By Prince William Living
And 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 February.
Join us for Breakfast with an Expert on Feb. 7. Our February Expert – Katherine Gotthardt, VP of Content Marketing for Prince William Living – presents “Free Yourself from Hashtag Hell,” where you can learn some hashtag techniques to make them work for you. Now online, you can get some free education without leaving your natural habitat. Register today! Thursday, Feb. 7, 8:00-9:30 a. m. | NOW ONLINE!
Come to a lunch and learn on Feb. 7. Matrix Computer Consulting will be giving advice on how to protect your website and IT infrastructure from the countless hacker attempts that happen every day. Bring your business card along for a raffle at the end of the presentation. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Thursday, Feb. 7, 11:30 a. m. – 1:00 p. m. | CenterFuse, 9071 Center Street, Manassas
Calling all Gainesville Area Real Estate Agents: Bring your property listing flyers to share with other Realtors® at the Gainesville Real Estate Information Exchange & Happy Hour! Market, Lending and Settlement updates – and Realtor® Share & Tell – network with other agents about your listings, coming soons and buyer needs. Appetizers and beverages provided. This Happy Hour & Information Exchange is open to all licensed real estate agents and their administrative teams ~ regardless of brokerage/firm affiliation. Thursday, Feb. 7, 4:00-6:00 p. m. | Grafton Street Pub & Restaurant, 7380 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville
On Feb. 13, Women’s Wedding Network will meet at the Holiday Inn-Washington Dulles. Our speaker will be Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Prince William Living. Rebecca will be sharing tips on how you can use hashtags to better help your business, all while enjoying some quality networking time. Get your tickets here. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m. | Holiday Inn-Washington Dulles, 45425 Holiday Drive, Sterling
The Haymarket Gainesville Business Association Monthly Meeting will be held at A Dog’s Day Out, co-hosted with Ann Marie Railing, Wine Shop at Home and Debbie Wykowski, Best Version Media. 703-596-3647. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:00-6:00 p. m. | A Dog’s Day Out, 6680 Fayette Street, Haymarket
Write by the Rails (WbtR) is holding an en route write-in on Feb. 23, Write ON the Rails. Meet at the Amtrak station in Manassas at 10:00 a. m. We’ll carpool to Vienna and hop on the Metro there, where we’ll have the opportunity to monopolize a car for the whole route to New Carrollton. Bring your notebooks, pens, laptops, phones….whatever will encourage you to write for a couple of hours with no interruptions. Writing prompts will be available for inspiration. Once we return, we’ll head over to Okra’s Cajun Creole in Historic Downtown Manassas. Can’t come for the ride? Plan to meet us at Okra’s around 2:00 p. m. Friday, Feb. 23, 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.| Amtrak Station: 9431 West Street, Manassas. Okra’s Cajun Creole: 9110 Center Street, Manassas
The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Government Contracting Breakfast. Topic — “Price to Win – Unwrap your Rates.” Speaker — Amy Hernandez, Principal of Strategic FAR Advisors, CPA & JD. More Info: 571-765-7753. RSVP. Thursday, Feb. 21, 8:00-10:00 a. m. | Prince William Chamber of Commerce, 9720 Capital Court, Suite 203, Manassas
The Chamber’s 2019 Business Awards event is coming! More Info: 571-765-7569 RSVP. Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:00-9:00 p. m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, 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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