January 26, 2021
Who will be named the 2021 Innovator of the Year?
Applications are open for 2021’s Mid-Atlantic Innovation Celebration! Submit your video application by March 15th to be eligible for the Region’s zaniest event showcasing great minds and business creativity. NOVA Chamber membership is not required to apply or win.
Registration is free for this members-only event
2021 Lobby Day with Governor Ralph Northam & Key Leaders
January 27th | 10-11:30AM
Please join your colleagues and leaders from around the state on January 27th as our Annual Lobby Day goes virtual!

We are proud to host Governor Ralph Northam and have invited key leaders to meet with our members during the 2021 General Assembly session.
Join Our Honored Event Speakers:
Governor Ralph Northam
House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn
House Majority Leader Charniele Herring
House Minority Leader Todd Gilbert
More to come!
Registration is free for members
29th Annual Regional Economic Outlook 2021
January 28th | 9-10:30AM
This event will provide industry executives with insight into key market indicators economists are watching as signs of economic recovery continue to emerge. Unique to this year will be a deep dive into regional real estate indicators, and discussion on what the pandemic means for the commercial and residential markets. Don’t miss your opportunity to be in the know in the new year! Speakers for this event:
Luke Tilley, Chief Economist Wilmington Trust

Mark Looney, Partner Cooley LLP

Lisa Sturtevant, Chief Economist Virginia Realtors

William Collins, Executive Vice Chair Cushman & Wakefield
partner event
Virtual Rocket Pitch + Power Networking by CONNECTpreneur Investor Network
January 28th | 11AM-1PM
CONNECTpreneur is a bi-monthly networking mashup, which has been attended by 20,000+ business leaders over the past 9 years.

All attendees must be pre-registered.
Registration is free for this members-only event
GovCon Council Forum: CMMC Update
February 3rd | 10-11:00AM
Join us for a discussion on the latest developments in CMMC implementation with the DoD CMMC leads, Katie Arrington and Stacy Bostjanick. Moderated by Jerry McGinn, Executive Director, Center for Government Contracting, George Mason University.
  • The interim rule requiring defense contractors to self-attest to which NIST SP 800-171 protocols they are employing became final in December. What does that mean for your company?
  • DoD announced the first seven pilot contracts in late December that could include CMMC requirements. What does that mean for these and future contracts?
  • Understand how CMMC will impact your firm and market and how to get your business ready.
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