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april, 2019

08apr8:30 am12:30 pmEvent OverFeaturedBlue Ridge Sales Summit - 2019Region:SouthwestEvent Type:Business Development and Outreach Services

Event Details


This Blue Ridge Sales Summit includes an exhibit hall of small business resources; breakout sessions regarding Social Media Marketing, Branding, Entrepreneurship, Cyber Security for businesses, Succession Planning eVA Virginia eprocurement Marketplace and doing business with local, state and federal government agencies; and networking opportunity for small business owners to think outside their walls.

Organized by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity in partnership with City of Roanoke, Roanoke County Economic Development, Town of Vinton and sponsored by American National Bank and Trust Company.

Hosted at Vinton War Memorial 

No Fee but due to limited seats register by March 30th 


8:30 AM–9:00 AM: Check-in and Networking – Registration

9:00 AM–9:30 AM: Welcome, Director’s Remarks , and Introduction of Guests

9:30 AM–10:15 AM: Keynote Speaker,  “Leadership” and Managing Business”

10:15 AM–10:30 AM: Break and Proceed to Choice of Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions Track I

10:30 AM–11:15 AM: Social Media Marketing By Christina Garnett (Founder Marketing Media Maven)

10:30 AM–11:15  AM: Branding your Business By Amanda Forrester (Marketing Director SBDC)

10:30 AM– 11:15 AM: Is My Business Providing Value? By Dr. Lisa Fournier ( Professor VT)

Breakout Sessions Track II

11:20 AM–12:00 PM: Cyber Security for businesses

11:20 AM–12:00 PM: Succession Planning

11:20 AM–12:00 PM: eVA in Review–Strategically Navigating Virginia’s eProcurement Portal

Refreshment and Network 

12:00PM to 12:30PM


My business is interested in exhibit table?

Contact for exhibit table

What are my parking options? 

There is plenty of parking avaliable at Vinton War Memorial Parking lot plus off street parking

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?




(Monday) 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Vinton War Memorial

814 E Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179


Ramain GoharBusiness Services Manager - South West(276)-274-9740


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