Each dollar spent at a small business returns three times more money to our community than a dollar spent elsewhere.
Small businesses employ roughly 77 million Americans, which accounts for 65% of all net new jobs in the past 20 years.
Local businesses help create and maintain a unique local culture that makes our community special.
The Albemarle County Office of Economic Development seeks to attract additional financing resources into the community through responsible economic development activities that enhance the County's competitive position.
The Charlottesville Office of Economic Development is the catalyst for public and private initiatives that create employment opportunities and a vibrant and sustainable economy in the City.
The mission of the CACVB is to enhance the economic prosperity of City and County by promoting, selling and marketing the City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle as a destination, in pursuit of the meetings and tourism markets.