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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. Here are just a few events where you can get connected – virtual or in person!
General Assembly Series
During the General Assembly Session, the Chamber will host a Virtual Meeting with an update for members who would like a briefing on what occurred during the past session. Time for Q & A at the end. Register here. Fridays, Jan. 20 and 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. | Zoom meeting
Teachings of Peace
Hear from people of different ideologies and backgrounds to understand the ways to establish peace in our society. Registration is required: peace-talk22.eventbrite.com Sunday, Jan. 22, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Masroor Mosque, 5640 Hoadly Road, Manassas
Did you know that Alzheimer’s can begin more than a decade before symptoms start? An informative presentation by Patient Educator Allison Thompson from Care Access will discuss what Alzheimer’s is and what is being done to prevent it. Tuesday, Jan. 25, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Park Central Library, 100 Park Central Plaza, Suite 100, Manassas Park
Parks Job Fair
Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism is seeking Park Attendants for Lake Ridge and Locust Shade Parks. Positions available for ages 14+. Apply for one of these open positions then attend one of the Job Fairs! Attendants (Recreation Associate) Attendant III (Recreation Senior Associate). Saturday, Jan. 28, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Lake Ridge Park, 12350 Cotton Mill Drive, Woodbridge OR Locust Shade Park, 4701 Locust Shade Drive, Triangle
Sweeney Barn is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 2. To register, click here. Thursday, Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Sweeney Barn, 9310 Discovery Blvd., Manassas
Government Contracting Council Meet & Greet
Meet state and local business development center representatives that offer resources to small businesses. Connect with vendors that share real stories and strategies of utilizing resources and relationships to scale their companies. Join this impactful information and network session that will connect buyers and sellers. Presented by Prince William Chamber of Commerce. Register here. Thursday, Feb. 9, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Tortino Mare, 120 Kent Village Square, Manassas Park
Social Media and Market Research is a vast field and changing every day! Learn how to get your business into the spotlight: Earned Media, Owned Media & Paid Media. What are they and how to use them to gain visibility. Press releases, social media, influencers, blogs, SEO advertising. With so many choices, which ones should your business or non-profit use for your organization? Prince William Living Publisher Rebecca Barnes will explain these tools and how you should use them to gain visibility, funnel leads, and close business. Register here. Friday, Feb. 17, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. | Prince William Chamber of Commerce, 9720 Capital Court #203, Manassas
- 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.
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. Do you know of another great online community event our readership should know about? Click here to request we include it on our events calendar. Sign up here to get this column in your email.