Upcoming Events

Cybersecurity Conference

2017 Hampton Roads Regional Cybersecurity Conference

Cybersecurity and the Internet of Everything: Presented by Thomas Nelson Workforce Development InfraGard, & The Hampton Roads Cyber Alliance

  • When: Oct. 13, 2017
  • Time:  7 a.m. registration and networking breakfast; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. conference
  • Where:  Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall; 99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton
  • Cost:  $25 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)
  • Register here

PeninsulaEntreprenuership2017 Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum

Winning the Entrepreneurial Race

Friday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hear from nationally renowned speakers with specializations ranging from start-ups to social media engagement. You don't want to miss this opportunity to engage and learn from expert entrepreneurs providing insight you can immediately apply to your business.

  • 8-9 a.m. registration and continental breakfast
  • Pensisula Workforce Development Center
    600 Butler Farm Road
    Hampton, VA 23666

Thomas Nelson Workforce Development
757-825-2937

Register today

Are you planning to pitch your business idea at Start Peninsula?  If so, you won’t want to miss our Pitch Perfect training leading up to the big event.


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  • How to effectively pitch your idea in 90 seconds
  • How to include the necessary elements
  • How to deliver and articulate your pitch with confidence

Details

  • Date: Sept. 13 and Oct. 4
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost: $10
  • Visit: Website to Register
  • Venue: Launchpad
    • 4345 New Town Avenue, Suite 200
    • Williamsburg, VA 23188 
    • Website

Course is presented by: Tim Ryan, Arcphor President and Director of the Launchpad & Gary Plaag, Communications expert from Couragio Consulting.

FREE for all Start Peninsula participants.

Drinks and snacks/refreshments will be provided.

Workshop: How to Start & Manage a Non-Profit OrganizationNonProfit

Starting and running a non-profit organization requires more applications and approvals than a conventional business. How long will it take?

Attend this workshop and you will learn …

  • How to properly register your non-profit with the county, state and federal governments
  • What it costs to file the paperwork
  • What your organization bylaws must specify
  • What your responsibilities are as a director or officer of a non-profit
  • Whether your benefactors can legally deduct their dues or gifts to the organization
  • Whether your non-profit is really a tax-exempt organization

Presenters: This seminar is sponsored  by SCORE and presented by local, seasoned professionals from the volunteer staff of Williamsburg SCORE.

  • Date: Sept. 19, 2017
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Venue: Williamsburg Library, Schell Room
    • 515 Scotland Street
    • Williamsburg, VA 23815
  • Cost: No charge, but advance registration is required.

SCORE Workshop - How to Start & Manage Your Own BusinessScore

Are you interested in starting a business but concerned about...how to begin?...where to begin?...whether your idea makes sense? Here's your chance to get some answers.

  • Date: Oct. 11, 2017
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Venue: Williamsburg Library, Schell Room
    • 515 Scotland Street
    • Williamsburg, VA 23185

Cost: No charge, but advanced registration required

Are you planning to pitch your business idea at Start Peninsula?  If so, you won’t want to miss our Pitch Perfect Finale training leading up to the big event.


You will learn:PPonEB-845x321

  • How to effectively pitch your idea in 90 seconds
  • How to include the necessary elements
  • How to deliver and articulate your pitch with confidence

Details

  • Date: Oct. 25
  • Time: 3-5 p.m.
  • Cost: $10
  • Visit: Website to Register
  • Venue: Stryker Center
    • 412 N. Boundary Street
    • Williamsburg, VA 23185 

Course is presented by: Tim Ryan, Arcphor President and Director of the Launchpad & Gary Plaag, Communications expert from Couragio Consulting.

FREE for all Start Peninsula participants.

Drinks and snacks/refreshments will be provided.

Launchpad

Small Business & Entrepreneur Events


Launchpad is a place for entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses to call home by hosting meaningful events over coffee, lunch and after hours. Learn a new skill, take a refresher class or pass on your knowledge by teaching a class of your own.

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