The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce held the quarterly Member Meeting on Wednesday, March 29th at Stevenson Ridge in Spotsylvania. This meeting includes the annual Marketing Madness awards given to membership in the categories of best use of social media, best website, best SWAG and best overall brand. 

Marketing is undoubtedly an important aspect of any business as it helps to create awareness and generate interest in products or services. You could argue that marketing is a cornerstone of success for any business and the Chamber membership is doing it right.  For the 2023 Marketing Madness voting membership was given a ballot and the winners were selected by popular vote.



Sarah Oldaker (left) Program Coordinator II and (right) Colie Touzel, Public Involvement with George Washington Regional Commission accept the Best Use of Social Media Award

Best Use of Social Media

Finalist in this category were Amy Cherry Taylor and Associates, George Washington Regional Commission, and Italian Station

George Washington Regional Commission won this award based on their use of their social media platforms to advocate for the Fredericksburg region. GWRC has made their social media a true resource for those in the community. 

Harveen Kaur (left), Owner of Revive Med Aesthetics accepts the award for Best Website from Carley Swaim Walker (right), VP of Program and Events with the Chamber

Best Website

Finalist in this category included Rebellion FXBG, Fredericksburg Technology, and Revive Med Aesthetics

The winner for best website was Revive Med Aesthetics. Their website showcases the services offered.  Just as any website should Revive’s site catches and keeps their visitors attention. 

From left to right Randa Monroe, Kathleen Roscoe, Lauren Polen, Stephanie Lyles from Topside Federal Credit Union 



The finalist in this category were TRU by Hilton, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, and Topside Federal Credit Union

The winner in this category is Topside who has unique promotional items and giveaways.

Brian Lam, Owner of Collage Spa accepted the Best in Branding Award


Best Overall Branding  

The finalist in this category included; Rappahannock IT, Tour Stafford, Virginia, and Collage Spa

The winner in this category was Collage Spa! Collage Spa makes themselves known to the public and differentiates themselves from their competitors. Collage branding allows the community to easily identify them.