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

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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 – MBC

Broadband internet is essential to our everyday lives whether we are connecting to our workplace, our children are connecting with their teachers or we are streaming our favorite shows on Netflix, we rely on high speed internet. Mid-Atlantic Broadband is a leader in creating unique public-private partnerships to build and operate open-access fiber networks.

MBC has built nearly 2,000 route miles of fiber in Southern Virginia to bring competition and drive down costs to accelerate digital inclusiveness. Discover how they have provided this extensive infrastructure stretching the distance from Southern Virginia to Yellowstone National Park.

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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

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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.

Webinars 

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2021 memberships are available now!
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News

Member Spotlight – Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation
Broadband internet is essential to our everyday lives whether we are connecting to our workplace, our children are connecting with their teachers…
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SOVA Innovation Hub Launches Career Boost Program
New Program Gives Southern Virginia Citizens Access to Resume Reviews and Mock Interviews to Help Them Stand Out in Hiring Process January 5,…
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IALR BREAKS GROUND ON $25.5M CENTER FOR MANUFACTURING ADVANCEMENT
51,250-square-foot Center to enhance Southern Virginia’s advanced manufacturing sector The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) has broken ground to build…
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SVHEC Launches ProductWorks with Virtual Ribbon Cutting
ProductWorks is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s only single source location for product design & development services South Boston, VA—On November 10th, the…
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Member Spotlight – Patrick Henry Community College
This month we put the spotlight on Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC). PHCC is a comprehensive community college committed to enriching the…
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PHCC gets Caterpillar simulators
PHCC gets new simulators Patrick Henry Community College recently received two new heavy equipment Caterpillar Simulators and a Caterpillar Trailer to open…
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Member Spotlight – Noblis
“Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life,” writes Mark Twain.  The…
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In Loving Memory of Bill Stephens
William  B. “Bill” Stephens Jr. was a Renaissance Man.  Whether you were talking about Broadband or Broadway, he could always contribute.  He…
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