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 2016, the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, in partnership with our business community, will continue to support the small business community by providing a series of free workshops.


Note: Space is limited - registration is required. 


Regional and Local Small Businss Resources

The workshop is scheduled for February 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  To register, click here. Download workshop rack card


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).

Contact Development

The workshop is scheduled for April 20, 2016. More details will be forthcoming. 

Small Biz IT

The workshop is scheduled for June 15, 2016. More details will be forthcoming.  


The workshop is scheduled for October 12, 2016. More details will be forthcoming. 


Download our 2015 workshop rack card

Download the Women Doing Business at the Beach Invitation


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