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

  • Reductions In The Corporate Net Tax; Elimination Of Business Franchise Tax (will total $100 million when fully implemented)

  • Workers’ Comp Reforms, Privatization and Premium Cuts of 30%

  • Legal/Lawsuit Reforms and a new Supreme Court

  • 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.

Here are the outcomes that the W.Va. Chamber is working toward for the near future:

  • Continued Business Tax Relief and Reforms

  • Broader Legal Reforms

  • Streamlined Permitting and Regulations

  • Health Care/Insurance Changes

  • Workforce Training/Education

  • Asbestos/Silica Medical Criteria

  • Preserve the State's Manufacturing and Energy Industries


"Every day, the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce works to make West Virginia a better place to do business by giving private-sector employers a voice in state politics and protecting business interests before regulatory bodies, the Legislature, and the courts."