Chamber News

Interested in touring Prague and Vienna?

Please join us for a trip orientation on Monday, February 26, 5:30 p.m. to learn more about the October 8 Prague and Vienna & optional Budapest excursion. Oliver Bergeron, CI Destinations, president, will brief attendees on the experience, what’s included,...

Virginia Business Systems Named an Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine

Richmond, VA – Virginia Business Systems (VBS) of Virginia has been named one of the country’s Elite Dealers by ENX Magazine. The award is presented annually by the publication to the top office equipment dealers in the U.S. According to the...

Chamber News February 2018

New members, upcoming events and more! Check out your Chamber's latest newsletter sponsored by the Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority. For more information about sponsoring this newsletter in 2018, please contact Starr Anderson at...

Thank you for your support!

Happy Chamber anniversary to these members. Thank you for your membership renewal this month. A Cleaner World - Roanoke, Inc. Abbott  Bus Lines Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy Adecco AKZO Nobel Coatings, Inc. Alexander's Allegheny Construction Co., Inc....

Register now for the annual Blue Ridge Safety Conference

The Blue Ridge Safety Association is pleased to announce the 2018 Annual Blue Ridge Safety Conference, to be held on March 20, 2018 at James Madison University in the Madison Union Ballroom. With the growing opioid crisis across the United States, OSHA...

Family Service of Roanoke Valley hosts unique training workshop

Harvard Kennedy School’s leadership framework, Adaptive Leadership, helps today’s executives solve lingering issues and prepare for tomorrow’s changes. Jill Hufnagel, Ph.D defines "adaptive challenges" as those we face as a community and country of which...

Turner Long and Carilion Clinic Host Heart Ball

A Celebration of creating and sharing. Our evening celebrates: our work and mission; our donors and volunteers; and — most importantly — the lives saved and improved because of everyone’s effort. Locally presented by Turner Long Construction,...

Join The Gauntlet Business Program & Competition

The Gauntlet is back! Roanoke County, Botetourt County, the Alleghany Highlands, and The Advancement Foundation team up to support small business development across the region. The Advancement Foundation is celebrating 10 years of community impact and will...

RAMP business accelerator awards VOLATIA $5,000 job-­creation prize

The language translation company was selected by its peers as having the greatest potential to create jobs in our region over the next 10 years ROANOKE -­ The Regional Acceleration and Mentorship Program (RAMP) is pleased to announce that VOLATIA is the...

Nomination period for Small Business Awards is now open

Show your support for your favorite small businesses by nominating them for the Roanoke Regional Chamber's 2018 Small Business of the Year. Small businesses are owned by people who live in your town, worship beside you, donate to local nonprofits and coach...

Chamber News January 2018

New members, upcoming events and more! Check out your Chamber's latest newsletter sponsored by Virginia Western @ Ramp. For more information about sponsoring this newsletter in 2018, please contact Starr Anderson at...

Thank You for Your Support!

Happy Chamber anniversary to these members. Thank you for your membership renewal this month. AECOM American National University Attention Point Avis Construction Co. Banks Insurance Agency, Inc. Basham Oil Co. Beef Products Venture Benefit Strategies,...

Virginia Business Systems Announces Acquisition of Imagistx

Richmond, VA. – Virginia Business Systems (VBS), headquartered in Richmond, VA has announced the acquisition of Imagistx, of Winchester, VA. Imagistx  (formerly Pifer Office Supply Inc.) is located in the Winchester region, with additional market coverage...

2018 Chamber Newsletters

Chamber Newsletter February 5, 2018 sponsored by RVBA
New members, upcoming events and more! [Read more]

Chamber Newsletter January 5, 2018 sponsored by Virginia Western at RAMP
New members, upcoming events and more! [Read more]

2017 Chamber Year in Review Published January 1, 2018
Thank you to our Board of Directors, Summit Investors, Members and Ambassadors! [Read more]

In the Media

Virginia Chambers of Commerce support coverage for the uninsured 
Augusta Free Press – January 24, 2018 [Read more]

Roanoke Chamber pushes workforce development during visit to Richmond
Joe Dashiell, WDBJ7 – January 23, 2018 [Read more]

State water control board weighs decision on Mountain Valley Pipeline
Joe Dashiell, WDBJ7 – December 6, 2017 [Read more]

Editorial: McNamara’s speech worth revisiting
The Roanoke Times – December 2, 2017 [Read more]

Roanoke County leader focuses on pace of change
Alicia Petska, The Roanoke Times – November 10, 2017 [Read more]