The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) thanks all our sponsors for their continued support of the research park. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor and would like more information, please email Melissa Vidmar, Business Development and Communications Manager.

Tenant Leader Banquet: March 22, 2017

Events by Sherri and The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center


Clint White, Branch Manager → Clint.W.White@ehi.com | 540-382-7970, ext. 4
Anthony Hayes, Area Manager → Anthony.L.Hayes@ehi.com | 304-910-1685
Location 1: Tech Center Drive @ Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport
Location 2: 55 Ponderosa Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Golf Tournament: June 7, 2017

→ Raffle sponsors

Raffle sponsor spotlight:
Skydive orange
Virginia's Premier first-time Tandem skydiving and full service skydiving school
- Tandems, AFF, Wingsuit school, equipment sales -  we do it all year 'round.

One-day first time jump at Skydive Orange, Washington DC/Northern Virginia's Premier Drop Zone providing first time Tandem Skydiving for Potomac, Maryland/ DC. Must be at least 18 years old, under 220 pounds and in reasonably good health. Jumping year 'round from 13,500 at the same location since 1979!

Thank you to all our raffle sponsors → Back to Nature Landscaping & Wildlife Restoration | Beliveau Estate Winery and Recreational Venue | Blacksburg Partnership | Campus Cookies | Carilion Wellness | Carowinds | Center in the Square | Courtyard Marriott Blacksburg | Creole That | Dominos NRV | Downtown Roanoke | Enterprise | In-Depth Cleaning | Mardi Gras Casino & Resort | New River Engraving | Nom Noms | RBTC | The Mud Room | Tillerman Coffee Co. | Todd's Jewelry | Obis One | Our Daily Bread | South Main Auto Service | VT Alumni Association | Virginia Tech On-Campus Golf Course | Wordsprint | Zeppolis Italian Restaurant & Wine Shop


Tenant & Family Picnic: August 11, 2017


Green eyed designsBrown Edwards

Thompson Tire


  1. Diamond: Courtyard Marriott Blacksburg
  2. Diamond: Union Bank & Trust
  3. Platinum: Highlands at Huckleberry Ridge; Park Properties
  4. Platinum: Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech
  5. Platinum: Brown Edwards
  6. Platinum: Thompson Tire
  7. Photobooth: TKA Architects
  8. Theme: Hampton Inn Christiansburg/Blacksburg
  9. Bar: EDC
  10. Band: The Crossings at Blacksburg
  11. Stadium Cup Koozie: Green-Eyed Designs
  12. Non-alcoholic Beverage: Baseline Solar Solutions
  13. Gold: Advanced Logic Industries / Brush Mountain Data Center
  14. Gold: ALCOVA Mortgage
  15. Gold: The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
  16. Gold: Comfort Inn Blacksburg
  17. Gold: Milestone Development - The Fairfield Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express Christiansburg and Homewood Suites
  18. Gold: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
  19. Gold: SERVPRO of Montgomery & Pulaski Counties
  20. Gold: National Bank
  21. Gold: Member One Federal Credit Union
  22. Gold: Wells Fargo
  23. Silver: It's Game Time at NRV SuperBowl
  24. Silver: Siegel Link
  25. Silver: Holiday Inn Christiansburg/Blacksburg
  26. Silver: GJ Hopkins
  27. Silver: Anna Pittman, Ph.D. InStill Mindfulness SWVA program
  28. Silver: Blacksburg Boxing & Fitness
  29. Silver: Clinton's Transfer & Storage
  30. Silver: Main Street Inn
  31. Silver: Legacy Builders NRV Inc.
  32. Silver: Futurity First and Liberty Mutual Insurance
  33. Silver: Shelter Alternatives, Inc.
  34. Bronze: Hethwood Apartment Homes (HHHunt)
  35. Bronze: Taylor Office Supply
  36. Bronze: Obis One


Chili Cook-off Competition: October 5, 2017

the Highlands

Title sponsor: Highlands at Huckleberry Ridge; Park Properties
535 Blackrock Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-552-0826 | highlandsls@parkpropertiesinc.com

Decorations sponsor: Courtyard Marriott Blacksburg

Previous Year Sponsors:


The VTCRC recognizes outstanding sponsors at our annual tenant leader banquet through our awards presentation. Below are our 2015 recipients.

  • Premier: Recognizes highest level of support and continuous overall commitment

  • Diamond: Recognizes outstanding support and customer service
    Liberty Mutual and Wordsprint

Sponsorship Levels At-a-Glance:

  • Over all Premier Sponsor for Golf Tournament and Tenant & Family Picnic ($3,000)
  • Golf Tournament: Levels range from $150 to $750
  • Tenant & Family Picnic: Levels range from $150 to $1,500
  • Chili Cook-off and Pumpkin Carving Contests: $1,000

Event Statistics:

  • Golf Tournament: Morning and Afternoon Flights
    Approximately 26-34 VTCRC teams of four play
  • Tenant & Family Picnic
    Approximately: 1,500-1,700 tenants and their families attend
  • Chili Cook-off Competition
    Approximately 100-150 employees