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 ,
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  • Lynchburg Regional Chamber/Partners in Education Golf Tournament Presented by Liberty Ridge Health & Rehab -
    jereWednesday, 01 October 2014
    10/1/2014 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Reserve your foursome now for the Chamber/Partners in Education 2014 Fall Golf Tournament. Golfers will receive: Awards Dinner Golf Cart Beverages and Snacks Range Balls Prior to Tournament Prizes TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE 11:00 a.m. Check-in, Range Balls 12:15 p.m. Welcome 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start 6:00 p.m. Dinner Cost is $450 per foursome, $550 with hole sponsorship and $150 for a hole sponsorship without golf.  Support of this event enables the Chamber to fund its programs and services to strengthen our member businesses and stimulate regional prosperity. A portion of the proceeds from this tournament will support the Partners in Education program--a partnership between Lynchburg Regional Chamber and Lynchburg City Schools. To view registration form, visit here. For more information email Kaye Lewis or call 845-5968 ext. 16. For sponsorship opportunities, please email Mike Lewis at 845-5968, ext. 20. Thanks to our sponsors: Liberty Ridge Heath & Rehabilitation Center:  Presenting Sponsor Blue Ridge Beverage:  Beverage Sponsor Successful Innvocations:  Awards Dinner Sponsor
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  • Business Basics Class -
    jereWednesday, 01 October 2014
    10/1/2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Business Basics is an introduction to owning your own business. Topics that will be covered include deciding on a legal entity, basic accounting and tax issues, steps you need to take for permits and licensing, steps to writing a business plan and basics of marketing and market research. The class is only 2.5 hours long so these topics will only be briefly covered. Upon completing the class you will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one appointment with one of the professional business counselors in our office. Fee: $20, checks preferred, no credit cards accepted.
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  • 2014 Woods Rogers Labor & Employment Seminar Co-sponsored by the Lynchburg Regional Chamber -
    jereThursday, 02 October 2014
    10/2/2014 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Find Your Balance! Woods Rogers presents its 2014 Labor and Employment seminar in Lynchburg on Thursday, Oct. 2. Join our team of attorneys who will present case updates, and tips and strategies for managing the toughest labor and employment issues you’ll face this year and into 2015. Exclusive Offers: Early Bird: Use promo code EARLYB33 before August 15th to receive 10% off your registration. Rates go up on Aug. 16—the half day price will be $130 and full day price will be $230. Someone New: If you bring someone who hasn’t attended in the past FIVE years, we’ll give both of you 15% off your registration fees! Just send an email to seminars@woodsrogers.com before you register to get the code! Achieve balance in all aspects of human resources and see how your solutions start with Woods Rogers. Topics Include: Legal Update: Recent Case Decisions and Your HR Practices Your Balance Sheet and Wage & Hour Issues ACA is HERE! Take Care of Your Employees and Your Business At Face Value: Verifying Employment Eligibility with the I-9 and More Employee Theft and Fraud: It Impacts Your Business Office Romance Ahead: Walking the Tightrope Dealing with the Government is a High Wire Act. Do you Know if You’re Considered a Federal Contractor? Managing an Electronic Workplace: Business Interests vs. Employee Privacy View the topics and register online at www.woodsrogers.com/seminars. For more information, call (540) 983-7791.
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  • 2014 Woods Rogers Labor & Employment Seminar -
    jereThursday, 02 October 2014
    10/2/2014 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Find Your Balance! Woods Rogers presents its 2014 Labor and Employment seminar in Lynchburg on Thursday, Oct. 2. Join our team of attorneys who will present case updates, and tips and strategies for managing the toughest labor and employment issues you’ll face this year and into 2015. Exclusive Offers: Early Bird: Use promo code EARLYB33 before August 15th to receive 10% off your registration. Rates go up on Aug. 16—the half day price will be $130 and full day price will be $230. Someone New: If you bring someone who hasn’t attended in the past FIVE years, we’ll give both of you 15% off your registration fees! Just send an email to seminars@woodsrogers.com before you register to get the code! Achieve balance in all aspects of human resources and see how your solutions start with Woods Rogers. Topics Include: Legal Update: Recent Case Decisions and Your HR Practices Your Balance Sheet and Wage & Hour Issues ACA is HERE! Take Care of Your Employees and Your Business At Face Value: Verifying Employment Eligibility with the I-9 and More Employee Theft and Fraud: It Impacts Your Business Office Romance Ahead: Walking the Tightrope Dealing with the Government is a High Wire Act. Do you Know if You’re Considered a Federal Contractor? Managing an Electronic Workplace: Business Interests vs. Employee Privacy
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  • 33rd Annual Labor and Employment Seminar (Lynchburg) -
    jereThursday, 02 October 2014
