7 Reasons You Should Plan a Face-to-Face Meeting With Your Team

Even in today’s technologically advanced world, a meeting with your team face-to-face far outweighs a video conference.  While utilizing technological advancements is a wonderful solution for those who may be unable to attend an event, it’s not a replacement for in-person gatherings. 

Getting your team together in-person will benefit your staff and improve your bottom line. Here are a few reasons why.

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Back to School Like a Hokie: Fall Events Around Virginia Tech You Won’t Want To Miss

The fall semester is in full swing at Virginia Tech, and there are many opportunities for students, parents, faculty, and staff to get involved with upcoming events on and around campus. 

Just because summer has flown by and it’s time to settle back into the school routine, that doesn’t mean life has to get mundane. From Hokie football games to a good old-fashioned jamboree, here are a few not-to-miss activities to get to know the area, and make some new friends along the way. 


Seven Fun and Creative Ways to Break the Ice at Your Next Corporate Meeting

After a year of Zoom meetings and hybrid events, your team may be ready to get back together for full in-person events, or maybe you’re already there. If you’re in the throes of planning your next corporate meeting, you may want to kick start the conference with some excitement and laughter to really warm things up.

We recommend starting it off with a fun and interactive corporate meeting ice breaker!


17 Types of Events We Love To Host At The Inn at Virginia Tech

What do birthday parties, weddings, and corporate meetings have in common? They are all events that require a venue. Sometimes you can host these events in your home, at the local library, or your corporate offices, but when you need something different, how do you choose the best venue? At The Inn at Virginia Tech, we have hosted just about every type of event imaginable.

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Virginia Tech Campus Visit – Discovery & Adventure Await

It’s the time of year that new students visit and get to know their new home-away-from-home. Fresh faces are popping up all over as campus tours get started. It’s not just the incoming students that enjoy learning about the campus; it’s also nice for family members to envision and get to know the student’s new home for the coming year. 

If you’re planning a campus visit, why not make it a family adventure weekend? Tour the campus and the surrounding area, making precious memories along the way. 


Tips for Planning a Highly Successful Business Meeting at The Inn at Virginia Tech

Business meetings are a great way to get all of your team members in one place, but these events can easily become tedious and dull. However, with the right planning, you’ll have an event that’s both efficient and engaging for any guest involved! 

Here at The Inn at Virginia Tech, we’ve seen our fair share of business meeting successes, and the not-so-successful, and we’re here to share some key tips for creating a successful event that will inspire all your attendees.

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Getting to Know the Golf Pro at Pete Dye River Course

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a career as a golf professional? 

Golf is a game for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re an avid golfer or just getting started; it’s always fun to play.  It also helps that there are many golf professionals that can help teach even the most novice players how to improve their swing and score better on the course. In this interview with TJ Baggett, PGA General Manager, he gives us the inside scoop about his career and answers some of your questions about this sport we all love so much.


Business Health Check: Why It’s Time to Plan a Corporate Wellness Retreat

How would you feel if you were able to take a break from the day-to-day grind of your job and instead live in a serene environment that is designed for relaxation? Imagine spending time on activities like yoga, meditation, hiking, and more. This is what corporate wellness retreats are all about.

Corporate wellness retreats are the perfect opportunity for employees to get away from their work and casually spend time with their coworkers. These events range in length but usually last a few days. They can take place anywhere from hotels in the city to mountain lodges surrounded by nature.

Corporate wellness retreats are becoming more and more popular in the business world. Companies recognize that it’s not just about physical health but mental health as well. As a result, they’re starting to offer corporate wellness retreats where employees can go for a few days of relaxation and reflection on their work lives.


Weddings on the VT Campus – a Hokie Take on Happily Ever After

Recently married couple Justin and Samantha Whitney tell a fabulous story while giving the full scoop on what it’s like to get married on the Virginia Tech campus, in the Blacksburg area. If you’re considering hosting or attending any weddings at Virginia Tech, you don’t want to miss this tale of torrential rain, a surprise visit from the Hokie Bird, and top-notch wedding coordinators.