Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce
Here’s what’s happening at the Prince William Chamber of Commerce.
- Monday, Nov. 11 – Chamber office will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
- READERS NEEDED! The Education and Innovation Committee needs business leaders to read during Natural Young Readers Day on Nov. 13. SIGN UP for a time slot.
- The following events and activities are included in your membership investment. ENJOY!
- $ indicates a paid event (Member and a Non-Member pricing). Members can bring a guest at member price.
- Events marked “Chamber HQ” are held at 9720 Capital Court, Suite 203, Manassas. Other addresses are included with event info.
- Council and Committee meetings and Chamber Checkups are open to members only as a benefit of membership.
- If you want to learn more about membership opportunities, contact Heather Stietzel at 571-765-1880 or email@example.com.
You are Invited to join us:
Nov. 7 – Thursday – 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. – Prince William: Region of Opportunity – Speakers Representing Buchanan Partners, I-95 BPM and Mid-Atlantic, Manassas Region Airport, Merritt Properties and Parq 170 City Center Manassas Park. Topic: Learn what’s ahead in commercial development throughout the region to help your business grow. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. More Info: Ross Snare. $RSVP
Nov. 12 – Wednesday – 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Government Contracting Breakfast – Speakers: Jackie Robinson Burnette and Corliss Udoema – Contract Solutions, Inc.Topic: How to Make Money: Crawl….Walk…Run. It’s a Process! Chamber HQ. More Info and to ask about being an exhibitor: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753.$RSVP
Nov. 15 – Friday – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – MEGA Networking and New Member Showcase. Meet LOTS of potential partners and clients in just two hours – A few exhibit tables available for only $100. Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, 9100 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas. More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567. RSVP
Nov. 21 – Thursday – 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Annual Legislative Kick-Off Breakfast. Join us for breakfast with our state-level representatives. They will discuss the upcoming 2020 session of the General Assembly in a unique tableside style discussion to ensure your voice is heard! Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Drive, Woodbridge. More Info: Ross Snare / 571-765-1875 $RSVP
Mark Your Calendars
Dec. 4 – Wednesday – 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. – 2019 Holiday Open House: Toy Drive, Tree Lighting, Networking and Fun! Complimentary Event. Please RSVP. Exhibitor Tables and Sponsorship Opportunities available. Parq 170 at City Center 170 Market St. Manassas Park. More Info: Nicole Andres/ 571-765-7570. RSVP
Dec. 12 – Thursday – 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Silent Auction – Join us for our Annual Silent Auction. There is still time to donate a Silent Auction item – please contact Peggy! Sweeney Barn, 9310 Discovery Blvd., Manassas. More Info: Peggy Kimmey/ 571-765-7567
Mason Small Business Development Center Workshops
A live link to sign up for the workshops can be found HERE. These workshops are free to attend, but you MUST register.
Nov. 14 – Thursday – 4:00 PM to 6:00 p.m. – Mason Small Business Development Center Seminar – Marketing 101 Workshop: Refresh your knowledge to effectively market your goods and services! SBDC Event: MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE! Chamber Woodbridge Office, 14000 Crown Court #207, Woodbridge
Nov. 18 – Monday – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Mason Small Business Development Center Seminar – Local SEO and Social Media – SBDC Event: MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE! Springhill Suites by Marriott Potomac Mills, 14325 Crossing Place, Woodbridge. RSVP
Networking Opportunities – Ribbon Cuttings/Business Before & After Hours/Trainings
Plan for your Business Before or After Hours for Nov. 2019-June 2020. Contact Nicole Andres/ 571-765-7570 for possible dates.
