2021 Valley Business Summit

September 21, 2021 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Plecker Center, Blue Ridge Community College
1 College Ln
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Join local business resources and state legislators at the 2021 Valley Business Summit to learn about the local business economy. (Registration required, link below)

There will be a panel of business experts to cover various workforce topics as well as Q&A time with Delegates John Avoli, Ronnie Campbell, Chris Runion, and Tony Wilt. Light morning refreshments will be provided.

8:45 Registration, Networking, Business Resource Fair 

 9:15 Welcome to Blue Ridge Community College, Dr. John Downey

Panelists will talk about: Navigating the New Regulatory Environment

  • Courtney Malveaux, Jackson Lewis P.C
  • Cathy Welsh, Flora Pettit 
  • Erik Rison, Virginia Chamber of Commerce

10:30 Roundtable Discussion 

 11:00 Break

 11:15 Feedback Forum and Q & A with State Delegates

  • John Avoli, 20th District
  • Ronnie Campbell, 24th District
  • Chris Runion, 25th District
  • Tony Wilt, 26th District

12:00 Closing Remarks

 On site:

  • Local Education & Training Providers 
  • Regional Chambers of Commerce 
  • Regional Economic Development Partners
  • Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center
  •  Shenandoah Valley Technology Council 
  • Shenandoah Valley Workforce 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 Housing and Community Development
  • Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
  • State Delegates Avoli, Campbell, Runion, and Wilt 

*subject to change 

Hosted by the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Harrisonburg Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, Shenandoah Valley Technology Council, Shenandoah Valley Partnership, Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center, Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity, and Blue Ridge Community College.

Due to current regulations, masks will be required by all attendees inside the building.

Register for September 21, 2021 Valley Business Summit