February 2016 Events of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce

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The Prince William Chamber of Commerce offers diverse events of interest to business leaders and others in the Northern Virginia community.  Chamber events provide information that businesses want to know, whether it is a practical insight that firms can use to improve their bottom line or information on what is happening in Prince William and beyond that affects our community’s capacity to create jobs, increase the tax base and promote an improved quality of life.  PWL All Chamber events offer networking opportunities for those seeking valuable new connections or the opportunity to expand their customer base.  As the only Chamber of Commerce serving Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, the Prince William Chamber’s events are located in every corner of the community.  Members and nonmembers alike are encouraged to attend; members receive special discounts.

Listed below is a quick preview of events for the coming month. For a complete listing of events for the month of February, visit www.pwchamber.org and click on the Online Calendar under the “Events” tab. Also, check our Community Calendar page for events from our members.

Friday, February 5 // Monthly Business-Building Breakfast (MB3)

8:00-9:30 a.m.

Host: UNO Chicago Grill (10701 Bulloch Drive; Manassas, VA 20109)

Early morning networking with a side of hot breakfast, provided by UNO Chicago Grill. This twice monthly event is key for anyone interested in business development. Usually first Fridays in Manassas at Uno Chicago Grill; third Fridays in Woodbridge at Glory Days Grill. Free to attend, but RSVP is requested.

RSVP at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org.

Tuesday, February 9 // Women’s Leadership Conference 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Regional Center for Workforce Education & Training, Located on the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (2645 College Drive; Woodbridge, VA 22191)8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Presenting Sponsor: BION, Inc.

$70/members; $90/non-members

What’s your story? So it’s not a fairy tale…your story has value and it begs to be told; even as it unfolds. Our speakers and sponsors are excited to share their experience, with hopes of empowering YOU to begin shaping your story today. Right where you are.  Our speakers and topics have been specially selected for this year’s conference because each one has a unique story to tell.

Join your Chamber for a day of powerful presentations and inspirational workshops, at the 5th annual Prince William Women’s Leadership Conference.  The crown jewel of our Women’s Leadership Series, the conference provides connections and inspiration for female leaders in Northern Virginia. Network in the exhibit area, attend workshops and hear from powerful speakers, all in Prince William County’s newest workforce development and conference center.

This year’s keynote speaker is Kristina Bouweiri, President, CEO and sole owner of Reston Limousine.

Register at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org/womensconference.

Thursday, February 11 // Business After Hours Networking

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Host: Bookworm Central (12193 Livingston Road; Manassas, VA 20109)

Sponsor: Michael Otaigbe Learning Systems

Join the members of the Prince William for this complimentary after-hours networking event. Bookworm will be providing complimentary refreshments.  Free to attend. RSVP requested.

RSVP at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org.

Friday, February 12 // QB3 Networking Breakfast-Gainesville

8:00-9:30 a.m.

Host: Eggspectation (8058 Crescent Park Drive; Gainesville, VA 20155)

Early morning networking served with a side of hot breakfast. This quarterly event is key for anyone interested in business development; particularly in the Gainesville-Haymarket area.

Free to attend. RSVP requested.

Co-Hosted by the Haymarket Gainesville Business Association.

Register at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org.

Wednesday, February 17 // Business After Hours Networking

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Host: Buffalo Wild Wings (5143 Wellington Road; Gainesville, VA 20155)

Join the members of the Prince William for this complimentary after-hours networking event featuring local not-for-profit organizations, complimentary wings and a cash bar.  Free to attend. RSVP requested.

RSVP at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org.

 

Friday, February 19 // Monthly Business-Building Breakfast (MB3)

8:00-9:30 a.m.

Host: Glory Days Grill (13800 Smoketown Road; Woodbridge, VA 22192)

Early morning networking with a side of hot breakfast, provided by Glory Days Grill. This twice monthly event is key for anyone interested in business development. First Fridays in Manassas at Uno Chicago Grill; third Fridays in Woodbridge at Glory Days Grill. Free to attend. RSVP requested.

RSVP at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org.

Thursday, February 25 // Excellence in Business Awards Dinner

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Host: Hylton Performing Arts Center (10960 George Mason Circle; Manassas, VA 20110)

Master of Ceremonies: Bernie Niemeier, Publisher, Virginia Business

Presenting Sponsor: Northern Virginia Community College

Cost: $70/Members; $85/Non-Members

The Prince William Chamber Business Awards are held annually to honor the best of our local business community. Awards recognize excellence in business, innovative practices, outstanding contributions to the community and businesses/organizations that stand out among their peers. NEW for 2016: The Charles J. Colgan Visionary Award and Industry-Specific Awards which will rotate on an annual basis, giving us the opportunity to shine the spotlight on members in varying industry sectors. Make plans to join us for this very special dinner!

Register at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org.  

Friday, February 26 // Chamber Orientation

8:00-9:30 a.m.

Location: Prince William Chamber of Commerce HQ (9720 Capital Court, Suite 203; Manassas, VA 20110)

Learn how to get a solid return on investment from your Chamber membership. New and veteran members alike can benefit from attending this free informational session. Free to attend with complimentary refreshments. RSVP requested.

RSVP at 703-368-6600 or online at PWChamber.org.

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