Wednesday, August 26th | Blue Ridge Community College | 7:30am - 12:00pm
Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center - P126 A/B/C

Event is free, but space is limited. Please register here by August 19, 2015.


7:30-8:00 Registration, Networking, Business Resource Fair and Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:45 Welcome & Keynote Address, Barry DuVal, President, Virginia Chamber of Commerce    

- Introduction of Keynote Speaker - Delegate Benjamin L. Cline, 24th District

8:45-9:45 Business Panel -“Growing Your  Business”

Chris Runion, Eddie Edwards Signs; Julie Haushalter, White Oak Lavender Farm; Brett Hayes, Zeus Digital Theaters
- Moderated by Linda Hershey, Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce and Frank Tamberrino, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Regional Chamber of Commerce

9:45-10:00 Break

10:00-11:00 Feedback Forum with State Legislators

- Moderated by Dr. John Downey, Blue Ridge Community College

11:00-12:00 Business Resource Fair

Blue Ridge Community College Continuing Education

Shenandoah Valley Partnership

Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center

Shenandoah Valley Technology Council

Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce

Regional Economic Development Offices

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce

Local Legislators

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Virginia Employment Commission

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Staunton Creative Community Fund

Valley Workforce

JMU Outreach and Engagement

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