Membership

The Charleston Area Alliance works hard every day to ensure businesses in the Kanawha Valley succeed. Here are some of the benefits you receive through your membership with the Charleston Area Alliance.

Membership Benefits 

Advocacy

The Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce advocates for members and Charleston’s business community. The Chamber has one registered lobbyist that serves as members’ voices to promote business-friendly policies and initiatives in our region. 

Community

Alliance programs, initiatives, and events such as Downtown Streetfest and Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series work to create cool vibes for our community. Our Keep It Local Kanawha Valley and Support Small CWV campaigns drive economic growth to our small businesses.

 

Networking

The Charleston Area Alliance hosts events like Business After Hours to connect businesses and professionals living and working in Charleston. We also host virtual and in-person events like Elevations Professional Women’s Networking luncheons and small business roundtables that foster collaboration and connectivity. 

Professional Development

Our Lunch & Learn series brings timely and relevant business topics to you and your employees. The Alliance often partners with members to present topics on their areas of expertise. The Alliance also hosts Leadership Kanawha Valley, which is an immersive leadership program designed to educate and empower young, local talent in the Charleston, WV area.

 

Promotion & Visibility

The Alliance thrives on the success of its members. When you join the Alliance, members receive opportunities to promote their business and gain visibility in the community through digital marketing opportunities, our online business directory and sponsorship opportunities. 


Membership Information 

Whether you’re a small start-up or a large corporation, your money matters. Membership dues are based on the size of your business. 

Number of EmployeesCost of Membership
1 (home-based business)$200
1-5$400
6-15$500
16-29$700
30-41$1,000
42-75$2,500
76-100+$3,800

Membership Resources


Connect with our Team!

The Charleston Area Alliance won’t just welcome your business, we’ll make it better. We provide services like site location, entrepreneurial and workforce training development, as well as connections to the right people and resources to ensure your success.

Jeri Adkins

Vice President & Administration