August 18, 2020
Clayton Medford, NOVA Chamber's Vice President, Government Relations
Chamber, Back to Work Release Priorities for Special Session
The Chamber and the Northern Virginia Back to Work Coalition have released our priorities for the Special Session of the General Assembly, beginning today (August 18). Because of the short session, these two documents are not lists of everything the Chamber or Back to Work think the economy and the workforce need, but they represent what we think can and should be accomplished during the Special Session:

Keep an eye out in early August for the Chamber’s legislative priorities for the Special Session. In the meantime, please contact me at with any questions or concerns.
Annual State of Healthcare
August 19th | 3-4:30PM
Our event will kick off with an update on what’s happening in Congress and around the country by Katie Mahoney, vice president of health policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Her keynote presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Daniel Carey, Virginia Secretary of Health, Brian Wheeler, Vice President, Practice and Payment Transformation Group CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, and Toni Ardabell, associate chief of clinical operations at Inova. Expect to hear discussion on the ongoing COVID pandemic, the cost of healthcare, and more. The panel discussion will be followed by a question and answer session with attendees. Register today!
Nonprofits 101
September 1st | 10-11AM
How well do you know the nonprofit world? Have you been thinking about making a career switch?

We've got the information that will help you succeed within this unique and vital world that often plays a key role in the continuing education of our workforce, standards development, and public policy. Join us for Associations 101 to learn about this part of our economy, including its unique environment, culture, and energy.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: September 4th

The Distinguished Service Awards honors those who have made meaningful contributions to help Veterans succeed.

If you know of an outstanding Veteran-Owned Business, Veteran Employee or a Veteran Service organization that is worthy of an award please submit an application today.
(Self nominations are accepted!)
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