November 9, 2021
Meet the 2021 Washington Government Contractor Awards Winners: 
Contractor of the Year 
Up To $25 Million: Kreative Technologies
$25 – 75 Million: Metron, Inc.
$75 – 300 Million: REI Systems, Inc.
Over $300 Million: Accenture Federal Services

Program of the Year, Large: OptumServe
Executive of the Year
Up to $75 Million: Ki Ho Kang, KIHOMAC
$75 – 300 Million: Kendall Holbrook, Dev Technology Group, Inc.
Over $300 Million: Nazzic Keene, SAIC

Program of the Year, Small: Pueo Business Solutions LLC

Vaccination Requirement: The safety of our members and guests is always of the utmost importance. The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce requires all staff, members and guests who attend our events to be fully vaccinated. All attendees will be asked to provide their physical COVID-19 vaccine card, a photo of vaccination card, or Health Pass by CLEAR. For additional details see our individual registration pages.
Speed Networking
November 16th | 3-4PM
Without solid networking, is it is harder to make connections. This members-only event holds the power to increase your business circle within a short period of time. During each session, participants will meet face to face (virtually) while exchanging business cards and valuable information about their business.

Come join our business networking event and cultivate a long-lasting business relationship that will allow you to: 
  • Maximize your time by putting you in front of several companies in one setting
  • Do more than just pass a card - Network one on one
  • Expand your network and increase your circle of influence
  • Perfect your 30-second pitch
  • Fun and fast paced
partner event
Stay Competitive in Today’s Cutthroat Recruitment and Retention Market
November 10th | 9-10:30AM | Chamber Offices
Employee Benefits play a key role in every employer’s competitiveness in today’s cutthroat recruitment and retention market. Northern Virginia Chamber Member, USI Insurance Services, will roll out their 2021 Benefits Benchmarking Study results during this informational session. With a focus on middle market employers in the DC Metro region, you will receive insights about how your competitors are handling:
  • Medical plan design and contributionsPaid and family leave
  • Employee communications
  • Wellness initiative
  • Ancillary benefits including emerging trends such as student debt repayment and tuition reimbursement

This will be a great opportunity to inform your 2022 benefits strategy. Everyone is welcome!
Greater Washington Apprentice Network – National Apprenticeship Week Event
November 19th | 10-11AM | Virtual
Please join us to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week! The Greater Washington Apprentice Network's mission is to help employers in the region explore and develop an apprentice-based model of recruitment and training.

The Greater Washington Apprentice Network was founded by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Virginia Chamber Foundation, FC2, Aon, Accenture, Appteon, Amazon Web Services, Nestle, NT Concepts and SHRM.
Women in Business Signature Event: Leading Diversity
December 9th | 8:30-10AM | Hilton McLean
Keynote: Natalie Madeira Cofield, founder of Walker’s Legacy and current Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women's Business Ownership, at the U.S. Small Business Administration

The Women in Business signature event is the Chamber’s premier networking and educational event geared toward top woman executives.

This year’s event will focus on women executives who are leading diversity initiatives in their respective companies in a moderated panel discussion This event will provide timely and operational takeaways for executives looking to lead and impact diversity at their companies.
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