Montgomery County, VA – Alacran Consulting was one of 16 companies to graduate from the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program in January of 2024. Alacran Consulting joins a growing number of New River Valley companies who have graduated from the 2-year program.
VALET was established by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) to help Virginia companies with their international expansion by providing support and education. According to the VEDP website “this award-winning program offers a powerful combination of capital resources provided by the Commonwealth and professional services from expert, private sector partners.”
Read the press release announcing Alacran’s graduation from the VALET program here.
Learn more about the VALET program here.
Explore companies from across Virginia’s New River Valley who have participated in the VALET program here.
Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”
Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.