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.

Tech Resources

The SPTC Program and Marketing committee have provided COVID-19 resources to assist our members
COVID-19 Resources

Join Us

Regardless of your business or personal activity, it is hard to deny that technology and innovation are impacting and changing the way we all operate. Be part of the growing technology movement right here in Southern Piedmont by joining the SPTC. The 2020 Membership Drive is underway, as a member of SPTC, you can connect with the tech community, develop professionally, and promote your organization. 


Update From The Commonwealth’s Chief Broadband Advisor

Virginia’s Chief Broadband Advisor, Evan Feinman, serves as Virginia’s single point of contact and integration for broadband issues, efforts, and initiatives and to increase the availability and affordability of broadband throughout all regions of the Commonwealth.

Join us on September 10th as he provides a broadband update for Southern Virginia.


Thought about Joining?

Pro-rated membership rates are now being offered for the remainder of the year.

Member Spotlight

New College Institute

You don’t have to go to the NCAA to find a Hokie and a Highlander under one roof. The New College Institute is home to a diverse group of educators from K12-to-colleges as well as having partners in both business and industry.  Discover how NCI has blossomed from two empty classrooms and a tiny computer lab to becoming a premier educational facility.


Online Recruiting and Talent Attraction Webinar

Recruiting employees without the help of technology is almost unthinkable these days. With new recruitment solutions popping up almost every day, recruiters and their teams might find themselves feeling lost and overwhelmed when selecting digital solutions.

On August 13th, Steve Youll, Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s Managing Director, Talent Acquisition, presented tips on understanding job board logic, metrics and analytics you should be tracking and audience target messaging to help you utilize technology to reach the right candidates. View the recording below. 



SOVA Innovation Hub announces the LinkedIn Learning Lab training program
South Boston, VA – The SOVA Innovation Hub today announced a new training program for job seekers, students, and anyone looking to…
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Member Spotlight – New College Institute
You don’t have to go to the NCAA to find a Hokie and a Highlander under one roof. The New College Institute…
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Member Spotlight – Showcase Your Properties
If these walls could talk is not just wishful thinking anymore.  The staff of Showcase Your Properties know how to bring your…
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Member Spotlight – Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
When it comes to one-stop shopping, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center is hard to beat.  With its humble beginnings in a…
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June Member Spotlight – River City Systems, Inc.
The Southern Piedmont Technology Council is pleased to launch its newest benefit:  Member Spotlight. Each month, identified members will be showcased in…
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LiveGrow Bio And IALR’s Plant Endophyte Research Center Partner on Microbial Biological Solutions for Growers and Agribusiness
LiveGrow Bio’s manufacturing, formulation, and delivery system, IALR’s endophytes may present natural alternative to chemical treatments The Institute for Advanced Learning and…
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Community Comes Together to Support Local Healthcare Providers
SVHEC R&D Center supports local effort to make aerosol boxes for medical staff treating COVID-19 patients. As the nation continues its battle…
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PHCC donates thousands of masks, other equipment to healthcare workers
MARTINSVILLE, VA – This week, Patrick Henry Community College’s health science department is donating thousands of items of personal protective gear to…
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