Small Business Development Workshop Series

Explore. Learn. Grow.

Small businesses are big business for the City of Virginia Beach and a key component to creating a vibrant, successful, and global community. Throughout 2014 and 2015, the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, in partnership with Wells Fargo, Kaufman & Canoles, BizWeb, 360IT and Endurance IT, will continue to support the small business community by providing a series of free workshops.

       

Note: Space is limited - registration is required. 

All the workshops below will be held in the Virginia Beach Economic Development Town Center Board Room (4525 Main Street, Suite 700, Virginia Beach, VA 23462).

2014

Joint Ventures 

Learn the latest technologies, approaches, and regulations governing successful joint venture agreements. The workshop is scheduled for December 10, 2014, from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. and will be facilitated by Kaufman & Canoles. 

2015

Fraud Prevention

The workshop will provide information on fraud trends via online and with banking services. The workshop is scheduled for February 19, 2015, from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and will be facilitated by Wells Fargo. 

Contract Administration

Learn about the various contract types and their effect on contract administration and key Federal Acquisition Regulation provisions. The workshop is scheduled for April 16, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and will be facilitated by Kaufman & Canoles. 

Cybersecurity

Learn the latest techniques to protect yourself and your business. The workshop is scheduled for August 20, 2015, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and will be facilitated by 360IT. 

Google Analytics

Learn how this tool can be used to tie advertising and marketing campaigns. The workshop is scheduled for September 10, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and will be facilitated by BizWeb.

Subcontracts

Learn the latest techniques, approaches of key subcontract provisions for federal project addressing the most commonly negotiated clauses. The workshop is scheduled for October 15, 2015, from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and will be facilitated by Kaufman & Canoles. 

Easy IT Concepts for Small Businesses

Topics will cover best practices in disaster recovery and business continuity, ensure your business and technology practices are aligned and moving forward in the right direction. The workshop is scheduled for December 10, 2015, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and will be facilitated by Endurance IT. 

To register, for any of the above listed workshops, follow this link

Download our 2014 workshop flyer.

Download our 2015 workshop rack card

 

Contact Information

Jeff Smith

Business Development Manager

City of Virginia Beach/Department of Economic Development

Email: jsmith@vbgov.com | Phone: (757) 385-6453 

 

Lavera Tolentino

Minority Business Coordinator

City of Virginia Beach/Finance and Purchasing Department

Email: ltolenti@vbgov.com | Phone: (757) 385-4246