June 30, 2020
Introducing Our New Board Of Directors
The Chamber announced our new Board officers and the appointment of 21 new members to our Board of Directors during our Good Business Awards ceremony on June 29th. Our 2020-2021 Officers are: Kathryn Falk , Cox Communications, Chair ; Luanne Gutermuth , LSG Solutions LLC, Vice Chair; Matt McQueen , Peraton, Secretary; Susan Moser , Cherry Bekaert LLP, Treasurer; Judith Kassel , Saul Ewing, Arnstein, & Lehr, LLP, Legal Counsel; and Todd Rowley , Old Dominion National Bank, Immediate Past Chair. See our complete Board here.

To see our Good Business Awards winner videos, click here .
The Chamber's Annual State of Economic Growth
July 9th | 3-4:30PM | Virtual

Join the Chamber for a unique conversation with business leaders and policymakers hailing from across the Commonwealth of Virginia as we discuss Virginia's current economy and how it can position itself in an increasingly competitive-and complicated-marketplace.
Greater Washington Innovation Celebration
Apply by July 15th here
Who will be named the 2020 Greater Washington Innovator of the Year?

You have until July 15th to submit your 1-minute video application showcasing all things business innovation and tell us why you deserve to take home not only the award but bragging rights for the next year. On October 8th, we'll all gather for the Greater Washington Innovation Celebration, the Region's zaniest event showcasing your great minds and business creativity.
Business Planning in Today’s New World
July 15th | 10-11:30AM | Virtual

How will our Northern Virginia business region look post-pandemic?
What can you do to maintain business continuity during the pandemic's transitional phase, pre-and post-vaccine?
Is there anything you can do now to aid business recovery in the future?

For our next Workforce Series virtual event, the Chamber has assembled a stellar panel of experts who will discuss the COVID-19's impact on our Northern Virginia region before sharing steps owners and managers can take to move their businesses past the pandemic and into the future.
Webinar with Virginia Secretary of Finance Aubrey Layne
July 27th | 11AM-12PM | Virtual Event

Join the Chamber's NOVABIZPAC on July 27th as we host Virginia Secretary of Finance Aubrey Layne.

Secretary Layne will present the latest revenue projections for the Commonwealth and talk about the August General Assembly Special Session. This is your opportunity to learn how COVID is having an impact on the state's finances and how the Northam Administration is responding to the challenges.
A Practical Workshop to Help Attract Veterans to Your Organization
July 28th | 10-11:30AM | Virtual

Immediately increase your Veteran talent pool using these low-cost hiring strategies!

Join the Chamber’s Veteran and Military Business Council and our expert panel for this virtual workshop focused on improving veteran hiring strategies and increasing Military Hiring Program ROI. Designed with HR leaders, Talent Acquisition Professionals, and Hiring Managers in mind, the event will cover:
• Making your organization appealing to military job seekers.
• How to review a military resume, including how to best apply key veteran skills within your organization.
• How to craft job descriptions that stand out to military candidates.
Policy Lunch with Attorney General Mark Herring
July 31st | 12-1PM | Virtual Event

Join the Chamber's NOVABIZPAC in our ongoing 2020 Policy Lunch series as we host Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring.

This is your opportunity to discuss Attorney General Herring's critical work during the COVID pandemic and his priorities for the rest of 2020.
Webinar with Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Tom Barkin
August 3rd | 1-2PM
Join the Chamber on August 3rd as we host Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Tom Barkin.

The Federal Reserve has and will continue to play a key role in economic recovery, and President Barkin will provide exclusive insight into what the Virginia and the national economy will look like in the short and long term.
Policy Lunch with Delegate Jerrauld Jones
August 10th | 12-1PM
Join the Chamber's NOVABIZPAC in hosting Delegate Jay Jones in our ongoing 2020 Policy Lunch series.

This is your opportunity to hear about Delegate. Jones' priorities for the upcoming Special Session, for the 2021 General Assembly session, and his considering a run for Attorney General.
Policy Lunch with Pete Snyder CEO, Disrupter Capital
September 8th | 12-1PM | Virtual Event

Join the Chamber's NOVABIZPAC in hosting entrepreneur Pete Snyder in our ongoing 2020 Policy Lunch series.

Mr. Snyder will discuss his nonprofit Virginia 30 Day Fund, launched in response to the COVID-19 crisis, his ongoing work leading Disruptor Capital, and keen interest in public policy issues facing northern Virginia and the Commonwealth.
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