Sometimes the amount of information available to small businesses can be overwhelming, so we’ve compiled a handful of local and state resources that can directly benefit your business.
Downtown Hopewell Guidelines
Find a list of allowable businesses in the Downtown district along with qualifying design and sign guidelines for the historic district.
Virginia Business One Stop
A great resource for new or expanding businesses that will make your life a lot easier. If you are starting or expanding a business check out this great resource.
Crater Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The HDP has consistently relied upon the people at our own SBDC for help with business plans, funding, and numerous business seminars ranging from using e-mail marketing to accounting software. More information and a list of upcoming free seminars can be found on their website.
Hopewell is lucky to have a great Chamber of Commerce which provides many resources to our local businesses.
Hopewell Department of Economic Development
The City’s economic development office may have resources and incentives that benefit your business.
Provides resources for funding and start up assistance along with a list of other resources to help Virginia businesses.
CNU E-Commerce Technical Assistance
Virginia Electronic Commerce Technology Center at Christopher Newport University (VECTEC) offers e-commerce services to small and mid-sized Virginia businesses including: e-commerce consulting; web site design and development; shopping systems and custom database development; e-government assistance; nonprofit assistance; and education programs.