Member Involvement

The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce provides companies and individuals with unparalleled networking and business-to-business opportunities. A member's support for the Chamber’s efforts also generates a tangible "return on investment” that is most evident in the key outcomes achieved during the past several years. Members have joined because they believe in what our organization stands for and have seen firsthand the success we have achieved on behalf of business.

Recent Chamber Outcomes

  • Passage of Senate Bill 1, Making West Virginia the 26th Right-to-Work State (legal challenges pending)
  • Comprehensive Legal Reform that has promoted fairness and predictability in our courts.
  • Electing a moderate West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • Regulatory Reform that Promotes Fairness and Effieciency
  • Reductions In The Corporate Net Tax; Elimination Of Business Franchise Tax
  • Workers’ Comp Reforms, Privatization and Premium Cuts
  • Insurance Reforms Amounting To $100 Million In Savings
  • Tax Exemption, Credits For Technology Companies
  • Improved Business Climate
  • Health Care Options For Small Business
  • Stabilized Medical Environmental Thanks To Medical Malpractice Reforms

The West Virginia Chamber also has worked to defeat a number of anti-employer proposals, including captive communications, personnel records requirements, collective bargaining for public employees, and a major increase in the unemployment compensation tax.

Moving Forward with a Vision for the Future:

  • Education Reform
  • Workforce Training and Readiness
  • Small Business and Competitive Business Climate
  • Fair Courts
  • Manufacturing and Energy Production
  • Infrastructure and Technology
  • Good Government
  • Tourism
  • Health and Quality of Life Issues