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 the 2014 calendar year, the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, in partnership with Kaufman & Canoles, Pilot Media, and BB&T, 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 at the Advanced Technology Center (1800 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, VA; Room H-170).

Small Business Financing Tips

Learn how to obtain financing for your business - start-up, expansion, and/or growth needs. The workshop is scheduled for September 10, 2014, from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. and will be facilitated by BB&T. 

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. 

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

Download our workshop flyer.

Contact Information

Jeff Smith

Business Development Manager

City of Virginia Beach/Department of Economic Development

Email: | Phone: (757) 385-6453 


Lavera Tolentino

Minority Business Coordinator

City of Virginia Beach/Finance and Purchasing Department

Email: | Phone: (757) 385-4246