Delivering a Premium "Shop Small" Experience During the Holiday Season

Join this online webinar for some last-minute ideas on delivering a premium "Shop Small" experience!


  • Learn what to expect this holiday season
  • Discover and communicate what sets your business apart
  • Embrace best practices and strategies that work to maximize for a successful finish to the year

Facilitated by Marc Wilison of the Virginia SBDC

How to Start a Small Business

This workshop covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early formative years.


Topics for discussion include:

  • Personal Traits of an Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Analysis
  • Legal/Insurance Considerations
  • Business Funding and Basics of Business Plan Preparation

This workshop will be online via zoom. Attendees will receive a link post registration as well as a reminder one days before the event.

Fundamental Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Business and Information

Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will discuss current threats impacting small businesses and the risks that could impact the operations of your business.  He will introduce fundamental cybersecurity controls, which are in alignment with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMM) developed by the Department of Defense.  He will provide instructions on how every small business can implement these controls using the people, processes, and technology they have in place.