Training & Events

Craft Beverage Finance

Oct 28, 2021

9:00 – 10:00am

Virginia SBDC Craft Beverage Assistance Manager Chris Van Orden will ask Jason Sleeman, VP of Craft Beverage Lending at United Community Bank, what he looks for when working with craft beverage clients. The free-flowing conversation will touch on key ratios, benchmarking, revenue projections, and other important information that you’ll want to have prepared before approaching a lender. New and existing breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries all stand to benefit from this informational webinar.

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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.

SBDC presents The Annual Small Business Conference “A Salute to Veterans”

Nov 10, 2021

8:00am – 12:30pm

This session was designed with “Veteran Small Business Owners” in mind! You will be introduced to Resources available to grow your business! We will share marketing, micro loan, contracting resources, and much more! If you’re not a Veteran, don’t let that stop you from registering to attend! The information can be used by anyone in business or starting a business.

After you register you will will receive Zoom login information. Please save that information.

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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

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