Thursday May 24th, 2018

The CBIC Awards Gala is the largest and only one of its kind recognizing the region’s most successful startups and innovators!


Stay tuned for exciting updates to the format and venue for the 20th Annual CBIC Gala. In the meantime, nominations are now open. Get your nominations in today before the window closes on February 28th, 2018.

Charlottesville has all the ingredients to be a national leader in business innovation, venture capital investment, and high-wage job creation. CBIC members, sponsors and partners work year-round to nurture an atmosphere of innovation celebrated by the CBIC Awards and now a brand for our region and to ensure Charlottesville remains a leader in tech, innovation and startups.

Tracey Greene, CBIC Executive Director and co-chair, CBIC Awards Gala

Sponsorship Opportunities

Those interested in sponsoring a table, an award, or the event can contact Tracey Greene at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (434) 242-5886.