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As it continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth of Virginia is now in Forward Virginia: Phase One of its response program. We've created a special page with more information about Phase One Guidelines and what it means for local businesses and experiences in Virginia's Blue Ridge. See the Guidelines >
The chambers of commerce in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge serve as vital organizations that help businesses in the community collaborate and thrive.
The local chambers help provide leadership, advocacy, resources and direction on the best ways to make the region realize its full potential as an outstanding place to live, work and visit.
The programs and services of the chambers of commerce meet the needs of a variety of businesses, including those in the hospitality industry who partner with Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge to market this region.
Businesses that are part of the chambers of commerce receive numerous benefits, including networking and partnership opportunities with other business in the area, as well as information about upcoming initiatives and projects in the region.
Local businesses often receive assistance from the chamber branches on relevant legislative issues, as the chambers of commerce can serve as an aid in political topics that help protect the interests and potential growth of businesses in the region.
The chambers of commerce also help provide credibility for local businesses to the general public and consumers, and it serves as an additional marketing opportunity to the various communities in Virginia's Blue Ridge along with potential investors from outside the area.
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge partners with multiple chambers of commerce in the area, and all share the primary goal of helping the region continue to thrive and grow.