The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is beginning our second century of building our community. Since 1916, we have been influencing public policy on behalf of the business community and helping the Harrisonburg-Rockingham area become a thriving and dynamic marketplace of opportunities. The Chamber is your resource, whether you already live, work or play in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham area or are planning to relocate here.

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Through leadership, advocacy, networking and promotion, your Chamber offers the tools to help your business succeed and grow.
New in Town? Tips to Help Your New Business (and you) Fit In.

New in Town? Tips to Help Your New Business (and you) Fit In.

Starting a new business can be challenging, but it can be even more difficult if you are new to the community. In some areas being the “new business (or business owner) on the block” is a designation that doesn’t last long (in large cities with transient populations,...

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Do You Have What It Takes to Become an Entrepreneur?

Do You Have What It Takes to Become an Entrepreneur?

Do you have dreams about owning your own business or becoming part of the gig economy? Making your own hours? Working from wherever you want? Then you’re not alone. There are an estimated 582 million entrepreneurs (about 775,000 of them in the US) already working for...

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Dealing with Angry Customers When You’re Short Staffed

Dealing with Angry Customers When You’re Short Staffed

Dealing with Angry Customers When You’re Short Staffed   The scene is a common one these days. Lines of people waiting to pay in a restaurant, retail establishment, or grocery store. Tempers flare. Customers yell at staff and wonder why there’s only one person...

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