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  • Wing Fling Sponsor We are excited to sponsor Wing Fling again this year and are happy to have Buffalo Wild Wings, Domino's and Zaxby's as our food vendors.  Lisa Grishaw, American National Bank…

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Welcome to the Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce

The Lynchburg Regional Chamber is the region’s largest business association whose mission is to provide programs and services that strengthen member businesses and stimulate regional prosperity. Whether it's our strong advocacy efforts to protect free enterprise, the nationally award winning Leadership Lynchburg program, or the numerous networking and professional development opportunities we offer, the Lynchburg Regional Chamber has something for you.  We invite you to join, and participate because together, we accomplish more!  Learn how on this site!


Upcoming Chamber Events

More Chamber and member events coming soon…

  • Leadership Lynchburg Flagship Program 42
    jereTuesday, 01 July 2014
    7/1/2014 - 5/30/2015 ,
  • Wildcat Theatre Conservatory -
    jereMonday, 28 July 2014
    7/28/2014 8:30 AM - 8/9/2014 4:00 PM, Randolph Colleges WildCat Theatre Conservatory focuses on using theatre to develop life skills for children of all ages. By bringing in theatre professionals who are also educators, we provide top-level arts instruction to students who are seriously considering further study in theatre, while at the same time, providing an environment where all students, regardless of where life takes them, will develop their creativity, teamwork, focus, and ability to communicate. Dates: July 28-August 9, 2014 (M-F, M-F, Saturday showcase)?9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily?Showcase: Saturday, August 9 @ 10 a.m. Cost is for one camper for one session. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your child's place in class. Early Bird Registration (through May 1) - $350 Standard Registration (after May 1) - $375
  • “Who’s Next? Leadership Succession and Family -
    jereTuesday, 29 July 2014
    7/29/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Who should attend? Business Owners, Financial Advisors, and HR Professionals Family owned businesses represent more than 90 percent of all businesses in the U.S.; however, only 3 percent make it into the fourth generation and beyond. Why is that? Succession planning is an operational imperative and in many cases viewed as a difficult conversation. Become proactive and ensure a legacy and continuity of a business that thrives and grows into future generations. Topics will include: • Maintaining family relationships while preparing for succession utilizing processes over personalities • Identifying the appropriate successors • Ensuring readiness of successors Cost: $99 Register by emailing Gloria.Witt@define-success.com on or before 5 p.m. on June 26.
  • Open House featuring "First Impressions Workshop" -
    jereWednesday, 30 July 2014
    7/30/2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 AM, Open House - featuring tours of the campus, information on career training provided, and lunch/refreshments provided. Workshop 10:15am - 11:00am - includes self-help tools to improve your professional immage and confidence for a succcessful jo search - featured speaker: Lloyd Deloatch, Workforce Development Instructor
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive -
    jereWednesday, 30 July 2014
    7/30/2014 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, You can make a difference… SUMMER BLOOD DRIVE WEDNESDAY, JULY 30th 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm WINGATE BY WYNDHAM 3777 Candlers Mountain Road - Lynchburg To register please visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: WINGATE For more information please contact: Christine Mayotte at (434) 845-1700 Ext. 122 or email cmayotte@hotelequities.com
  • HR for Nonprofits: Best Practices that Work -
    jereThursday, 07 August 2014
    8/7/2014 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Research on high performance work systems (HPWS) has demonstrated that good Human Resource Management (HRM) practices can have a direct impact on organizational performance and critical employee outcomes, such as employee engagement and turnover. This session will introduce participants to this strategic HRM framework. Drawing on a seven-state study of small nonprofit organizations, participants will examine which HRM practices had the most significant impact. The session will also focus on highlighting best practices that emerged from case studies of the top 16 nonprofits (highest performers). Participants will leave the class with tools to help improve HR practices. This workshop is co-sponsored by Council of United Way Agencies. their organization.
  • American National University Job Fair, Career Expo & Networking Event -
    jereWednesday, 13 August 2014
    8/13/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Job Fair and Career Expo and Networking Event on August 13th, 2014, from 11:00am – 1:00pm. This will be a great opportunity to network with area businesses, agencies and work with job applicants. Registration is FREE. Tables and chairs will be provided for set up. Businesses please pre-register by July 31st by emailing seanastasio@an.edu or calling (434)239-3500. Lunch will be provided by Dave’s Dawgs. This event will be open to the public. Veteran's welcome! Feel free to contact us with any questions. We hope you can join us on August 13th!
  • Business at Breakfast Speed Networking presented by The Summit Retirement Community -
    jereWednesday, 13 August 2014
    8/13/2014 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM, By members' requests, we are once again offering speed networking during our August 13 Business at Breakfast. You'll have two-three minutes to give a presentation on your business at your table and then you'll get to move to different tables and give it again. You'll make lots of great new contacts and have the opportunity to develop new business. Come with plenty of business cards! Cost includes breakfast and is $17 for Chamber members; $27 for general admission. RSVP is required by August 11. Call (434) 845-5966, email info@lynchburgchamber.org or register online.    
  • Wing Fling presented by American National Bank -
    jereThursday, 14 August 2014
    8/14/2014 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Get your tickets now for Wing Fling presented by American National Bank and Trust Company.  Tickets are available online at the Chamber’s website (www.lynchburgchamber.org/events), at the Chamber office, 2015 Memorial Avenue [office hours M-Th 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.] and the following locations: American National Bank Branches:   2301 Langhorne Road   1646 Graves Mill Road   20479 Timberlake Road. Basket Case:  2909 Old Forest Road Phase 2:  4009 Murray Place Visitor Information Center:  216 12th Street at Church Come to the 5th Annual Wing Fling, Thursday, August 14, from 5 - 9 p.m. at Phase 2. Enjoy live music by The House Band, food from multiple vendors:  Buffalo Wild Wings, Domino’s and Zaxby’s and the AREVA Nuclear Hot Wing Eating Contest and more!  Advance Admission Ticket is $5; $10 at the door.  Reserved tables for 8 are available for $200 (includes admission tickets and meal tickets for 8).  A portion of ticket sales will go toward Leadership Lynchburg scholarships. New this year...you can purchase different food ticket options:  Meal Ticket for $10 and Sampler Ticket for $5. Meal and sampler tickets may be used at any one of the food vendors.  Menus for each option are available on the Chamber’s website: Bring your lawn chairs and prepare for a good time, rain or shine!  Adult beverage tickets and additional food tickets will be available for purchase.  Pets, coolers, outside food & beverages strictly prohibited.  Not a child-friendly event—no strollers please. Vendor space is available.  If interested, contact Mike Lewis at (434) 515-3365. The Chamber thanks its Wing Fling sponsors: Presenting Sponsor - American National Bank and Trust Co. Host Sponsor:  Phase 2 Nuclear Wing Eating Contest Sponsor - AREVA, Inc. Signature Sponsor - The News & Advance Media Sponsor - ABC13 WSET-TV Beverage Sponsor – Blue Ridge Beverage Company Band Sponsor - Hanwha Azdel Soft Drink Sponsor - Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. Sign Sponsor - I. H. McBride Sign Co., Inc. Dessert Sponsor - Sam's Club Supporting Sponsor:  WIQO
  • Dedication for Liberty University Center for Medical and Health Sciences -
    jereFriday, 22 August 2014
    8/22/2014 1:00 PM, You're invited to the dedication ceremony for Liberty University's new Center for Medical and Health Sciences, which houses the College of Osteopathic Medicine.