Multiple industries in Virginia are about to see promising job growth, as recent announcements made by a start-up tech company and an automotive and architectural producer will bring more than 400 new jobs to the state.
Cvent, a cloud-based company specializing in event management, has recently gone public and plans to move its headquarters to Tysons Corner, Virginia. The state beat out Maryland for the company, which will not only retain 451 jobs currently with the company but create an additional 400 in the next three years, according to NBC 29.
Cvent offers software solutions for a variety of event planning needs, from venue selection to event management, and plans to also work with hotels to better serve their needs for targeted advertising. The company will invest $7 million into their headquarters' operations.
In addition, Eastman Chemical Company plans to add $40 million to its manufacturing operations in Henry County, according to Just Means. The manufacturer of window film for automotive and architectural markets plans to create 25 new jobs in the process to improve their labor force. They currently stand as the leading global manufacturer for the markets in question.