Onward NRV Exhibits at AUVSI Xponential 2024

Onward NRV recently exhibited at AUVSI Xponential 2024 as part of the Virginia Pavilion sponsored by the Virginia Unmanned Systems Center at VIPC. This year’s Xponential was hosted in San Diego from April 22nd – 25th. Executive Director Katie Boswell attended the event on behalf of Onward NRV.

Onward NRV was one of many economic development groups from across the Commonwealth of Virginia to participate in this year’s booth. Montgomery County Economic Development was also part of the exhibit. Participating in Xponential is one of the ways that Onward NRV attracts new businesses and supports existing businesses in the growing uncrewed systems industry in Virginia’s New River Valley.

Learn more about the Virginia Pavilion here.

Learn more about Xponential 2024 here.


Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”

Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.

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