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.
The SPTC Program and Marketing committee have provided COVID-19 resources to assist our members
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.
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.
Member Spotlight – City of Danville
New York isn’t the only city that never sleeps. The City of Danville, Virginia stands ready 24/7 to provide whatever is needed for its citizens and this region. Named in 1977 and again in 2020 as an All-American City, Danville was recognized for its commitment to being a community that leverages civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness and innovation to successfully address local issues. Find out more about this enterprising member which works ‘round the clock’ today to prepare for tomorrow.
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.
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
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.