March 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.  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.  PWL 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 March, visit pwchamber.org and click on the Online Calendar under the “Events” tab. Also, check our Community Calendar page for events from our members.

March 7-14 is NOVA Restaurant Week

Signature Sponsors: InsideNOVA.com, City of Manassas, Brambleton Town Center and ONE Loudoun Restaurants

Featuring restaurants across Northern Virginia, including Prince William County and the City of Manassas! Learn more at NOVARestaurantWeek.com.

Wednesday, March 2 // Government Contracting Breakfast: Capturing Intel

8:00 a. m. – 9:30 a. m.

Location: Travinia Italian Kitchen (15001 Potomac Town Center, Ste. 100; Woodbridge, VA 22191)

Sponsors: Lockheed Martin, Strategic FAR Advisors and Prince William Today

$30/members; $45/non-members

Prepare to take notes: This program is packed with info on how to gain the competitive edge! Speakers will cover IDIQs, ITES, CIO-SP3 and ENCORE. Plus, how to obtain competitive data, data requirements of various RFPs, pricing strategies and much more! Hot breakfast provided.

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

Friday, March 4 // Monthly Business-Building Breakfast (MB3)

8:00 a. m.  – 9:30 a. m.

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

Sponsors: Comfort Cases and Organized Solutions of Northern Virginia

Free to attend. RSVP requested.

Early morning networking served with a side of hot breakfast. This monthly event is key for anyone interested in business development.

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

Tuesday, March 8 // Economic Development Luncheon: Congressman Gerry Connolly Talks Transportation

11:30 a. m. – 1:30 p. m.

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Woodbridge (2500 Neabsco Common Pl.; Woodbridge, VA 22191)

Guest Speaker: U.S. Congressman Gerry Connolly, 11th District (D)

Sponsor: Didlake, Inc.

Cost: $40/Members; $50/Non-Members

U.S. Congressman Gerry Connolly (11th District) is joining the members of the Prince William Chamber for lunch to talk transportation. We all know it is an issue in Northern Virginia and the Prince William region is no exception.  Our question is: How can businesses partner with local, state and federal lawmakers to facilitate a conversation that moves us toward solutions and away from gridlock?  Join Congressman Connolly and your Chamber for the opportunity hear the Congressman’s perspective and to share your ideas on this important issue. Together we can work to build a stronger infrastructure network and an increased quality of life.

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

 Thursday, March 10 // Business After Hours Networking

5:00 p. m. – 6:30 p. m.

Host: OASIS at Montclair (16500 Stedham Circle; Dumfries, VA 22025)

Free to attend. RSVP requested.

Join our hosts at the Oasis at Montclair for after hours networking in their gorgeous clubhouse! Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and tours of their eco-friendly community, stocked with numerous amenities to help their residents live a healthy, more fulfilling lifestyle. Featuring the Chamber’s Health & Wellness Council.

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

Friday, March 11 // Chamber Orientation

8:00 a. m. – 9:30 a. m.

Location: Prince William Chamber of Commerce Woodbridge Office (14000 Crown Ct., #204; Woodbridge, VA 22192)

Free to attend. RSVP requested.

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. Complimentary refreshments.

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

Thursday, March 17 // Prince William Valor Awards

2:00p. m. – 5:00 p. m.

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

Master of Ceremonies: Aaron Gilchrist, Morning Anchor, NBC4

Presenting Sponsor: Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center

Cost: $25/Person (Open to the public)

Celebrating Local Superheroes: The Prince William Chamber of Commerce will recognize police, fire and rescue workers (both career and volunteer) for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2015 at the 30th Annual Valor Awards ceremony. Recipients are nominated by their respective chiefs and selected by a committee of not only their peers but also members of the business community. During the ceremony their stories of valor are read before a live audience consisting of their departments, their families and neighbors while they receive a plaque recognizing them for their heroic, often life-saving actions.

Be there to help thank them for protecting your families, your businesses and your community! All residents of Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park are invited to join us to celebrate these superheroes for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to our local quality of life.

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

Friday, March 18 // Monthly Business-Building Breakfast (MB3)

8:00 a. m. – 9:30 a. m.

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

Sponsor: Keller Williams Realty-Wavery Brown

Free to attend. RSVP requested.

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

Tuesday, March 29 // Frostbite Scramble Golf Tournament

11:30 a. m. – 5:00 p. m.

Location: Dominion Valley Country Club (15200 Arnold Palmer Dr.; Haymarket, VA 20169)

Presenting Sponsor: TML-A Xerox Company

Cost: $100/Person

Swing Into Spring for Scholarships: Show your support for education and the community! The Frostbite Scramble is a 9-Hole Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament that raises funds for the Chamber’s Scholarship Program.

Single Players Welcome!

FEE INCLUDES: Pre Play Lunch // Green & Cart Fees // Bag Drop & Handling Access to Practice Facilities // Closest to Pin & Longest Drive Contests // Open Beverage Cart on Course (Water, Soda, Gatorade & Domestic Beer) // After-Play Reception w/Cash Bar // 5 raffle tickets

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

Wednesday, March 30 // Business After Hours Networking

5:00 p. m. – 6:30 p. m.

Host: Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, PC (9200 Church St., Ste. 400; Manassas, VA 20110)

Free to attend. RSVP requested.

Join the attorneys and staff of Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian P.C. for a great evening of networking. Enjoy cocktails and complimentary hors d’ oeuvres while making new contacts and learning about the firm that has over 25 years of experience in handling legal matters  Bring a colleague and register today!

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

 

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