Fredericksburg’s economic development is contingent on multiple partner agencies whose focus is to expand the city’s economic impact. These agencies are a prime reason as to why Fredericksburg has had consistent economic growth, and we look forward to continuing these partnerships to expand further.
Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce is to facilitate healthy economic growth. Local businesses are their top priority, and they have a variety of members from all types of business including Art & Entertainment, Education & Government, Health & Wellness, and Transportation.
Fredericksburg Regional Alliance
The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance at the University of Mary Washington is an economic development marketing partnership created to provide CEOs, presidents, corporate real estate executives, and site selection consultants with a single source for comprehensive demographic, economic, and commercial real estate information on the Fredericksburg, Virginia region - which includes the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. Some of the targeted industries of the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance include Manufacturing, Information Technology, Distribution & Logistics, Defense & Security, and Professional Business Services.
George Washington Regional Commission
As the Regional District Commission, the mission of the George Washington Regional Commission is to coordinate planning to ensure economic competitiveness, reduce redundancy in government, improve efficiency, enhance services and improve implementation time of regional projects. The George Washington Regional Commission includes Regional Plans & Studies that can assist you bettering the efficiency of your business goals.
University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center
The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center (UMWSBDC) is a resource center that provides assistance to the small business community via management training, industrial and demographic research, and confidential one-on-one consulting with a focus on capital access and management planning. The Small Business Development Center offers Webinars & Workshops, Consulting for New Clients, and Appointments for Existing Clients .