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October 2019 Issue No. 1


News from the Northern Virginia Chamber
Congratulations to the 2019 Distinguished Service Awards Finalists

We are thrilled to announce the 2019 Distinguished Service Awards Finalists. Join us on October 22nd for the awards breakfast at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va. 

Last Chance to Register for Women in Business - Women Rising to Economic Empowerment

You are invited to a women's financial strategy discussion on Friday, October 4th at the Chamber. Learn more here 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!  
Member News
 Leyard and Planar Present Video Wallapalooza

Join us in Washington, DC for our 2019 Video Wallapalooza Roadshow, showcasing the most comprehensive portfolio of award-winning commercial display solutions. Come participate in a series of free educational and product training sessions during the 2-day event on October 8th and 9th. Learn more here.
Matthews, Carter & Boyce "Women in Business" Event Brings People Together to talk Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Featuring a distinguished panel of women who lead diversity and inclusion initiatives for global organizations, this event inspired engaging conversation and networking. Panelists and attendees offered compelling insight about a topic of great consequence in today's workplace. Read a recap of the event here.
Leadership Unscripted: A Conversation With Jean Case

Join UVA Darden School of Business on Thursday, October 10th for their inaugural Leadership Unscripted Speaker Series event featuring Jean Case, chairman of the board at National Geographic and CEO of the Case Foundation. Learn more about this event here.
The Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools will host Leaders & Learners: Investing in the Workforce of Tomorrow

This event celebrates successes in FCPS and its deep community connections, with a message from the Superintendent and teacher grant recipients, and a keynote address from Colonel Michael Greenberg, Garrison Commander at Ft. Belvoir. The event will be held on December 4th, 2019. View more here.
ARTSFAIRFAX hosts Eighth Annual Arts Awards

ARTSFAIRFAX will be holding its Eighth Annual Arts Awards to recognize the visionary contributions that the arts bring to Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. View more and register.
Fairfax County Small Business Forum

You are invited to join the 2019 Small Business Forum and Reverse Tradeshow on October 10th. Engage with Fairfax County departments, learn from business experts and network with small businesses and entrepreneurs. Register today to reserve your place at this highly anticipated event.
Red Team Consulting will be Conducting Trainings at the Chamber

Red Team Consulting will be providing a Federal RFP Pricing Strategy Training on October 29th & November 12th and a Strategic Planning Workshop on November 5th.
U.S. Chamber Welcomes 14 New Members to Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed 14 new executives to its Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100). These experienced leaders advise the U.S. Chamber's board of directors, enhance lobbying and coalition work, recommend programming, and strengthen outreach to the business and chamber communities. Read further here.
FEMA Selects Dewberry to Assist with Direct Housing Assessment Team Contract

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, to assist the Direct Housing Assessment Team (DHAT) in capturing information and pre-operations planning to facilitate the transportation and installation of manufactured housing units at private, group, or commercial sites in disaster areas. View more.
Special Events to End Alzheimer's
Partnership News
Thank You to the Following Members Who Have Committed or Reaffirmed their Support of the Chamber:  ​

  • Capital One Bank
  • Eagle Bank
  • Employment Enterprises, Inc.
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Pentagon Federal Credit Union
Upcoming Events 
Women in Business - Women Rising to Economic Empowerment
Friday, October 4th: 8:00 - 10 AM
Northern Virginia Chamber

Growth Companies Council Meeting
Friday, October 11th: 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Northern Virginia Chamber

Distinguished Service Awards
Tuesday, October 22nd: 7:30 - 10:00 AM
Army Navy Country Club - Arlington

Non-Profit & Association Management Council Series Kick-off Event: Association Ethics Toolkit & Happy Hour
Thursday, October 24th: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Northern Virginia Chamber

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