May 8, 2020
It's Awards Season and Nominations are Open!
Now more than ever it's important to recognize members of our community who have achieved greatness and give back to others. We recognize this, which is why our flagship annual awards will continue throughout 2020. Join us for the 2020 awards season by participating in our first three awards programs:
Good Business Awards
Submit nominations by May 29th here
Held June 29th, the Good Business Awards honor and celebrate the leadership of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits that serve as powerful champions for good in our community.
17th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Apply by June 12th here

Held November 4th, the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards honors the leaders and legends of the government contracting community. 
Greater Washington Innovation Celebration
Apply by July 15th here
Who will be named the 2020 Innovator of the Year? We'll all find out at our Greater Washington Innovation Celebration on September 16th.
In our Inaugural GovCon CEO Symposium we will focus on growing through Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Partnership. This is an event designed for—and attended by—accomplished, successful C-Suite professionals and will cover:
  • Strategic reasons to leverage acquisitions in your growth strategy

  • Creating a framework for your M&A strategy, including target identification

  • How to fund an acquisition: self, debt, investor

  • Building an effective deal team (internal, legal, bankers, accountants, advisors, etc.)

  • Integration tips to maximize value

  • When to walk away from a deal
2 020 Policy Lunches
Virtual Roundtable Discussions
Join the NOVABIZPAC and Cox for an up close and personal conversation with state and regional leaders. This is your opportunity to ask questions and get to know key leaders of the Commonwealth of Virginia!
Policy Lunch with Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy
May 14th | 12-1PM
Register here
Policy Lunch with Former Governor Terry McAuliffe
June 10th | 12-1PM
Register here
Policy Lunch with Senator Amanda Chase
July 8th | 12-1PM
Register here  
Don't miss these upcoming free events!
A Virtual Tour of the NEW National Museum of the Army
A Veteran's and Military Business Council Event | May 5th | 10-11AM
Register here | Free
Join us for our popular Virtual Happy Hour where members can kick back and enjoy networking fun while enjoying a tasty drink!
COVID-19 Resources
Your Chamber has been working hard to keep you up-to-date on the latest resources, including funding links, news, important links, and webinars given by our government leaders. We encourage you to visit our own COVID-19 Resource Center and, for ways you can help your fellow Members, our NOVA Member Connector website. If you need a dose of good news, see these stories of how your fellow members are stepping up and helping others during this unprecedented time.
Watch your mail for the Spring issue of the Chamber’s quarterly magazine, The Business Voice, which focuses on business continuity during these challenging times, as well as featuring some Chamber members with unique green business initiatives. This edition also includes updates on the Virginia General Assembly, news from Chamber member businesses, and photos from recent Chamber events. The magazine is mailed to all Chamber members and produced by InsideNoVa. Read the digital version here
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.