Training & Events

Essential Protections Webinar for the Auto Care Industry

January 13, 2022

1 – 2:30 pm

The Wage and Hour Division’s Northeast and Southeast Regions are teaming up to host a free Auto Care Webinar for workers and employers in the auto repair and maintenance industry.
This webinar will take place via Microsoft Teams followed by a question and answer session.  Participants will learn about the Fair Labor Standards Act’s Essential Protections for Workers in auto repair shops, car washes, tire stores, gas stations, and related establishments.

Launching a Craft Beverage Business: Key Considerations for New and Planned Production Companies

January 26, 2022

10 – 11am

It takes a lot of expertise to open and operate a successful alcohol production business. From state and federal licensure and taxation to product labeling and inspections, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. In this educational webinar, Virginia SBDC Craft Beverage Assistance Manager Chris Van Orden will ask Janine Aquino, President at Aquino Baron Consulting, about the key issues that new and planned Virginia-based wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries (including farm-based producers) need to manage and how entrepreneurs can set themselves up for success. Download flyer

VA OSDBU Webinar Series

Has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way you do business? The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) hosts webinars to ensure training for small businesses continues during this difficult time.

OSDBU’s targeted, specialized training is designed to add value to Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) by providing effective strategies, techniques, and tips to succeed in today’s challenging business market.

Tage Talks Business

Jim Carrol, Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center, discusses the Center’s resources, expectations of entrepreneurs and their new business ideas, pivoting during COVID, and the need for professionals to adapt in today’s business environment.

SBDC Economic Aid Briefing

Jim Carroll, Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center, presented a Briefing on the Economic Aid Act. Click to watch the replay and to download the presentation.

Small Business Resilience Training

SCORE’s Resilience Training provides educational materials and online workshops so your small business can adapt, reopen and grow successfully through Covid-19 or any disaster. We also offer industry-specific training to help you with challenges unique to your line of business.

IRS Video Portal

The IRS Video Portal at is an online learning site for taxpayers.

IRS Small Business Tax Workshops

Workshops, seminars and meetings, designed to help small business owners understand and fulfill federal tax responsibilities

Virginia SBDC – Events/ Workshops

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