May 19, 2020
Northern Virginia Chamber CEO, Julie Coons, has joined the Connected DMV's new COVID-19 Strategic Renewal Task Force. The Task Force includes a rich mixture of commercial, academic, and community leaders and will work closely with Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, their respective administrations, and local governments across the DMV. Scheduled to convene monthly through October, the Task Force will first address near-term priorities, then transition to longer-term opportunities for building a resilient and sustainable economic recovery.  Learn More .
May 20th | 4:30-5:30PM | FREE
The Chamber has partnered with Brown and Brown Insurance and GMU Business School to bring Sheryl WuDunn, author or the book, Tightrope, for a special speaker event focused on the plight of America's working class and its critical role within the American economy and society, particularly as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 020 Policy Lunches
Virtual Roundtable Discussions
Join the NOVABIZPAC and Cox Communications for an up close and personal conversation with state and regional leaders. This is your opportunity to ask questions and get to know key leaders of the Commonwealth of Virginia!
Policy Lunch with Former Governor Terry McAuliffe
June 10th | 12-1PM
Register here
Policy Lunch with Senator Amanda Chase
July 8th | 12-1PM
Register here  
Annual Awards Nominations are Open!
We believe it's important to recognize members of our community who have achieved greatness and given back to others, which is why our flagship annual awards will continue throughout 2020. Join us for the 2020 awards season by participating in our first three awards programs:
Good Business Awards
Submit nominations by May 29th here
Held June 29th, the Good Business Awards honor and celebrate the leadership of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits that serve as powerful champions for good in our community.
17th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Apply by June 12th here

Held November 4th, the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards honors the leaders and legends of the government contracting community. 
Greater Washington Innovation Celebration
Apply by July 15th here
Who will be named the 2020 Innovator of the Year? We'll all find out at our Greater Washington Innovation Celebration on September 16th.
COVID-19 Resources
Your Chamber has been working hard to keep you up-to-date on the latest resources, including funding links, news, important links, and webinars given by our government leaders. We encourage you to visit our own COVID-19 Resource Center and, for ways you can help your fellow Members, our NOVA Member Connector website. If you need a dose of good news, see these stories of how your fellow members are stepping up and helping others during this unprecedented time.
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