The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM) successfully hosted its annual Women in Manufacturing Symposium last Friday, March 8, 2024, at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia. This key event celebrated Women's History Month and International Women's Day, highlighting the significant contributions,...

The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM) held its prestigious Southwest Virginia Manufacturing Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 12th, to celebrate National Manufacturing Day. Distinguished business and community leaders from across Southwest Virginia gathered at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center to acknowledge the outstanding...

On August 31, the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon served as the venue for SVAM's yearly Manufacturers' Expo. This gathering united Southwest Virginia's manufacturing community, including vendors and suppliers, in a collaborative setting designed for networking and education. Participating manufacturers showcased their businesses...

  On Wednesday, March 8th, The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM) hosted its annual Women in Manufacturing Symposium in celebration of International Women’s Day. The Symposium is held to celebrate and recognize women’s contributions, value, and future in manufacturing. Furthermore, the purpose is to promote...

[caption id="attachment_7012" align="alignleft" width="300"] Awards Group PhotoPhoto Credit : Earl Neikirk/Neikirk Image Photography[/caption] The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing hosted its annual Manufacturers’ Awards Banquet in celebration of National Manufacturing Day on Thursday, October 6th. Business and community leaders from across Southwest Virginia gathered at the...

On August 30th, at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, SVAM hosted its annual Manufacturers’ Expo. The Expo brought manufacturers of Southwest Virginia together, along with their vendors/suppliers, in a networking and learning environment. Manufacturers set up booths/exhibits for their company and got to know...

This spring, SVAM had the opportunity to speak with high school students through its Opportunities in Manufacturing program, and college students through Manufacture Your Career panel discussions. These programs are used to educate students and educators about the opportunities in Southwest Virginia, the many benefits...