The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce

Magazine is a proud Partner in Trust of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber of Commerce advocates, convenes, and engages to strengthen business in the greater Charlottesville region.


Our Chamber is transforming itself to better serve as the leading promoter and advocate for a vibrant, healthy business community. As the organization builds upon the accomplishments of the past and acknowledges the challenges and vast opportunities that lie ahead, our Board of Directors is committed to moving into the future with ingenuity, energy, and a strong, unified voice for business.

The world is watching Charlottesville. The Chamber has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to cast the net wide across the community, inviting all who can positively influence economic vitality and opportunity. By growing the Chamber’s network, forging highly intentional partnerships with both traditional and unexpected collaborators, and shining a light on every success it discovers, the Chamber will build enduring bridges to a more successful future.


As an active member of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, albemarle Magazine extends a preferred rate to our fellow Chamber members. For bulk orders, please call Eden at 434-989-9668 for options and special pricing.

Albemarle County, VA Economic Development


Located in Central Virginia, Albemarle County is known for its natural beauty, historic sites, and the University of Virginia. Featuring both rural and urban areas, Albemarle County is poised to accommodate a variety of business ventures and interests. The area is unique in its ability to grow while maintaining its charm and small-town feel.

Regional businesses benefit from a highly educated and skilled workforce and unparalleled quality of life, making this an ideal community. There are five areas highlighted for development within Albemarle County – these areas have the infrastructure in place to support business activity. In an already dynamic and vibrant local economy, this readiness provides a rare opportunity for business success.

albemarle Magazine extends a preferred rate to our fellow Albemarle County, VA partners. For bulk orders, please call Eden at 434-989-9668 for options and special pricing.



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Center for Nonprofit Exellence (CNE)

Magazine is a proud Partner of Center for Nonprofit Excellence. CNE envisions equitable, thriving, and just communities powered by healthy nonprofits. CNE offers programs, training, and networking opportunities to help nonprofits excel. Visit their website at for more information.


CNE is a member-driven community resource that supports all nonprofits. They have programs and resources to help any organization, no matter its size or budget. CNE helps members stay up-to-date on leading practices and the latest happenings in the sector. They invest in nonprofits and the people who power them – staff, board members, and volunteers. Build knowledge and skills in marketing, fundraising, and finance, and better understand board roles and responsibilities.


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Virginia is for Lovers


There is so much to LOVE in Virginia! No matter who you are or what you love to do, be at the heart of it all in Virginia.

LOVE all four seasons. LOVE the mountains. LOVE the beaches. Choose big city life, find a rural retreat, or have both! LOVE the good economy. Virginia is one of the best places for business and entrepreneurship. LOVE the amazing schools, public and private. LOVE the diverse and eclectic music scene, galleries, theaters, and historic destinations. There’s a festival and or event on any given weekend. LOVE the Horse Country. LOVE the opportunities for excercise and fitness. LOVE the world-class, nationally ranked healthcare professionals and facilities. LOVE a great place to retire. LOVE the best BBQ, biscuits and gravy, and the best in fine dining. LOVE Virginia Wine Country, wine, ciders, beer and spirits that are beyond compare!


Virginia Wine


During the annual celebration held at Richmond’s Main Street Station, Governor Glenn Youngkin awarded the 2022 Virginia Governor’s Cup® to Cana Vineyards & Winery of Middleburg for its 2019 Unité Reserve—a signature estate red blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot. The competition received a record-breaking number of entries—615 wines from over 100 Virginia wineries. For information, visit


The Monticello Wine Trail


Thomas Jefferson envisioned vineyards and wines from his native state standing shoulder to shoulder with the great wines of the Old World. Some 200 years later, the counties surrounding Monticello were designated the Monticello American Viticultural Area (AVA), in recognition of the region’s distinguished and burgeoning wine industry. The Monticello AVA was the first established AVA in Virginia. Discover the birthplace of American Wine at

The Peyton Map, dated 1875
Courtesy of the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society

Albemarle County Established in 1744 by an act of the General Assembly, Albemarle County was named for the second Earl of Albemarle, then Governor General of the colony. Charlottesville, the county seat, is located 70 miles from Richmond, 120 miles from Washington, DC, and 20 minutes from the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) served by Delta, United, and American Airlines offers Central Virginia travelers over 50 daily non-stop flights. An amazing place to live or vacation all four seasons, Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville offers fine dining, accommodations, scenic landscapes, and many links to our American heritage. When visiting this spectacular region, be sure to take advantage of its many cultural and educational amenities: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Monroe’s Highland, James Madison’s Montpelier, the University of Virginia, and its associated institutions.

Founded in 1940, the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society seeks to study, preserve and promote the history of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia.


Helpful hotlinks:

albemarle Magazine

Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce

Albemarle County, VA

City of Charlottesville, VA

UVA Health

Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development

Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitor Bureau

Nelson County Visitor’s Center

Virginia is for Lovers