The Norfolk Area Guide includes details, maps, and more specific for visitors to our area. This is a great resource for all the fun things we offer for our residents and guests, and will gladly send you one in the mail! Just call Norfolk Area Chamber for the hook up, or you can also request a guide online from Norfolk Area Visitor’s Bureau and clicking on FREE GUIDE.
Norfolk Now is a local workforce initiative that focuses on long-term strategy for creating a bigger, better, and brighter Norfolk area. The Norfolk Now website was created to showcase our community an an ideal place to live/work/play/grow and attract new talent to the area. This workforce initiative sponsors programming to help in areas of talent attraction, pipeline and workforce development, and employee retention strategy. For more information or to become a partner of Norfolk Now, please contact the Workforce Director at the Norfolk Area Chamber.
Woohoo! We love our local businesses and entrepreneurs, and are beyond excited to help you get started or grow your current business. If you are just starting out, an excellent resource is our Small Business Resource Team. You can also find other great resources and business engagement opportunities under our grow tab!
First of all, it is completely FREE to post your jobs on the Norfolk Now job board! Any business in the Norfolk Area (within 60 commuting miles of Norfolk city limits) can post their open positions for no fee, once an account has been created. Click CREATE BUSINESS ACCOUNT for one-time setup, and then can access your account whenever you have new positions available. Just make sure to write down your username and password!
If you feel you have an event or project that supports the greater community, please submit a request for approval. While we are excited to keep the energy of this city alive, we are limited by staff availability and time to cover everything. Another great option is to submit a story to our locals page. Many of stories are submitted from readers just like you!
Yes! We know how difficult it can be to meet people in a new community, and we are here to help! Norfolk has many wonderful clubs or groups that serve common interests, you can access a list of these groups here or by contacting the Norfolk Area Chamber. CONNECT is also a perfect way to meet like-minded people, and find other ways to get engaged. It was created with people like YOU in mind, and they are always doing fun social activities.