Preserving Tradition, Embracing the Future

 

 

 

The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Floyd Tourism Office, operates a Visitor and Resident Information Center* that is open seven days a week. The mission of the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce is to support regional business with networking opportunities, informative and educational resources, and to serve as an advocate for our members and community.

Background photo by William Bell, Bell Gallery in Floyd, Virginia.
*The Visitor Center is a separate entity from the chamber and tourism office.

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Chamber Membership

Floyd County Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a membership organization that includes local businesses, civic and nonprofit organizations, and individuals.

We grow together, sharing ideas, inspiration, and information to make our community better. Each member is a valuable part of the Chamber.

Membership Meetings and Events

The Chamber alternates each month between board-focused evening meetings and membership-focused, hour-long lunch meetings.  The chamber also works with chamber members to provide Lunch and Learn educational presentations and Business After Hours Socials throughout the year.

Annual Signature Events

May Event
Thursday (canceled for 2020 and 2021)

Spring Into Summer Sock Hop Ice Cream Social

This new, admission-free, family-friendly event is held in the Spring at Chantilly Farm.  Guests are encouraged to attend in 1950’s attire to enjoy dancing, refreshments and good company as well as learn more about participating chamber members.

August 28, 2021
Saturday

Rubber Duck Race On the Little River

This admission-free, family-friendly event is held in August at On The Water In Floyd.  Tickets, each representing a numbered duck, can be purchased to win one of three cash prizes for the first three ducks or a prize for the “Running On Floyd Time” duck that comes in last.  No need to be present to win.  This event is a fundraiser for the Floyd Visitor Center’s operating expenses. Click here for more information on tickets.

October 26, 2021
Tuesday

Spooktacular Gala at Chantilly Farm

This free-admission, family-friendly, Halloween-themed event is held every October at Chantilly Farm.  Guests are encouraged to come in costume to enjoy refreshments and good company, learn more about participating chamber members, and enjoy special performances.

November 22, 2021
Monday

Dinner & Silent Auction Social

The election and reelection of chamber board members by the chamber membership and the presentation of the annual chamber awards happens at this event.  The silent auction social offers chamber members and their guests the opportunity to mix and mingle while bidding on silent auction items before the dinner starts.  The silent auction social is a fundraiser for the annual chamber scholarships and the Floyd Visitor Center’s operating expenses.  Click here for more info and to purchase dinner tickets.

Chamber News

Read this! Tax Credit

Read this! Tax Credit

Lydeana Martin, Floyd County Community and Economic Development Director is sharing important information about a tax credit that many of our businesses and organizations could take advantage of.   “Your business may be eligible for large federal Employee...

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Listing of Local Retail and Food Business Winter Hours

Listing of Local Retail and Food Business Winter Hours

A listing of winter hours for local retail and food businesses is posted on the chamber website and available for downloading and printing at: https://floydchamber.org/resources-for-residents/ This same page has separate listings of businesses open on Mondays,...

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Meet Our Interim Chamber Executive Director

Meet Our Interim Chamber Executive Director

Melissa Branks, our incoming Interim Executive Director, has already started orientation and training this month.  Upon John McEnhill’s retirement at the end of this month, Melissa will assume responsibility for day-to-day management of the chamber and co-manage the...

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