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  • Jun 29
    The Business of Food Conference 2015: Recipe for Success

    Monday, June 29, 2015 | 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | JMU Festival and Conference Center: 

    Joyce Krech and the Central Virginia and Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Centers present The Business of Food Conference 2015: Recipe for Success, Growing Our Culinary Region With The Right Ingredients. 

    Anyone who is interested in starting or establishing a food business is invited to attend the conference. The Conference will feature 15 workshops including three panel discussions as well as Keynote speaker, Emmy-nominated Chef Nathan Lyon.

    The Conference will be on June 29, 2015 from 8:00am-4:30pm at the JMU Festival and Conference Center in Harrisonburg, VA. Registration cost is $99 with an optional Mixology reception add-on. Those who can’t make the full conference but would like to hear Chef Nathan Lyon speak may register for lunch separately. More information can be found on the conference website.

  • Sep 25


    James Madison University, Zane Showker Hall

    [Who Should Attend?]

    Aspiring entrepreneurs, designers, programmers, developers, marketers, and dreamers: BizBlitz is for you

    [What is BizBlitz?]

    During this 54-hour high-energy weekend, attendees bring their ideas and join efforts in a fast-paced workshop. We will build prototypes, form teams & start companies. Mentors will provide valuable feedback. Cash prizes will be awarded!

    BizBlitz is the former Shenandoah Valley Startup Weekend