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The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center works closely with the community to identify regional conference needs and connect like-minded individuals to engage in economic growth.

Planning a conference? We can help.

Interested in hosting a conference? Our professional event planners can make your event a reality! 

Through our Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement,  we can provide grants to support conferences and programs at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

Funding guidelines have been established by Virginia Tech and are awarded by the COTA leadership team. The following programs are eligible for consideration and will be prioritized thusly:

  • Virginia Tech-affiliated activities.
  • Other university and educational organizations.
  • State and federal agencies.
  • Professional associations and other nonprofit organizations not affiliated with Virginia Tech.
  • Private sector companies and organizations.