Upcoming Events

VB Hive - Sponsored Events

All of our workshops are free to attend. Our goal is to make the workshop series accessible to anyone who may be interested in learning, collaborating with community members, and/or growing their entrepreneurial skills.​

City of Virginia Beach Industry Day - August 4, from 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Industry Day is designed to provide your business with a preview of upcoming contracting opportunities and provide insight on doing business with the City of Virginia Beach. This will be an interactive event where you can ask questions and get answers!

SWaM Certification Application Info Sessions (online)

  • August 11, 2021, 10 a.m. - for more information and registration, click here.
  • October 20, 2021 - TBD
  • September 8, 2021 - TBD

For upcoming Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity events, visit this page.

VWU Global Campus Events

In partnership with the Hampton Roads Workforce Council and Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, VWU is offering the following professional development workshops at no cost to you.

The below information is for the next class that is offered:

Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Access Expert Prep - July 17 - September 29, 2021

Saturdays from 8 a.m.- noon
VB Hive (140 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach)
This workshop covers the skills measured on the MOS: Microsoft Access Exam. Participants will cover the skills needed to get the most out of Access to prepare for the MOS: Microsoft Access exam. Topics include Manage Databases, Create and Modify Tables, Create and Modify Queries, Modify Forms in Lay View, and Modify Reports in Layout View. Register here