The Chamber would like to congratulate its member Marianne Patterson on opening her new business, Pure Paradise Water of Virginia Beach. A ceremonial ribbon cutting event was held at the King Neptune statue on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk at 31st Street on April 4.
Eric Marvin brings extensive experience in destination leadership, sport marketing and management to the Sports Commission.
Recruiting Eligibility Compliance (REC) Forum Event Named Locally Created Event of the Year
The Chambers annual State of the City luncheon was held in Portsmouth on April 2 at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center. Portsmouth Mayor Kenneth Wright highlighted key business development initiatives, provided municipal progress updates, addressed challenges and opportunities in the city, and provided a glimpse into the citys future. A crowd of 500 of the regions business, political, and community leaders attended.
Governor Terry McAuliffe addressed more than 80 business leaders on a wide array of topics impacting businesses in the region at the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce in a special session of the Chamber on April 1.