By Prince William Living
And brought to you by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce, the strongest voice for the business community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan region.
Looking for people to meet and business networking events? Prince William Living is all about community, making connections and supporting quality of life. Our local businesses are thriving contributors to that quality. Want to get connected? Here are a few of the networking events coming during November.
“Safety Starts with Knowing” Educational Series
St. Thomas United Methodist Church continues its “Safety Starts with Knowing” educational series with a session on personal safety presented by Manassas City police officers. Monday, Nov. 4, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. | St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas
“Safety Starts with Knowing” concludes with a session on bullying and cyberbullying. Teens are encouraged to attend this session, led by Jenny Mischel, Ph.D., an expert in the field of bullying identification and prevention. Monday, Nov. 18, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. | St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas
Prince William Living‘s Breakfast with an Expert
Join us for Breakfast with an Expert! Our November Expert is Amanda Baity, Director of Operations for Prince William Living and Co-Founder of Semper K9 Assistance Dogs. She will use her marketing and media background to teach businesses and nonprofit organizations how to make the most of their relationships to gain visibility. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn some valuable knowledge. RSVP today! Thursday, Nov. 7, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. | Online
Do you want to be a successful trainer, facilitator & presenter? Want to present at District 29’s Toastmasters Leadership Institutes (TLIs)? Do you want to learn techniques, tips and tricks that will take your presentation skills to the next level? Sign up to attend this workshop on becoming a highly effective trainer. Learn the differences between a regular speaker, a lecturer and a trainer. Saturday, Nov. 9, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | McCoart Administration Building, Potomac Conference Room, 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge
Join Write by the Rails for their November meeting – a morning of inspired writing at McCall Studio Gallery in Historic Manassas. Take a look at local artists; writers will be using the art as writing prompts and enjoying a “write-in”. Bring laptops, phones or notebooks – whatever you need to get your best writing done. Saturday, Nov. 9, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. | McCall Studio Gallery, 9409 Battle Street, Manassas
Women’s Wedding Network is the premier network for wedding industry business owners and professionals in the Northern Virginia and D.C. metro area. Join us for another fun, educational networking event, where you’ll leave well-fed, well-connected and well-energized! Are you ready to get an early start on the upcoming year? Then come prepared to work! At the next Women’s Wedding Network event, we are rolling up our sleeves to do a mini goal-setting project to jumpstart your new year. This will be a great opportunity to plan out your business and network with others in the wedding industry! Get your tickets here. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Piedmont Club, 14675 Piedmont Vista Drive, Haymarket
The PWC Networking Group features both Small Business and Direct Sales. Most members are in the Manassas/Gainesville/Bristow area. They accept only one representative per company and do request if you join that you are active and help support one another (not by purchasing, rather, by networking effectively). Wednesday, Nov. 13, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Wegman’s Lake Manassas, 8297 Stonewall Shops Square, Gainesville
Networking for Veterans
Veteran Connect Networking Event is Northern Virginia’s premier networking event in honor of those who served Active Duty, Military Spouse, Veterans and Civilians Entrepreneurs. Do you live, work, or want to try new places in the Northern Virginia? Are you looking to unwind after a long day; socialize and make new friends in the process? Then come to Brew Republic of Woodbridge for Vets Connect Networking. Thursday, Nov. 14 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is hosting its MEGA Networking & New Member Showcase! Meet LOTS of potential partners and clients in just two hours. RSVP. Friday, Nov. 15, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. | Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, 9100 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas
Want more great networking opportunities in the Prince William and Manassas areas?
- Team WIN (Women Inspired Networking) meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month in Gainesville.
- Haymarket Gainesville Business Association (HGBA) offers a variety of events and collaborates with local Chambers.
- Regionally, the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce offers events throughout the month.
- Every Wednesday, One Million Cups meets at Centerfuse in Manassas.
- Prince William Professional Networkers (PWPN) meets in Manassas each week.
- And for writers and lovers of the literary word, there’s Write by the Rails (WbtR), offering events throughout the area.
These events are current as of the time we receive the information, and we make every attempt to be accurate. Be sure to check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies.
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