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Virginia's Gateway Region

Virginia's Gateway Region (VGR) is a private, nonprofit economic development organization that markets the Tri-Cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg and the surrounding counties of Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry and Sussex. VGR fosters regional prosperity through business growth, powerful partnerships and delivering innovative resources to its communities, and focuses its efforts on new and existing business investment and job creation.

Recent Posts

Governor Northam Announces Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · January 21, 2021 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that pharmaceutical manufacturer […]

Young Startup Partners with Oldest Regional Economic Development Organization in Virginia

~ VGR, EDai to collaborate on advancing emerging pharmaceutical cluster in Gateway Region ~

Surry County, Virginia Hires New Director of Economic Development

Surry County recently announced the hiring of Yoti Jabri as Director of Economic Development. Mr. […]

Recent Tweets

You're Invited! Next Tuesday, come and see what The #Hopewell Downtown Partnership has put together with the support of one talented artist and the Lamb Center for Arts and Healing :

Register for @longwoodu's seminar they're hosting on April 22 at 9:00 a.m., titled "Small Business Financing Opportunities," and find additional information by clicking on the link in the university's post, below:

Mark your calendars for April 23! Our partner @CCWATraining is hosting its 2021 Annual Administrative Professionals’ Spring Conference! Read on ... there will be door prizes!

Davis Travel Centers recently expanded into @PrinceGeorgeVa — watch the video on #VGR’s YouTube Channel to learn about the newly established site specs — and don’t forget to subscribe 😎. “#Access is Everything” #EconDev #EconomicDevelopment

Partner Spotlight

VGR’s valued partners participate in the economic development progress being made in the region.