Month Flat Week Day

Sun. 3 May, 2020

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Mon. 4 May, 2020

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Tue. 5 May, 2020

Virginia Tourism Resources

Tue. 5 May, 2020 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Virginia Community Capital has partnered with the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and Virginia Small Business Development Center Network to host multiple weekly update webinars, announce new programs and resources, and assist Virginia's business community.

Presented by Steve Gaylean from Va Tourism Corporation


Wed. 6 May, 2020

SoVa Wednesday Webinars: COVID-19 Relief Funding

Wed. 6 May, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The SoVa COIVD-19 Task Force invites you to the SoVa Wednesday Webinar focusing on the COVID-19 relief funding. Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus outbreak. In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak. Our speakers will provide an overview of relief funding options and will answer questions that you may have.


Topics to include: 

  • SBA Loans - Round 1 & 2 of Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • Recovery funding



  • Martin Short, Lead Economic Development Specialist, SBA
  • Jody Keenan, State Director, Virginia SBDC
  • Lin Hite, Regional Director, Longwood SBDC Western Region
  • Michael Scales, Business Analyst, Longwood SBDC Western Region
  • Jeff Haley, Chairman, Virginia Bankers Association and President, American National Bank & Trust
  • Dawn DeHart, Community Development Lending Director, Carter Bank & Trust




SoVa COVID-19 Task Force Members: Rebecca Adcock, Patrick County Chamber of Commerce; Corrie Bobe, City of Danville Economic Development; Brian Brown, Halifax County IDA; Alexis Ehrhardt, Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce; Mark Gignac, Institute for Advanced Learning and Research; Linda Green, Southern Virginia Regional Alliance; Mitzi McCormick, Halifax County Chamber of Commerce; Matt Rowe, Pittsylvania County Economic Development; Bryce Simmons, Patrick County Economic Development; Lisa Watkins, Martinsville Henry County Chamber of Commerce. 

Thu. 7 May, 2020

Virtual Roundtable - Construction and Building Trades

Thu. 7 May, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

WP Virtual Forum

Helping Virginia Reopen in a COVID-19 World - Session 1

Thu. 7 May, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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A series of workshops to help businesses get ready and prepared to re-open after COVID-19 including updated regulations, supply chain updates, marketing, accounting/insurance, employment and more.

May 7 - Session 1 = Different Needs for Different Businesses - How to Prepare for Reopening. This will discuss health and safety requirements and supply chain concerns with professionals from Virginia Department of Health, and food suppliers.

May 14 - Session 2 = New Rules for Managing, PPP Fund Management and Challenges of doing business Post COVID-19. Professionals in insurance, accounting and OSHA will lead this session sharing best practices, record keeping and reporting for PPP loans and health & safety precautions and preparations.

May 21 - Session 3 = Marketing Your Business Post COVID-19. This session will provide ideas and resources to promoting the re-opening of a business.

May 28 - Session 4 = Employment Challenges Post COVID-19. The coronavirus has impacted all businesses and employees in Virginia. Professionals in HR and employment services will share information and tips to help businesses prepare for the changes as a result of COVID-19. 




VEDP Building International Partnerships in an Unpredictable Global Environment

Thu. 7 May, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fri. 8 May, 2020

Reopening After Lockdowns

Fri. 8 May, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Our upcoming webinar sessions on May 8 and 12 will focus on reopening after COVID-19 lockdowns are lifted, with representatives of the Virginia Employment Commission and The Spark Mill leading the panel discussion.

VEC will review unemployment assistance programs under the CARES Act, as well as resources and Virginia claims processes. The Spark Mill, a Richmond change management consultancy, will focus on the nuts and bolts of reopening, including employee safety, manuals and policies, and rebuilding culture during uncertainty.

Presenters are: 

  • Malissa Short, Rapid Response/Rapid Reemployment Manager, VEC
  • Michael Abraham, EO Federal Monitor, VEC 
  • Sarah Milston, CEO and Founder, The Spark Mill


Sat. 9 May, 2020

There are no events on this day.