January 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.  All Chamber events offer networking opportunities for those seeking valuable new connections or the opportunity to expand their customer base.  PWL 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, with members receiving special discounts.

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

Friday, January 8 // 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, January 12 // Affordable Care Act Breakfast

8:00-10:00 a.m.

Host: Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center (2300 Opitz Boulevard; Woodbridge, VA 22191 // Hylton Education Center // Enter through Visitor Entrance)

Sponsor: Potomac Place Assisted Living Community

$30/members; $45/non-members

A panel of professionals working on the front lines will field questions on the Affordable Care Act, how to navigate the marketplace and what your options are; whether as an individual or as an employer.

Panelists: Rhett Buttle, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; Tanya Stephens, Enroll Virginia; John Degruttola, Optima Health; Diana Paguaga, Insurance Broker & Chair of the Chamber’s Hispanic Council

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

Thursday, January 14 // Business After Hours Networking

In partnership with the Haymarket-Gainesville Business Association

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Host & Sponsor: Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club (6901 Arthur Hills Drive; Gainesville, VA 20155)

Join the members of both the Prince William Chamber and the Haymarket-Gainesville Business Association for this complimentary after-hours networking event. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and a look at the newly remodeled club house. Cash bar.  Free to attend. RSVP requested.

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

Wednesday, January 20 // Government Contracting Breakfast: Just in Time Hiring

8:00-9:30 a.m.

Host: Hampton Inn-Manassas (7295 Williamson Boulevard; Manassas, VA 20109

Sponsors: Lockheed Martin, Prince William Today

$30/members; $45/non-members

You’ve won the contract; now it’s raining task orders…Will your company expand or implode? Join the Prince William Chamber of Commerce Government Contracting Council to get the information you need to survive fast growth from the region’s leading experts in Legal, Human Resources, and Accounting. Ramp-up your maintenance and compliance!

Guest Speakers: Jack L. White, Esq., Partner, Fluet Huber + Hoang, PLLC; Lauren Schoon, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Manager of HR Services, Insperity; Frank Stitely, CPA, CVA, Partner, Stitely & Karstetter

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

Friday, January 22 // 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.

Wednesday, January 27 // Business After Hours Networking

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Host Sponsor: First Virginia Community Bank (7900 Sudley Road, Suite 100; Manassas, VA 20109)

Join the staff of First Virginia Community Bank and members of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce for a great evening of networking.  Take this opportunity to meet the Chairman Elect-Nominee for the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Jim Elliott.  Enjoy cocktails, complimentary hors d’ oeuvres and door prizes! Bring a friend or colleague! Free to attend with complimentary refreshments. RSVP requested.

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

Thursday, January 28 // Salute to the Armed Forces Luncheon

11:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.

Host: Harbour View (13200 Marina Way; Woodbridge, VA 22191)

Keynote Speaker: Sgt. Major Carlton Kent (U.S. Marine Corps, Ret.)

Sponsors: MTCI-Management & Training Consultants, Inc.; NOVEC-Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative; University of Maryland University College; Prince William Living; Prince William Times/Gainesville Times

Cost: $45/Members; $60/Non-Members

Join us for this very special annual luncheon where the members of the Chamber of Commerce will honor active-duty service members and Veterans from across our region.  We have invited the Garrison Commanders from Fort Belvoir and Quantico Marine Corps Base to give an update on their respective installations.  We will offer special recognition for our outstanding Soldiers and Marines and hear from our Veteran’s Council on what’s new for 2016.

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

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