Gold Member of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce since 2005.

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The LWC meeting scheduled for February 26 has been postponed to March 4.  Same time, same place, same agenda.


Leadership Washington County participants traveled
to Richmond on February 3-5 to visit the state legislature.  Participants met with elected officials including
Delegate Israel O’Quinn; Delegate Todd Pillion; Senator Bill Carrico and Lt.
Governor Ralph S. Northam.


YWCA Bristol is proud to announce the launch of Emerge, a high-impact
professional development series for women, Friday, March 20, 2015, in Kingsport,
Tenn. Click this link for more info.

 All  workshops are open to the public but you must call and regsiter.  Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 276-628-8141.



The next Chamber of Commerce breakfast will be March 19.  More information will be available later.


Business Resources

There are several resources available to help businesses in the Washington County area.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides one-on-one counseling, business education opportunities and resources to help small business owners or managers improve their business. The sole objective is to help Southwest Virginia's businesses prosper and increase job opportunities.


The Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator was established to help startups grow in Southwest Virginia. We provide support, guidance, reasonable rent, and necessary services to foster the growth of a successful business.

We are a non-profit created by both the Town of Abingdon, VA and Washington County, VA. E-mail us at

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator
Contact: Director Cathy Lowe
851 French Moore, Jr. Blvd.
Abingdon, VA 24210

Telephone: 276/492-2060
FAX: 276/698-3070


VirginiaDBA, created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1996, provides a one-stop-service for technical assistance related to business formation, access to capital, and workforce development. VDBA works with existing businesses as they grow their workforce and mentors entrepreneurs from ideas to launching their first business venture. To accomplish the objectives set forth in Governor McDonnell's Economic Development and Jobs Creation agenda, VDBA has facilitated $1.3 billion in financing for Virginia businesses, provided technical assistance to over 36,000 businesses and will host over 80 Entrepreneurial Workshops statewide this year.

Click here to view Free Business Training