The Hampton Roads Chamber Means Business. We are the premier pro-business organization serving as an Impactful Advocate, Powerful Economic Partner, Inspiring Ignitor, and Regional Collaborator setting the conditions for businesses to succeed.
The Hampton Roads Chamber commands the most influential position for shaping public policy to ensure a thriving environment for regional business prosperity.
Commitment to Excellence
We Mean Business! We are Unapologetically Pro-Business.
We work for our members. We are intentional in providing world class programs and services.
Excellence is our standard and we are relentless in our pursuit of it.
We are a professional staff. We take results personally.
We are committed to constant and never ending improvement.
We believe in our value. We take action to ignite positive change.
Servant leadership is the foundation of our culture.
Provide a meaningful value to our members through programs and services which enhance their ability to succeed and grow their business.
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.
The Chamber provides leadership in articulating business viewpoints in the public arena and strives to be the region’s primary source of information about business issues. Through the work of our legislative steering committees, local divisions, and administrative staff, the Chamber works on issues which will create and maintain a healthy climate for doing business in Hampton Roads. Learn about Advocacy
The Chamber strives to improve our local economy by working with HREDA to attract new business to the area, by helping existing businesses to expand, by working with partners to improve the local workforce, promote amateur sports events, and provide leadership training.
Service to Business
The Chamber offers networking opportunities, educational programs, cost-saving employee benefit programs, marketing tools, and other services to fill the needs of our business members and contribute to measurable growth for them. Learn about Membership