CoVid-19 Pandemic Update:

The WVSU EDC will be closed until further notice.

Please check back for updates. 


All workshops are being provided online (via Zoom) at this time. 




Coworking Space for Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Digital Artists, Makers and the Generally Curious




The West Virginia State University Economic Development Center (EDC) has been offering business and entrepreneurship training, office space leasing, and small business start-up support on Charleston’s West Side for more than a decade.


In addition to spaces for trainings, meetings and office leasing, the facility features an area for art exhibits, video capture space, green screen capabilities, a voice studio and an editing suite, serving as a co-working space for the creative economy.

Online Events


Upcoming Workshops provided by the WVSU EDC. All workshops will be delivered via Zoom due to COVID19.

Workshop links will be emailed to the address you provide at registration.


Business Development Workshops

September 29th-30th at 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Boots to Business: Reboot

Veterans of all eras, Active Duty Service members (including national Guard and Reserve), and spouses are eligible to participate. Participants will learn the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business, including steps for developing business concepts, how to develop a business plan, and information on SBA resources available to help.

October 6th at 10am

Get the most from Google Analytics (Part I)

From learning about the age and gender of your visitors to where they come from to the technology they use. This session is dedicated to reviewing some of the key tools to use within Google Analytics.


October 14th at 7pm

Independent Publishing w/Eric Douglas

The publishing world has changed dramatically over the last few years. Independent publishing is now  a business decision instead of a last-ditch option. Eric Douglas is a hybrid author, with books published by traditional publishers and an independent author. His talk will cover the pitfalls and plusses of being an indie and he will also talk about what to do when your book is “out there”. He will discuss marketing your books, staying “exclusive” or “going wide” and lessons he’s learned.

October 20th at 10am

A Practical Lesson in Google Analytics (Part II)

This workshop provides a real-life overview of your Google Analytics information. How to set it up to what are the red flags to look out for? This is a practical lesson in Google Analytics.

Questions? Email

When you register for these online workshops, please note that the links for joining the meetings will be sent to the email address provided. Thank you.

Business Development Workshops


Creators Program

Previous Events

1506 Kanawha Blvd. West

Charleston, WV 25387


Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm

Additional Parking:  Charleston Orthopedic building located at

1532 Kanawha Blvd. W

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