Our Story

We educate, advocate and facilitate.

As the premier business resource hub in Botetourt County, we offer innovative programming and networking opportunities, a strong voice for issues that affect business locally and regionally, and are a reliable, collaborative strategic partner ensuring economic growth and prosperity for businesses in our footprint.

We were founded in 1945.  Large industrial facilities and locally owned service and retail businesses are part of our thriving business community.

Our five core areas of focus are Business Growth, Business Advocacy, Economic Development, Education & Workforce Development, and Community.