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.


Mental Health

November 18 at 6:30 pm

We'll discuss:
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
What is SAD?, Signs & Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment
COVID-19 and mental health. Exploring the relationship, Concerns, Coping Skills, and Self Care Resources and Support.

Business Development Workshops

Selling Online w/Roxy Turner

November 19th at 10am

This 1-hour online training workshop showcases cost effective ways to sell online using ready to use sales platforms. Whether you are a retail store, a service or are just starting out selling your products, this program explores the tools necessary to create an online presence.

Intuit QuickBooks Workshop w/Doug Spalding

November 19th at 1pm

Join the WV SBDC in partnership with the EDC for an introduction class to QuickBooks Online. No prior QuickBooks experience is necessary. SBDC Coach Doug Spalding will take you through the basics of how to get started using QuickBooks and how it can help your business.



Audio Storytelling w/Glynis Board

Dec 2 | 7pm

Poetry During the Pandemic w/Josephus Thompson Pt 1

Dec 9 | 7pm

Poetry During the Pandemic w/Josephus Thompson Pt 2

Dec 16 | 7pm 

For more info on this program, please visit THE CREATORS PROGRAM page.

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.


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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