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RBTC Member

Support Our Mission

The RBTC welcomes organizations and individuals dedicated to supporting the mission of our organization — to serve and promote the emerging technology community in our region.

Join/Renew

Join as a Member or Sponsoring Partner

Review the information below to determine which type of membership is appropriate for your company and complete the corresponding application. Before submitting your membership application, please review the RBTC Code of Conduct. If you need assistance determining the correct application please contact us at (540) 443-9232 or info@rbtc.tech.

All membership levels enjoy access to:

  • Member Pricing for all RBTC Events
  • Member Directory Listing
  • Job Board Access 
  • Internship, Talent, and Leadership Development Program Access
  • Group Forums
  • Connection with Regional Leaders & Access to Subject Matter Experts
  • Tech Leaders Newsletter
  • Regional Technology Peer Advisory Groups
  • Volunteer & Networking Opportunities
  • Sponsorship Opportunities

Membership Types and Investment Schedule

Technology Member Companies

A technology company is defined as an entity which derives over 50% of its gross revenue, as certified by its Chief Financial Officer, from the research, development, manufacture or distribution of products which use or embody technology and from technical services directly relating to a technology business.

Employees in RegionAnnual Investment
1-20$500
20+$1,000

Want to be even more involved? Consider a year-long sponsorship package.

Gold Member$5,000
Platinum Member$7,500
Titanium Member$10,000
Associate Member Companies

The RBTC welcomes non-technology organizations that want to support the mission of our organization – to serve and promote the emerging technology community in our region. Associate members provide services such as legal, financial, and consulting assistance to the technology business community and include not-for-profit educational institutions.

Employees in RegionAnnual Investment
1-49$750
50+$1,000
Affiliate Member Companies

Affiliate memberships are offered to government agencies. Flat rate of $500 per year.

Affiliate Member Non-Profits

Affiliate non-profit members are non-profit organizations that contribute directly to the growth of the region’s technology sector. Flat rate of $150 per year.

Individual Members
Employees of a Technology Company

An individual membership for an employee of a Technology Company is determined by the respective employer of the individual applying for membership. The RBTC defines a Technology Company as an entity that derives over 50% of its gross revenue, as certified by its Chief Financial Officer, from the research, development, manufacture or distribution of products which use or embody technology and from technical services directly relating to a technology business.

Employees of an Associate Member Company

An individual membership for an employee of an Associate Member Company is determined by the respective employer of the individual applying for membership. The RBTC defines an Associate Member company as a non-technology organization that supports the mission of our organization – to serve and promote the emerging technology community in our region. Associate members provide services such but not limited to legal, financial, not-for-profit educational institutions and consulting assistance to the technology business community.

Retirees

A Retiree membership is designed for an individual that has retired and desires to continue to be engaged with and support the mission of the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council – to serve and promote the emerging technology community in our region.

Company TypeAnnual Investment
Technology Company$150
Associate Company$250
Retiree$250
Annual Partner Sponsorships

Annual Partner Sponsorships are available starting at $4,000 per year and include a host of benefits. Please visit our sponsorship page for more information.

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The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council is the region’s premier technology community comprising nearly 300 of western Virginia’s leading companies and institutions that together employ more than 25,000 of our best and brightest.

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Expand Your Network

By joining the RBTC, you will realize incredible opportunities to grow as an entrepreneur and, in turn, become a valued voice for others.