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2023: A Year of Impact by the Numbers

We are proud to share some exciting numbers with you as we close out the year! Many thanks to all the members, volunteers, sponsors and community partners who helped achieve this year's success.

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2023 year in review infographic

Bringing Business Leaders Together

116 events

3,500+ event attendees
100+ speakers & panelists

Connecting a Broad and Diverse Network

650 member organizations in Charlottesville, Albemarle and beyond

  • 80 minority owned enterprises
  • 62,843 employees represented
  • 121 new members
  • 33 Leaders Lab graduates

Building Visibility

$1.2+ billion defense industry economic impact highlighted in Defense Affairs Committee study

72,803 member directory searches
120+ media mentions & live interviews
30 member spotlights
8 awards celebrating local business leaders

8,780 social media followers
6,185 email subscribers
46% email open rate

Investing in Our Community

25 Partners in Trust invested in the Chamber's vision of a thriving regional economy

$40,000 in grants to minority business enterprises in partnership with the United Way of Greater Charlottesville

81 wonderful volunteers giving their time