"Roanoke County Business Partners" is a monthly program that highlights Roanoke County Businesses and activities of the Roanoke County Economic Development Office.
On this "Roanoke County Business Partners"
We start out at P1 Technologies where sales manager, Drew Bratton, tells us about P1’s recent name change and its participation in the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s VALET program, which supports businesses in expanding to an international market. Next, we meet with Nathan Day, International Trade Manager with VEDP, who explains how the organization helps companies find international opportunities, as well as its work with P1 in the VALET program. Lastly, we attend the Roanoke County Public Schools Registered Apprenticeship Showcase to speak with Jason Suhr, Director of Career and Technical Education. He shares more about the efforts made by Roanoke County Public Schools to prepare students for the workforce through apprenticeship opportunities with local businesses.