May 25, 2021
Registration is free for members
Young Professionals Forum: Everything You Thought You Knew About Teams is Probably Wrong (at Least Incomplete)
May 27th | 2-3PM
Only 25% of all business teams can be described as highly effective; most are mediocre to poor. Why do most fail and how can you ensure your teams are successful?

In our next Young Professionals Forum, discussion facilitator and thought leader, Steve Gladis, PhD, will share the 6 conditions that determine the success or failure of teams.
Registration is free for everyone
Greater Washington Apprentice Network June Employer Briefing
June 1st | 2-3PM
The Greater Washington Apprentice 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.
Registration is free for members
NOVA Chamber's Advocacy 101
June 7th | 10-11AM
Have you ever wondered why the Chamber is considered The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia®? Do you want to become more involved in our advocacy efforts but do not know where to begin? Join your fellow members for Advocacy 101, a quick and comprehensive new webinar for Chamber members. You will learn how the annual Legislative Agenda is created, how the Policy Committee works, what the NOVABIZPAC does, and how that all ties together to create our unique and robust advocacy program. Register now and learn why we’ve been called “arguably the most important business group in the state.”
Registration is free for members
2021 Greater Washington Good Business Awards
June 11th | 9-10:30AM
The Greater Washington Good Business Awards honors and celebrates the leadership of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits that serve as powerful champions for good in our community. From corporate social responsibility champions to nonprofit organizations that help solve the region’s greatest challenges, the Greater Washington Good Business Awards honors purposeful community leadership, efforts that make a positive impact, and those that do good. This year's awards will honor Business of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Registration is free for members
Impactful Innovation: A Fireside Chat With Dr. Gregory Washington and Telly Tucker
June 17th | 9:30-11AM
Dr. Gregory Washington, President of George Mason University and Telly Tucker, Executive Director of Arlington Economic Development will dive into a discussion about George Mason University’s cutting-edge Arlington campus. Through a public-private-partnership, the state-of-the-art Institute for InnovAtion (IDIA) will bring together students, educators, entrepreneurs, and innovators to immerse themselves in the latest technologies creating a diverse and sustainable pipeline of talent filling the needs of the future workforce.

Join us and learn more about:
  • How companies can connect to this new talent pipeline
  • How the IDIA’s talent will lure top technology companies to the region
  • The New Virginia Promise, George Mason University’s pathway for a four-year degree for everyone who wants one
Doing Business is the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce's weekly e-newsletter focused on member-relevant news, Council Series updates, and upcoming events. Each month we will feature advocacy updates, a message from our President & CEO, and member-written blog posts. Subscription sign-up and past issues may be found on our website.