September 29, 2020
Join Us For the Innovations Awards Show!
October 8th | 3-4:30PM
Join us for the Region's zaniest awards show showcasing great minds and business creativity! This not-to-be-missed event will have it all: live judging, audience picks, team costumes, and so much more. At the end of the evening, we'll crown this year's Innovator of the Year and our People's Choice winner! Join us as we watch the videos from and celebrate this year's finalists:
Reaching Veterans: Make your Company a Destination Employer for Veterans
September 30th | 10-11AM
Is a career with your company attractive to veterans? Have you set up your hiring program to draw in veteran job seekers? In this third part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will focus on the steps you should take to bring in veteran talent.
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Virtual Rocket Pitch + Power Networking
September 30th | 11AM-1PM
CONNECTpreneur Investor Network presents Virtual Rocket Pitch + Power Networking. Come learn, connect with others, and be inspired! This is a free virtual event.
October 20th | 10-11AM
Known as "Vetrepreneurs," Veteran Entrepreneurs have a tremendous impact n our business community through the creation of jobs, contributions to economic growth, and participation in community organizations and activities. For this event we have gathered an impressive panel of Vetrepreneurs who will share insights on their own paths to business success and how being a Veteran drove their business vision.
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Brown and Brown Distinguished Speaker Series: Featuring Molly Catalano, VP of Marketing & Communications, Five Guys Enterprises
November 18th | 4-5PM
Join GMU's School of Business, Brown & Brown Insurance, and the Chamber for the Brown & Brown Distinguished Speaker Series featuring, Molly Catalano. Molly has spent the past 15 years leading the marketing and communications efforts for Five Guys Enterprises. During her time the company has grown from 30 restaurants on the East Coast of the United States to over 1,600 locations in 19 countries.
Engage and Retain your Veteran Employees: Best Practices for creating a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)
November 19th | 10-11AM
Has your company established a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG)? What are you waiting for? In this fourth and final part of our Veteran and Military Business Council hiring series, our speakers will share the advantages to creating your own Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG).
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