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Business Workshops

Business Workshops

There are a multitude of local and regional workshops for little to no cost that are valuable resources for those starting a business or for those already in business. Topics are timely and relevant to the needs of today’s business owner.

Visit their websites for more information on current workshops, webinars and courses being offered.
Business Workshop

Crater VA Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

1964 Wakefield Street
Petersburg, VA 23805
Phone: (804) 518.2003
Fax: (804) 518.2004
Pat Hood, Director
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Virginia Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

Longwood University 
Petersburg, VA satellite site
Events and Courses
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SCORE offers local and online workshops geared toward the small business and covers topics such as accounting, budgeting, financing, business planning, legal areas, customer relations, sales, social media marketing, and more.

400 N. 8th St., Fed Bldg., Suite 1130
Richmond, VA 23219
Ph: (804) 350-3569

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Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)

703 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 786-1485
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SBA - U.S. Small Business Association


VSU - Minority Small Business Launch Center

Colonial Heights Economic Development serves as a single resource and point of contact for companies, site selection consultants, brokers, and corporate real estate executives interested in developing or locating sites within the city.

Get in Touch

Colonial Heights Economic Development
201 James Avenue
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Fax: 804-520-9207