The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its quarterly Member Meeting, that took place on Wednesday, March 27th, at the beautiful Stevenson Ridge located in Spotsylvania. This gathering is not just any ordinary Member Meeting; this Member Meeting featured the annual Marketing Madness awards. These awards are a testament to the creativity, innovation, and strategic thinking that local businesses and organizations bring to their marketing efforts across our region.

Marketing is the key to the success of any business and is the engine that propels brand awareness and engagement with any business. So many of our members are doing it right!  

Best use of Social Media

Fraser Wood Elements has taken an innovative approach to blending entertainment and education on their social media platforms, showcasing not just the beauty and versatility of wood but also how to properly care for it.

David Fraser’s introduction of “Tuesday Table Talks” is a clever move, offering a consistent touchpoint for followers to connect with the brand weekly. These talks are interactive where followers can learn about the craftsmanship behind Fraser Wood Elements’ tables, the stories of different woods, and even the occasional care tip to keep their wooden furniture looking its best.


Best Website

Atlantic Builders has a website that stands out for its sleek design and user-friendly interface. This approach not only enhances the browsing experience but also simplifies the process of finding the perfect home. Their online design center is a testament to their commitment to customer satisfaction and innovation. This feature allows users to easily customize their future homes from the comfort of their current ones. Whether it’s selecting floor plans, choosing finishes, or even visualizing furniture layouts, the online design center caters to all aspects of home customization with just a few clicks.


C&F Bank truly sets the bar high with its approach to client appreciation, distinguishing itself through an impressive array of swag. The strategy of providing high-quality, useful swag items not only enhances the bank’s reputation but also builds a stronger, more personal connection with its clients.

Best Branding

Matern Staffing has woven its brand identity into the fabric of the local community. Beyond their visual identity, Matern Staffing’s dedication to the community is evident in their active participation and sponsorship of local events, charitable initiatives, and support for local businesses. By prioritizing the well-being and development of their local area, Matern Staffing demonstrates an understanding that their success is intrinsically linked to the health and prosperity of the community at large.