Valley College

Networking Opportunities

2017 Networking Opportunities

Spring Business After Hours

April 13
Business After Hours - Custom Business Solutions

May 4
Business After Hours - Business Show


Past Networking Events

Wonderland of Trees Tradition

Thank you United Way of Southern WV for inviting to be a part of your Wonderland of Trees tradition again this year. We appreciate all that you do for our communities in Southern WV.

Make sure to visit the Wonderland of Trees display through November 18 at Crossroads Mall.

Get more info and vote for your favorite tree at

Saluting Our Community Heroes

Thank you City National Bank, Park Ave Branch, Beckley for hosting Business After Hours and for inviting us to be a part of your Heroes Welcome to honor our local heroes; Local Police Officers, Firefighters & Emergency Service Personnel. We very much appreciate their service to our communities each and every day and it is an honor to let them know in any way we can.

Thank you Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center for catering the delicious hors d’oeuvres

Thank you School of Harmony, Inc for performing the National Anthem and music for the evening

Thank you The Register-Herald Newspaper for your coverage as always.

You can find out more about City National Bank services by visiting or go by the Beckley Branch at One Park Avenue.

Networking & Touring Alpha Business Center

Thank you Alpha Records Management, Alpha Rental Properties and Alpha Engineering Services for hosting Business After Hours and inviting us over to learn about all the services you offer in our community.

We appreciate the opportunity to tour your facilities and learn about;

Document / Record Storage, Destruction, Scanning
Media Back-Up Storage
Available Rental Properties
Engineering Services

Make sure to visit Alpha Business Center online or at their complex at 216 Business Street, Beckley WV


Alpha Records Management

Alpha Rental Properties

Alpha Engineering Services, Inc.

Congratulation Tickety Boo Mercantile
One Year Anniversary Celebration

Thank you Tickety Boo Mercantile for inviting us to celebrate your 1 Year Anniversary along with you and your friends.  We appreciate what you’ve done with your building on Neville Street in Uptown Beckley and your involvement in Uptown Beckley development and revitalization efforts.

Thank you Sir Walter’s Tavern for your involvement in the Business After Hours

It was exciting to find out more about A Flippin’ Fabulous Fundraiser for Women’s Resource Center.  Your partnership with WRC will help them provide much needed services to the residents of our community.

Make sure to stop by Tickety Boo Mercantile at 337 Neville Street, Uptown Beckley to find your treasure or give them a call 304-575-8202 or 304-573-1013

Find Tickety Boo Mercantile online

Find Tickety Boo Mercantile on facebook

GREEN With Appreciation
Celebrating With United Bank Beckley Area

We are GREEN with appreciation for all of the Beckley area United Bank staff for hosting one of the most FUNest Business After Hours networking events.  Congratulations on 177 years of service to your communities.  We appreciate all that you do in Beckley-Raleigh County every day.

Click image from The Register-Herald Newspaper to read full story

Thank You Foster’s Main Street Tavern for the delicious eats and being a part of the celebration

Thank You Matt Mullins & Jason Lockart for entertaining us with your voices, music and crowd-pleasing sound-effects during the evening.

Make sure to stop by any Beckley-Raleigh County area United Bank branch to find our more about the banking services they offer or visit them online at

Relaxing Networking
Congratulations Sleep Outfitters, Beckley on Your Grand Opening

Thank you Sleep Outfitters for hosting a very relaxing Business After Hours networking event. We appreciate the invitation to be a part of your Official Grand Opening Celebration. We enjoyed learning about and testing all the different mattress styles that you have available.

make sure to go by to check out the new ‪BeckleyV‬ location at 4288 Robert C. Byrd Drive (near Lewis Nissan)

visit Sleep Outfitters on the web:

“Like” / “Follow”
Sleep Outfitters, Beckley WV on Facebook

Read the Sleep Outfitters Grand Opening article in
The Register-Herald Newspaper

Watch news coverage on Sleep Outfitters Grand Opening
on WVVA News

Holiday Networking Tradition Continues

Thank You to all involved in continuing our Holiday Tradition in making our Celebration One of the Best Holiday Networking Events in Southern WV

