Office of Economic Development

Feb. 2019

Tek Fusion Global, Inc.

Tek Fusion Global, Inc. Graduates from VEDP’s Virginia Leaders in Export Trade Program

We are pleased to announce that Tek Fusion Global, Inc. was one of nine companies that recently graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s Virginia Leaders in Export Trade program. Continue reading

County Businesses Receive Awards

County Businesses Receive Awards

  • The Drying Co./ThermalTec has been recognized for their safety practices. Continue reading
  • VHB has been recognized for their Carter's Grove Plantation project. Continue reading
  • DJG has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia. Continue reading
Hampton Roads Veterans Career Compass logo

Employers Encouraged to Post Jobs on New Veterans Job Portal

James City County is pleased to invite County businesses and organizations to post jobs on the new Hampton Roads Veterans Career Compass, a website and service of the Hampton Roads Workforce Council and the Greater Peninsula Workforce Board. Continue reading

Home-Based Business Conference

Home-Based Business Conference on April 12

The fourth annual Home-Based Business Conference is on Friday, April 12 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center at 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666. This unique event features a resource fair with over 20 exhibitors, as well as conference sessions and specialty breakout tracts focused on topics relevant to all types of home-based businesses. More information or you can check out the Facebook event.

Attention Business Owners


Beginning this year, both your completed business license renewal form and full payment are due March 1. Forms were mailed on Jan. 7. There is also a new online Business License Tax Calculator to calculate your tax due and print out your renewal form. The web page also contains filing and payment instructions.

Full guidance available online on the Business Tax Forms page.

Concerned about corporate security?

Corporate County businesses are encouraged to join their private and public sector colleagues at the Newport News Corporate Security Symposium on Thursday, April 3, 2019 at the Virginia Advanced Shipbuilding & Carrier Integration Center, 2401 West Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607. During the Newport News Corporate Security Symposium, speakers from private sector companies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other federal, state and local government agencies will address topics including insider threats, cyber threats, cyber mitigation and response. RSVP required. More information

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