Entries by Onward New River Valley

Onward NRV Hosts Winter Investor Event at Pulaski Train Depot

Onward NRV hosted their investors at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Pulaski for a cozy Winter Investor Event on Thursday, December 8th. The event was sponsored by Freedom First Credit Union. Executive Director Katie Boswell welcomed elected officials, board members, investors, and guests to the event. Spencer Lowry of Freedom First Credit Union spoke […]

Tech Jobs Digital Marketing Campaign Reaches 679K People

Onward NRV promoted NRV tech jobs through a digital marketing campaign during the month of November. During the campaign, Onward specifically marketed to individuals living within a fifty-mile radius of the NRV. This was done with the goal of promoting available tech jobs to college students at Virginia Tech, Radford University, and New River Community […]

Onward NRV Posters Promote Tech and Manufacturing Jobs to Students

Onward New River Valley recently created posters to promote tech and manufacturing jobs to students throughout the region. Onward NRV staff collaborated with the team at New River Community College (NRCC) as well as Career and Technical Education directors from the Floyd County, Giles County, Montgomery County, Pulaski County, and City of Radford school systems […]

Onward NRV Hosts the Fall 2022 Tech/IT Leaders Summit

On October 6, 2022, technology industry leaders from around the New River Valley gathered for a Tech/IT leaders summit. During the summit, guest speakers Amy Baldwin Efird and Margaret Archer from Exelaration held an interactive round table discussion on the retention and recruitment of talent in the world of hybrid work environments. To help businesses […]

Onward NRV Attends Fall Career Fairs in Virginia’s New River Valley

Onward New River Valley has had a busy fall representing Virginia’s New River Valley and its bevy of opportunities to local college students at three different fall career fairs. The Virginia Tech Connection Job Fair was held in person at the Squires Student Center on September 28th and October 5, 2022, at the Uptown Christiansburg […]

NRV Tech and Manufacturing Industries Show Strength and Resiliency Two Years Into COVID-19 Pandemic

New River Valley, VA – In May 2022, Onward New River Valley partnered with the New River Valley Regional Commission, through a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration CARES Act, to conduct surveys of technology and manufacturing companies in Virginia’s New River Valley. Onward New River Valley engaged the Virginia Tech Center for Economic […]

Onward NRV Hosts Manufacturing Leaders Summit

On October 4, 2022, manufacturing leaders from across the region gathered together at the beautifully appointed Holiday Inn in Christiansburg to network and learn about how business leaders doing business overseas can benefit from utilizing a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). Cornelia Steinert, Director of Foreign-Trade Zones Services with John S. James Co, shared how an […]

Onward NRV Presents 2022 Regional Impact Award

Onward New River Valley presented the 2022 Regional Impact Award to Phoenix Hardwoods at the organization’s Annual Dinner on September 8, 2022. The Regional Impact Awards are presented annually and celebrate companies who are making an impact in Virginia’s New River Valley by bringing new jobs and investment to the region. Phoenix Hardwoods: Expansion announced […]

Onward NRV Hosts 2022 Annual Dinner

Onward New River Valley hosted its 2022 Annual Dinner at the Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on September 8, 2022. The event drew key stakeholders from across the region and featured a networking reception, a buffet dinner, an awards ceremony, and a program. There were 167 individuals in attendance. Chair of the Onward NRV […]