Entries by Onward New River Valley

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 […]

Onward NRV Releases FY 2021-22 Annual Report

Onward New River Valley released the organization’s FY 2021-22 Annual Report at the 2022 Annual Dinner on September 8th. The Annual Report updates Onward NRV’s investors on the organization’s initiatives and highlights regional successes for Virginia’s New River Valley over the past year. During the fiscal year 2021-22, Onward NRV contributed to the economic development […]

Onward NRV Wins SEDC Award for Regional Bus Wrap Marketing Campaign

  VIRGINIA’S NEW RIVER VALLEY – Onward New River Valley is proud to have received an award from the Southern Economic Development Council through its 2022 Communication Awards Competition. The award was presented for Onward’s “NRV Bus Wrap Project,” and won the Special Judges Award for Creativity. Onward New River Valley developed and worked with […]

Virginia Business Highlights Regional Collaborations

New River Valley, VA – Onward NRV was recently featured in Virginia Business magazine. An article, titled “Generation Next”, describes the new wave of “super collaborators” driving economic development in and around the New River Valley. The article details the relatively fresh economic leadership within the New River Valley and Roanoke regions saying, “many of […]

Onward NRV Hosts Tour for Secretary of Commerce & Trade and VEDP CEO

Onward NRV hosted Virginia Secretary of Commerce & Trade Caren Merrick and Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) President and CEO Jason El Koubi on a tour of Virginia’s New River Valley on Thursday, July 21st and Friday, July 22nd. Other tour guests included Wyatt Toehlke, Special Assistant for Policy, Commerce & Trade; Christy Morton, VEDP […]

Onward NRV Wraps Up 3rd Annual NRV Experience Program

Onward New River Valley, the regional economic development organization serving Virginia’s New River Valley, wrapped up their third annual NRV Experience internship program at Eastern Divide Brewing Company on Thursday, July 28th. The event brought together participating interns, their employers, young professional groups, and alumni associations from across the NRV to network and celebrate the […]

Onward NRV and Local Partners Exhibit at SelectUSA 2022

In late June, Onward NRV sponsored a booth promoting Virginia’s New River Valley at the 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit. Local economic developers from across the region collaborated with Onward NRV to staff the booth and promote the NRV to companies attending the Summit. The attending LEDOs included Brian Hamilton (Montgomery County Economic Development Director), Michael […]

NRV Experience 2022 Interns Discover Virginia’s New River Valley

NRV Experience interns from the 2022 cohort discovered the benefits of living and working in Virginia’s New River Valley this summer by participating in five unique excursions. The excursions, held throughout the months of June and July, were designed to each highlight one of the New River Valley’s five localities. Onward NRV collaborated with the […]