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The RBTC hosts first-class events that provide substantial value to the region’s technology community. There are programs to benefit every member company, whether it’s an emerging startup or a large corporation.

Event Calendar

Get to Know Your Network

At any RBTC event, you have the opportunity to meet other technology leaders, make valuable business contacts, and, stay current with the growing regional technology sector. Members are able to attend events for free or at a greatly discounted rate and are also eligible to be a part of special invitation-only gatherings.  

Explore Our Events and Series

RAMP Pitch & Polish


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, […]

CyberSecurity “Defense Against the Dark Arts” Workshop

VWCC Computer Lab 3099 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA

Join us in person (or online) to see some of the most cutting-edge cyber-attacks today, and how to protect your systems and infrastructure from these real-world, black hat hacker attacks! […]

Volunteer at the NRV Robotics Competition

Christiansburg Middle School 1205 Buffalo Dr, Christiansburg, VA

Come volunteer at the NRV Robotics competition on Saturday, December 3 at Christiansburg Middle School.  NRV Robotics is an umbrella program that helps a total of fifteen FIRST robotics teams […]

CCI Integrated Security Seminar #3

When: Dec. 5, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Where:  ISERC and Zoom Speakers: Aaron Brantley, associate professor, political science, director of the Virginia Tech Tech4Humanity lab Peng Gao, assistant professor, Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science […]

Business & Public Affairs Speaker Series

Shenandoah Club 24 Franklin Rd SE, Roanoke, VA

The business of news is changing rapidly. In a world of quickly shifting funding and advertising models, abundant misinformation, citizen reporting, and quick-fire government spending, local journalism looks different, but its role […]

Tech the Halls and Demo Day

University Club, Lane Stadium 185 Beamer Way, Blacksburg, VA

Save the date and get ready to celebrate with the best in technology at the RBTC’s annual Tech the Halls Holiday Party! For the second year in a row, RAMP […]


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 […]

Beer & Biotech

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

Why are we searching for every single cell? CytoRecovery, Inc. is bringing to market the Cyto R1, a cell sorting platform for biomedical research. The ability to sort cells from […]