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We bring together business experts, government officials, and our community's leadership to benefit our members as a whole.

For education, networking, camaraderie,

Our events bring our business community together.

The Chamber hosts events each week, meaning that there are many opportunities to network with your fellow business leaders. These range from business meetings to large awards shows and all members are encouraged to participate. Scroll down to see what's coming up within the next 45 days or click on the link to the right to see the entire year's events.

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Vaccination Requirement: Upon review of both the CDC guidance on community levels of COVID-19 and its website listings showing our own Northern Virginia counties' positive case percentages, the Chamber has removed its proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Additionally, the Chamber will no longer require masks be worn. You are welcome to wear a mask if that makes you comfortable. 
 
As always, if you are sick or feel you are getting sick, we ask that you please stay home.
 
The Chamber will continue to follow COVID-19 guidance from local health departments and the CDC for in person events.

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July 12th

Young Professionals Forum: Summer Meet Up

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).
The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite you to the first meet-up specifically for our business community's Young Professionals. Join us for happy hour at Patsy's American at the Bar in the Back.
* Registration is free, you're on your own for drinks.

Date: July 12th
Time:
4-6PM
Location: 
Patsy's American, 8051 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182

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September 13th

Distinguished Service Awards

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

KEYNOTE: Craig Crenshaw, Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Glenn YarboroughPresident and Chief Executive Officer, WGY & Associates, LL

The Distinguished Service Awards are dedicated to honoring successful veteran-owned businesses in the Greater Washington business community that have demonstrated strong business performance and who have made meaningful contributions to help Veterans succeed. The awards are presented to individuals, companies, and non-profit organizations in recognition of community stewardship and business leadership. The awards will be given out in the following categories: Veteran-Owned Business of the Year, Veteran Service Organization of the Year, and Veteran Employee of the Year.
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Date: September 13th
Time:
7:30-10:30AM
Location:
Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, 22202

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September 15th

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

Northern Virginia Champions for Accountability

MODERATOR: Dorothy Butler Gilliam, Journalist, Author, Social Justice Advocate, Media Diversity Expert

The Chamber and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia have partnered together to create the Northern Virginia Champions for Accountability, a DEI research project.  Our inaugural event will cover DEI in our region, including a reveal of key learnings from this important regional DEI research followed by a dynamic panel discussion with the members of the Champions for Accountability Task Force, comprised of Chief Diversity Officers, sharing their reactions to the key findings as well as best practices and recommendations for companies who want to foster an environment of diversity and inclusion. To top it off, this event will also include recognition of companies who have earned the Champions for Accountability Badge.

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Date: September 15th
Time:
8:30-10:30AM
Location: MITRE (Robb Auditorium) - Virtual Option Available, 7596 Colshire Drive, MITRE 4, McLean, VA 22102

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September 20th

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

New Member Orientation

This informational networking session will teach you about opportunities for engagement across a wide array of industries and subject areas. You'll learn:
  • How you can engage a broad spectrum of employees
  • How the Chamber's advocacy efforts and communications can support your business
  • The best ways for you to connect to the Chamber's base of innovative and influential member companies
and much more. This will be a great opportunity to network with other new members. 

This is a Virtual Event and will be provided through Microsoft TEAMS.

Date: September 20th Free for Members
Time: 12-1PM
Location: 
Live Virtual Event

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September 20th

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

NOVA DEI Connects

SPEAKER: Dawnita Wilson, Vice President, Diversity + Inclusion, JBG Smith

The NOVA DEI Connects is an inclusive and collaborative community of members who seek to share, learn, and implement best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion in their employee culture, talent development, and employee recruiting and retention. NOVA DEI Connects welcomes all members interested in advancing their knowledge and understanding of successful DEI strategies to join us and each other in this opportunity.Each month the network will meet via Zoom to speak with a leader who will share their DEI best practices and programs. All are welcome.
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Date: September 20th
Time:
2-3PM
Location: Virtual, Free

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September 20th

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

Save the Date - Advancing Civics Event

Join 2022 House and Senate budget conferees on September 20th for the inaugural event from Advancing Civicsa partnership between the Northern Virginia Chamber and the Sorensen Institute. Hear how the bipartisan state budget process is critical to maintaining our best-in-the-country ranking for doing business, and how conferees reach compromise through civil discourse.
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Date: September 15th
Time:
8:30-10:30AM
Location: MITRE (Robb Auditorium) - Virtual Option Available, 7596 Colshire Drive, MITRE 4, McLean, VA 22102

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September 27th

Northern Virginia Workforce Network - September

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

SPEAKER: Elizabeth Hughes, Senior Director, Insight Region, Community Foundation for Northern Virginia

Are you interested in finding innovative solutions to our region’s workforce challenges? Then please join us for the next meeting of the NOVA Workforce Network. The NOVA Workforce Network is an inclusive and collaborative community of workforce professionals and others interested in workforce innovation. Monthly meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month. All are welcome to attend.