    10/2/2014 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Find Your Balance! Woods Rogers presents its 2014 Labor and Employment seminar in Lynchburg on Thursday, Oct. 2. Join our team of attorneys who will present case updates, and tips and strategies for managing the toughest labor and employment issues you’ll face this year and into 2015. Topics Include: •Legal Update: Recent Case Decisions and Your HR Practices •Your Balance Sheet and Wage & Hour Issues •ACA is HERE! Take Care of Your Employees and Your Business •At Face Value: Verifying Employment Eligibility with the I-9 and More •Employee Theft and Fraud: It Impacts Your Business •Office Romance Ahead: Walking the Tightrope •Dealing with the Government is a High Wire Act. Do you Know if You’re Considered a Federal Contractor? •Managing an Electronic Workplace: Business Interests vs. Employee Privacy
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  • Berlind Symposium: Poetry Reading by Tom Sleigh -
    jereFriday, 03 October 2014
    10/3/2014 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM, The 23rd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium: Panel Discussion The Helen Clark Berlind Symposium was established by friends and family of Helen Clark Berlind ’58, to honor her memory on the occasion of the 80th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art. The Symposium has expanded and extended the educational significance of the Annual Exhibition every year since, hosting scholars and artists to discuss issues relevant to each Exhibition. SYMPOSIUM EVENTS: Friday, October 3rd 8 p.m. | Poetry reading by Tom Sleigh, poet, dramatist, essayist and art critic, based in New York City. Sleigh has published seven books of original poetry, one full-length translation of Euripides' Herakles and a book of essays. Saturday, October 4th 11 a.m. to noon | Artist talk by Jenny Lynn McNutt, one of seven artists represented in A Menagerie of Metaphors 1:30 to 3 p.m. | Panel discussion with McNutt, Sleigh, and David Schwartz, Randolph College Professor of Philosophy. Panel moderated by Kathy Muehlemann, Professor of Art at Randolph College and curator of A Menagerie of Metaphors. 3 to 3:30 p.m. | Reception
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  • Berlind Symposium: Artist Talk by Jenny Lynn McNutt -
    jereSaturday, 04 October 2014
    10/4/2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, The 23rd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium: Panel Discussion The Helen Clark Berlind Symposium was established by friends and family of Helen Clark Berlind ’58, to honor her memory on the occasion of the 80th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art. The Symposium has expanded and extended the educational significance of the Annual Exhibition every year since, hosting scholars and artists to discuss issues relevant to each Exhibition. SYMPOSIUM EVENTS: Friday, October 3rd 8 p.m. | Poetry reading by Tom Sleigh, poet, dramatist, essayist and art critic, based in New York City. Sleigh has published seven books of original poetry, one full-length translation of Euripides' Herakles and a book of essays. Saturday, October 4th 11 a.m. to noon | Artist talk by Jenny Lynn McNutt, one of seven artists represented in "A Menagerie of Metaphors" 1:30 to 3 p.m. | Panel discussion with McNutt, Sleigh, and David Schwartz, Randolph College Professor of Philosophy. Panel moderated by Kathy Muehlemann, Professor of Art at Randolph College and curator of "A Menagerie of Metaphors." 3 to 3:30 p.m. | Reception
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  • Berlind Symposium: Panel Discussion -
    jereSaturday, 04 October 2014
    10/4/2014 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, The 23rd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium: Panel Discussion The Helen Clark Berlind Symposium was established by friends and family of Helen Clark Berlind ’58, to honor her memory on the occasion of the 80th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art. The Symposium has expanded and extended the educational significance of the Annual Exhibition every year since, hosting scholars and artists to discuss issues relevant to each Exhibition. SYMPOSIUM EVENTS: Friday, October 3rd 8 p.m. | Poetry reading by Tom Sleigh, poet, dramatist, essayist and art critic, based in New York City. Sleigh has published seven books of original poetry, one full-length translation of Euripides' Herakles and a book of essays. Saturday, October 4th 11 a.m. to noon | Artist talk by Jenny Lynn McNutt, one of seven artists represented in "A Menagerie of Metaphors" 1:30 to 3 p.m. | Panel discussion with McNutt, Sleigh, and David Schwartz, Randolph College Professor of Philosophy. Panel moderated by Kathy Muehlemann, Professor of Art at Randolph College and curator of "A Menagerie of Metaphors." 3 to 3:30 p.m. | Reception
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  • Bedford Hills Carnival -
    jereSaturday, 04 October 2014
    10/4/2014 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM, Bedford Hills Carnival is Oct 4th from 10am to 2:30pm. It is a family fun event with games, bounce houses, a haunted house, face painting and yummy food. Our raffle and silent auction is a big highlight of the day. This year includes Disney hopper passes, many camps for next summer, high end leather goods, jewelry and much, much more. Please come out and support our local school. Bedford Hills Elementary 4330 Morningside, Lynchburg, VA 24503.
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