Many business topics are best addressed in small group settings with time and attention focused on the details of the topic. The SBDCs offer 2 hour to 4 hour training programs and seminars on a variety of topics including business planning, marketing, management, legal considerations, accounting and bookkeeping, financial analysis, technology, access to capital, and business basics. Subject area experts deliver training programs for the Virginia SBDCs.

During the COVID-19 Pandemic all business advising will be available by phone, email and/or by web conferencing only. In person events have been cancelled indefinitely. Relevant webinars may be offered during this period and will be announced by email, social media and on our website.

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Owners and key financial decisionmakers of for-profit businesses, share your recent experiences. Did your business seek financing such as loans or lines of credit in the last 12 months? How would you rate the financial condition of your business?

The Federal Reserve’s 2022 Small Business Credit Survey is open for responses, and the Virginia SBDC Network is a partner on this effort. By taking the survey, you contribute to data that directly informs the Fed, federal government agencies, service providers, policymakers, and others—ultimately benefitting your business and other businesses like yours. Take the 10-minute survey now. 

The survey is open to businesses currently in operation, those recently closed, and those about to launch. All responses are confidential.

The survey closes November 4, 2022. Questions? Contact Grace Guynn at