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.

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Tech at Lunch

Discover how Averett University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will benefit students and our region at the May 13 Tech at Lunch virtual meeting. The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation serves as an academic-learning lab and entrepreneurial gateway for students, connecting them with the region’s economic environment while accelerating and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in southern Virginia. 

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Member Spotlight – Sovah Health

An apple a day used to keep the doctor away, but not anymore.  Thanks to the addition of Telemedicine, patients and providers are able to connect through virtual visits by way of their Apple phones or other devices.  Learn more about how Sovah Health is serving our communities. 

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SOVA Innovation Hub Tech at Lunch

The SOVA Innovation Hub brings together business and education partners to offer innovative programs that inspire people to pursue digital careers and entrepreneurship.

On March 11th Lauren Mathena, Mid-Atlantic Broadband; Jeremy Satterfield, Microsoft; and Rebecca Stimson, SOVA Innovation Hub discussed the exciting opportunities that the Innovation Hub will provide for our region. They also provided a virtual tour of their 15,000 state-of-the-art facility in South Boston which includes a co-working space, training centers, and a Microsoft Experience Center. 

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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 – Sovah Health
Member Spotlight – Sovah Health An apple a day used to keep the doctor away, but not anymore.  Thanks to the addition…
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Pittsylvania County Will See Expanded Broadband Thanks to RiverStreet
RiverStreet Networks will connect more Pittsylvania County homes to the internet through 2022 CHATHAM – If you listen closely in Pittsylvania County,…
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Member Spotlight – City of Danville
Member Spotlight – City of Danville New York isn’t the only city that never sleeps.  The City of Danville, Virginia stands ready…
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Plans advance to build Innovation Lab
Mid-Atlantic Broadband (MBC) is moving forward with the design of a $3 million companion facility to the SOVA Innovation Hub, with the…
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Microsoft donates supplies, equipment to Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
Anthony Putorek, a representative of the Microsoft Global Workforce Development team, and the Microsoft datacenter management staff in Boydton, Virginia, organized several…
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Member Spotlight – Virginia Multimedia
There are two sides to every story…well, sometimes three.  3D that is.  Watch as member, Virginia Multimedia, tells our stories of the…
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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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