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Located directly on the Interstate-81 corridor in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Harrisonburg is the ideal location for business owners seeking to successfully balance work and life.  As a university town, Harrisonburg enjoys all the arts and amenities of a big city combined with the ease, recreation and charm of a small city.  Harrisonburg continually receives national recognition, including:

Ranked #1 in 50 Most Popular Mid-Size Cities People Are Moving To – moveBuddha.com, 2018

Ranked #3 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business – Forbes, 2017

Ranked #6 in America’s Favorite Towns
– Travel & Leisure, 2016

Named one of America’s Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns – National Geographic Society, 2017

Ranked #1 in the Top Cities for Starting a Business in the U.S. PennyGeeks.com, 2018

Named one of the 25 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. – Forbes, 2017

Ranked #7 out of 325 metro areas in Best Places for Millennials to Move
 Reviews.org, 2019

Job fair! Do you know someone looking for summer/seasonal work? Pass along info about the city's job fair on February 25th! ... See MoreSee Less

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This is a helpful planning tool for everyone seeking to fly local. Not literally only fly locally, but to support your local airport with hassle free flights that connect to anywhere from SHD.In February, our nearly 2,400 daily flights will take passengers to 265 destinations across North America!

Use our interactive route map to see where we fly with our four mainline partners!

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It's not every day in Harrisonburg, or anywhere, that you get to see the Chairman/CEO of Northrop Grumman, the VP and COO of WellStar Health System, and the Co-CEO of SAP all together on one stage. Thank you JMU for bringing these amazing alumnae together. It was a great evening! JMU has posted the video of the panel at:
Panel with Fortune 500 Execs
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Join the JMU College of Business Management Department and Center for Entrepreneurship as we welcome Chad Stender to campus! Feb 27, 7-8pm! ... See MoreSee Less

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Here they are...our inaugural LAUNCH HARRISONBURG cohort! A great group and great energy last night! ... See MoreSee Less

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LAUNCH HARRISONBURG - Powered by CO.STARTERS takes off tonight! So excited for these 14 people to grow new businesses and take a giant leap forward on their entrepreneurial journey. ... See MoreSee Less

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Accidentally rack up some overdue book fines in 2019? Massanutten Regional Library is helping you start off with a clean slate while supporting the community with Food for Fines! ... See MoreSee Less

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Love the entrepreneurial spirit of the folks working inside The Hub!We are in AWE of our members in here hustling every day. They *could* be on their couch at home doing the same thing, but good things never come from comfort zones, right? How could your work benefit from a super cool office, potential collaborators, more visibilty, and a community of awesome people doing what they love?
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#coworking #entrepreneurs #likeaboss #hustle #theperch #youcantbuildanempirefromyourcouch #comingsoon #harrisonburg
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This is well worth a watch. SVO and their Farmer Focus brand have been an incredible success story! We are proud to have you. ... See MoreSee Less

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