Onward NRV Visits Greenville Site Selectors with I-81 Corridor Group

Katie Boswell, Executive Director of Onward NRV, recently visited Greenville, South Carolina as part of the I-81 Corridor Marketing Group. She was joined on the trip by Ann Blair Miller, Director of Business Investment of the Roanoke Regional Partnership; Jay Langston, Executive Director of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership; and Patrick Barker, Director of the Economic Coalition of the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

The purpose of the trip was to market both the I-81 Corridor and the four individual regions to site selectors in the Greenville area. During two days of meetings, the group met with representatives from Quest Site Solutions, Strategic Development Group, Newmark and Global Location Strategies. Additionally, the group hosted an evening networking event at Group Therapy Pub & Playground.

Onward NRV looks forward to future marketing events with the I-81 Corridor Group. Learn more about Onward NRV’s site selector marketing efforts here.

Learn more about sites and buildings available in Virginia’s New River Valley 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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