August 11, 2020
Clayton Medford, NOVA Chamber's Vice President, Government Relations
Chamber Bulletin Provides Insight on Advocacy Agenda
If you are looking for more information on how the Chamber is advocating for the Northern Virginia business community, you’ll want the Chamber Bulletin. This members-only biweekly newsletter provides succinct and timely insight into our local and state advocacy efforts, as well as what’s going on in Congress. This week's issue will have the priorities for the upcoming Special Session in Richmond for the Chamber as well as for the Nova Back to Work Leadership Task Force. Be sure to join the Chamber to stay in the Advocacy loop!

Virginia first to roll out pandemic app from Apple, Google. More information about the app can be found here.

Virginia House of Delegates to meet online and at VCU's Siegel Center during special session. Find out more here.  
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.
Would you like to get your name and business in front of tens of thousands of regional professionals? Each week we feature a member blog post in our newsletter, website, and social media. Our blog is open to all members here.
partner event
5th Annual Northern Virginia Elected Leaders Summit
August 18th | 8:15-10AM
The Northern Virginia Elected Leaders Summit offers the region’s business leaders the opportunity to hear from our local elected leaders about the economic climate in the region, initiatives they have completed or are undertaking to foster economic growth, and thoughts on how each jurisdiction can work together to improve our regional economy. The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is hosting this summit with premier partner, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and co-hosts, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, Loudoun Chamber of Commerce, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, and Northern Virginia Regional Commission.
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 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.
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!)
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.