETING 101-Chase City (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Estes Community Center (Carter Banquet Room)
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presenter Ilsa Loeser, Letterpress Communications A crash course on how to brand, position and market your amazing business. The course will focus on digital channels such as websites, social media and email campaigns. During this interactive class you will: -Discover your unique value proposition -Define your brand -Identify your target customer -Audit your current marketing channels -Prioritize new marketing channels and advertising -Next steps to grow your marketing efforts -Explore creative ways to catapult your marketing efforts year round Whether you are a business owner, nonprofit director, freelancer or CEO you will learn something new and applicable to your organization.[...]
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BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Farmville (This event has been CANCELLED) 9:00 am
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Farmville (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Longwood SBDC
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Starting a Business in Southern Virginia: Building the Foundation for Your New Business If starting a business in Southern Virginia is your dream, we can help you make it a reality. With our business workshops, you’ll find the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed at starting and running a small business. Starting a business in Southern Virginia requires planning and consideration. Choosing your legal structure, writing a business plan, securing funding, and other steps help you build a solid foundation for your business. About This Business Workshop Building the Foundation for Your New Business is one of many[...]
UNDERSTANDING AND MITIGATING SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS REMOTELY (Webinar) 12:15 pm
UNDERSTANDING AND MITIGATING SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS REMOTELY (Webinar)
Apr 2 @ 12:15 pm
UNDERSTANDING AND MITIGATING SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS REMOTELY (Webinar)
To help you make decisions about large events during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we’re sharing public health guidelines from cdc.gov. Uh-oh, a possible pandemic is here and you’re not ready! Learn ways to mitigate unexpected (and potentially catastrophic) supply chain disruptions now, while putting in place systems to reduce your risk in the future Facilitator Jennifer Woofter, President and Founder of Strategic Sustainability Consulting, manages a remote workforce across the globe. She also serves as an SBDC Advisor for the Virginia SBDC – Lynchburg Region. She is going to share with us the skills for managing a remote workforce which[...]
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BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Lawrenceville (This event has been CANCELLED) 5:30 pm
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Lawrenceville (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Brunswick County IDA, Conference Room
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Starting a Business in Southern Virginia: Building the Foundation for Your New Business If starting a business in Southern Virginia is your dream, we can help you make it a reality. With our business workshops, you’ll find the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed at starting and running a small business. Starting a business in Southern Virginia requires planning and consideration. Choosing your legal structure, writing a business plan, securing funding, and other steps help you build a solid foundation for your business. About This Business Workshop Building the Foundation for Your New Business is one of many[...]
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STATE OF VIRGINIA GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING 101-Farmville (This event has been CANCELLED) 9:00 am
STATE OF VIRGINIA GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING 101-Farmville (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Longwood SBDC
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED & SEATING IS VERY LIMITED Presenter  Joanne Tompkins, Program Director Crater Procurement Technical Assistance Center THIS HANDS-ON CLASS WILL COVER: (bring your laptop) 1. Overview of contracting with the State of Virginia 2. SWAM Certification 3. Microbusiness Certification 4. eVA      a. state registration     b. commodity codes     c. finding opportunities     d. running transparency reports     e. other features   **IMPORTANT** Scheduled workshops may change due to inclement weather, scheduling conflicts, etc.  Your pre-registration enables the Longwood SBDC to keep you updated on changes or cancellations as quickly as[...]
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Stuart (This event has been CANCELLED) 10:00 am
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Stuart (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Patrick Henry Community College, Room 103
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Starting a Business in Southern Virginia: Building the Foundation for Your New Business If starting a business in Southern Virginia is your dream, we can help you make it a reality. With our business workshops, you’ll find the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed at starting and running a small business. Starting a business in Southern Virginia requires planning and consideration. Choosing your legal structure, writing a business plan, securing funding, and other steps help you build a solid foundation for your business. About This Business Workshop Building the Foundation for Your New Business is one of many[...]
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-South Boston (This event has been CANCELLED) 5:30 pm
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-South Boston (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (Innovation Center)
Apr 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Starting a Business in Southern Virginia: Building the Foundation for Your New Business If starting a business in Southern Virginia is your dream, we can help you make it a reality. With our business workshops, you’ll find the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed at starting and running a small business. Starting a business in Southern Virginia requires planning and consideration. Choosing your legal structure, writing a business plan, securing funding, and other steps help you build a solid foundation for your business. About This Business Workshop Building the Foundation for Your New Business is one of many[...]
MARKETING 101-Rocky Mount (This event has been CANCELLED) 8:30 am
MARKETING 101-Rocky Mount (This event has been CANCELLED) @ The Franklin Center, Room LL-18
Apr 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Presenter Ilsa Loeser, Letterpress Communications A crash course on how to brand, position and market your amazing business. The course will focus on digital channels such as websites, social media and email campaigns. During this interactive class you will: -Discover your unique value proposition -Define your brand -Identify your target customer -Audit your current marketing channels -Prioritize new marketing channels and advertising -Next steps to grow your marketing efforts -Explore creative ways to catapult your marketing efforts year round Whether you are a business owner, nonprofit director, freelancer or CEO you will learn something new and applicable to your organization.[...]
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Danville (This event has been CANCELLED) 5:30 pm
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS-Danville (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Danville Community College
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Starting a Business in Southern Virginia: Building the Foundation for Your New Business If starting a business in Southern Virginia is your dream, we can help you make it a reality. With our business workshops, you’ll find the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed at starting and running a small business. Starting a business in Southern Virginia requires planning and consideration. Choosing your legal structure, writing a business plan, securing funding, and other steps help you build a solid foundation for your business. About This Business Workshop Building the Foundation for Your New Business is one of many[...]
BUSINESS PLAN OVERVIEW AND GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING BASICS-Prince George (This event has been CANCELLED) 3:00 pm
BUSINESS PLAN OVERVIEW AND GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING BASICS-Prince George (This event has been CANCELLED) @ Prince George County Library
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Introduction Yoti Jabri – Economic Development Specialist, Prince George County Presenters Ellen Templeton – Director, Crater SBDC Joanne Tompkins, Director, Crater PTAC If you are thinking of starting or have a small business and want to learn how to write a business plan and learn about financial options, this free workshop is for you! Some of the topics will be: Evaluating your entrepreneurial abilities Marketing strategies Tips to prepare and present a business plan Registering in eVA Swam certification Microbusiness certification Sam registration   **IMPORTANT** Scheduled workshops may change due to inclement weather, scheduling conflicts, etc.    Your pre-registration enables[...]