• Goochland Thrives

    Goochland Chamber of Commerce is a member organization consisting of businesses, citizens, non profit organizations, and civic organizations working together to support the thriving community of Goochland. Follow our blog to learn about our members, events, and ways to engage in the local community.
    Monday, April 10, 2023
    5 Ways to Improve (or Build) Team Culture in Your Small Business

    5 Ways to Improve (or Build) Team Culture in Your Small Business Many small businesses overlook the importance of team culture. They might do so because they feel they have a transient workforce and people won’t stick around. It’s possible they believe they’re simply too small and team culture is for larger companies like Nike. But that’s not the case. A team or company culture is as important as your brand. You’re not too small for one of those, are you?

    Carol Taylor

    Sunday, January 22, 2023
    GoochlandCares in need of supplies

    The Free Clinic is currently in need of over the counter medications.

    Goochland Cares

    Monday, October 31, 2022
    Why Shop Small for the Holidays?

    Small businesses add flavor to our area. There is a sense of adventure when you explore a small business. You never know what beauties you’ll uncover or what scrumptiousness awaits. Sadly, that’s also why a lot of people choose to patronize chains. With chains they know exactly what they’ll get and there’s a lot of comfort in that. But comfort does come at a price and that price could be our community.

    Carol Taylor

    Thursday, October 20, 2022
    We have a citizen membership. Want to know why?

    The majority of our memberships belong to businesses. However, this Chamber decided years ago to offer an "Individual" membership. Unofficially, let's call it a citizen membership.

    Carol Taylor

    Monday, October 17, 2022
    7 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for the Holidays

    The holidays are right around the corner and that can be a big spend time whether you’re in retail, hospitality, or services. It can also be a lucrative time for your employees as many people generously tip at the end of the year. But good tippers want a great experience and if your business isn’t ready for the holidays, it won’t just hurt your revenue. It could affect your employees’ earning potential as well.

    Carol Taylor

    Friday, October 14, 2022
    Business Recovery Post-Pandemic: What Changed and Should You Change It Back?

    COVID and labor shortages have caused a lot of businesses to reevaluate offerings and pivot how they did business. But if you’re like many business owners, while adapting to customer needs was a critical component to staying in business, you may now realize that you are off track.

    Carol Taylor

    Friday, October 7, 2022
    5 Things I do on Sunday to Prepare for My Week

    5 Things I do on Sunday to Prepare for My Week

    Carol Taylor

    Tuesday, October 4, 2022
    6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Protect Your Business Data

    As a business owner, you’ve probably heard a lot about cyber attacks when a large corporation makes headline news for a massive data breach. It’s no wonder business owners have a touch of cyber anxiety in today’s times, when so many aspects of your day-to-day work—from banking and payment processing to email and customer databases—rely on the internet. And the truth is, there’s good reason to feel that way because businesses of all sizes are at risk.

    Contributed by Bill Barnes, Barnes Insurance Group

  • Goochland County Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events and postings to Social Media from the Calendar of Events contains events that are being hosted by the Goochland County Chamber of Commerce and its Members.  A Third Party (someone not associated with Goochland County Chamber of Commerce) may request to add their event to our Calendar of Events.  The event will be permitted only if it is deemed relevant to Goochland County Chamber of Commerce Members and Goochland County Residents.  Each event is reviewed for accuracy.  While every attempt is made to ensure that all information is accurately referenced, we do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness or quality of the content of every source.  The views and opinions expressed during the events that are listed on the Calendar of Events are the views and opinions of those who are hosting the event and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Goochland County Chamber of Commerce.  The Goochland County Chamber of Commerce strives to be a Non Partisan Organization.

    • 105.5-(800--400-px).png
    • Bon-Secours-(800--400-px).png
    • ED-LOGO-_3_-(1).jpg
    • Farm-Bureau-(800--400-px).png
    • HCA-(800--400-px).png
    • Wegmans-(800--400-px).png
    • West-Creek-(800--400-px).png
    • Luck-stone-_Chamber-Size_.jpg