Chamber News

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...

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...

Gibbons & Kawash merges with Brown Edwards

The accounting firms of Brown Edwards and Gibbons & Kawash are pleased to announce their merger, effective January 1, 2018. The merger will create one of the largest CPA offices in West Virginia. Brown Edwards is a Top 100 firm based in Roanoke, Virginia...

Gig Economy Exposed: Here’s What You REALLY Need to Know

Gig Economy Exposed: Here’s What You REALLY Need to Know By:  Samantha Steidle, RAMP Innovation Officer You’ve probably heard a lot about the gig economy. Some of it’s probably true, and some of it probably isn’t. In this article, we’re going to give you...

Josh Beisley Promoted to Estimator with Building Specialists Inc.

Roanoke, VA – Josh Beisley of Roanoke has been promoted by Building Specialists Inc., (BSI) Construction & Design to Estimator.  Mr. Beisley had previously served as the Residential Project Manager for over two years and prior to that served...

Chamber News – December 2017

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

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2018 Chamber Newsletters

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

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]