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7 Tips for Hosting an Unforgettable Holiday Event This Year

This holiday season, you can celebrate with your colleagues and friends in an unforgettable way. Whether you’re planning a corporate holiday party, office get-together, or community event, it’s the perfect time of year for a celebration. 

A holiday party can be a great way to show appreciation for everyone’s hard work this past year or honor those in the community. But with so many options out there, where do you start?  

We have compiled some helpful tips on how to plan an unforgettable event that will keep your team motivated and excited about finishing 2021 and starting 2022.

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The Colors and Flavors of Fall are Abundant in Blacksburg, VA

It’s hard to say which is more glorious, the flavors or the colors of fall in Virginia. So don’t let this season pass you by without taking the time to allow it to wow your senses. 

Whether you have time for brunch, a weekend getaway, or a week basking in the glory of fall, we’ve got some pretty fantastic food recommendations for you to enjoy while you take in the scenery. 

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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. 

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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!

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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. 

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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.