June 29, 2021
Registration is free
Greater Washington Apprentice Network July Employer Briefing
July 6th | 2-3PM
The Greater Washington Apprenticeship Network (GWAN) brings together employers, academic institutions, public and private sectors. Employers gain access to best practices from organizational peers, sources of prospective apprentice candidates, support services, academic institutions, and training resources. The GWAN meets on the first Tuesday of each month for an Employer Briefing.

The featured speakers for the July GWAN Employer Briefing are:
  • Featured Employer: Accenture Federal
  • Featured Resource: Mason Talent Exchange
Registration is free
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Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour - Region 7 Meeting
July 21st | 12PM
The Virginia Chamber Foundation is pleased to formally release the dates and open registration for the Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour.

Those who register will be invited to participate in the Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour survey. As part of the Blueprint Virginia 2030 development process, the Virginia Chamber Foundation has announced it will host a series of virtual meetings throughout Virginia, in partnership with its network of local, regional, and other chambers of commerce; and GO Virginia and VEDA. These meetings will serve to foster greater regional collaboration by bringing together leaders in business, economic development, workforce, education, housing, and other community representatives from across the Commonwealth to provide input for Virginia’s next statewide strategic plan.
Registration is free for members
Young Professionals Forum: Navigating Networking
July 22nd | 11AM-12PM
Confirmed Guests:
  • Kathy Albarado, CEO Helios HR
  • Debora Gandy, Managing Director, Chevy Chase Trust

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? A smooth talker or do you stumble over your words? Are you at ease entering a room full of strangers or a wallflower? Do you find networking a struggle? Our next Young Professionals Forum is focused on successful networking strategies and will feature esteemed members of the Chamber's Board of Directors. During this unique event, these titans of business will share their own networking tips and tricks that you can use to create your own formula for navigating networking, no matter the event type. 
Welcome Back Celebration
August 5th | 5-7PM
We heard you loud and clear, you're ready to attend events again and we are too! Mix, mingle, see your old friends and meet some new ones at this Welcome Back Celebration that you won't want to miss. Please join us on Thursday, August 5th for our first post-pandemic event, a celebration to welcome you back again!

This event will be held in the fun and festive indoor/outdoor space at The Garden located at 5380 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria VA 22304. 

Our guidelines for event attendees:
  • Fully vaccinated individuals will not be required to wear facial coverings. 
  • Unvaccinated and not yet fully vaccinated guests are asked to wear facial coverings at events.
  • Anyone is welcome to wear facial coverings at our events, if that is how they feel most safe. 
  • We will not be asking for proof of vaccinations. We trust that our members and attendees will make responsible choices.

We can’t wait to see you!
Distinguished Service Awards
August 31st | 8-9:30AM
The Distinguished Service Awards honor individuals, companies, and non-profit organizations for their service to veterans in the Greater Washington business community. The Awards are presented in recognition of community stewardship and business leadership.

This event will be held at the Army Navy Country Club located at 1700 Army Navy Drive Arlington, VA 22202. 
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