Virtual Cooking Show: The Shenandoah Valley Life. Choose Your Own Cozy.

Posted on November 29, 2021

November 29, 2021 Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley life is 365 days of “cozy.” Our cozy character is formed by a mosaic of majestic mountains, downtown hubs, and accessible outdoor recreation. The region’s unparalleled quality of living combined with critical infrastructure, strategic market access, and a dynamic workforce creates a business climate companies proudly call home. The […]

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Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing Training

Posted on October 5, 2021

Participants paid to train for manufacturing jobs, guaranteed interviews with 7 companies Date: October 5, 2021 WEYERS CAVE VA – Offering paid training and a chance to interview with seven manufacturing companies, Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing Training is a new program provided by Blue Ridge Community College aimed at bringing awareness to modern manufacturing in […]

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Virtual Cooking Show: Oh, the Places We’ll Go: Back to School Edition

Posted on September 1, 2021

September 1, 2021 It’s back to school for the Shenandoah Valley’s 10 colleges and universities, 8 career and technical centers, and public and private K-12 schools. Our annual 9,000+ graduates are ready to serve new business development or existing industry expansions. In August, nine site selectors followed along as we prepared granola bars and had […]

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Twelve Companies Selected to Participate in Virginia Leaders in Export Trade Program

Posted on July 16, 2021

Two-year export program provides resources to support international business expansion July 15, 2021 Richmond—The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced the acceptance of 12 companies into its two-year Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program. The VALET program assists companies in the Commonwealth that are committed to international exporting as a growth strategy. To […]

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Virginia Economic Review · Second Quarter 2021

Posted on July 7, 2021

July 7, 2021 In this issue of Virginia Economic Review, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) explores the economic value that international trade brings to companies and consumers and detail Virginia’s ambitious international trade plan to boost exports by 50% over the next 10–15 years. Shenandoah Valley highlights include (page numbers reference digital version): 10 – Ryzing […]

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Virtual Cooking Show – Fresh Food, Fresh Air, Fresh Perspective

Posted on May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021 A mosaic of productive family farms, vibrant cities, and accessible outdoor recreation form the essential character of the Shenandoah Valley. Home to four of the top five agricultural-producing counties in Virginia, local is defined by a country drive, not a 100+ mile commute. Our majestic fields and downtown hubs weave together farm-to-table […]

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Colliers International Recognizes Shenandoah Valley Among “10 Emerging Industrial Markets to Watch” in 2021

Posted on May 1, 2021

April 2021 The diversification of drivers affecting growth provides stability in the region. The growth of existing companies, new e-commerce requirements and 3PL activity have all helped the region. The shift to online shopping has helped companies focus on moving into space along the Shenandoah/I-81 Corridor. Click here to read the full story on Colliers International’s […]

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Support for Local Air Service Grows with Creation of Community Air Service Task Force

Posted on April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Swartz, Ph.D., SHD Air Service Task Force Chair (540) 568-5272 It has been an incredible three years for Shenandoah Valley Airport (SHD). After announcing their non-stop United Express jet service powered by SkyWest in April 2018, SHD experienced record passenger numbers, added additional flights in the […]

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Sanford Holshouser Economic Development, LLC (SHEDC) Announces Affiliation of New Partner

Posted on April 14, 2021

Sanford Holshouser Economic Development, LLC (SHEDC) is pleased to announce the affiliation of their new partner, John J. Smolak, of Roanoke, Virginia. John and brings a wealth of experience having spent the last 45 years in economic and community development, in various capacities, both in the private and public sector.Most recently, John was with AEP […]

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Grow with Google

Posted on March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 The Shenandoah Valley Partnership, in coordination with the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center, is initiating a series of webinars to assist our investors in learning best practices and very helpful information – direct from Google! Using YouTube to Grow Your Business · April 6, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Are you thinking […]

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