Thank You to our Host and Partners for their continued involvement
Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center
Visit Southern West Virginia
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority   

Thank You to our New Members and Participating Businesses for coming out to support our event and for providing some great door prizes for our business representatives:

Visit Southern West Virginia, National Parks
Air Evac Lifeteam Base 121
Anew YOU Massage & Spa LLC
Athena Blue Solutions LLC
ATV Parts Plus
Calloway Group Agency, Mark Calloway, Allstate Insurance Company
Sears Monument Company
Tint World, Beckley WV
USA Dance, Beckley Chapter
Compute One
Family Coin Laundry

Thank You, John Yurick for the great sounds and beautiful music throughout the evening

Thank You to Everyone that made donations of Diapers & Non Perishable Food items for United Way of Southern WV & Local Food Pantries.  Your donations have been delivered and were graciously received.
We’re already looking forward to Celebrating with you again next year in early December.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Fall Networking In High-Gear

Thank You Beckley Auto Mall for your hospitality and for hosting Business After Hours.  We appreciate your continued BRCCC support

Your showroom gave us a great venue to view your beautiful GMC and Buick automobiles while networking with our area business leaders

Make sure to cruise on over to Beckley Auto Mall at 3934 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley WV to see all the cars and trucks available here in our community.

Beckley Auto Mall on facebook

Thank You for the Opportunity for Some Summer Networking

Thank you Mountain State ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery, Beckley Surgery Center, Mountain State coWork Lounge, Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center, Healing Springs Medical Spa for inviting us to your 20th Anniversary Celebration.

You and your staff went all-out to welcome everyone, introduce them to all of your Brookshire locations and to give many business representatives the opportunity to do some Summer networking.

Thank You, United Way of SWV Dancing With The Stars - Team Giambanco & Martin for giving us a preview of your performance for the upcoming DWTS event coming up in September.

Thank you everyone that came out to make this 20th Year Celebration and Business After Hours one of the best ever.

Stop by for a visit at their Brookshire, Beckley locations of visit

Southern West Virginia Networking

A BIG Southern WV Thank You to New River Gorge Regional Development Authority and BB&T for hosting Business After Hours

We appreciate the invitation to partner with you for some regional networking. We enjoyed the opportunity to meet staff member and learn about some of your new projects for Southern WV businesses and communities.

We want to thank these businesses for their amazing door prizes:

Adventures on the Gorge
Raleigh County Airport
Via Air
The Char
The Dish Cafe
The Resort at Glade Springs

We want to thank these businesses for the delicious eats and drinks:
Daniel Vineyards
Bridge Brew Works

Thank you Cucumber & Company for providing our sound and great tunes for the evening.

New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA)

BB&T, Beckley Branch
3849 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley

New River Community and Technical College
New Raleigh County Campus Now Open

Congratulations to everyone at New River Community and Technical College on the Grand Opening of your new Raleigh County Campus and Central Administration Building at 280 University Drive, Beaver WV.

We appreciate the invitation to be a part of your celebration. This new building and campus offers so many possibilities for education in our community. Thank you for your continued involvement with BRCCC and for your activity in our communities throughout Southern West Virginia.

Thank you Pasquale’s Italian Restaurant for always being available to work with our businesses on catering options for events. Your menu was delicious.

Thank you Cucumber & Company for your involvement with the Opening Ceremonies and Celebration.

Find out more about what New River Community and Technical College has to offer by visiting

Read all about New River’s Raleigh County Campus Opening in the The Register-Herald (Official)

New River Community and Technical College on facebook

Warm Welcome, Networking

Thank You Old Colony Realtors, Beckley for your warm welcome and hospitality on a snowy cold evening.  We appreciate you having us over to your place for Business After Hours.  It was a much needed break to get out for some networking and a chance to learn about your business and meet your agents and staff members.

