Event Calendar

Loading Events

« All Events


September 2 @ 9:00 am - September 3 @ 12:00 pm

The Fifth Annual Southwest Virginia Economic Forum will take place virtually online September 2-3 (9:00-12:00 each day) and will be open to all who are excited to see the resiliency of Southwest Virginia, despite the pandemic.

The theme of Place will provide you emerging and insightful topics through some great speakers, panels and interactive discussion. We are excited for the opportunity to connect online without boundaries. Join us on September 2-3 on the Forum Facebook page to continue to grow a shared vision of regional collaboration, growth and innovation for all of Southwest Virginia.

What is the SWVA Economic Forum?
The SWVA Economic Forum engages participants through a shared vision of regional collaboration, growth and innovation for all of Southwest Virginia. The Forum has become a central gathering place for the region to discuss new ideas and synergies to build Southwest Virginia’s future. The theme for this year’s forum is PLACE and will celebrate the strengths, talents, innovation and uniqueness of the region.

What geographic area is the focus of the Forum?
The Forum addresses opportunities and challenges within Planning District Commissions 1, 2 and 3, including the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe, as well as the cities of Bristol, Galax and Norton. Annually, the Forum has received participation from Central and Northern Virginia, and the surrounding states of Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, and West Virginia.

GENEDGE is once again proud to sponsor as a Silver Regional Partner.

To learn more about the forum follow > here.

To visit the SWVA Economic Forum Facebook page follow > facebook.com/swvaeconomicforum.





September 2 @ 9:00 am
September 3 @ 12:00 pm