What if you could be a catalyst for change in the Shenandoah Valley?

Imagine a world where leaders are bold enough to envision a brighter future and guide us toward that vision, for our companies and our community.

Leaders aren't born, they are made.

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This is VBK

  • About Us
  • Our Mission
  • Our Vision
  • Our Values
  • Our Impact
  • Valley Business Keynote (VBK) brings exceptional speakers with thought-provoking content to elevate local leaders for a transformative experience. We are the premier event for inspiration and business innovation in the Shenandoah Valley. Our annual event draws hundreds, creating a synergy of ideas and opportunities. Attendees walk away with new connections, fresh perspectives, and actionable ideas that drive positive change in our businesses and our community.

  • Facilitate engaging ideas for local leaders and help fulfill the Shenandoah Valley’s vast potential by bringing excellent speakers to our area.

  • Become the epicenter for transformative ideas to grow businesses, communities, and ourselves.

    • Innovation: Embrace creative thinking and innovative solutions.
    • Growth: Foster growth by providing opportunities for learning and development. 
    • Community: Strengthen community through cultivating connections and collaboration.


  • Valley Business Keynote (VBK) isn’t just an event; it’s a transformative experience that has been the driving force for inspiration and innovation in the Shenandoah Valley. VBK is a 100% volunteer-driven event that draws 500+ local leaders annually and thrives on the backing of over 60 sponsors representing a diverse array of industries (agriculture, finance, technology, education, insurance, legal, construction, government, healthcare, transportation, aviation, culinary, and tourism) to create a powerful nexus for professional development and networking.

Join Us

We are on a quest to ignite the spark of innovation and leadership within the Shenandoah Valley. We believe that a single speech can change perspectives, transform communities, and elevate our collective potential. It is not just an event; it's a convergence of insight and aspiration, where the voices of esteemed thought leaders resonate with the ambitions of our local entrepreneurs and community members. Join us.

Meet the VBK Committee

Valley Business Keynote extends gratitude to our exceptional committee members. Your invaluable time, unwavering dedication, and extraordinary talents contribute immeasurably to the success of VBK. Thank you for making VBK possible and for being the driving force behind our collective success.

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