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LATEST NEWS

Five Finalists Announce for Each of The Annual Chamber Awards
Annual Membership Dinner on Monday, November 13th
New Floyd Visitor Guides Being Distributed
Tourism Office Updates
(above is from presentation to Board of Supervisors & Town Council)
2016 Annual Chamber Award Recipients
Not Getting Chamber Newsletters?


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Five Finalists Determined For Each Annual Floyd Chamber Award

A significant number of nominations from the public were received for the three annual awards that have the recipient determined by chamber board vote.  The nominees were narrowed down to five finalists in each of the categories with the top three recognized at the Annual Chamber Dinner and Silent Auction.  The top five nominees for each category are as follows:
Chamber Business of the Year Award
Citizens
Finn Graphics
Floyd Press
On The Water In Floyd
Skyline National Bank
Chamber Nonprofit of the Year
Blue Mountain School
June Bug Center For Arts and Education
New River Community Action
Springhouse Community School
Sustain Floyd
Chamber Business Leader of the Year
Jon Beegle
Will Griffin
Karin Grosshans
Dylan Locke and Heather Krantz
Lydeana Martin

(Last year's Business Of The Year honoree, Bella La Vita Inn, pictured above receiving award)


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Annual Dinner Membership Meeting and Silent Auction Social is Monday, November 13th, 6-9pm.


Chamber members, please plan to join us at our 28th Annual Membership Dinner and Meeting.
It kicks off with a silent auction social hour at 6pm with dinner starting at 7pm. 
The dinner program includes guest speakers, presentation of the 2018 Officers, election/reelection of board members by the membership
and the presentation of the annual chamber awards. 
Dinner Tickets are $30 each and deadline has been extended to Thursday, November 6th
For more information and to get dinner tickets online, click here.
We can no longer accept payments by mail.  Dinner payments can be made at the Chamber/Visitor Center


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New 2017 Floyd Visitor Guides Being Distributed

The new 2017 Floyd Visitor Guide is being distributed now.  Distribution started at the Floyd info booth at FloydFest last month with the first 1,000 guides printed and we have shipped 14,000 guides to almost 100 Certified Visitor Information Centers throughout the state.  This shipment was supplemented by another shipment of 10,000 for paid placement in six official Virginia Welcome Centers at key interstate locations where visitors cross state lines into Virginia. 

The initial push to get new guides out to over 400 locations takes about a month.  The guides are also mailed to leads generated by paid advertisements placed by the Floyd Tourism Office, and distributed to attendees at local festivals in Floyd County such as Floyd Fest and Chantilly Farm’s Bluegrass Festival and Yoga Jam.  Local artisans are also handing them out at craft shows in and out of state. Our focus has been to get them in places where it will benefit businesses that advertised in the guide, promote Floyd County as a visitor destination, and avoid wastage.
 
Visitor Guides can be requested by contacting the Visitor Information Center/Chamber office at 745-4407 or Info@FloydChamber.org.  The Visitor Information Center and chamber office is located at 109 East Main Street, next door to Blue Ridge Café, and is open seven days a week. 

The Floyd County Visitor Information Center is co-managed by your chamber and Floyd Tourism Office.


2016 Annual Chamber Award Recipients

Chamber Business Of The Year - Bella La Vita Inn

Chamber Nonprofit Of the Year - Floyd Center For The Arts

Chamber Business Leader Of The Year - Joy Gardner


Not Getting Chamber Newsletters?

The most common reason for not seeing chamber newsletters in your email inbox is because they are being filtered as spam/junk by your email server or your own email settings.  Your regular spam settings may be too stringent or you may have inadvertently marked a previous newsletter as spam/junk.  Check your spam or junk email folder to see if the newsletters are landing there.  Try copying the following email address and pasting it to your email address book as a new contact:  no-reply@vrmailer3.com     

Another reason that you may not be seeing the newsletter is that if you are using Gmail, it may be automatically filtered into your promotional items folder.  If you do find it there, you can right click on the email and drag into your regular inbox and confirm that you want future chamber newsletters to land there.

The server that hosts your website and email address may also be blocking the chamber newsletter as part of a global policy.  In this case, it is best to contact your server's technical support and ask that the email address that sends the newsletter, no-reply@vrmailer3.com, be allowed to reach your inbox.

Please contact info@FloydChamber.org if you need further assistance.


Our mission is to support regional businesses with networking opportunities, informative and educational resources, and to serve as an advocate for our members and community. 


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Floyd County Event Calendar

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Category: Floyd Events
Sunday
Nov 19
Monday
Nov 20
Tuesday
Nov 21
Wednesday
Nov 22
Thursday
Nov 23
Friday
Nov 24
Saturday
Nov 25
          16hands Fall Studio Tour
10:00am-5:00pm


Americana Afternoon
12:00pm-3:00pm


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