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Date: September 27th Free
Time: 2-3PM
Location: 
Live Virtual Event

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September 28th

Senatorial Roundtable

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).
The Chamber is proud to again host our two U.S. Senators – Mark Warner and Tim Kaine – for a roundtable discussion at the Chamber office on September 28th. Learn about federal issues facing your organization and hear their views on the shape of Virginia politics, the impact of inflation on Virginia’s economy, and what’s at stake nationally in 2022. Registration opening soon.
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Date: September 28th, Save the Date

Location: Chamber Offices

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October 4th

Greater Washington Apprentice Network – October Employer Briefing

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).
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SPEAKER: Tom Hood, EVP Business & Growth, AICPA

The Greater Washington Apprentice Network (GWAN) brings together employers, academic institutions, public and private sectors. Employers gain access to best practices from organizational peers, sources of prospective apprentice candidates, support services, academic institutions, and training resources. The GWAN meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month for an Employer Briefing.

Date: October 4th
Time: 2-3PM
Location: 
Virtual, Free

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October 11th

Speed Networking

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

Without solid networking, is it is harder to make connections. This event holds the power to increase your business circle within a short period of time. During each session, participants will meet face-to-face while exchanging business cards and valuable information about their business. Come join our business networking event and cultivate a long-lasting business relationship that will allow you to: 

  • Maximize your time by putting yourself in front of several companies in one setting
  • Do more than just pass a card - Network one on one
  • Expand your network and increase your circle of influence
  • Perfect your 30-second pitch
  • Fun and fast-paced

This event is a members-only event. 

Date: October 11th
Time: 2:30-4PM
Location: Chamber Office, 7900 Westpark Drive, Suite A550, Tysons Corner

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October 13th

Capital Digital Talent

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

RESEARCH PRESENTATION:

Brooke Weddle, Partner, McKinsey & Company

PANELISTS:

  • Susan Charnaux, Chief People Officer, Appian
  • Lance Collins, VP and Executive Director, Virginia Tech Innovation Campus
  • Guru Sethupathy, Managing Vice President Intrapreneur, Capital One

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Foundation together with our knowledge partner McKinsey & Company are proud to release the findings of the Capital Digital Talent research report. 

At this event, we will share key learnings from our research, including strategies to build the digital talent pipeline for the region and specific actionable steps and best practices for employers to improve outcomes in the recruitment and retention of the human capital needed to accelerate and deliver on an organization’s digital capabilities and strategy.

A panel discussion of senior leaders who participated in the research will follow the presentation of the key research findings.

Date: October 13th
Time: 8:30-10:30AM
Location: Chamber Office, 7900 Westpark Drive, Suite A550, Tysons Corner

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October 18th

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

NOVA DEI Connects

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SPEAKER: Stephanie Turner, Vice President, Inclusion, Diversity and Social Innovation, The MITRE Corporation

The NOVA DEI Connects is an inclusive and collaborative community of members who seek to share, learn, and implement best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion in their employee culture, talent development, and employee recruiting and retention. NOVA DEI Connects welcomes all members interested in advancing their knowledge and understanding of successful DEI strategies to join us and each other in this opportunity. On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, the network will meet via Zoom to speak with a leader who will share their DEI best practices and programs. This is a members-only event.

Date: October 18th
Time:
2-3PM
Location: Virtual, Free

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October 25th

Northern Virginia Workforce Network - October

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

SPEAKER: Kate Bates, President & CEO, Arlington Chamber of Commerce

Are you interested in finding innovative solutions to our region’s workforce challenges? Then please join us for the next meeting of the NOVA Workforce Network. The NOVA Workforce Network is an inclusive and collaborative community of workforce professionals and others interested in workforce innovation. Monthly meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month. All are welcome to attend.
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Date: October 25th Free
Time: 2-3PM
Location: 
Live Virtual Event

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September 1st

2022 Annual State of Transportation

Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).

The Northern Virginia Elected Leaders Summit offers the region’s business leaders the opportunity to hear from our local elected leaders about the economic climate in the region, initiatives they have completed or are undertaking to foster economic growth, and thoughts on how each jurisdiction can work together to improve our regional economy. The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is hosting this summit with premier partner, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and co-hosts, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, Loudoun Chamber of Commerce, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, and Northern Virginia Regional Commission.

Join the Chamber for a look into the future of mobility at the Annual State of Transportation on September 1st at the Chamber in Tysons. We are assembling a panel of future-focused business leaders from across the spectrum of companies forging new paths into the technology-driven world of mobility. Keep an eye on this space for more details and more speakers as they are announced. Speakers include:

  • Dr. Paula Dowell, Associate Vice President and National Consultant for Integrated Planning at HNTB
  • Jennifer Foote, Senior Vice President of Business Development at BEEP;
  • Renee Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer, TRIP II, Dulles Greenway;
  • Cathy McGhee, Chief Deputy Commissioner, VDOT;
  • Arya Rohani, National Intelligent Transportation & Emerging Mobility Practice Leader at HNTB

Date: September 1st
Time: 8:30-10:30AM
Fee: $30/Members; $45/Non-members
Location: Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, 7900 Westpark Drive, Suite A550, Tysons, VA 22102

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