By Prince William Living
This column is brought to you by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce, the strongest voice for the business community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan region.
Looking for people to meet and business networking events? Prince William Living is all about community, making connections and supporting quality of life. Our local businesses are thriving contributors to that quality. Want to get connected? This week, we highlight networking events coming during the rest of October and early November.
Prince William Events
Haymarket Gainesville Business Association monthly meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Fauquier Bank in Haymarket. Come for an evening of networking and light refreshments. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:00-6:00 p. m. | The Fauquier Bank, 15240 Washington Street, Haymarket
Join Prince William Living for Breakfast with an Expert! You’ll get a cup of coffee, breakfast by Jirani Coffeehouse and information from an expert who will give you actionable advice you can put to work immediately in your business. Our November Expert is our VP of Content Marketing, Katherine Gotthardt. Katherine will address “What the heck is content marketing? (And how to know when you’re drowning).” With over ten years’ experience in content marketing and more than twenty in writing and teaching, Katherine will share her insights and tips. Thursday, Nov. 1, 8:00 a. m. | PWAR Building, 4545 Daisy Reid Ave. Suite 150, Woodbridge
The Mega Networking Event power-networking breakfast combines Chamber Members from across Prince William, Manassas, and Manassas Park with other business leaders in groups from Prince William County and surrounding areas. All are welcome to come, make connections, and grow their businesses. Friday, Nov. 9, 8:30-10:30 a. m. | Freedom Aquatics & Fitness Center, 10900 University Blvd., Manassas
Join Women’s Wedding Network at the lovely Hilton Garden Inn. Our guest speaker is an expert in women’s health. As busy professionals, we sometimes put off taking care of ourselves. Learn a little more about balance, health trends and what to watch out for. Buy your tickets now, before they run out! Seating is limited! Want to get noticed? Bring a gift to share as a door prize! And of course, don’t forget to carry plenty of business cards.Wednesday, Nov. 14, 11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m. | Hilton Garden Inn, 2500 Neabsco Common Place, Woodbridge
Get Serious. Get Startup. CENTERFUSE, George Mason University, Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI), Griffin Owens, and Leaseweb have partnered to bring workspace and incubator opportunities to entrepreneurs. This free event is for you if you are a tech start-up, a game start-up, or a small business start-up. Come and explore the opportunities to grow your business! Thursday, Oct. 25, 5:00-7:30 p. m. | Centerfuse, 9071 Center Street, Manassas
Back on the Tracks, the Write by the Rails fall writers workshop and social campaign kickoff, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27. If you are a writer, published or unpublished, you’re invited to attend this half -day workshop. The event will include a panel on marketing and breakout groups. Plus, you’ll get to join us in the hard launch of our #WbtR #BackOnTrackNow social media campaign. A $10 contribution by members ($15 for non-members) is requested to secure your seat and the location. Bring one of your books and receive a book in return! Email WritebytheRails@gmail.com for more information or visit Wbtr.org. Saturday, Oct. 27, 9:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m. | Trinity Episcopal Church, 9325 West Street, Manassas
Want more great networking opportunities in the Prince William and Manassas areas?
- Team WIN (Women Inspired Networking) meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month in Gainesville.
- Haymarket Gainesville Business Association (HGBA) offers a variety of events and collaborates with local Chambers.
- Girl Boss Networking offers a variety of meetings throughout the month in Prince William County and other locations.
- Select Business Network meets on Wednesdays in Gainesville.
- Regionally, the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce offers events throughout the month.
- Every Wednesday, One Million Cups meets at Centerfuse in Manassas.
- Prince William Professional Networkers (PWPN) meets in Manassas each week.
- And for writers and lovers of the literary word, there’s Write by the Rails (WbtR), offering events throughout the area.
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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