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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, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. | Zoom meeting
Blood Drive at Sweeney Barn
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
Just in time for Valentine’s Day. Learn to identify the scams that prey upon people’s emotional attachment. Register here. Saturday, Feb. 4, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Chinn Park Library, 13065 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge
Women’s Wedding Network
Like most businesses, you probably utilize social media platforms to market your company, but are you doing it right? On Feb. 8, join us for the next Women’s Wedding Network as we discuss best practices to make your channels stand out! In this webinar, learn some common mistakes businesses make when managing their business pages and what you need to do to avoid them. This is a ZOOM meeting*. Get your FREE tickets now! Wednesday, Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Zoom meeting
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
ScribbleCon 2023: A Community Writing Conference
The Business of Data Centers – What You need to Know
A panel discussion focused on data centers, moderated by Josh Levi, Data Center Coalition President. Join the Prince William Chamber for breakfast and a lively discussion. Register here. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. | Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Drive, Woodbridge
The Ebb and Flow of Marketing and Social Media
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
Prince William Living‘s Influential Women Awards
- 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.