June 23, 2020
Help Us Help You: 2020 Chamber Professional Development Survey
In response to the pandemic, we have begun early development on a new Chamber program tailored to our members' needs. Please take a moment to help us by completing this short survey about your COVID-19 recovery and professional development. We anticipate this will take less than 5 minutes to complete. Take the survey here .
The Business Voice
The summer issue of The Business Voice will feature some of the many unique and creative ways that local businesses and institutions have adapted to the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as updates on Chamber activities, members and events.  The Business Voice is the official magazine of the Chamber and will be mailed to nearly 2,500 Chamber members in mid-July. The advertising deadline is Friday, June 26. Email Sylvia Witaschek at  switaschek@insidenova.com for details .
The Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Apply by June 26th here

Held November 4th, the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards honors the leaders and legends of the government contracting community! 
The Annual Greater Washington Good Business Awards
June 29th | 9-10AM | Virtual Event

The Greater Washington Good Business Awards honors and celebrates the leadership of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits that serve as powerful champions for good in our community.
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.
Policy Lunch with Senator Amanda Chase
July 8th | 12-1PM
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.
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 Pete Snyder, CEO, Disrupter Capital
September 8th | 12-1PM
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.