Bring your lunch and join us as we offer practical, inspiring, and interactive webinars.
The Noon Knowledge series is a FREE professional development program presented by the Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Community Capital, and the Town of Abingdon. It is designed for all entrepreneurs and professionals interested in building skills in a variety of areas.
Sessions are typically 60-90 minutes.
We are presenting 19 sessions 2021 through 2022. Click the links below to register for any of our scheduled talks. Topics include:
• Lodging, travel and tourism
• Leadership, communication, managing growth
• Marketing, social media, public and media relations
• Business planning, online sales, technology/cybersecurity
All sessions are offered virtually via zoom. No in-person webinars are offered at this time.
Click on past webinars to view the recording on YouTube!
|Sep. 1 – Microsoft Outlook: How to use, assign tasks, contacts, and more||Speaker(s): Jonathan Evenden, Aegis IT Solutions|
|Sep. 15 – Recruiting and Retaining Employees||Speaker(s): Rex Carter, Universal Fibers|
|Sep. 29 – iPhone Tips & Tricks||Speaker(s): Jonathan Evenden, Aegis IT Solutions|
|Oct. 13 – Managing Leases/Rental Agreements||Speaker(s): Anthony Farnum, Matt Smith Realty|
|Oct. 27 – Online Payment Systems/Point-of-Sale/Online Reservations||Speaker(s): Chris Clear, Atlantic Merchant Service|
|Nov. 10 – Marketing: Target Marketing Strategies||Speaker(s): Rachel Lewis|
|Dec. 8 – Cyber Security Obligations/Insurance||Speaker(s): Andrew Darlington, Veritas Risk Management & Insurance|
|Jan. 12 – Key Elements of a Business Plan||Speaker(s): Gary McGeough|
|Jan. 26 – Financial Projections||Speaker(s): Eddie Neely, Food City|
|Feb. 9 – Setting Up a Tourism Business||Speaker(s): Kim Davis, Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Center|
|Feb. 23 – How to develop and push video out||Speaker(s): The Leverage Group and Starscape Media|
|Mar. 9 – Reservation and Event Planning Services & Costs||Speaker(s): Kim Davis, Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Center|
|Mar. 23 – New Market Tax Credit||Speaker(s): Emma Wyatt, The Innovate Fund|
|Apr. 6 – What Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business/Organization?||Speaker(s): Ryan Jones, Do Good Grands|
|Apr. 20 – Quickbooks Hands On Session #1||Speaker(s): Danny Ruble, Spiegler Blevins|
|May 4 – Quickbooks Hands On Session #2||Speaker(s): Danny Ruble, Spiegler Blevins|
|May 18 – Quickbooks Hands On Session #3||Speaker(s): Danny Ruble, Spiegler Blevins|
|Jun. 1 – Quickbooks Hands On Session #4||Speaker(s): Danny Ruble, Spiegler Blevins|
|Jun. 15 – Developing a Marketing Plan||Speaker(s): Kim Davis, Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Center|