Business Partners Newsletter
May 2016: Volume 16, No. 6
The E-newsletter of the Roanoke County Economic Development Department is designed to showcase the investments and achievements of our existing business partners. For additional information about doing business in Roanoke County, visit our website .
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TMEIC Ribbon Cutting



Entrepreneur Express  -  June 9th
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General Inquires
P: (540) 772-2069
F: (540) 772-2030

Economic Development
5204 Bernard Drive, SW
Room 421
PO Box 29800
Roanoke, VA 24018

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Jay Brenchick

Joe Zielinski

Glenna Ratcliffe
Administrative Assistant

To design and implement innovative economic development programs and services that leverage community assets, create wealth and prosperity, and embrace the region's  

A good move for more than just your business.
Business Workshops In June
Enterprise Development Growth Engine Workshop - June 14

Enterprise Development Growth Engine (EDGE) is a new program designed for small manufacturing, engineering and technology
companies in Virginia. The program will provide meaningful assistance
to generate sustainable positive financial impact to your business.
Workshop Flyer                            Registration

Product Owners Forum - June 15

Bring your current challenges or topics you would like to discuss with fellow Product Managers. We'll use the Lean Coffee format to talk through ideas and come up with a topic that is interesting and timely for the group...

BizDev Forum - June 23

The next BizDev Forum, on Thursday, June 23, will be an open conversation and round table style discussion on how marketing and sales professionals in our region have been able to maximize on their trade shows spending by developing a process.

Community Strategic Plan Draft Available For Public Review 
FREE Safety Planning for Business
Board Recognizes Corrugated Container Corporation
Student Engineering Expo Was A Huge Success!
Archer Family Recognized by Virginia House of Delegates
Ground Breaking - Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center

Board of Supervisors Member Martha Hooker addressed community leaders and supporters of the $1.7M expansion at Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center today. 

The much needed 12,000-plus square foot addition will serve a waiting list of 40 to 50 students by offering one-on-one services, STARS classrooms, a gym, a vocational training center and a life skills center. I would like to point out that the life skills center will be the first of its kind in the Roanoke region.

Learn more about Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center


WRABA Walks Continue in Roanoke County
Creative Wellness Therapeutic Massage
Catawba Sustainability Center News
Rezoning For Macado's in Vinton!
  Want to learn more about the new Macado's in Vinton?
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Roanoke County Business On RVTV


This program airs from the first week of April until the last week of June in 2016.
This episode of the Roanoke County Business Partners television show highlights opportunities to participate in community strategic planning, as well as opportunities for employment, investment, and business assistance.
Go to to view the latest Business Partners online video.

Roanoke County Business Partners airs every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and every Friday at 6:00 p.m. on RVTV Channel 3.