The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center is not just about the bricks and mortar. It is also about the tenants and employees who work to make this a dynamic research park. The VTCRC offers educational workshops and social networking events to help facilitate a Suggestion mailboxcommunity feel and engagement among each other. If you should have questions or an event idea, please contact Mary Heavener, Event Coordinator and Tenant Liaison, at 540-961-3600 or click "Suggestion Mailbox."

Events include:

  • Bowling League
  • Business Bites {Download application} *
  • Chili Cook-off Competition
  • Cocktails & Collaborations
  • Community Events (Angel Tree, Humane Society of Montgomery County)
  • Finance Special Interest Group
  • Food Truck Thursdays
  • Golf League
  • Golf Tournament
  • Holiday Open House
  • Human Resources & Business Special Interest Group **
  • Information Technology (IT) Special Interest Group
  • Marketing & Sales Special Interest Group
  • Tenant and Family Picnic
  • Tenant Leader Banquet
  • Tenant Leader Holiday Social
  • Volleyball League
  • ... and special one-time events that vary each year

* Business Bites is a workshop conducted by a company that is not a sponsor or affiliated with the research park, or a current tenant wishing to present.

** About Special Interest Groups (SIGs): They provide a venue to discuss leading-edge topics, the latest tools, industry best practices and builds professional relationships all while educating, motivating and exchanging energizing ideas and perspectives with other professionals. Advisory Board Members serve as a strategic thought leader and collaborator representing their specific special interest group. Membership is free to all VTCRC companies and employees. Complimentary lunches are provided, so RSVP's are required.