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    Business-to-Business Showcase

    Date: March 1, 2012, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    SWVA SHRM and the UVA-Wise Office of Economic Development
    Goodloe Center

    Mountain Empire Community College
    3441 Mountain Empire Road
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-2400
    Event Type:
    Public Event
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     The Wise County Business to Business Showcase is scheduled for Thursday, March 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Goodloe Center at Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap, VA.

    Sponsored by the Southwest Virginia Society for Human Resource Management (SWVA SHRM) and The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Office of Economic Development, the event is designed to offer businesses and industries in Wise and surrounding counties that serve Wise the opportunity to network. It will be a great event for any business looking to expand and make new contacts.

    Registration for the event is free and is open to all businesses that are located in or serve Wise County. Each exhibitor will be assigned one table and two chairs and refreshments will be served. Exhibitors are encouraged to bring a door prize to be given away at the event.

    Here are some of the businesses that have already registered to attend:

    • Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union
    • Blue Ridge PBS
    • Business Partner
    • Crutchfield
    • Edward Jones
    • The First Bank & Trust Co.
    • Frontier Health
    • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
    • Jerry B. Peters Sales
    • King College
    • Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. Store #1678
    • Miners Exchange Bank
    • Mountain Empire Community College
    • MountainRose Vineyards
    • Powell Valley Animal Hospital
    • Powell Valley National Bank
    • Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
    • Sam's Club
    • South-West Insurance Agency, Inc.
    • Sykes Enterprises
    • Thompson & Litton
    • The University of Virginia's College at Wise Office of Economic Development
    • Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority
    • Virginia Employment Commission
    • Add your business to this list today!

    For more information or to register for the event, go to


    The Southwest Virginia Society for Human Resource Management (SWVA SHRM) is a local chapter affiliated with the international SHRM organization (see below). Visit our "About Us" page for more information.

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit for more information.

    The UVa-Wise Office of Economic Development (OED) serves Southwest Virginia communities, specifically, its citizens and its employers. The OED engages the community by serving as the gateway to UVa-Wise and making connections between interns, staff and faculty; serving as a source of professional and workforce development in the region and designing customized training solutions for employers and organizations.