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. 


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, we will hear from Steve Youll, Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s Managing Director, Talent Acquisition, to learn what free resources are available, 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. 


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 projects to life.  Veteran businessman, Gordon Martel, partnering with broadcasting celebrity, David “Hutch” Hutcherson guarantee that your property is showcased with cinematic quality rivaled only by Hollywood itself.  Find out more from the experts who describe it best.


Awards Banquet

The SPTC is excited to announce Miss America, Camille Schrier, as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Innovative Stars Awards Banquet. Camille is a biochemist and STEM advocate!

Due to the current diagnosed cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Virginia and the Governors steps to implement precautions, the SPTC has postponed the Awards Banquet to October 15, 2020. The health and safety of our attendees, speakers, and organizers are our top priority.

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How Online Banking Can Benefit Your Small Business

Online banking can be very efficient for your business and has been critical to many businesses and organizations especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

At our July 9th webinar we were joined by Matthew Speare, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, at Carter Bank & Trust for an overview of online banking and Automated Clearing House (ACH) payment processing. View the recording below. 



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