Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52SUSTAINING The Greenbrier Valley is home to creative and innovative people with a strong work ethic A center for agriculture and tourism for more than two centuries, today the Greenbrier Valley is also a regional hub for education, health care, business and recreation. Three local organizations work full-time promoting the region and its industries. The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation assists the needs of the business community with financing, technical assistance, business plan develop- ment and site selection. The Rahall Technology and Business Center, which houses the GVEDC, is in the Greenbrier Valley Airport Technology and Business Park, a 58-acre industrial site convenient to Interstate 64. The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau, operating out of its attractive Visitors Center in downtown Lewisburg, promotes the region by marketing it as a premiere tourist destination. Thanks in part to the work of the CVB, the Greenbrier Valley is now the second most visited region in the state with 1.3 million visitors annually and an economic impact of more than $181 million. The Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce provides networking and marketing opportunities for the local business community, and serves as an information and resource center. •30• B U S IN E S S & IN D U S T R Y GROWTH 28 | Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce