October 7, 2019
CHAMBER BRIEFS
Chamber Briefs provides a bi-weekly update on Chamber news, events and programs.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Tuesday, October 8

4-5 p.m.
Exhibitor Networking
5-5:45 p.m.
Panel: The Importance of Buying and Sourcing Locally
5:45-8 p.m.
Expo and Reception

WHAT STAYS LOCAL,
GROWS LOCAL.

IALR
150 Slayton Avenue
Danville

The Business Expo provides access to an environment designed to build business-to-business relationships.
Tuesday, October 22
8-9:30 a.m.


SPECTRUM MEDICAL
[+ a tour of the facilities!]


Spectrum Medical
109 Bridge Street
Danville


Morning Brew provides access to intentional networking to share your business's message with business and community leaders.
Tuesday, October 22
5:30-7 p.m.


HEADSHOTS AND HANDSHAKES


Byrnes Gould Law
312 Main Street
Danville


Young Professionals events provide access to professional development, networking and volunteer opportunities, focused on, but not exclusive to, professionals under 35 years of age.
WHAT STAYS LOCAL, GROWS LOCAL.
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!
When: Tuesday, October 8 | 4-8 p.m.
Where: IALR | 150 Slayton Avenue | Danville

NEW: From 5-5:45 p.m., join us for a panel discussion from our community's business leaders on the importance of buying and sourcing locally. Your ticket provides access to the panel discussion, expo and reception.

Panelists include:

Linda Green , Executive Director, Southern Virginia Regional Alliance [Moderator]
Gretchen Clark , President, Reynolds-Clark Development
Rick Barker , President,  Supply Resources
Richie Barker , COO, Harlow Fastech
Don't want to register online? Email chamber@dpchamber.org or c all 434.836.6990.
PRESENTING SPONSORS:
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HEADSHOTS AND HANDSHAKES
When: Tuesday, October 22 | 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Byrnes Gould Law | 312 Main Street | Danville

At Headshots and Handshakes, young professionals will get a professional headshot from Corey Williams, Founder and Creator of Rivertown , and engage with community and business leaders, including members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.  

Light hors d'oeuvre and beverages will be provided.
Don't want to register online? Email chamber@dpchamber.org or c all 434.836.6990.
SPONSOR:
CANDIDATE FORUMS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER
COUNTY OFFICES

Thursday, October 10
5:30 p.m.

Pittsylvania County
Community Center
115 South Main Street
Chatham, VA
GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Thursday, October 17
5:30 p.m.

Danville Community College
Oliver Hall
1008 South Main Street
Danville, VA
SPONSORS:
REGISTER FOR LEADERCAST WOMEN
When: Friday, November 1 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: IALR | 150 Slayton Avenue | Danville
Don't want to register online? Email chamber@dpchamber.org or c all 434.836.6990.
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AVERETT UNIVERSITY'S CYBERUP SUMMIT: HOW VULNERABLE ARE YOU?
When: Tuesday, October 29 | 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where: Institute for Advanced Learning and Research | 150 Slayton Avenue | Danville
 
Is your personal mobile device really private? Are your employees following security protocols on their computers? Does the threat of cyber attacks concern you?
 
This free summit is for anyone – individuals or businesses – to learn how to better safeguard their digital assets.
 
Hear from renowned keynote speaker, John Sileo – award-winning security expert featured in USA Today and the Washington Post – as he shares his personal story of a cyber attack and how he overcame the challenges that resulted. Participate in breakout sessions on topics like phone fraud, securing your devices, surviving an attack, and more!
This event is FREE, but registration is required. Lunch is provided.  
Don't want to register online? Call 434.766.6771. Space is limited. Register by October 15.
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Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce | www.dpchamber.org
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