October/November 2016 Events of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce

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Provided by 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.  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 months. For a complete listing, visit pwchamber.org and click on the Online Calendar under the “Events” tab. Also, check our Community Calendar page for events from our members.

Thursday, October 4 // “Shield Strong” Luncheon, 11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m.

Location: Old Hickory Golf Club (11921 Chanceford Drive; Woodbridge, VA 22192)

Sponsor: First Command Financial Planning

Tickets: $40/Members; $55/Non-members

Panelists: Sheriff Glendell Hill, Prince William County Sheriff’s Office; Chief Barry Barnard, Prince William County Police Department; Chief Douglas W. Keen, Manassas City Police Department; Chief John C. Evans, City of Manassas Park Police Department

With law enforcement under fire in the media, there has never been a better time to examine their role in our community. Join fellow Chamber members and residents for a luncheon and panel discussion aimed at strengthening the relationship between our local law enforcement agencies and the communities they protect and serve. Our panelists will cover current trends and challenges in law enforcement, the role that the business community can play in public safety, how the jurisdictions collaborate and what the community can do to support their efforts.

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

 Friday, October 7 // MEGA Networking Event 8:00-10:00 a. m.

Location: Best Western Battlefield Inn (10820 Balls Ford Road; Manassas, VA 20109)

Sponsors: Vision Finders and InsideNOVA-Prince William

Free to attend. RSVP requested

This power-networking breakfast combines Chamber Members from across Prince William, Manassas, and Manassas Park with other business leaders in networking groups from Prince William County & the surrounding areas, and the Loudoun & Fauquier Chamber Ambassadors.  All are welcome to come, network, and grow their businesses. Chances to win prizes including a stay at Poplar Springs Inn & Spa, a pampering package at Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa-Manassas, a $100 Manassas Mall gift card and a $100 gift certificate to Classic Interior Consignments.

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

Tuesday, October 11 // Meet the Media 9:00 a. m.-12:00 p. m.

Location: The REALTOR Association of Prince William (4545 Daisy Reid Avenue; Prince William, VA 22192)

Sponsors to date: InsideNOVA-Prince William

Tickets: $50/Members; $65/Non-Members

Featured Speaker: Christina Daves, Founder, PR for Anyone

THE RULES HAVE CHANGED! Are you up-to-date on PR’s newest nuances? Join us for a series of panel discussions led by members of the news media; designed to help you develop relationships that will boost your PR efforts and get you noticed! Tickets include a take-home copy of our 2016 Media Guide Booklet (featuring contact info for dozens of local news outlets) and continental breakfast.

View the agenda and RSVP online at PWChamber.org 

Thursday, October 27 // MARKETPLACE: The Local Experience 4:00-7:00 p. m.

Location: Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center (9100 Freedom Center Boulevard; Manassas, VA 20110)

Sponsors: Prince William Times/Gainesville Times and American Red Cross

Free to attend. Open to the public.

Stop going to neighboring counties to shop, dine and explore! You could be missing out on similar experiences right here in your backyard! Formerly known as Connections, Marketplace is where you go to shop and discover the best that Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park have to offer. On October 27, find the best places to buy/live/explore local, all in one place! Attendance and parking are free. See you there!

Learn more at PWChamber.org/Marketplace.

Wednesday, November 2 // “For the Girls” Networking Night Out 5:00-7:00 p. m.

Location: Old Hickory Golf Club (11921 Chanceford Drive; Woodbridge, VA 22192)

Sponsors: Novant Health UVA Health System, First Virginia Community Bank and InsideNOVA-Prince William

Free to attend. RSVP required.

Ladies, join us at our 5th annual “For the Girls” Networking Night Out and take a moment for yourself before the Thanksgiving holiday. This is a fun-filled evening to shop, sip, schmooze and celebrate the art of being a successful woman in business. Our vendors offer gift items for sale along with demonstrations of pampering services. It’s a fantastic kick-off to the holiday season, complete with hors d’oeuvres! RSVP today!

Talking about this event online? Use #PWCCWomenRock 

Tuesday, November 8 // Cuisine de Commerce Luncheon 11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m.

Location: Red Rose Event Center (9705 Liberia Avenue, Suite 101; Manassas, VA 20110)

Sponsors to date: Discovery Publications and Burke & Herbert Bank

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

It’s the most DELICIOUS event of the year! Join the Prince William Chamber for a “taste of the town,” featuring 15-20 local restaurants and caterers. This fun event also makes for a great employee appreciation lunch; book 10 seats for a reserved table–just $375!  For those who like to plan ahead, several of the food providers will be offering special event-only pricing on holiday party packages. Don’t wait to sign up. We expect a packed house! Be sure to bring a donation of non-perishable food items to help stock local food pantries!

Register online at PWChamber.org.



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