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News from the Northern Virginia Chamber

The 17th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards

Last chance to attend the GovCon Awards on Wednesday, November 6th at The Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner. This is a rare opportunity to witness the best of the best within the industry, network with colleagues, and enjoy a celebratory evening. Register here.
Reminder: Registration Closes Monday, November 4th for Women in GovCon - Innovation & Resilience

You are invited to a panel discussion on November 12th that will address the challenges that women face in the industry. Don't wait and register now!

Women Rising to Boards: Many Roads Lead to the Boardroom

Join us on November 22nd for a deeper look into how boardroom diversity can improve career opportunities throughout your organization and more. View our panel of industry experts and register now!  
2019 Distinguished Service Award Winners Announcement

Congratulations to the Distinguished Service Award winners. View the official press release here.
Member News
COX Communications Presents the Smart Life Tour 

Are you living a smart life? Today, life is crazy complicated with everything competing for your time. So take this opportunity to get back to you... live mindfully, rediscover what makes you tick, and test out the latest tech so you can focus on the people that matter.  Join Cox Communications on Saturday, November 9 at the Adaire Apartments in Tysons between 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. View more.
Join the Virginia Chamber at their 10th Annual Economic Summit

This year's summit theme is "Perspectives on Virginia's Economic Future" and our program will feature business and legislative leaders discussing how we can work together to secure the economic future of the Commonwealth and continue to be the #1 state for business. Learn further here.
Northern Virginia Family Service to Honor 32 Northern Virginia Companies During CARE Awards Breakfast 

Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) will honor the winners of its 2019 "Companies As Responsive Employers" or CARE Awards at its 27th Annual CARE Awards Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, November 15th at the Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner. View further information here.

Flagship UVA Darden Executive Education Leadership Program Refreshes with Cutting-Edge Content, Convenient Format

The Executive Program (TEP) - Darden’s advanced management program for senior executives — will now be delivered in a hybrid format. Two in-person immersion modules held at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, Virginia, and at UVA Darden DC Metro in Arlington, Virginia, plus virtual sessions before and between the in-person modules provide the transformative leadership instruction for which TEP is known while maximizing accessibility for busy senior leaders. Learn more here.

Two Programs Available at UVA Darden

Management Development Program: Leading in the Digital Age which will be held between December 1, 2019 - March 6, 2020, and The Executive Program: Strategic Leadership at the Top will be held between May 31 - December 12, 2020.
GWHCC Women's Group - How is Your Relationship with Food Affecting Your Career?"

Have you ever wondered "What Impact Your Relationship With Food Has With Your Professional Life?"  If the answer is "YES" then join our friends at Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for their upcoming Women's Group event on November 14th from 9:30 - 11:30 AM. Register here for free.
Thompson Greenspon Earns 2019 Best of AccountingTM Award for Client Service Excellence 

Thompson Greenspon, a leading accounting firm, announced that they have won ClearlyRated's Best of AccountingTM Award for providing superior service. Read more here.
The St. James Hosts Corporate Social on November 19th 

Join The St. James on November 19th from 5:30 - 8:00 PM in the Golf/Squash House. They will have a Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin Contest, as well as food, beverages, tours of the facility, and a raffle. They will also talk about their Corporate Games event that will be coming up in February. View more here.
The Health Improvement Center Celebrates New Location 

The Health Improvement Center invites clients and area residents to the ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the practice’s new location in Vienna from 5:30 - 8:00 PM Thursday, November 14th. View attachment.
 Attend Britepaths Holiday Program and More

Help Local Families in Need for the Holidays: Fairfax-based nonprofit Britepaths is seeking community members to provide Thanksgiving meals, December Holiday meals and gifts for children in December to 500 families in need who live throughout the Fairfax County area.  Learn more, register, or donate here.

Partnership News
Thank You to the Following Members Who Have Committed or Reaffirmed their Support of the Chamber:  ​
  • BNY Mellon
  • Britepaths
  • Capital One
  • Rosslyn Business improvement District
  • UBS

Upcoming Events 
17th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards
Wednesday, November 6th: 5:30 - 9:00 PM
The Ritz Carlton - Tysons Corner

Women in GovCon - Innovation & Resilience
Tuesday, November 12th: 7:30 - 10:00 AM   (Registration closes Monday, November 4th)

Tuesday, November 19th: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Women Rising to Boards: Many Roads Lead to the Boardroom
Friday, November 22nd: 7:30 - 10:00 AM
Hilton Tysons Corner

Non-Profit & Association Management Council Series:  Master Your Association's Board Culture to Smash Operation Obstacles & Happy Hour
Thursday, December 5th: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Northern Virginia Chamber

10th Annual Virginia Economic Summit
Friday, December 6th: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Greater Washington Convention Center

Women in Business Council Meeting
Monday, December 9th: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Northern Virginia Chamber

Senatorial Roundtable
Monday, December 9th: 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Northern Virginia Chamber

Government Contracting Council Meeting
Friday, December 13th: 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Northern Virginia Chamber

Holiday Party - Save the date
Thursday, December 19th
Northern Virginia Chamber Atrium

28th Annual Economic Conference - Save the date
Thursday, January 30
Hilton Tysons Corner
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