Who We Are
The Hampton Roads Chamber is the premier pro-business organization serving the region to build the best climate for businesses to thrive. The Chamber provides a variety of program offerings and services to support the business community.
To consistently and effectively lead the efforts to shape public policy and influence legislation that sets the conditions for businesses to succeed.
Powerful Economic Partner
To develop, diversify, and improve the economy and quality of life in the region.
To provide meaningful value to our members through programs and services which enhance their ability to succeed, grow their business, and develop their staff.
To promote the importance and power of collective impact, and purposeful partnerships, finding solutions to regional challenges, and developing visionary community leaders.
What We Do
At the Hampton Roads Chamber, we work hard to create a pro-business environment for our region’s businesses. Through our economic development initiatives, professional development programs, and advocacy, we are able to achieve our mission of setting the conditions for businesses to succeed.
Foster Economic Development
The Chamber strives to improve our local economy by working with the Hampton Roads Alliance (757Alliance) to attract new business to the area and help existing businesses to expand. We work to improve the local workforce, provide leadership development programs and support small businesses.
Opportunities to Connect
Through our events, the Chamber provides a platform for our members to gain valuable insight from prominent business and government leaders, provide awareness regarding pertinent issues affecting the region’s leading industries, and the opportunity to build a valuable network of peers! These programs offer opportunities for business-to-business connections and create an environment for businesses to thrive.
Advocating for the Business Community
A fundamental component of the Hampton Roads Chamber’s mission is to advocate the views of the business community to our elected representatives at the state and local levels. The Chamber takes an active role in developing and promoting policy positions on critical issues affecting the business community.
The Hampton Roads Chamber serves businesses within the Hampton Roads geographic area. This amazing area is home to over 1.7 million people and thousands of new and thriving businesses.Get to Know Our Region
Becoming a member of the Hampton Roads Chamber is a proven investment in your business. By joining, you have access to the Chamber’s programs, professional development and marketing opportunities, advocacy, and resources throughout the year! As a member, you are able to attend a number of free events for businesses in Hampton Roads.Learn More about Membership Benefits
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