Education

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance regularly hosts and presents educational opportunities for individuals and small businesses. 

 

Brown Bag Lunch Seminars
Join us for a new educational opportunity to increase your business or enhance your professional development. Each seminar is aimed at helping you gain knowledge that you can put to work. You bring your own lunch, we will provide beverages, and a dynamic speaker from our membership!


SCORE Workshops
SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

 

Career Fair
Career Fair is the Alliance event offering members of the community an opportunity to find a career path perfect for them. The event, usually held in the spring, includes employer recruitment booths featuring opportunities for full time and part time employment. Multiple clinics teaching resume guidelines as well as interview skills are included in the Career Fair event along with a guest speaker that focuses on a topic for attendees seeking employment.

 

LEAD Historic Triangle
LEAD Historic Triangle's mission is to encourage, develop and support future community leaders. The LHT program provides the foundation necessary to develop effective leaders within the Community. By being exposed to various aspects of and leaders within the Historic Triangle, class members can enhance their leadership skills.

 

Community Leadership Service
The mission of Community Leadership Service is to provide retirees and prospective retirees a broader understanding of the Historic Triangle -- its people, needs, governing bodies, and key institutions; and to encourage participants to pursue volunteer leadership roles in the community.

 

Prepare-Care-Share Hospitality Training
A program to provide excellent customer service to guests visiting our area.

 

Tourism Forum
An event that highlights the work being done to promote the Greater Williamsburg region as a vacation destination, including the WADMC campaign, Alliance-sponsored marketing, what is new from local attractions and an overview of upcoming events. This event is open to the public.

 

Tourism Rally
An annual rally held during National Travel & Tourism Week to honor the tourism industry and educate the community on the importance and impacts of tourism to our economy.
 

Visit the Calendar today to see upcoming events.