Entries by Ashley Lamb

Onward NRV Hosts SelectUSA FAM Tour

Onward NRV hosted an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) tour for SelectUSA European consultant and Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP). The tour showcased the UAS assets across Virginia’s New River Valley to demonstrate the benefits of locating UAS companies here. The day started with breakfast, a state presentation from VEDP, and a regional presentation from Charlie […]

Onward NRV 2019 Annual Dinner

Virginia’s New River Valley – Onward New River Valley held its 2019 Annual Dinner at the German Club in Blacksburg, VA with 162 individuals in attendance. After a warm welcome from Dennis Reece, Onward NRV Chair, Onward NRV recognized Julian Kirk and Ed Lawhorn for their years of service to the organization. Julian served on […]

Onward NRV 2019 Regional Impact Awards

Virginia’s New River Valley – Onward NRV delivered the 2019 Regional Impact Award to 5 companies in the New River Valley at our 2019 Annual Dinner. The Regional Impact Award recognizes and celebrates those companies who are investing and creating jobs in the NRV. Over the past year, these award winners have had a significant […]

Bi-Annual IT Summit Discusses Housing and Airport Logistics

New River Valley, VA – Onward NRV hosted the second IT summit of the year at the Hyatt in Blacksburg, VA. As part of Onward NRV’s Five-Year Strategy, Onward 2023, we hosted the bi-annual summit for the Information Technology industry to encourage collaboration around common challenges and opportunties and provide input on Onward NRV’s industry […]

Onward NRV Hosts 2nd Economic Vitality Summit

Virginia’s New River Valley – Last week, Onward NRV hosted the 2nd Economic Vitality Summit at Radford University. Economic leaders from all across the New River Valley were invited to participate and share updates and ideas on how to help the region prosper. The purpose of the summits is to promote collaboration within the NRV […]

Onward NRV Speaks at VT Local Employer Summit

Director of Business Engagement, James Cabler, recently spoke at the Virginia Tech Career and Professional Development Local Employer Summit. As part of the local employment community panel, James had the opportunity to share with over 26 companies and organizations how Onward NRV is committed to bringing and retaining talent in the community. He shared Onward […]

Onward NRV 2018-2019 Annual Report

This year Onward NRV has been working hard to build collaborative partnerships and market the assets and strengths of the NRV. With the support and investment from our 115 investors, we were able to successfully transition into executing year one of the five-year strategy, Onward 2023. Our 2018-2019 Annual Report showcases some of our key […]

Onward NRV is Hiring!

Onward NRV is looking for a highly-qualified Part-Time: Office Administrator to join the team. General Job Description The Office Administrator is a hands-on position with broad responsibilities. The position will require experience in bookkeeping as well as general office administrative skills. The Office Administrator serves both internal (employees) and external audiences (investors, partners and vendors), exhibits […]

Onward NRV Regional Video Wins Hermes Creative Award

Onward NRV received Gold Award Level from Hermes Creative Awards for the regional video showcasing the New River Valley. Hermes Creative Awards an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of […]

Onward NRV Welcomes its 2019-2021 Board of Directors and Officers

Onward NRV is excited to welcome new board directors and officers who will help continue to move onward as we work together to grow Virginia’s New River Valley! The board is made up of thought-leaders and community stakeholders that are passionate about the New River Valley. They are committed to improving the economic development landscape […]