Thank You Register-Herald Newspaper and Cody Neff for helping as always and for helping us get the word about this Business After Hours event’s postponement and rescheduling.  Your assistance helped ensure that everyone was notified and offered an opportunity to join us at Old Colony.

Remember if you’re looking to buy or sell a home in West Virginia contact Old Colony to see how they can help.

Old Colony Realtors, Beckley
93 Virginia Street, Beckley WV
304-255-6555 / 1-800-553-1445

Appreciate the Mountain Top Hospitality

Thank You Winterplace Ski Resort for inviting us out to the mountain top for an evening of networking and skiing.  We appreciate your hospitality to us, residents and many visitors to Southern WV throughout the year.

We also want to Thank You for offering “Chamber of Commerce Tuesdays” discounts to our Member Business Representatives this season.  You offer so many opportunities to everyone to enjoy your mountain all year long and we hope that everyone will come out to see all that you have to offer.

Hope to see you on the Mountain soon!

Visit to find out everything going on Winterplace Ski Resort

Visit  Chamber of Commerce Tuesday  for more info on Discounts for member businesses

Thank you Register-Herald Newspaper for covering Business After Hours and many other BRCCC events and activities.

Thank You from Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce
Visit Southern West Virginia & Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center

Thank You everyone that attended and participated in the Holiday Celebration 2014

BIG Thank You to all of the participating businesses:

Beckley Running Supply LLC
Calvin Broyles Jewelers
Compute One
Custom Business Solutions
EST WV -Elite Sports Training
Le – Vel
On Point Acupuncture, PLLC
TAMARACK: The Best of West Virginia
Winterplace Ski Resort
Women's Resource Center
Kirkwood Winery
Adventures On The Gorge
The Jerky Outlet, Lewisburg WV

Special Thank You to
@ABE One Deejays, @Will Shumate for providing our favorite Christmas tunes and helping us make announcements through the evening

Special Thank You to
Cody Santa’Wickline for singing some of your songs and helping us hand-out door prizes

Special Thank You to all of the Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest Participants

Special Thank You to everyone that donated diapers & non perishable food for distribution through @United Way of Southern WV & the Dream Center

Because of all of you this event each year has become one of the Best Holiday Networking Events in Southern WV, featuring Business & Tourism Reps from across the New River Gorge Region. We’ll see you again next December.

Wonderland of Trees Celebration

Thank You United Way of Southern West Virginia and Lewis Automotive of hosting Business After Hours and for inviting us to be a part of the Wonderland of Trees Celebration Sneak Preview.  We are always excited each year to see how the participating businesses, organizations and individuals decorate their trees; and once again they’ve done wonderful work with their trees this year.

Thank You WVVA Television for helping us open the Wonderland of Trees with a LIVE Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Thank You Corner Gas ‘n Grill, Pax WV for providing tasty Sneak Preview Event Hors d’oeuvres

Make sure to stop by Lewis Automotive Showroom during the next two weeks to see and vote for your favorite tree.  Each vote registers you for a chance to WIN a TV form Grand Home Furnishings

View all the Trees & Get More Info:

Wonderland of Trees
Lewis Automotive Showroom
Appalachian Drive, Beckley WV

Come Bid on your favorite Tree at the:

Wonderland of Trees LIVE Auction
Friday Evening, November 21
Lewis Automotive Showroom

Read the Wonderland of Trees article in The Register-Herald Newspaper

Thank you Skyline Resort
for hosting us at Business After Hours

We sure do like what you've done with the place.  Your resort has so much to offer everyone all throughout the year.

We appreciate the hospitality of your staff during our visit.  We enjoyed touring Skyline facilities, relaxing on your deck overlooking the lake and tasting delicious samplings from your menu.

