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 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.


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Member Spotlight – The SPTC wants to feature your organization!

Each month the SPTC shines their Member Spotlight on the region, we want to hear from you! Promote an event, share company news, or opportunities with the entire SPTC footprint!


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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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2023 Innovation Stars Awards Winners
The 2023 Innovation Stars Awards banquet was a rewarding night full of networking and celebrating our innovation stars.  Keynote speaker, Dr. Zachary…
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Riverstreet Networks hosts groundbreaking ceremony in Pittsylvania County, Va
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Pittsylvania County’s unique approach to solving broadband challenges
Source: Cardinal News | Serving Southwest and Southside Virginia Author: Grace Mamon Pittsylvania County is taking a unique approach to one of…
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GO TEC will expand its career pathway program for students to reach 50 middle schools
Source: WDBJ By: Makayla Shelton DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) – The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research will be expanding its GO TEC program after…
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Board of Director Appointments 2023
Hope Harris-Gayles, Associate Director of Communications & Outreach & DEI Officer at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center Frank Della Pia, Executive…
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Amazon Web Services Plans to Invest $35 Billion in the Commonwealth by 2040 to Expand Data Center Campuses
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GCAPS Internship and Scholarship Program
GCAPS, in collaboration with the Virginia Tech Chapter of Women Transportation Seminar (WTS) International, will award a paid internship and accompanying scholarship for…
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