What are you waiting for? Come join the SVTC!

  • Student Membership
  • $30
  • For an individual enrolled in high school or college.
  • We love to have students join our organization. We learn from you just as much as you learn from us! Let’s grow together!
  • Individual Membership
  • $125
  • For any one person (w/out organizational ties)
  • If you are an individual looking to network with our local technology users and makers we would love to have you as a member. You can benefit from having your name listed in our SVTC membership directory.
  • Level I
    Business/Organization Membership
  • $250
  • For any business or organization.
  • We welcome your business or organization to join SVTC. Your company name, description, address, phone, and website will be listed in our membership directory.
  • Level II
    Business/Organization Membership
  • $625
  • For any business or organization.
  • Level I package offering plus: Inclusion of member-supplied marketing materials at 2 SVTC events, 5 mins. floor time at same event(s), mention of event sponsorship in SVTC newsletter & SVTC online calendar.

  • Level III
    Business/Organization Membership
  • $1,500
  • For any business or organization.
  • Level II package offering plus: Logo on SVTC website front page slider; logo in SVTC newsletter; logo on SVTC event banners at council events. Level 3 member’s logo will be included in other opportunities as they present themselves.
    *Excludes TechNite Gala

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For Technology Users And Creators

SVTC is a community of shared interests and values without regard to geographical location. Regardless if you’re a new entrepreneur or an established organization seeking business resources, becoming a visible member of the council provides a number of resources and advantages. All companies, organizations (incl. public entities), as well as individuals (incl. students) are welcome to join! Choose the level of benefits and visibility that suits you.


  • Be recognized as a technology leader in the business community
  • Promote your business/organization with a profile in the online membership directory
  • Connect and network with other business leaders and the community to
  • Find solutions to business problems; identify tech resources
  • Develop new business through events and our network
  • Further your education and business knowledge through SVTC-sponsored programs and events, such as luncheons and special events
  • Network with legislators and government officials during SVTC’s annual legislative event
  • Receive up-to-date information about the Virginia technology community, state programs, and funding sources
  • Opportunities for sponsorship and publicity — create greater exposure for your business
  • Connect and stay in the loop. Local and regional news via the weekly SVTC newsletter (SVTC newsletter archive) for everyone in your organization; educational luncheons; member profile on the SVTC membership directory (SVTC membership directory)
  • Committee participation – get to know other members and their companies and highlight your own
  • Opportunity to mentor “younger” business owners or to be mentored by seasoned professionals to help your business get to the next level
  • Network and collaborate with other tech councils throughout Virginia; ask us to introduce you to key leaders

Regional and State News

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The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced that it has hired Tracy Tynan as the new Director of the Virginia Center for Unmanned Systems. Tynan joins CIT with more than 15 years of economic and community development experience in Virginia.
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GO VA Region 8 Grant Funds Available for Eligible Projects

The GO Virginia Region 8 Council of the Shenandoah Valley is now accepting proposals for eligible projects to be funded through the Commonwealth’s GO Virginia initiative to grow and diversify regional economies. 
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DHS S&T Partners With James Madison University

Students from James Madison University (JMU) will be tackling air travel security issues for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) as part of their spring semester of the Hacking 4 Defense (H4D) class.
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GO Virginia | Region 8 | 3rd round proposals accepted | Pre-app. due Feb. 7

GO Virginia Region 8 Council is now accepting the third round of proposals for per-capita projects to be funded through the State’s GO Virginia initiative.  For a project to be considered by the Region 8 Council, the pre-application has to be received by the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) by Wed., Feb. 7, 2018.
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SVAI Launches New Website

We’re excited to announce that Shenandoah Valley Angel Investors (SVAI) has launched their new website! From Startup resources to an easy-to-use contact form, SVAI has now provided several online-accessible elements to advance their mission.
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