Don’t miss the chance to talk with a wide range of officials and agencies at the 10th Annual Valley Business Summit, August 1, 8:45-12:30 at Blue Ridge Community College – Virginia‘s Plecker Center. Local and state legislators will be on hand to discuss workforce opportunities and challenges in our area. Special guest speaker is Virginia Secretary of Labor Bryan Slater and there will be a panel discussion with local delegates. The Business Resource Fair is also a great way to network with the top state and regional agencies that serve small businesses!


8:45- Registration/ Resource Fair Open/ Networking
9:15 – Welcome and Keynote Speaker Secretary Bryan Slater
10:30 – Resource Fair/Networking
11:00 – Feedback Forum with Delegates
Noon – Event Concludes

Business Resource Fair Participants*

  • Blue Ridge Community College
  • Regional Career & Technical Centers
  • Regional Chambers of Commerce
  • Regional Economic Development Partners
  • Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center
  • Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board
  • Small Business & Supplier Diversity / SWaM
  • Virginia Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Virginia Dept of Environmental Quality
  • Virginia Dept of Labor & Industry
  • Virginia Dept of Rehabilitative Services
  • Virginia Dept of Veterans Services/
  • Virginia Values Veterans
  • Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center
  • Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
  • State Delegates Avoli, Campbell, Runion, and Wilt

*subject to change