Charlottesville Business Innovation Council

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The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council was formerly known as the Virginia Piedmont Technology Council + Charlottesville Venture Group (VPTC+CVG). The organization dates back to 1997. [1]

CBIC describes itself as the "preeminent private-sector advocate and catalyst for entrepreneurship and innovation-based economic development in the greater Charlottesville, VA region," [2] promoting the the entrepreneurial community and fostering networking within that sector. The CBIC's "Key Action Areas" include Education and Workforce Development, Networking Events, and Technology Issues. [2]

Annual Events

The Council organizes the annual CBIC Awards Gala to recognize people and organizations that have made significant achievements in the CBIC's focus areas. It also holds the CBIC Tech Tour each year, which introduces high school students to area technology companies. [2]


2016-2017 Officers:[3]

2015-2016 Officers:[4]

External Links

Official site


  1. Web. Tech Night panel explores local manufacturing, Emily Berg, Charlottesville Tomorrow, June 29, 2014, retrieved January 3, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Web. About CBIC, retrieved Sept 7, 2011.
  3. Web. Board of Directors, retrieved July 25, 2017.
  4. Web. Board of Directors, retrieved August 9, 2016.