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News + Media

Welcome to the Alliance Newsroom

Here, you can find the Alliance’s latest newsletters, press releases and blog posts. For media and logo requests, please contact Jillian Goodwin, Director of Marketing & Communications at jgoodwin@hamptonroadsalliance.com.

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Announcement

Total Quality Logistics Announces Opening Of Office In Norfolk, Va

Norfolk is TQL’s second office in Virginia, joining Richmond HAMPTON ROADS, VIRGINIA – (JUNE 4, 2024) — Total Quality Logistics (TQL), the second-largest freight brokerage in North America and one of the largest global third-party logistics firms, is expanding its presence in Virginia with a new office in Norfolk. TQL…

Blog

Centura College President on the Benefits of Offshore Wind

Alliance Investor Centura College has been among the leading institutions preparing the Hampton Roads workforce for the emerging offshore wind industry. In a recent op-ed in the The Virginian Pilot, College President Joel English spoke about the benefits that the Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) farm will…

Blog

CoVA Biz Magazine Names 150 Most Influential

CoVABIZ Magazine recently named their 2024 list of the “150 most influential leaders in Hampton Roads,” and the Alliance is proud to say that two members of our team are on the list! Doug Smith, President & CEO, and Jared Chalk, Chief Business Development Officer, were named among the most influential leaders in economic…

Blog

President’s Report – April 2024

When geopolitical threats are heightened, the world turns to Hampton Roads for answers. As a result, the Alliance and our partners are focusing on the exponential growth that awaits our defense giants like Huntington Ingalls as the U.S. remilitarizes in the face of an increasingly uncertain world. If you haven’t already, I…

Announcement

QMS Expands Operations to Virginia to Enhance Maritime Training and Innovation

HAMPTON ROADS, VA – Quality Maritime Surveyors (QMS), a leading provider of maritime non-destructive testing education and training in Australia is proud to announce its expansion into Virginia. With a rich history of supporting the Collins class in Australia and a deep-rooted commitment to maritime excellence, QMS is poised to…

Blog

Highlights from 2024 Annual Meeting

Blog

President’s Report – March 2024

As Spring arrives and we close out the first quarter of 2024 I am happy to highlight a few significant events that have shaped our efforts in promoting economic growth and fostering partnerships in the Hampton Roads region. On March 7, the Alliance had the honor of hosting the Embassy of Finland, marking NATO’s 31st allied…

Announcement

Third-Party Logistics Provider to Establish New Operation in Virginia

FreezPak Logistics to invest $77.5 million in City of Suffolk facility, creating 80 new jobs RICHMOND— Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that FreezPak Logistics, LLC, a leading provider of full-service cold and dry storage services, is investing $77.5 million to construct a 245,000-square-foot cold storage facility…