Entries by Ashley Lamb

Onward NRV Creates Regional Job Board

Onward NRV launches a regional job board as part of our five-year strategic plan, Onward 2023. As part of Goal Two, attract and retain talent, Onward NRV created a job board to showcase the variety of job opportunities and career pathways throughout the region. The job board, which can be found on the Virginia’s New […]

Onward NRV Investor Luncheon Addresses State of the Region

Onward NRV hosted their quarterly investor meeting at Radford University to address the state of the region. In celebration of Onward NRV’s 30th birthday, public leaders from the New River Valley came together to address the needs and successes of the region. On February 12, 1990 Virginia’s New River Valley Economic Development Alliance, Onward NRV’s […]

Biannual IT Summit Discusses Tech Talent and Housing

Onward NRV hosted the third information technology leader’s summit with industry leaders from the New River Valley. This summit focused on Onward NRV’s technology initiatives and upcoming housing projects from local developers. As part of the Onward 2023 Strategic Plan, Onward NRV launched two videos that showcase the in demand technology careers in the NRV […]

Developing a Destination for Talent Initiatives

Onward NRV participated in the GO Virginia Faculty Networking and Internship Event at Virginia Tech to connect employers with talent. This event was a two part event that created the opportunity for regional employers to meet with faculty in order to understand what opportunities there are to participate in project-based work in the classroom and […]

Onward NRV Hosts Winter Social at Hotel Floyd

Onward NRV hosted their winter quarterly investor event at Hotel Floyd this December. The focus of the winter social was the food processing and agribusiness industry in the New River Valley. Investors heard about the hemp industry from Kelli Scott with the Virginia Cooperative Extension and Derek Wall from The Buffalo Hemp Company. Kelli shared […]

Onward NRV Partners with VEDP to Host Media Tour

New River Valley, VA – Onward New River Valley partnered with Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) this fall to host a media tour showcasing the technology assets in the region. Five journalists from across the United States participated in a three day media tour that ended in the New River Valley. Onward NRV coordinated several […]