Nov. 4 – Monday – 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting – (Ceremony @ 5:00 p.m.) Celebrating the Ribbon Cutting for the New Location of Genesis Barber Academy 2894 Garber Way, Woodbridge. More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Nov. 6 – Wednesday – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m . – Ribbon Cutting — Tour Hyquest Consulting’s new spaces! Come for networking, food and door prizes. – Hyquest Consulting Solutions (Ceremony @ 4:00 p.m.), 5501 Merchants View Square, Suite 113, Haymarket. More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Nov. 6 – Wednesday – 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Business After Hours and Ribbon Cutting: Bristow Fountain Dentistry – Celebrate and network at the grand opening with our newest member to the Chamber (Ribbon cutting @ 5:45 p.m.) 10283 Bristow Center Drive, Bristow. More info: Nicole Andres/ 571-765-7570.
Nov. 11 – Monday – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting – IKEA Woodbridge – Attend IKEA Woodbridge’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the opening of their Veterans Parking Area. Gather for networking & snacks then move out to the parking lot at 12:50 p.m. for the Ceremony. IKEA Woodbridge, 2901 Potomac Mills Circle, Woodbridge. More Info: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753
Nov. 13 – Wednesday – 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. – Chamber Checkup-Connect Digitally: Keep your business on the minds of the other Chamber Members! Bring your laptop and be ready to learn how to leverage: Chamber Website News & Events Space, Business Categories, Business Keywords, Online Business Directory and FB Community Groups! Chamber HQ. More Info: Peggy Kimmey 571-765-7567
Nov. 15 – Friday – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – MEGA Networking and New Member Showcase. Meet LOTS of potential partners and clients in just two hours – A few exhibit tables available for only $100.
Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, 9100 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas. More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567. RSVP
Nov. 14 – Thursday – 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting — Celebrate a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting. Paramount Senior Living at Manassas (Ceremony @ 5:00 p.m.), 6341 Barrett Drive, Manassas. More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Nov. 20 – Wednesday– 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Business After Hours: Susan Jacobs-Samson Properties: A networking event with a chance to learn about Samson Properties business opportunities.
Glory Days Grill-Gainesville, 7581 Somerset Crossing Drive, Gainesville. More Info: Nicole Andres/ 571-765-7570. RSVP
Council and Committees
Council and Committee meetings are open to members only as a benefit of membership. For more information on membership, contact Heather Stietzel.
Nov. 5 – Tuesday – 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. National Young Readers Day Coordinators Meeting
THEN —9:15 to 10:30 a.m. – Education & Innovation Committee Meeting
SPEAKER: Tawnya Soltis, Executive Director of Smart Beginnings of Greater Prince William
Nov. 5 – Tuesday – 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Hispanic Council Meeting
SPEAKER: Mike Garcia, Owner of Mike Garcia Construction, Inc.
TOPIC: Lessons learned: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. All meetings in English.
Nov. 7 – Thursday – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. – Not-For-Profit Council Meeting — Need not be a Not-for-Profit to attend. SPEAKERS: Katherine LaVallee, , Management and Government Information Center (MAGIC) at the Chinn Library, and Bruce Potter, Chief Operating Officer for InsideNoVa .
Nov. 14 – Thursday – 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Veterans Council Meeting — ALL ARE WELCOME – Need not be a veteran to attend. Chamber HQ. More Info: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753
Nov. 21 – Thursday– 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. – Women’s Leadership Council
Speaker: Valetta Bertrand-Baker, President of Diamond Management Group
Topic: The Power of Delegation
Nov. 22 – Friday– 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. – Ambassador Committee Meeting: Last meeting before Silent Auction – Additional Helper Elves Welcome! There is still time to donate a Silent Auction item! Contact Peggy! Chamber HQ. More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Nov. 22 – Friday – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. – Health and Wellness Council Meeting. For the most current details, including guest speakers, head to our website. Chamber HQ. More Info: Suzanne Lewis 571-765-7753.
Chamber Leadshare Groups
Must be a Chamber member to join a group. Industry specific seats – but all members may visit to see if your seat is open and to network with fellow members. More Info: Peggy Kimmey
- Gainesville: Tuesday (weekly) 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the Eggspectation Restaurant
- Manassas: Wednesday (weekly) 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the Chamber HQ
- Woodbridge: Thursday (weekly) 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at Tribute at the Glen