If you have not been out to Skyline Resort to see what all they have to offer make plans to go out for a visit:

Skyline Resort
127 Lakeview Dr, Ghent WV
(near the entrance to Winterplace Ski Resort)

Skyline Resort online

Skyline Resort on facebook

Skyline Resort on Twitter

Thank You Mountaineer Conference Center for
Hosting Business After Hours

Thank you very much Mountaineer Conference Center for having us over for Business After Hours and for your warm hospitality.  The new renovations look fabulous and your staff made us feel right-at-home.  We enjoyed your delicious chili and made sure to visit the Candy Bar many times…
Thank you to all of the participating “Table Top Expo” BRCCC member businesses.  We appreciate you coming out to be a part of Business After Hours to share your business with us:

Aronfield Studios
Beckley Running Supply
On Point Acupuncture
Rejuvenation Center at Southern WV Clinic
Spotlight West Virginia
United Way of Southern WV

Special Thank You to Team Michelle & Austin for showing-off your dance moves.  You are Stars in our book and we look forward to seeing you perform at Dancing With Stars

Thank you Register Herald Newspaper as always for covering our events and activity.  We appreciate your staff support in every department for working with us on all of our projects through the year.

Read this Business After Hours article in The Register-Herald Newspaper

Thank You First Peoples Bank, MacArthur
for you hospitality in hosting us at Business After Hours

We very much enjoyed meeting your staff and learning about all of the banking and financial services you offer.

As always, We appreciate the support of our member business representatives for your interest in networking with and supporting other area businesses, forming and maintaining relationships that strengthen our business climate.

Make sure to go by to see what First Peoples Bank has to offer at 123 Bethel Road. MacArthur WV (at entrance to Walmart MacArthur parking lot)

About First Peoples Bank – “It’s Possible at Peoples”

We cordially invite you to visit First Peoples Bank at our Mullens, Pineville or MacArthur locations.

All three are full service facilities and offer these services to our banking public.

Regular Checking Accounts
Internet Banking with Bill Pay
Student Checking Accounts
Telephone Banking
Interest Checking Accounts
Visa Debit Cards
Free Checking Accounts
Bank Cashier Checks
Individual Retirement Accounts
Safe Deposit Boxes
Regular Savings Accounts
Day and Night Depository
Certificates of Deposit
Bank Money Orders
Christmas Club Accounts
Vacation Club Accounts
Home Improvement Loans
Wire Transfers
Automobile Loans
Drive in Banking
Real Estate Loans
Trust Services
Personal Loans
ATMs at All Locations
Commercial Loans

Thank You for Hosting Business After Hours

Thank You Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Beckley & Kem's Restaurant for inviting us over to your place for Business After Hours.  You have a wonderful place to Stay, Relax, Meet and Eat!  We enjoyed learning about your property, restaurant and conference room

We highly recommend Kem's "Firecracker Shrimp" to everyone.  You’ll definitely want to try it out, Delicious!

Thank you to all of the BRCCC member representatives that came out on a snowy evening to network with us.  Thank you to everyone for bringing non-perishable food items to be donated to Women's Resource Center

You can find out more about Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Beckley & Kem's Restaurant by dropping by at 114 Dry Hill Rd at Harper Rd, Exit 44, Beckley or visiting them online: 

Season of Celebration, Networking and Giving
2013 Holiday Celebration

Thank you Visit Southern West Virginia and Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center for partnering with us for the Annual Holiday Celebration. We appreciate your involvement in presenting one of the best holiday celebrations in Southern WV.

Thank You Member Business Representatives for your continued support, attendance and activity throughout the year

Thank you New Member Participating Businesses for coming out and being a part of the celebration, offering door prizes and helping us make this event one of the best networking events of the year:

ABE ONE Deejays, Will Shumate
Buffalo Wild Wings, Mt. Hope
Custom Business Solutions
The Dish Cafe
Fairway Landscaping
Integrity Services Group
J. D. Byrider
Kid In The Background Multi-Media Factory
Sparkle Girl Fashion at School of Harmony
A Taste of Memphis Beckley Crossing
Visiting Angels

Thank you Member Businesses for also offering door prizes during the celebration. We appreciate your involvement and support:

Compute One
TAMARACK: The Best of West Virginia
The Resort at Glade Springs

Thank You to everyone that donated Diapers & Non Perishable Food United Way of Southern WV & Local Food Pantries

Looking forward to our time together next December. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year form Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce