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Leadership Washington County, sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 program.  For an application form or for more information, please click the Leadership page. 

 

Business Resources

There are several resources available to help businesses in the Washington County area.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides one-on-one counseling, business education opportunities and resources to help small business owners or managers improve their business. The sole objective is to help Southwest Virginia's businesses prosper and increase job opportunities.

 

The Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator was established to help startups grow in Southwest Virginia. We provide support, guidance, reasonable rent, and necessary services to foster the growth of a successful business.

We are a non-profit created by both the Town of Abingdon, VA and Washington County, VA. E-mail us at info@vhsbi.com

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator
Contact: Director Cathy Lowe
851 French Moore, Jr. Blvd.
Abingdon, VA 24210

Telephone: 276/492-2060
FAX: 276/698-3070

 

VirginiaDBA, created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1996, provides a one-stop-service for technical assistance related to business formation, access to capital, and workforce development. VDBA works with existing businesses as they grow their workforce and mentors entrepreneurs from ideas to launching their first business venture. To accomplish the objectives set forth in Governor McDonnell's Economic Development and Jobs Creation agenda, VDBA has facilitated $1.3 billion in financing for Virginia businesses, provided technical assistance to over 36,000 businesses and will host over 80 Entrepreneurial Workshops statewide this year.

 

New workshops to be held in 2014:  

Thursday, January 23

iMarketing

Registration 8:30 a.m.

Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

VHSBI

 

Tuesday, February 4

iPad for Business

Registration 8:30 a.m.

Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

VHSBI

 

Thursday, March 13

Technology in Business

Registration 8:30 a.m.

Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

VHSBI

 

Thursday, May 22

Apps for Business

Registration 8:30 a.m.

Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

VHSBI