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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!
Business Before Hours Authors Showcase
Join Prince William Chamber of Commerce and Prince William Public Libraries as they celebrate local authors. Network with chamber members, meet authors, purchase autographed copies of their books, tour the renovated library and enjoy coffee and refreshments. Register at pwchamber.org. Friday, Dec. 9, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. | Bull Run Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas
Agent Training: Working with Renters
Independence Empowerment Center (IEC)
Please join Independence Empowerment Center (IEC) staff and board members for an Open House as they recognize their Senator Colgan Advocacy Award winner and partake in holiday festivities. Need to do some holiday shopping? Included in the event will be a Pampered Chef demonstration and the opportunity to shop for a cause; a portion of Pampered Chef sales will benefit IEC! Can’t make it? Shop online at pamperedchef.com/party/shannonstraughn1213; 25% of your order will support IEC! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Tuesday, Dec. 13, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. | Independence Empowerment Center, 8409 Dorsey Circle, Suite 101, Manassas
Women’s Wedding Network
2022 is just about over, and 2023 will soon be at our doorstep with fresh new opportunities. Before that happens, why not do one last get-together and make some new business relations to kick off the New Year. Come join us there as we enjoy the beautiful Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks venue, meet some friendly faces, do some networking, and let’s learn how we can support each other. This will be a networking event, so be sure to bring business cards, door prizes and anything else you need! Masks are optional. Buy your tickets now! Seating is limited. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, 11787 Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax
Cybersecurity: Cyber Fair
Learn about various ways scammers obtain our Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and explore why so many of us become victims of scams. During this presentation, presenters will identify how a scam is “constructed” by pointing out common elements contained in almost all scams. This presentation will cover the construction of over 80% of the frauds that are occurring today. Register here. Saturday, Dec. 17, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Chinn Park Library, 13065 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge
- Welcome to Prince William County has small business information, job listings, and family life suggestions.
- Prince William County Networking has similar information.
- Town Hall allows you to find, follow and contact your elected officials.
More Networking Opportunities
Want more great networking opportunities in the Prince William and Manassas areas?
- Team WIN (Women Inspired Networking) is holding regular meetings.
- 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 meets in person on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. at Centerfuse, 9071 Center Street, Manassas
- 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 in person and online.
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