Charleston Area Alliance

The economic and community development organization of the Kanawha Valley, West Virginia. The Charleston Area Alliance works to create a more prosperous Kanawha Valley for all.


The Charleston Area Alliance’s mission is rooted in attracting and retaining innovative industries and workforce to our community, revitalizing our urban spaces, and improving the vibe of Charleston and the Kanawha Valley. We’re a unique organization, bringing community and economic development and the traditional chamber of commerce offerings under one roof. With over 500+ members, we connect the people, organizations, and businesses that help the Kanawha Valley thrive.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Site Location Assistance

Business Planning

  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General


  • Office Space
  • Site Location Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Incubator

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
Contact Information
Victoria Russo
1116 Smith Street
Charleston, WV 25301