VACCE February 2019 E-Newsletter

Register Now for 2019 Staff Development Conference
Room Deadline at Stonewall Jackson Hotel is February 11 - Don't Miss Out!
You won't want to miss the 2019 VACCE Staff Development Conference being held at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center in Staunton, VA.  

Monday & Tuesday, March 4 & 5, 2019
Staunton, VA 
The event is geared toward Chamber Executives and your professional staff members, and we'll have sessions that cover a variety of industry topics:
  • Member Retention Success
  • Workforce Innovations
  • Branding
  • Social Media & Email Engagement
  • Non-Dues Revenue
  • Adult Leadership Programs
  • Membership Sales - The Personal Touch
  • 30 Innovative (Kick A$$) Program Ideas
  • Advancing Business Through Effective Storytelling
  • Stop. Drop. Roll. - Avoiding Burnout
Please click here for the event agenda, and click here for the registration form.  Hope you can join us next month!

2019 Webinar Wednesdays
We are pleased to partner with eight other state chamber executive associations to offer Webinar Wednesdays in 2019.  You should have received an email with all nine opportunities available throughout the year.  The first event will happen:
Wednesday, February 27 - 3:00pm Eastern
Justin Patton - Bold New You
Nationally recognized speaker Justin Patton will share breakthroughs to playing bigger in leadership, business, and life.
CLICK HERE to register
All webinars are $29/person.  They will be recorded in case you purchase the webinar and then can't participate.  IACCE will forward the recording to you after the webinar.

VACCE Member Updates 
Blackstone Chamber 
Beverley Ambs has been named the new Executive Director for the Chamber.

Greater Bluefield Chamber 
The Chamber announced the passing of Nelson Walker who was an Executive Director for the Chamber from 1986-1988 and then again during the 1990s.

Greater Springfield Chamber 
Nancy-jo Manney retired from the Chamber as of January 1, 2019.  Kim Clarke has been named the new CEO for the Chamber.

Radford Chamber 
Ciara Harris has been named the new Executive Director for the Chamber. For more information, please click here.