What is the SPTC?

The Southern Piedmont Technology Council (SPTC) is a member based organization consisting of technology companies and advocates from Southern Virginia. Through our networking meetings, conferences and banquets, we have aimed at building on our membership base, educating the community, facilitating discussion with, and increasing Southern Piedmont’s exposure to other parts of Virginia.

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The SPTC Program and Marketing committee have provided COVID-19 resources to assist our members
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The SPTC is a member-based organization consisting of technology companies, high-tech industries, technology educators, local governments, and other technology advocates from Southern Virginia. Since the inception, the SPTC has been an advocate and voice in stressing the importance of the need for the region to invest in technology.


On February 10th, SPTC held it’s Annual Membership Meeting where new Board of Directors and Executive Committee Officers were voted on and introduced. To see who will be joining 2022 President, Robert Taylor, with Riverstreet Networks see the article linked below: 

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Annual Membership Meeting and Innovative Stars Awards

At the February 10th Annual Membership Meeting the celebrated Southern Piedmont’s technology community and honored the contributions of individuals and organizations that promote the importance of technology in the SPTC service region. 




Member Spotlight – Harris, Harvey, Neal & Co.

This month the SPTC is shining their Member Spotlight on Harris, Harvey, Neal & Co – read the full article to see how this CPA firm invests in continued education, state-of-the-art computer technology all while maintaining client relationships


Tech Bunch @ Lunch – Controlled Environment Agriculture

Dr. Michael Evans discusses the ever-growing agriculture sector known as controlled environmental agriculture which includes hydroponics, soilless culture and vertical farming. 



Virtually Tour GO TEC’s Training Lab

On February 11th, Dr. Tammy Hurt and Jacob Taylor gave an overview of this exciting program that is training our future workforce and provided a virtual tour of the new state-of-the-art training lab housed at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. View the recording below



Miss a Webinar? 

View our collection of past webinar recordings. Topics include Productive Online Meetings, SEO, Online Banking, Online Recruitment and Talent Attraction, Southern VA Broadband Update, and Cybersecurity: Response, Remediation And Recovery.


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2021 memberships are available now!


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