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Manufacturing Fast Track Program

Date: September 25th, 2018 at 12:00 PM to OPEN ENROLLMENT, START ANYTIME

800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport.

The Manufacturing Fast Track Program at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) allows individuals to update their machining/CNC skills in as little as three months.

The customizable Manufacturing Fast Track Program provides:

  • Up to 40 hours of instruction in computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manual machining, CNC, or additive manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Additional online coursework to support the one-on-one instruction

Training is available at RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport. Open enrollment – start anytime. Depending on employer schedules these could be a 3-4 month course. Night courses can be scheduled.

If our accelerated training schedule interests you, contact us at 800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Putnam County Business Fundamentals

Date: December 18th, 2018 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Putnam SBDC: 971 WV 34, Hurricane WV 25526, Hurricane WV 25526-1319 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Business Fundamentals is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business, or have had a business for one year or less. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 12/18/2018 8:00 AM . Registration Policies

Business Fundamentals-Cabell Co

Date: December 20th, 2018 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Chase Bank Building/CoWorks: 1000 Fifth Avenue, 1st Floor, Huntington WV 25701 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Preplanning for a start up business, business plan, financing options, licensing and permits. Must pre-register.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 12/19/2018 8:00 AM . Registration Policies

Raspberry Pi User Group

Date: January 8th, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1680

RCBI Huntington MV 1050 4th Ave Huntington, WV 25701

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise.

FREE Online Training: Government Contracting 101

Date: January 10th, 2019 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Online Webinar RCAC & SCORE

This intensive webinar will give you an overview of how your small business can enter the federal marketplace, including identifying your firm’s preparedness, how to get registered in SAM, finding federal opportunities, and tools for in-depth market research. Webinar features marketing experts from the Regional Contracting Assistance Center (RCAC).

Register now: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/hkqxs0gjm0od&eom


This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.


Putnam County Business Fundamentals

Date: January 15th, 2019 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Putnam SBDC-971 WV 34, Hurricane WV 25526, Hurricane WV 25526 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Business Fundamentals is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business, or have had a business for one year or less. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 01/15/2019 8:00 AM . Registration Policies.

Nicholas County Business Fundamentals Workshop (Jan)

Date: January 15th, 2019 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Putnam SBDC: 971 WV 34, Hurricane WV 25526, Hurricane WV 25526-1319 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Business Fundamentals is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business, or have had a business for one year or less. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 01/15/2019 8:00 AM . Registration Policies

Business Fundamentals - Monongalia Co. (Jan)

Date: January 24th, 2019 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Morgantown SBDC (at WVU): 886 Chestnut Ridge Rd WVU Research Corporation Building, Morgantown WV 26505-2742 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Workshop designed for those who are thinking of starting a business or already have a business. WVSBDC informational materials,and SBA Small Business Resource Guide provided to attendees. Topics:business financing, developing a business plan, apply for loan. Location: West Virginia University Research Corporation Building, 886 Chestnut Ridge Road, Morgantown WV 7th Floor Conference Room # 706. Get WVU parking permit from Desk in Lobby.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 1/24/2019 8:00 AM . Registration Policies

Business Fundamentals - Ohio County (Jan)

Date: January 30th, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Wheeling SBDC (at WVNCC): WVNCC B&O Building, Room 418, 1704 Market Street, Wheeling WV 26003 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

A monthly WV Small Business Development Center workshop designed for those who are thinking of starting, or have had a business for one year or less. The workshop provides essential information for what an entrepreneur needs to know to successfully start a business.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 1/30/2019 8:00 AM . Registration Policies

Kanawha County Business Fundamentals Workshop (Jan)

Date: January 31st, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Charleston SBDC: 1116 Smith St., Charleston WV 25301-1314 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Business Fundamentals is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business, or have had a business for one year or less. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully. The workshop will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 on the Third Floor of the Charleston Area Alliance Building, Room 310. Registration is required at least two days in advance and is limited to 12 people.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 1/31/2019 11:00 AM . Registration Policies

Entrepreneurship Workshop Part 1

Date: February 7th, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Questions contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1670

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

First part of a two-part entrepreneur workshop offered in cooperation with LIGHTS from Ohio University.

Raspberry Pi User Group

Date: February 12th, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For information & questions contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1680

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise.

Business Fundamentals - Harrison County

Date: February 13th, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

City of Bridgeport Offices 515 West Main Street, Bridgeport WV 26330 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

At Business Fundamentals you will learn about the start-up process, important considerations and decisions you should make before you start, the various regulations and registrations, and the fundamentals of a business plan. Host: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Space is limited, so please register today. This event is free thanks to the generous support of the Regional Development Funding Corporation.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 2/13/2019 8:00 AM. Registration Policies.

Entrepreneurship Workshop Part 2

Date: February 14th, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

​Questions? Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1670

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

Second part of a two-part entrepreneur workshop offered in cooperation with LIGHTS from Ohio University.

Kanawha County Business Fundamentals Workshop (Feb)

Date: February 28th, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Charleston SBDC: 1116 Smith St., Room 310, Charleston WV 25301-1314 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Business Fundamentals is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business, or have had a business for one year or less. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully.

WV Automotive Supply Chain B2B Expo

Date: March 7th, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For questions, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 304-781-1668

Valley Park Conference Center (Hurricane Wave Pool)-1 Valley Park Dr., Hurricane, WV RCBI and Advantage Valley

Business-to-Business event. Large companies like Toyota, NGK, Sogefi, etc. will discuss how small businesses can be suppliers. Booths and one-on-one sessions available.

Register Here.

Kanawha County Business Fundamentals

Date: March 28th, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (304) 957-2084

Charleston SBDC, Charleston Area Alliance Building-116 Smith St., Charleston WV 25301-1314 SBDC, Regional Development Corporation

Business Fundamentals is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business, or have had a business for one year or less. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully. There is no fee due to the generosity of the Regional Development Corporation. The workshop will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 on the Third Floor of the Charleston Area Alliance Building, Room 310.

Sign up Here. Registration Deadline: 3/28/2019 11:00 AM . Registration Policies

Marshall University 2019 SPRING CAREER EXPO

Date: April 2nd, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Please call .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-696-3396 with questions, more information, and regarding JobTrax.

Marshall University Huntington campus-Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room The Office of Career Education (Career Services)

The Office of Career Education (Career Services) will conduct their annual Spring Career Expo 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room on the Huntington campus. The expo is open to all Marshall students, faculty and alumni. There will be opportunities to network, search for jobs and internships, and research companies. More than 90 employers are expected to have recruiters at the event, representing the areas of business, IT/computer science, health care, education, corrections, and many others.

Check back for a list of employers.

EMPLOYERS: To register please log in to Marshall JobTrax or call Career Services at 304-696-2370. Students don’t need to register. You will receive a CONFIRMATION email with your invoice and additional important information about that day attached.

Marcellus to Manufacturing Development Conference 2019

Date: April 8th, 2019 at 3:21 PM to April 9th, 2019

(304) 342-2123

Waterfront Place Hotel- 2 Waterfront Place Morgantown, WV 26501 West Virginia Manufacturers Association

Now in its seventh year, the Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference plays host to companies interested in locating new facilities or expanding existing operations in the state, and provides companies and industry leaders the opportunity to gain an expanded understanding of the potential for ethane and ethylene related product development in West Virginia.

Conference attendees learn about West Virginia’s advantages, including tax incentives, environmental permitting, workforce development, availability of employees and site options, and have the opportunity to network with West Virginia leaders, manufacturers and suppliers.

More information, exhibitor list, and agenda: click here

Register as an attendee or exhibitor here