Upcoming Events

PeninsulaEntreprenuership2017 Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum

Winning the Entrepreneurial Race

Friday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hear from nationally renowned speakers with specializations ranging from start-ups to social media engagement. You don't want to miss this opportunity to engage and learn from expert entrepreneurs providing insight you can immediately apply to your business.

  • 8-9 a.m. registration and continental breakfast
  • Peninsula Workforce Development Center
    600 Butler Farm Road
    Hampton, VA 23666

Thomas Nelson Workforce Development

Register today

Are you planning to pitch your business idea at Start Peninsula?  If so, you won’t want to miss our Pitch Perfect Finale training leading up to the big event.

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  • How to effectively pitch your idea in 90 seconds
  • How to include the necessary elements
  • How to deliver and articulate your pitch with confidence


  • Date: Oct. 25
  • Time: 3-5 p.m.
  • Cost: $10
  • Visit: Website to Register
  • Venue: Stryker Center
    • 412 N. Boundary Street
    • Williamsburg, VA 23185 

Course is presented by: Tim Ryan, Arcphor President and Director of the Launchpad & Gary Plaag, Communications expert from Couragio Consulting.

FREE for all Start Peninsula participants.

Drinks and snacks/refreshments will be provided.


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Startup Night at Launchpad22137254_1487581128002699_9213738733888396971_o

Thursday, November 9 at 6 PM - 8 PM

Launchpad, The Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator

4345 New Town Avenue, Suite 200, Williamsburg, VA 23188

Join us for Startup Night, started in Feb 2011, at the Launchpad. Watch demos of hot new local businesses. 

•6-6:20                   Networking

•6:25-6:30              Introductions, upcoming events, etc

•6:30-7:30              Presentations

Sponsored by Dominion Enterprises, Pierce/McCoy and Kaufman and Canoles.


Small Business & Entrepreneur Events

Launchpad is a place for entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses to call home by hosting meaningful events over coffee, lunch and after hours. Learn a new skill, take a refresher class or pass on your knowledge by teaching a class of your own.

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