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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

Oldest REDO in the Old Dominion Celebrates yet Another Year of Excellence

~ Virginia’s Gateway Region EDO hosts its 61st Annual Meeting at the New Petersburg Public Library ~ 

Downtown Hopewell Business Pitch Competition Open to the Public

~ Homegrown for Hopewell: Community Business Pitch Competition & Free Business Bootcamp ~

Recent Tweets

Check out this article featuring the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing (FAME), CCAM and @RBCStatesmen in the Virginia Economic Review published by @VEDPVirginia.

VGR Board Members enjoyed an extensive tour of the new @CivicaRx facility under construction in Petersburg. The plant will provide a critical avenue for domestic drug manufacturing capabilities.



“A “Day at @VSU_1882 allows employers to develop “a real professional intimacy” with college students.” Read more in the @ProgressIndex #workforce

Exciting development at @VSU_1882 for education in Virginia’s Gateway Region!