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!
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Changes
Rep. Jennifer Wexton is hosting a webinar on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, meant to provide relief from student debt to the many Americans who have chosen a career of public service. Wexton is hosting a webinar on her Facebook and YouTube pages with the Student Borrower Protection Center to discuss these changes to the PSLF program and how to benefit if you’re eligible. Questions will also be answered, which you can submit here or leave them in the comment section once the livestream begins. Friday, Jan. 7, 12:00 noon | Online
Pitching Literary Agents
A special presentation by Write by the Rails member Morgan Hazlewood, who will discuss the process of pitching literary agents and answer questions. Morgan(she/her) is an actively querying fantasy author, plus a blogger, vlogger, and podcaster of writing tips and writerly musings. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link. Saturday, Jan. 8, 10:00 a.m. | Online
According to The Wedding Report, 2022 is expected to have more than 2.5 million nuptials, the highest it’s expected to be in 40 years! With such a large expectation, it’s good to go over the basics, and a few advanced techniques, as we head into the new year. Join us at the next Women’s Wedding Network online meeting as we learn how to book these weddings, improve your processes, improve your customer service, how to propel your referrals and marketing into 2023 and beyond – and more! This event is free and will be held online, so be sure to sign up today. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.| Online
Optima Health is collaborating with Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center to celebrate pregnant moms! Sign up now for this FREE virtual baby shower to learn helpful tips and information, have your questions answered by professionals and have a virtual tour of the Women’s Health Center at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. Plus, you’ll have a chance to win a stroller just for attending! Sign up today at 1-833-261-2367 or click here to register. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. | Online
Mason SBDC – Government Contracting 101
A live webinar where participants will learn about the government customer, readiness to be a government contractor, marketing, government jargon, steps to get started and more! TJ Master, Senior Business Counselor, Mason SBDC, is the speaker. Register here. Thursday, Jan. 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Online
Team WIN – Women Inspired Networking
Environmental Consortium and Day of Service
Chamber’s Economic Development Series: Future of the Region
The Economic Development Directors from Prince William County, City of Manassas and City of Manassas Park will give updates on successes of the past year and what to expect in the future. Followed by heavy hors d’oeuvres and networking. Register here. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Drive, 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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