Overview of Events

Annual Awards and Gala

The Annual Awards and Gala is the Chamber's signature event. Between 400 and 500 Chamber members brave the cold on the last Friday of each January to celebrate the successes of the business community. Learn more

Business After Hours 

An early evening networking event attracting 100 or more members, held at a Chamber member business. This is one of our popular reoccurring events. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards! Learn more.

Distill It

Two events in one: a networking event with stump speeches from the mid-term candidates and a workshop for Cahmber Members interested in running for office. The candidate workshop will cover finance, marketing, campaign law, and more. For more information, contact Kyle Allwine at 540-373-9508.

First Responders Appreciation Breakfast

The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber First Responders Appreciation Breakfast is an opportunity for the business community to express our gratitude for the service that dedicated first responders provide to our community.


LeadShare is a bi-weekly network meeting designed to help generate leads for its participants. Typically there is one representative per industry, making each the 'go-to' person for that sector of business needs. 

Fredericksburg Regional Business Summit

The premier legislative advocacy event. The Chamber hosts experts from the region and the country to discuss the biggest issues and policies affecting our region's economic viability and sustainability. For more information, contact Kyle Allwine at 540-373-9508 or click here.

Maps, Snacks, and Facts

New member orientation - an opportunity to meet Chamber staff, Chamber members, and learn about Chamber activities. Make your Chamber membership work for you. For more information, contact Wendy Zelazny at 540-373-9400.

New Member Orientation

Make your Chamber Membership Work for You!

We encourage our new Chamber members to attend one of our quarterly New Member Orientation meetings.  This is your opportunity to meet the Chamber staff, introduce your business, and familiarize yourself with the variety of benefits we offer and get connected!

At each orientation, Chamber staff gives an informal presentation covering all you need to know to start making your Chamber membership work for you.  Topics covered include:

  • Networking Events
  • Special Events
  • Marketing Services
  • Direct Savings
  • Programs
  • Councils
  • Communications

Also in attendance at the meeting are the Chamber Ambassadors. The Ambassadors are there to help you. They can answer any question or provide guidance.  The New Member Orientation is a great way to start you Chamber connection.  For more information contact Whitney Watts.

Ribbon Cuttings

The Chamber is always ready to help its members celebrate their successes with ribbon cutting ceremonies. Whether your company is moving to a new location, expanding your existing headquarters or relaunching your product line, Chamber members, Ambassadors, members of board of directors and local elected officials will join you in marking these momentous occasions. For more information, contact Wendy Zelazny at 540-373-9400.


Monthly breakfast with speakers for members with an interest in business. Roundtables rotate monthly between Stafford, Spotsylvania, and Fredericksburg. Learn more.

State of the Chamber

The State of the Chamber meeting takes place in the spring of each year and offers members a review of the Chamber’s activities during the previous year, as well as a glimpse of future initiatives. Learn more.

State of the Region

Annual recap of the General Assembly session. For more information, contact Kyle Allwine at 540-373-9508.