2023 Noon Knowledge Lunch Series

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.

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.

Jan. 4 – Developing a New Business and Expansion Plan Speaker(s): Greg Geough 
Jan. 18 – What Will Marketing Look Like in the Future? Speaker(s): Taylor Winchester
Feb. 1 – Toastmasters – The Importance of Public Speaking Speaker(s): Sonia Vanhook
 Feb. 15 – CANVA 101
Speaker(s): Tatiane Pena, Capital Region Small Business Development Center
Mar. 1 – Challenges in the Labor Market Speaker(s): Rex Carter
Mar. 15 – Federal Labs’ Technologies Waiting to Be Commercialized Speaker(s): Carl Knoblock, Virginia Small Business Administration
Apr. 5 – Communication Techniques to Promote Your Brand Speaker(s): Alex Veatch, Letterpress Communications
Apr. 19 – Adobe Creative Cloud Express Speaker(s): Seth Ritchie, Hilton
May 3 – Succession Planning Speaker(s): Whitney Pennington