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Economic Development

Posted on: March 25, 2022

April Small Business Development Center Events

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Below you will find information on Upcoming Workshops, Events, and Program Line Up from the Roanoke Regional SBDC and Virginia SBDC -- Mark Your Calendar!

The SBDC workshops, events, and programs are designed with a small business owner in mind. Actionable, sharing of ideas, and takeaways to keep things straight.

Financial Fri-YAY's | Live on Facebook  

April 1, 8, 22, 29 |12:00 PM

Topics + Guest Speakers: 

  • Friday, April 1 - Is SBA Lending Right for You and Your Business, with special guest Joey Pocan, U.S. SBA Richmond Office
  • Friday, April 8 - Businessing on Budget, with special guests, Macklyn Mosley and Kat Pascal 
  • Friday, April 22 - Insider Scoop on Tax Saving Strategies, with special guest, Tom Tanner, RRSBDC
  • Friday, April 29 - How to Build Business Credit with special guest, Kerri Garret, Financial Empowerment Center
  • Pre-registration is not required

QuickBooks Series | How to Process Payroll in QuickBooks Online

April 5 | 2:00 PM
 Speaker: Tom Tanner, Regional Lead Advisor + QuickBooks Pro
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Patents & Trademark Series | Intellectual Property 101

April 5 | 12:00 PM 

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Success through e-Commerce
 April 7 | 12:00 PM
 Speaker: Cameron Nelson, Chief Digital Advisor, Virginia SBDC

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Patent and Trademark Series | Patent Basics

April 12 | 12:00 PM

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Patent and Trademark Series | Trademark Basics

April 19 

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April 19 | 2:00 PM 

Speaker: Joey Pocan, Economic Development Specialist, Richmond District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration

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Grow Your Business with Digital Marketing

April 20 | 2:00 PM
 Speaker: Cameron Nelson, Chief Digital Advisor, Virginia SBDC

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Franchising 101 

April 21 | 12:00 PM 

Speaker: Heather Rosen

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Coopetition: A Community Conversation

April 25 | 2:00 PM 

Speaker: Marc Wilson, Virginia SBDC STAMP Program 

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Government Contracting Series | Gov Contracting 101: Are You Ready?

April 26 | 10:00 AM 

Speakers: Lisa Wood, Virginia PTAC Director + Ramain Gohar, Business Manager, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

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Patent and Trademark Series | Copyright Basics and Considerations for Entrepreneurs 

April 26

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For the most up to date information visit and  The SBDC is adding information about our upcoming Workshops, Events, and Programs weekly.

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