Governor Ralph Northam at the 2019 Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity

Governor Ralph Northam said it best during his keynote remarks at the 2019 Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity.

"As a native of rural Virginia, I will never stop fighting to bring more opportunity to our rural regions, so people can get a good job and build a good life without leaving home."

The 6th annual Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity, held Sept. 23-24, 2019 at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, was the largest to date.

Attendees came from 59 different counties across the Commonwealth, six different states and DC.

ABOUT THE 2019 GOVERNOR’S SUMMIT ON RURAL PROSPERITY

Hosted by the Virginia Rural Center, the 2019 Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity took place Sept. 23-24, 2019 at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center and brought together state, business, and civic leaders to explore the future of rural Virginia. In addition to Governor Ralph Northam, other featured speakers included legislators from across the Commonwealth, Secretariats, business owners, educators and economic developers. Attendees came from 59 different counties across the Commonwealth, six different states and DC.


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