By Prince William Living
Brought to you by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce, the strongest voice for the business community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan region.
Finding people to meet and business networking events is always important. And, Prince William Living is all about community, making connections and supporting quality of life. Virtual or in-person, you can get connected at these events!
VDOT Northern Virginia Career Fair
A major focus of the Career Fair over the past several years has been to provide various career pathways and professional networking opportunities to students after high school. About 50 engineering firms, organizations, agencies and contractors from across the Commonwealth will give hundreds of high school students the chance to network and learn about career, scholarship and internship opportunities in civil engineering, architecture, technology, construction, environmental, administration and other transportation-related fields. Students will have the opportunity to engage with potential employers and interact one-on-one with exhibitors in virtual rooms that will feature presentations and panelists. To register for the virtual event and get more information, visit virginiadot.org/novacareerfair. Thursday, Oct. 7, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Online
PWCS Support Staff Job Fair
Job openings include school bus drivers, substitute teachers and substitute teacher assistants, substitute custodians, substitute bus attendants, food service associates, and aquatics center lifeguards and instructors. Those interested will be able to test drive a school bus from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Register for the Support Staff Job Fair. Apply for a position. Saturday, Oct. 9, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | The Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas
Fire & Rescue Open Houses
Most of the Fire & Rescue stations in the county will be holding open houses this Saturday, Oct. 9 in celebration of Fire Prevention Week. Families are welcome to tour the station and meet the firefighters who serve their community. Click here for the stations and times of Open Houses. Saturday, Oct. 9, times vary.
If you do business in the DC metro area, then join Women’s Wedding Network’s next networking event online. Now that wedding shows and open houses have started back up, what new tools and techniques should we be using? What should you be doing before and after the event? Are you gathering contact info? Are you creating meaningful relationships with potential clients? In this Women’s Wedding Network event, we’ll discuss some best practices you should be doing before and after a show. This event is free and will be held online, so be sure to sign up today. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Zoom meeting
Planning Office Open House
The Prince William County Planning Office is hosting an Open House in acknowledgement of National Community Planning Month. The open house is an opportunity for the public to interface with the Planning Office and other Prince William County Departments. At the open house, staff will showcase community development, parks, economic development and land use projects in the County and share how the public can stay involved. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. | Development Services Building, 5 County Complex Court, Second Floor, Prince William
Health & Wellness Expo 2021
There will be health screenings, financial and wellness tips, vendors, blood pressure screenings, fire and police safety, door prizes, and more! Saturday, Oct. 16, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Hylton Boys & Girls Club, 5070 Dale Blvd., Dale City
Wine & Nine Golf Tournament
A day of networking, good wine, and 9-hole golf! Presented by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce. Register here. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | The Piedmont Club, 14675 Piedmont Vista Drive, Haymarket
Join Sentara for a FREE, LIVE, Q&A with cancer nurse navigators Deana and Heather. Deana and Heather are registered nurses who dedicate their time helping cancer patients and families navigate a cancer diagnosis. Learn more about a breast cancer diagnosis, what available resources are in our community and get all your questions answered LIVE! Thursday, Oct. 21, 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. | Facebook Live
Salute to the Armed Forces
Prince William Chamber of Commerce and the Veterans Council will be hosting the Annual Salute to Armed Forces event, in person. The Garrison Commander from Ft. Belvoir and the Base Commander from Marine Corps Base Quantico have been invited to share updates on their installations along with presenting special recognition. The Keynote Address will be presented by General John W. Nicholson Jr., USA (Retired). This Salute to Armed Forces draws hundreds of attendees representing the military, veterans, and a broad spectrum from the business community. Presenting Sponsor: Contract Solutions, Inc. Register here. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | The Hilton Garden Inn, 2500 Neabsco Common Place, Woodbridge
More Networking Opportunities
- Team WIN (Women Inspired Networking) is holding regular virtual meetings along with some in-person events.
- Haymarket Gainesville Business Association (HGBA) offers a variety of events and collaborates with local Chambers.
- Check the website for the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce for events they are offering.
- One Million Cups is holding online events.
- Visit the website for Prince William Professional Networkers (PWPN) for their events.
- And for writers and lovers of the literary word, there’s Write by the Rails (WbtR), offering events online.
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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