VIP Media Day @ the VTCRC

Sep 18, 2018 -

First-ever exclusive look...

Media Day

Quick jump: Media and Press Contact  |  Tentative Schedule 
Sponsors  |  Media Mentions
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MEET YOUR VIRGINIA TECH CORPORATE RESEARCH CENTER HOSTSJoe Meredith and Dawn Myers

  • Joe Meredith, Ph.D.
    President & CEO
  • Dawn Myers
    Chief Operating Officer

VIP MEDIA DAY is an opportunity for local, regional and national media outlets to get a first-ever exclusive look into the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC), located in Blacksburg, VA, and adjacent to Virginia Tech.

Invited media will be paired with companies whose research and development interest you the most and media will leave with exclusive content and expert contacts for future editorials, video, blogs, etc. The VTCRC looks forward to your presence as we showcase our national and global footprint. Plus, complimentary helicopter flyovers provided by Summit Helicopters, Inc., so that you may get a rare bird's eye view of the 230-acre research park.

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
  • Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
    Blacksburg, VA 24060 {Google Maps} {Campus Map}
  • Location hub for VIP Media Day: Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport

MEDIA AND PRESS CONTACT

  • If you have questions or want to inquire how your media outlet might obtain a press pass, please submit press credentials to Melissa Vidmar, Business Development & Communications Manager, at melissa.vidmar@vtcrc.com.
  • For media who may require lodging 9/17, 9/18 or 9/19, please call the Courtyard Marriott Blacksburg at 540-552-5222 and reference VTCRC Media Day or reserve online. Rate is $99 + tax.

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULEAirport

LOCATION HUB FOR VIP MEDIA DAY: Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport @ the VTCRC

Media, guests and dignitaries arrive @ 10:30 a.m.

  • The media will receive VIP Media Day pass, press kit and personalized schedule
  • A complimentary lunch will be provided as Joe Meredith, Ph.D. and Dawn Myers welcome media, guests and dignitaries
  • Brief remarks from keynote speaker {TBD}

Ends at 11:15 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.       helicopter

  • Media will depart for their exclusive interviews and tour(s) with companies they have been partnered with plus complimentary helicopter flyover of the VTCRC and VT.

3:30 -5:00 p.m.

  • Media Mingle: Please enjoy wine, beer with appetizers as you mingle with local, regional and state dignitaries, VIP guests and research park company representatives
  • Swag bags will be distributed

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