Chamber News

OpX Solutions Offers New Leadership Programs

OpX Solutions is now offering a Leadership for Women program which will begin January 11, 2018.  It will meet monthly in 2018. We're also excited to announce we have expanded to other markets! We now have lean process improvement and leadership development associates...

Woods Rogers Recognized as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News-Best Lawyers©

ROANOKE, Va., (Nov. 6, 2017) — Woods Rogers offices in Roanoke and Charlottesville are ranked in the 2018 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Receiving a tier designation reflects the level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and...

Family Service of Roanoke Valley offers unique training experience

You are invited to take advantage of the immersive training experience offered by international leadership expert Jill Hufnagel, Ph.D. for the first time in Roanoke! Based on the Harvard Kennedy School’s framework, IGNITE: Adaptive Leadership welcomes participants...

Register now for the 8th Annual Virginia Economic Summit

Join the Virginia Chamber Foundation for the 8th Annual Virginia Economic Summit on Friday, December 1, 2017. Click here for registration information. Program highlights include: Presentation of Blueprint Virginia 2025 to Virginia’s newly elected Governor! Update on...

LewisGale Medical Center Receives an “A” for Patient Safety

Salem, VA – October 31, 2017 – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D, or F to a hospital’s performance in preventing medical...

Carilion Clinic Personnel Announcements – November 2017

ROANOKE, Va. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The following employees recently joined Carilion Clinic: Shelonda Arthur has joined Carilion Clinic as the Vice President of Strategic Payment Relationships. Arthur has more than 20 years of experience in health care, and was most...

RRSBDC Hosts Cyber Security Forum

This year alone, we have seen multiple high level cybersecurity attacks including WannaCry and the Equifax hack but the number one target for hackers is small and medium size businesses. With 60 percent of small companies going out of business within six months of a...

CBL Properties Continues Tradition of Closing on Thanksgiving Day

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. & ROANOKE, Va.,  (October 11, 2017) – CBL Properties, owner and manager of Valley View Mall, announced today that their portfolio of market-dominant regional shopping centers will close on Thanksgiving Day and open at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday,...

Delta Dental of Virginia Announces New President & CEO

ROANOKE, Va.—(October 10, 2017)—Delta Dental of Virginia announced today that Frank Lucia will serve as the dental insurer’s new president and chief executive officer, effective November 13, 2017. Lucia succeeds George A. Levicki, who is retiring after 36 years of...

2017 Chamber Newsletters

Roanoke Regional Chamber Newsletter October 2017
New members, upcoming events and more! [Read more]

Roanoke Regional Chamber Newsletter September 2017
New members, upcoming events and more! [Read more]

Roanoke Regional Chamber Newsletter August 2017
New members, upcoming events and more! [Read more]

Roanoke Regional Chamber 2016 Year In Review
Click here to see what your Chamber accomplished in 2016

In the Media

Regional Chamber holds legislative roundup breakfast
Gene Marrano, WFIR News – March 20, 2017 [Read more]

Chamber holds meetings about overseas trips
Gene Marrano, WFIR News – March 08, 2017 [Read more]

Kerr to Chair Roanoke Regional Chamber
The Roanoke Regional Chamber, Western Virginia’s largest business organization, has elected officers and directors for 2017. Nathan Kerr, vice president of Scott Insurance, has been elected chair. [Read more]

Roanoke Regional Chamber’s 127th year
Bradley Lucore, WFXR – January 11, 2017 [Read more]

Declining brick-and-mortar sales prompt business owners, governments to support online sales tax
Tiffany Holland, The Roanoke Times – January 15, 2017 [Read more]

Deschutes founder says brewery felt sense of belonging in Roanoke
Duncan Adams, The Roanoke Times – January 10, 2017 [Read more]

Morrill, Ferris, Davidson, Waugh: Now is the time to support our local businesses
The Roanoke Times – January 8, 2017 [Read more]

Startup aims to make temporary housing feel like home
Tiffany Holland, The Roanoke Times – January 8, 2017 [Read more]