People to Meet: Area Networking Events

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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 Prince William 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. 17, 24, 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. | Zoom meeting

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 hereWednesday, Feb. 15, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. | Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Drive, Woodbridge

Let it Marinate: A Conversation About Substance Abuse

Manassas Park City Schools Parent Night — a presentation about substance use, the opioid crisis, and awareness. Dinner will be served from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m.; the presentation will begin thereafter and last approximately one hour. This event is open to the community. Spanish translation will be provided. Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Manassas Park Middle School, 8202 Euclid Avenue, Manassas Park

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

Farmer and Landowner Outreach Event: Meet and Greet

Do you have a farm? Have land that you don’t know what to do with? Want to learn more about the Soil & Water Conservation District and partner agencies? Then check out the Farmer and Landowner Outreach Event hosted by Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District. Free! Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Duane Mohr if you plan to attend: Friday, Feb. 24, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Cedar Run Brewery, 12801 Hazlewood Drive, Nokesville

Yorkshire Volunteer Fire Department Recruitment Meeting

The members of Yorkshire Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department are a team of firefighters and EMTs that provide vital services to the citizens of Prince William County, Fairfax County, City of Manassas Park, and City of Manassas. They are seeking new members who want to protect and save lives and help in times of need while making a positive contribution to the community. RSVP to Friday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m. | Yorkshire Volunteer Fire Department, 8277 Patton Lane, Manassas

Parents As Partners in Special Education

This conference is designed to empower parents, prekindergarten through 12th grade, to advocate for their child and navigate the Section 504 or special education process to ensure successful outcomes. Information includes online resources, pre-recorded and a live and in-person conference (times, date, and location above) with breakout sessions and opportunities for parents to network. Hosted by Prince William County Public Schools Special Education Department and Parent Resource Center. For additional information, please contact Saturday, Feb. 25, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Colgan High School, 13833 Dumfries Road, Manassas

Community Cleanup

Keep Prince William Beautiful is holding a Community Cleanup at the Dale City Farmers Market Lot.  The cleanup will focus on removing trash from the commuter parking lot where the market is held weekly.  Volunteers age 18+ welcome, volunteers under 18 must volunteer with an adult.  Rain Date March 4.  You’ll enjoy being out in the fresh air with family/friends as you help clean up this lot!  Visit to sign up; email to learn more. Saturday, Feb. 25, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Dale City Farmers Market Lot, 14090 Gemini Way, Dale City

Sweeney Barn 2023 Open House

Calling all engaged couples, industry experts, event planners and local businesses! Come experience the renovated 1939 dairy barn and meet vendors who will help you plan your next big event. Tours of the venue for prospective couples will be given on the hour. Respond here. Saturday, Feb. 25, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Sweeney Barn, 9310 Discovery Blvd., Manassas

Prince William Living‘s Influential Women Awards

Many women in Greater Prince William give of themselves to strengthen our community, leaving their marks in the business world and serving as inspirations to others. Join us as we celebrate our 2023 winners.Tickets include complimentary beverages and appetizers for you to enjoy while you network with other attendees. Cash bar available. Make connections in a relaxed atmosphere (business casual) while celebrating our Influential Women with a short awards presentation. Come out and meet our readers, businesses, and community leaders. Wednesday, March 1, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. | Sweeney Barn, 9310 Discovery Blvd., Manassas

Town of Occoquan Sponsorships Open House

Occoquan has just launched a new sponsorship package, and they’re excited about interacting with old and new partners in a mutually beneficial relationship. The Open House Sponsorship Breakfast is a great way to learn more in person. It’s being held at Town Hall in Occoquan. If interested in participating or simply to learn more information, contact Julie Little, Director of Events, Town of Occoquan, at, or 703-491-1918, ext. 103. Tuesday, March 14 | Occoquan Town Hall, 314 Mill Street, Occoquan

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More Networking Opportunities

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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.

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