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The New River Gorge region is a premier location for economic development in the U.S. and The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority plays a major role in facilitating capital investment and job growth by leveraging the advantages available to businesses and entrepreneurs in West Virginia. Read the latest news about collaborative efforts throughout West Virginia and insights from industry leaders and team members on the New River Gorge region, trade shows, events and other relevant topics.

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Invest Forward Opportunity Zones

Join a group of forward thinking deal makers and creative developers to discuss West Virginia’s economic development potential through the Opportunity Zone initiative.  Register to

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2017 Regional Development Summit

Our annual Regional Development Summit was hosted on October 12th, 2017 at the Tamarack Conference Center in Beckley, WV. We welcomed almost 100 community members,

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Active Duty

The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority helped launch Active Southern West Virginia, as a non-profit region-wide initiative to motivate area residents, businesses, schools and local governments to

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A Look Inside Beckley, WV

Beckley also has a connection with nature, thanks to its mining history. The area has its own coal mine, and mining makes up part of

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