October 4
35th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar
The Kirkley Hotel & Conference Center
8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Join Woods Rogers Edmunds & Williams’ attorneys for a half-day of training. Visit www.woodsrogers.com/216 seminars to register and use code “LBURGBUS” for a 15% discount off registration fee.

October 4

Lunch & Learn Series—Speed Networking presented by BACC Leads Group
Bedford Welcome Center,
816 Burks Hill Road, Bedford
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Designed to help you sell yourself through networking and communication.
Bring your lunch. Information at sbrown@bedfordareachamber.com.

October 5
The Briefcase Open Golf Classic—Supporting Youth Education Initiatives with LRBA
Poplar Grove Golf Club,
129 Tavern Lane, Amherst
1 to 7 p.m.
Register your foursome for $450; supports Partners in Education, STEM activities, and the Young Entrepreneurs Academy. Information at (434) 845-5966.

October 12
“360 Assessment of Your Business” at Lunch to Learn with SBDC
Merritt Hall, CVCC, Lynchburg
A strategic decision making tool called Growthwheel will help your business! Sponsored by Opportunity Lynchburg. Information at www.sbdccvcc.org.

October 13
TechEdge Awards Dinner & Silent Auction
Academy Center of the Arts,
600 Main Street, Lynchburg
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Celebrate the Region 2000 Technology Council’s annual awards with dinner and a speech from David Ihrie of the Center for Innovation Technology. Information at (434) 845-5966.

October 17
2016 Job Fair with Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
CVCC Main Campus, Lynchburg
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4th annual job fair but the first one to be hosted in the fall; open to the public. Information at (540) 586-9401.

October 26
“Get Your Business Ready for the Holidays” at Lunch to Learn with SBDC
Merritt Hall, CVCC, Lynchburg
Hear from retail expert Marc Wilson with
tips and tricks for a successful season. Information at www.sbdccvcc.org.

November 3
Sips & Sweets
Kirkley Hotel & Conference Center,
2900 Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Showcasing business, savoring craft beers and delectable confections with the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance. Information at (434) 845-5966.

November 5
2nd Annual CASA Superhero Run sponsored by Liberty University School of Law
Percival’s Island, Lynchburg
9 a.m.
The 5K race is open to all ages and proceeds benefit the work of CASA; register at www.LynchburgSuperheroRun.com.

November 8
Networking Before Nine with BACC
Basket Case,
3831 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg
8 to 9 a.m.
Casual networking opportunities before attendees give “30 second commercials” about his or her business. Information at sbrown@bedfordareachamber.com.

November 9
Business at Breakfast presented by The Summit
The Summit (Wyndhurst),
1400 Enterprise Drive, Lynchburg
7:30 to 9 a.m.
Speed networking where you present your business for 2-3 minutes at your table. Bring business cards. Cost is $17 for members; $27 for general admission. Please RSVP at (434) 845-5966.

“Veterans in Small Business Expo” at Lunch to Learn with SBDC
Merritt Hall, CVCC, Lynchburg
See how local veterans affect small business and entrepreneurship. Sponsored by Centra. Information at www.sbdccvcc.org.
November 18
2016 Christmas Market with BACC
Location TBD
4 to 8 p.m.
The 2nd annual market is a great opportunity to explore local businesses. Information at www.bedfordareachamber.com.