Weekly Update

March 17 – 23, 2019

 Featured  Business Events & Updates  Tourism Events & Updates  

Member Promotions  Members in the News  New Members



Learn How to Understand the Benefits of Your 401(k)! 

Learn how to better invest in your future at our next Biz-Ed

Stop by our building at 421 N. Boundary St. during lunch & learn about Understanding the Benefits of Your 401(k)! Morgan Stanley financial advisor Lynne Williams will discuss how to make the most of your retirement plan, why it’s so important to start investing early and how a 401(k) plan works.  Don’t miss it! 




Save The Date: Business After Hours at Alewerks

Save the date – our next Business After Hours will be at Alewerks Brewing Company on Thursday, April 18

Join us from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for an evening of networking, food, prizes – and, of course, great beer! The event is $10 for members and $15 for non-members, so sign up today! 


Check Out Our Small Business of the Week!


This week’s Small Business of the Week is Decorating Den Interiors of Williamsburg! Click here to learn more about them and their owner, Amy Ahearn! 

Save The Date: Small Business Person of the Year & Early Stage Business Awards  

Mark your calendars for the Small Business Person of the Year and the Early Stage Business awards presentation ceremony at the Launchpad on May 1! More details coming soon.



 Welcome, Vicki! 

It’s official – the Williamsburg Tourism Council has selected Vicki Cimino to be their new Executive Director & CEO

Click here to learn more about Vicki and join us in welcoming her to Williamsburg!

2019 Tourism Forum!

Mark your calendars and plan to join us on May 2, 2019, from 4 – 6 p.m., for the 2019 Tourism Forum! Come network and find out what’s new for tourism in 2019 for the destination. Event will be at the Abbey Stone Theatre at Busch Gardens. Stay tuned for the invite. 

Sales Team Update 

Vivian Bunting, Associate Director, Group Tour & Consumer Sales, will be in York, PA on March 27 for the Pennsylvania Bus Association Marketplace and Dover, DE on March 28 for the Maryland Motorcoach Association Showcase. These shows are attended by group leaders for the associations’ tour companies in PA & MD. 


Follow Our Sales Team on Facebook!

Please follow our sales team efforts on Facebook for Sports Williamsburg, Group Tours and Weddings (new)! 



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We’ll send you a comprehensive, jargon-free report with prioritized recommendations – measuring everything that matters to the online success of your business in 2019. 

Learn how you can outperform the competition, engage your visitors, generate more website leads, and more. 

Exclusive FREE OFFER for Chamber members 

***ENDS 3/31/2019***

CARPET DIRECT. For a limited time only, upgrade from standard carpet pad to our STAINMASTER Pet Protect carpet cushion at no additional cost. 

We bring the showroom to you! We can customize your shopping experience to fit your needs from the comfort of your place of business or home. NOT JUST CARPET, we offer a wide variety of beautiful floor coverings for any project. Commercial, residential and DIY’ers. We look forward to providing you and your customers with products that will be beautiful for years to come. Visit our website, www.CarpetDirectVa.com to schedule your free consultation or call us directly at 757-378-6465. 

For Chamber members only. Please use Promocode “Chamber2019” 

***ENDS 6/30/2019***

GOLDEN HORSESHOE GOLF CLUB. Chamber members, host your next golf outing at the Golden Horseshoe and receive: 

  • $250 Pro Shop Credit for group of 50-99 players
  • $500 Pro Shop Credit for groups of 100+ players 

With three award-winning courses, first-class catering and a dedication to customer service, we can accommodate any group needs. 

  • Treat your customers to the Top 100 Ranked Golf Course. 
  • Raise money for your charity, church or school on the popular Green Course. 
  • Host a fun team-building event for your staff on the 9-hole Spotswood Course. 

Contact Jerry Morelli for details, availability and pricing. 

***ENDS 12/31/2019***

HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS WILLIAMSBURG RESORT. Williamsburg Chamber members receive up to 10% off your stay at our Williamsburg Resort in a spacious 1 or 2-bedroom villa! Call (855) 373-7258 and ask for discount code: IX1SX or use the link on this page. 

Exclusions and blackout dates may apply. 

***ENDS 2/28/2020***



Remember, YOU can add your event to the GWCTA calendar! Submit your events today or view the calendar here!

CultureFix is excited to announce its newest Wonderful Williamsburg Weekend festival, Scrumptious! This 4-day event is going on April 25-28 and is all things food, drink, music & art. Get your tickets here

The Williamsburg International Student Outreach Program is looking for sponsors and employers to hire Summer Work Travel participants this summer. They are hosting an Exchange Visitor Employer & Community Forum at the Best Western Williamsburg Historic on Tuesday, March 26 at 10 a.m. All employers, community leaders and interested parties are encouraged to attend. 

The Williamsburg Premium Outlets are looking to hire a Director of Marketing & Business Development. If you are interested, you can apply here



Allure Bakery Bakeries

AthleteBiz – Marketing & Promotions Agency

Essential Creations by Christine, LLC - Artists and Craftsmen

Heart to Heart Career Training Center Educational Services

Red Roof Inn – Accommodations

The UPS Store Graphic Design/Publishing Service

Williamsburg Chauffeur Service, LLC Airport Shuttle Service

Williamsburg Urgent Care Health Care

Young Living Essential Oils Health & Wellness