Tech on Tap with Exelaration

Excelaration Center Blacksburg 2000 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000, Blacksburg, VA

The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology council is partnering with Exelaration for an exciting Tech on Tap. Come raise a glass, reconnect, mingle and tour Exelaration’s Blacksburg location during this social open-house event. Enjoy food, drinks and brief programming as friends, partners and members of the RBTC and Exelaration come together under one roof. RSVP HERE

Online KAI Discovery Workshop: Positioning Your Ideas for Acceptance


Want to know more about KAI? Want to know your own KAI score and gain insights into your preferred problem-solving style? Would you like to improve how well your ideas are accepted in your team? Find out more at our exciting new online workshop. Dr Rob Sheffield will give you an overview of Adaption-Innovation, and […]

Blocksburg Summit 2022

Blocksburg Summit 2022 will bring blockchain thought leaders from around the world to the Virginia Tech community to engage in conversations at the intersection of technology, research, regulation, policy, and economics in commercial enterprises, government, and education. Register now for this FREE event to secure your spot for the fully online event on April 14, […]

Morning Jolt with WoTech


Come join your village of women in technology for a morning jolt of real talk. We’re hosting these every month to help us make connections and have casual conversations covering various topics about jobs, mentor requests, and everything in between. There is no judgment, come as you are, liquids in the cup are optional, jump […]

Beer & Biotech

Big Lick Brewing Co. 409 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA

Get to Know Carilion Clinic Innovation Carilion Clinic Innovation (CCI) supports Carilion Clinic employees as they ideate and solve some of healthcare’s most vexing problems. Aileen Helsel, Interim Director of CCI, will introduce CCI’s goals, structure, and function and describe how CCI envisions fitting into the region’s growing biotech ecosystem. In her role as Interim […]

Tech & Toast

VTCRC Training & Events Center 1691 Innovation Drive, #1025, Blacksburg, VA

The RBTC is growing more than ever! Tech and Toast is a signature RBTC event for current, new and future members to connect and form meaningful connections over light breakfast and lots of caffeine. Kick off the day energized after hearing from the RBTC leadership team on what’s on the horizon for the region in […]


Virtual Pitch & Polish clinics provide a valuable opportunity for entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a team of regional mentors who want to help them polish their presentation, provide feedback on their business model, and connect them with the resources they need to grow. These are private events with one company at a […]

Biz Dev Forum

RAMP Building 709 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA

How To Make Good Business Decisions When Everything Keeps Changing In order to succeed and grow, businesses must create plans. A good plan is vital to directing the long-term trajectory of an organization. But sometimes unexpected problems arise. In business planning, it is rare that everything goes exactly as expected. A more realistic assumption is […]

THRiVE 2022

Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center 110 Shenandoah Ave NW,, Roanoke, VA

THRiVE 2022 is around the corner. Organized in partnership with the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC), the Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program (RAMP) and the Valleys Innovation Council (VIC), as well as the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, the Carilion Clinic, and the VTC Innovation Fund, in Roanoke, VA this conference will highlight the many accomplishments and the […]

WoTech Lunch & Learn

Clarkston Technology Solutions 502 5th Street SW, Roanoke, VA

Join RBTC and the women in technology “WoTech” village for a powerful leadership session led by Megan Weldon, Senior Manager and author at Clarkston Consulting. In this powerful breakout session join along as we dive into “Effective Introductions” an excellent strategy to nailing your introduction regardless of the situation or audience. Megan has a passion for […]

Is Your Data Fireproof?

Big Lick Brewing Co. 409 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA

JOIN US MAY 17TH 4:30 - 6:30 AT BIG LICK BREWERY AS WE DISCUSS: Cyber security insurance for businesses Email security Back-up/recovery solutions Disaster recovery PLUS: Yeti cooler raffle! Learn More and Register

Accelerating Virginia’s Economy with Science

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute 4 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA

Please join us for a conversation with Virginia’s Secretary of Commerce and Trade Caren Merrick, Health Care Executive Heywood Fralin, and J.P. Morgan executives exploring how biomedical and health sciences research will influence the Commonwealth’s post-pandemic economic recovery. Learn More and Register If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please […]