August 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
BRCC Plecker Center
1 College Lane
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Hosted by your State Legislative Delegates and Local Partners, this annual event provides information, resources, and connections to help your business prosper.
1:00 Registration, Networking, Visit the Resources at the Business Resource Fair*
1:30 Welcome to BRCC:  Dr. John Downey
Keynote: Atif Qarni, Virginia Secretary of Education: Classrooms to Careers: What’s your Role?
2:15  Break, Visit the Resources
2:30 Business Panel:
Caitie Maharg, Executive Chef/Owner of Blue Oregano Culinary Services
Janet Dob, Maker of Bake’mmm Bagels, Bageladies
John Garber, President/General Manager of Red Front Super Market
3:30 Break, Visit the Resources, Network.
Refreshments provided by Chick-fil-A
3:45 Feedback Forum and Q&A with State Delegates
Richard ‘Dickie’ Bell, 20th District
Benjamin L Cline, 24th District
R. Steven Landes, 25th District
Tony O Wilt, 26th District
4:30 Adjourn
To register, go to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce’s events  page (Chamber Membership is not required to attend)  https://chamber.hrchamber.org/events/details/valley-business-summit-5899 
Resource Fair Displays:
Blue Ridge Community College
Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
JMU Outreach & Engagement
Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Shenandoah Valley Partnership / Local Economic Development Offices
Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center
Shenandoah Valley Technology Council
Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board
State Delegates Bell, Cline, Landes, and Wilt
Valley Career & Technical Education
Virginia Dept of Rehabilitative Services
Virginia Dept of Small Business & Supplier Diversity / SWaM Certifications
Virginia Dept of Veterans Services/Virginia Values Veterans
Virginia Economic Development Partnership