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Stage of Business

  • Seed
  • Early Stage
  • Growth
  • Mature

Subject Matter

  • QuickBooks
  • Marketing
  • Financing
  • Bonding

Sponsorships for Trainings

For additional information about training programs contact Lashawnda Williams at (757) 664-4338 or email  .


Technical Assistance

One-On-One Counseling

► Business Planning

► Government Contracting

► Marketing

► Growth Strategy

For additional information about technical assistance contact Lashawnda Williams at (757) 664-4338 or email .


Outreach / Resource Development

Norfolk's Business Cafés provide new and existing businesses with the information, guidance, and resources needed to move forward and achieve success. They offer financial, marketing, management and technical assistance to new and existing small businesses. Services are offered at no charge to Norfolk residents interested in starting a new business or expanding an existing firm. Business Cafés are held in Ocean View, Park Place, Southside, and Huntersville.

For additional information about the Business Cafés contact Lashawnda Williams at (757) 664-4338 or email 

Norfolk Department of Economic Development Mission

Generate wealth for the City of Norfolk through business expansion, enhancement, and new business development complementary to our neighborhoods.

Contact Info

(757) 664-4338
999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2430
Norfolk, VA 23510

Staff Details

Jared Chalk
Interim Economic Development Director 

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