VACCE December 2018 E-Newsletter
2019 VACCE Event Dates
Be sure our 2019 event dates are on your calendar:

2019 VACCE Staff Development Conference 
Event is for all chamber professionals to share ideas and hear from industry experts on topics to assist all Virginia Chambers grow and thrive.
Monday & Tuesday, March 4 & 5, 2019 
Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center
Staunton, VA

2019 VACCE Executive Leadership Conference 
Event is for Chamber Executives and their senior leadership team to learn new ways of solving management issues, to motivate people, and to increase their knowledge in order to become more effective in developing their local communities.
Thursday & Friday, June 20 & 21, 2019 
Fredericksburg Hospitality House Hotel & Conference Center
Fredericksburg, VA

Virginia Chamber Update
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The Chamber will be hosting the following events that you won't want to miss:

Friday, December 7, 2018
2018 Virginia Economic Summit 
Click here for more information 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
2018 Virginia Congressional Luncheon 
Click here for more information 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
2019 Chamber Day / ODA Legislative Reception
Click here for more information

VACCE Member Updates 
Greater Bluefield Chamber 
The Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce and the Princeton-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce that they have merged to become The Chamber of Commerce of the Two Virginias. The Chamber serves geographic members from the Town of Bluefield, VA; parts of Tazewell County, VA; and all of Mercer County, West Virginia.  The Chamber staff are:
  • Joshua Cline, President/CEO
  • Debbie Maynard, Vice President for Membership Services
  • Karen DeHaan, Vice President of Administration and Finance
  • Lindsay Strader, Director of Evetns and Communications
We are announcing to the public on December 5 at our joint holiday reception.

Lexington-Rockbridge Chamber 
Christyl Lee was recently promoted to Marketing & Administrative Coordinator.

The Chamber is excited to announce their first Non-Profit Showcase in conjunction with their January Business After Hours scheduled for January 17 at Devils Backbone Brewing Co.