There are 7 LOVE signs in the Roanoke Region. Use clues posted on Instagram Stories @Get2KnowNoke to find them throughout the month of February. Take photos at locations you LOVE and share! Continue reading “#SearchForLove Photo Contest”
Experience committee members are involved in a variety of ways throughout the Roanoke Region.
Committee member Tim Pohlad-Thomas works at RIDE Solutions as an outreach and communications specialist, helping to make the region more bike-friendly. In his free time, he’s an outdoor enthusiast and father of two who spends many of his days hiking or camping. Continue reading “Faces of Experience: Tim Pohlad-Thomas”
Even though the holidays are a little hectic — family, friends, and so many holiday parties — it can be a great time to reconnect with home.
Take some time out for new adventures in the Roanoke Region this season. Meet new people, see new places, sample new foods (and brews) … and share.
You might have noticed that Experience looks a little different.
Now in its fifth year, the annual conference for young professionals in the Roanoke Region is growing and will get full-time management from the Roanoke Regional Partnership. The conference, which has its own identity, can still be accessed at experienceyp.com and lives within this website. Continue reading “Save the Date for Annual Experience Conference”
Did you know that Experience is planned by a group of volunteers? A committee of young professionals works throughout the year to create programming that impacts the personal and professional lives of those who attend.
Ashlee Warren is the committee chair for Experience 2019 on June 6-7 at the Taubman Museum. (Sign up to be first to know when registration opens.) Warren has been working with Experience almost since it started in 2014.
The Roanoke Region of Virginia is a place people want to be. And we are building a great big pipeline from colleges to employers. We are connecting businesses to resources for talent. The region is becoming a destination for talent and opportunity.
Those are just a few of the reasons you should Get2KnowNoke. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons You Should Get2KnowNoke”
Looking for a new activity? Expand Outside is heading to the Greenfield Disc Golf Course. The Roanoke Disc Golf Club will provide discs and instruction. After disc golf, we plan to hang out on the patio at Ballast Point. Continue reading “Expand Outside: Disc Golf”
Where are the coolest and most affordable cities for millennials? If you guess Roanoke, then you are right.
The Roanoke Region was noted as one of “25 Cities that Millennials Can Afford and Actually Want to Live In” by The Penny Hoarder. Roanoke came in at No. 12 with an affordability rank of 5, millennial happiness rank of 18, and economy health rank of 15.
Job seekers, you don’t have to look any further than the Roanoke Region to find the perfect fit.
A report in USA Today notes that Roanoke is one of the best metro job markets in 2018. The ranking was produced by Zippia, a job search website, which used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistic to tank the top markets. Rankings are based on based on how much local wages rose, how much unemployment dipped, and the current jobless rate. Continue reading “Roanoke Named Top Market for Jobs by USA Today”
Looking for a place with a certain cool factor?
Look no further than the Roanoke Region.
The Matador Network, an online travel guide, named Roanoke a cool city you should check out before everyone else does. (And we totally agree.) Continue reading “Roanoke: A ‘Cool City You Should Check Out Before Everyone Else’”