Upcoming events for the week of January 9, 2022 |  Business News

Upcoming events for the week of January 9, 2022 | Business News

SBDC’s Marketing Monday: Growing Your Business Through Digital Marketing

Learn the basics of digital marketing, including social media, email marketing, paid advertising, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing, and how to use analytics to measure your success.

Call: Go to https://clients.virginiasbdc.org/events

Society for Human Resource Management on Tuesday via the web

On the second Tuesday of every month, join National SHRM for fresh perspectives from top experts, curated news you can use, and solution-based insights focused on all the things that work. Tune in on Tuesdays takes learning and communication to the next level.

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Call: Find a link on the New River Valley Chapter Association of Human Resource Management website (nrv.shrm.org/events/2022/01/national-tune-tuesday)

(Default) Franklin County Connections

This event provides a structured and supportive network environment for SML Room members. Each month a guest speaker provides vital information regarding the Franklin County business community. Attendees receive room updates, meet and connect with other members and have a chance to share information about their business.

Call: The meeting ID and password are available at business.visitsmithmountainlake.com/events

Webinar: Essential Elements of a Business Plan

Bring your lunch and join Virginia Community Capital for one of its practical, inspiring, and interactive webinars. Sessions usually last 60-90 minutes. VCC’s Noon Knowledge Series is a free professional development program provided by the Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Community Capital, and the Town of Abingdon. It is designed for all entrepreneurs and professionals interested in building skills in a variety of fields.

Call: Register at vacommunitycapital.org

Webinar on the SBDC Employee Retention Tax Credit

Did you know that in 2021 there are bigger and better tax incentives for small businesses impacted by COVID-related shutdowns and disruptions? In addition, you may be able to claim 2020 credits. Join RRSBDC for an interactive virtual seminar that will provide the latest guidance on employee retention credit (ERC). Our presenter is Tom Tanner, Principal Counsel and Certified Registered Agent with the IRS. This session is for small business owners with W-2 employees.

Call: Register at www.roanokesmallbusiness.org/training/erc2

Application Deadline: American Businesswomen’s Association January Luncheon Meeting on January 19

Join us for our monthly luncheon featuring guest speaker Anne Custer, a professional organizer with Wow organizing services. Respond to the invitation to attend by noon on January 17th.

where: Holiday Inn Christiansburg – Blacksburg. 99 Bradley Drive, Christiansburg

when: Register by January 17th; Luncheon on Wednesday, January 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Call: Terry Welch, christiansburg@wineanddesign.com

Check-in for Salem Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce

What started as a response to COVID to connect members with resources and support has become the most popular event of the week! Start your week by networking, finding solutions to challenges, and connecting with additional resources. If you have experience to be involved in supporting other members or would like 10-15 minutes to share your current programs and offerings, we’d be happy to talk during check-in (please contact Beth Bell at the email below). After hearing from the local speaker/member, stay tuned for networking and room updates. Members and future members may attend; However, only members can apply to the group.

Call: Beth Bell, Director@s-rcchamber.org

Management Essentials Workshops: Management 101

Roanoke Valley SHRM offers a series of three workshops where we will explore the successful elements of managing people within your organization. Our first workshop, Managing 101, will focus on setting and managing goals, priorities, and tasks. All workshops will be held via Zoom. On the day before the session, a link will be sent to the email provided upon registration. Future workshops will be presented on 2 and 15 February.

when: From 11 AM to 12:30 PM

Call: Register at rvshrm.shrm.org/events/2022; Email rkevalshrm@gmail.com

Roanoke Provincial Chamber of Commerce 132nd Annual Meeting

One of the region’s largest gatherings of CEOs, elected officials, business owners, and civic leaders across Virginia’s Blue Ridge. This event attracts “who’s who” from Virginia’s Blue Ridge, providing attendees with high-level networking opportunities.

where: Roanoke Hotel and Convention Center

cost: $95 per person or $900 for a table of eight

Call: Register at roanokechamber.org

Do you want to list your event? Information on public events of interest to business can be sent via email to next@roanoke.com. The deadline for applications is two weeks prior to the event.


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