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Top Tips for Launching Your Amazon Sales, 1-2 p.m., online. Amazon Small Business Academy is hosting a webinar to share top tips on selling in Amazon Stores. Free. Register at Bit.ly/3fFPpah.
Tax Clarity for Business Owners, noon to 12:30 p.m., virtual. Learn how to create tax diversification for unknown taxes later. Only 12 Zoom seats available. Call 757-280-8734 to reserve your spot. Register at bit.ly/taxesj8.
Valor Awards, noon to 2 p.m., Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach. The Hampton Roads Chamber is hosting an event to thank the men and women who put their lives on the line every day to keep our community safe. Register at HRChamber.com.
Coffee Connection, 7:30-9 a.m., Holiday Inn Newport News-Hampton, 980 Omni Blvd., Newport News. The Peninsula Chamber will host a networking event. $0-$5.
Identifying Opportunities to Diversify Your Revenue, noon to 1 p.m., online. The Home-based Business 2021 Lunch & Learn Series continues with Rachel Frazier of Launchpad: The Greater Williamsburg Incubator and the College of William & Mary Entrepreneurship Hub. Hosted by Williamsburg Economic Development. Free. Register at Homebasedbusiness2021.eventbrite.com.
Community Marketing workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., online. Presented by the Professional Development Consortium of Hampton Roads. Membership association leaders: Is your marketing effectively connecting with folks who aren’t members yet? Connect with your peers and Blair Neher from Talking Monkey Media in Richmond about digital marketing skills and tools to convert nonmembers into prospects. Free. Register at communitymarketing2021.eventbrite.com/?aff=IB.
Building Your Dream Team, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., virtual. The Peninsula Chamber will host Gail Letts of Letts Consult for its Pink Bag Lunch. $7-$15. Register at Virginiapeninsulachamber.com.
History Meets Real Estate: A Tour of Freemason, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Hunter House Victorian Museum, 240 W. Freemason St., Norfolk. Norfolk Tour Co. and real estate agent Crystal Salazar are combining history and storytelling with insights about the area’s revitalized real estate market. Free.
Micro-Business Expo: Taking Your Micro-Business to the Next Level, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St. Hosted by Council Member Sabrina Wooten as part of 2021 Ignite Business Series. Focused on businesses with one to nine employees but any business owner may attend. Topics include financial strategies, marketing, contracting with the city and the reveal of Launch Virginia Beach, a small business initiative. Free. Register at eventbrite.com/e/ignite-business-series-seminar-tickets-154435700337.
What does ‘back to work’ look like post-COVID?, 10-11 a.m., online. Inside Business and Cox Business are hosting experts to talk about the future of office space, the availability of the workforce and what the wage increase means for employees and business owners. Cathy Lewis is moderator. Free. Register at Bit.ly/3yzpc5P.
Social Media Marketing: Myths and Realities, noon to 1 p.m., Zoom. The Hampton Roads Chamber will host Coldon Martin, the in-house creative director of marketing consultancy SIR. Free. Register at HRChamber.com.
Augmented, virtual and mixed reality technologies, noon to 1 p.m., online. The Hampton Roads Innovation Collaborative is hosting Joe Weaver of Ario and Tim Chrisman of VARtech for its Tech Tuesday. Free. Register at Xr-extendedreality.eventbrite.com
Power of Women: Fearless Women and Authentic Leaders in Business, 10-11:30 a.m., Zoom. The Hampton Roads Chamber will host Shanna Kabatznick, founder and CEO of FABwomen. $0-$20. Register at HRChamber.com.
Downtown Norfolk Council annual meeting, 8:30 a.m., virtual. The council is approving new officers and directors. Michael D. Smith of Streetsense will speak on urban retail place-making and strategy. Register at bit.ly/2QLJOH1.
2021 Economic Forecast Mid-Year Breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive. The Peninsula Chamber is hosting Old Dominion University economists Robert McNab and Vinod Agarwal for an update on the national and regional economic forecasts. $30. Register at Bit.ly/2021EconomicForecastBreakfast.
Access Granted: Certification and Supplier Diversity Forum, noon to 2 p.m., virtual. Black BRAND and the Urban League of Hampton Roads are hosting a forum for attendees to hear from industry experts and learn about contract opportunities, including the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel expansion, transit projects, Dominion Energy, ADP, and Ferguson. Free. Register at Bit.ly/2TruQag.
Tax Clarity for Business Owners, noon to 12:30 p.m., virtual. Learn how to create tax diversification for unknown taxes later. Only 12 Zoom seats available. Call 757-280-8734 to reserve your spot. Register at bit.ly/taxj22.
Blueprint Virginia 2030, 11 a.m. to noon, virtual. The Hampton Roads Chamber will host Virginia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barry DuVal, who will discuss the statewide strategic plan for economic development. Free. Register at HRChamber.com.
Chamber reception, 5-7 p.m., 5444 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. The Hampton Roads Chamber is hosting a networking event at Topgolf for members. Free. Register at HRChamber.com.
Business Connection After Hours, 5-7 p.m., 204 Challenger Way, Hampton. The Peninsula Chamber and Hampton Economic Development will host a networking event at St. George Brewing Co. $0-$10.
Engage in Entrepreneurship, 2-4 p.m., online. The Women’s Business Center at Old Dominion University’s Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting an orientation to introduce attendees to available resources to launch, grow or sustain their business. Free. Register at Bit.ly/2SzZQEH.
Women’s Leadership Forum, 7:30-9 a.m., 21 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 100, Hampton. The Peninsula Chamber will host President Porter Brannon of Thomas Nelson Community College, Veronica Hurd of Academies of Hampton and Latitia McCane of The Apprentice School. $25. Register at Virginiapeninsulachamber.com.
Marketing Your Home-based Business, noon to 1 p.m., virtual. Candice Smith of Connected Communities is the speaker. Part of the Home-based Business Lunch & Learn Series. Hosted by Gloucester Economic Development. Free. Register at Homebasedbusiness2021.eventbrite.com.
Insuring Your Workplace Risk, noon to 1 p.m., online. The Hampton Roads Chamber and the Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management are continuing the education series. Stuart Sim from Morgan Marrow Insurance joins industry speakers in a panel discussion on how COVID has changed the legal landscape. Other topics include cyber liability and employment practices liability. Free. Register at HRChamber.com.
The 757 Summer Corn Hole Throw Down, 10 a.m., The Virginia Beach Field House, 2020 Landstown Centre Way. The Hampton Roads Sports Commission is hosting a cornhole game tournament with prizes, food, beer, live music and vendors. Continues through 4 p.m. July 18. $50-$125 for team entry. Register at HamptonRoadsSports.org.
Getting Back on Track: Help is Here, 2 p.m., online. The Small Business Administration is partnering with nonprofit Public Private Strategies Institute to host webinars for Main Street entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to know more about resources to help them recover from the pandemic. Speakers include experts from the SBA, White House, Congress and business leaders will provide updates on the American Rescue Plan. Free. Register at Bit.ly/3oNjxVf.