Welcome to Virginia Peninsula

Welcome! We at the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to discover and enjoy the magnificence of the Virginia Peninsula and its business community. If you are a guest or have just arrived in our community, you will quickly discover the great joys of the Virginia Peninsula… its people, its geography, its entertainment venues, its business opportunities and much, much more. If you are a long-time resident, take the time to look around and experience the ongoing and dynamic revitalization of your hometown and surrounding communities. The Peninsula is truly on the rise and turning opportunities into reality!

We are pleased to bring you this annual publication designed to highlight the Virginia Peninsula’s businesses, culture, heritage, military installations, educational assets, tourist attractions and the many great places to dine, stay and play.

The Virginia Peninsula is a great place to live and visit, whether you have transitioned here on military assignment, are visiting family and friends, or permanently reside here; there is something for everyone! The Peninsula is a diverse community, from its people to its businesses and industries to its recreational opportunities and entertainment venues. It is a region very rich in history and culture, but it also offers contemporary attributes.

The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce serves nearly 1,400 members and affiliates with over 84,000 employees located in the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and the counties of James City and York. The Virgina Peninsula Chamber of Commerce the most influential business advocacy organization on the Peninsula, and takes pride in assisting the Peninsula business community develop and grow in order to help the Peninsula be the best place to live, professionally develop and grow, and relax. The VPCC’s mission is to “connect business with opportunity” through facilitation, advocacy, communication and education – all at the speed of business.

To learn more about the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce visit: www.vaPeninsulaChamber.com; or follow us on Twitter at: vpccorg, and like us on Facebook at: VA Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.


Daniel L. Chenoweth, MPA, CPA
Chair of the VPCC Board of Directors
Tax Partner, PBMares, LLC

Bob McKenna
Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce