• People First, Always.

    The US Air Force has a mantra, “Mission First, People Always”.

    Having been in the Royal Australian Navy, I understand the paradoxical nature of this statement. The armed forces of any nation are constantly preparing young men, and women to be sent into grave danger, at any moment, to achieve a mission.

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  • CBIC Annual Meeting + Tech on Tap

    CALLING ALL MEMBERS! CBIC Annual Meeting + Tech on Tap Sept. 10, 5:00 PM, Residence Inn Downtown.

    I, Adrian Felts, Chairman of the CBIC, call for the Annual Meeting of the organization to be held on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at the Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • Congratulations to the 2019 CBIC Award Winners

    CBIC Hosts its 21st Annual Awards Gala: 2019 Award Recipients Announced

    The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville VA

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019


    Two Decades of Advocacy, Celebration, and Education

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  • Charlottesville: a Town for Tech Startups & Lifestyle Startups

    What do people mean when they talk about startups in a town like ours? As we all know well, Charlottesville is a town of many identities and realities, and the local startup scene is no exception.

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  • 1 People First, Always.
  • 2 CBIC Annual Meeting + Tech on Tap
  • 3 Congratulations to the 2019 CBIC Award Winners
  • 4 Charlottesville: a Town for Tech Startups & Lifestyle Startups
  • Tech on Tap Banner November

    Tech on Tap
    Tuesday, November 12, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Venue: Random Row Brewing Company

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Annual Partners

  • Felton Group
  • Albemarle County Economic Development Office
  • HackCville
  • Center for Innovative Technology
  •  Tom Tom Founders Festival
  • Hantzmon Wiebel
  •  City of Charlottesville
  • Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Common House
  • Batten Institute
  • Ting

Recurring Events

  • CBIC Awards

    CBIC Awards

    The Charlottesville area is recognized for its exceptional high-tech community and entrepreneurial spirit. CBIC is proud to spotlight leadership in these areas annually through the highly anticipated CBIC Awards.
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  • Tech Tour

    Tech Tour

    CBIC's annual Tech Tour is all about igniting local students' interest in technology-related careers and showing the variety of opportunities available in our community to pursue their passions.
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  • TechOnTap


    This monthly event provides an opportunity for tech-minded people to network in a happy hour setting.
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Kim Wilkens (aka TechKim) is passionate about transforming technology users into technology creators, collaborators & activists and proud to do this work with many collaborators and partners including Mozilla Network50, CS Educator @ St. Anne’s-Belfield School, Tech-Girls founder, Charlottesville Women in Tech outreach and CBIC Tech Tour chair. 

Check out her podcast on technology's bro culture here!

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