Area business events

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2015

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: 
8:00am-12:00pm
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2015
 
Presentations by top experts in the local economy, real estate, and business development will discuss the outlook for 2015 and help you prepare your business strategy.
 
The 2015 Economic Outlook for the Alexandria South, Mount Vernon, and Fort Belvoir area will be discussed on Thursday, April 9, 8:00 am to noon, at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA  22307.  The exhibit hall with displays and the buffet breakfast opens at 8:00 am.
 
Sponsor: 
Burke & Herbert Bank; Service Master Restore; The Shelby, Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh PC; Hometown Title and Escrow LLC;

Location

Bell Have Country Club
6023 Fort Hunt Rd
Alexandria, VA 22307
United States
Fee: 
Early bird price of $35 until March 31. Beginning April 1, price increases to $45. Includes buffet breakfast and full program.
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Business Roundtable Speaker Series: Social Media Part 1

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time: 
8:30am-10:00am

Join us for Session 2:Social Media Part 1 of the Business Roundtable Speaker Series! Our expert speakers will be giving an overview of popular social media platforms-- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.--as well as discussing how to avoid complications and best practices for your business.

 

Sponsor: 

Location

Holiday Inn Express
6055 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA
United States
Fee: 
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Northern Virginia Restaurant Week

Date: 
Monday, March 23, 2015 to Monday, March 30, 2015
Time: 
Northern Virginia Restaurant Week
 
You loved it, we missed it, and now we are bringing it back by popular demand…the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce is excited to present Northern Virginia Restaurant Week on March 23-30, 2015. Northern Virginia Restaurant Week is a week-long dining experience taking place at a variety of local establishments - from fine dining to fast casual. Get ready to enjoy value pricing for lunch, dinner and/or speciality foods.
 
Sponsor: 
Virginia Hospitality&Travel Association, New Day Consulting Systems, Post Community Media

Location

VA
United States
Fee: 
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Taste of Reston

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 to Saturday, June 20, 2015
Time: 
Fri 3pm-11pm Sat 12pm-1pm
TASTE WELL * LIVE WELL * WORK WELL 
Join us at the Reston Town Center for two days of food and drinks, live entertainment, carnival rides, the Family Fun Zone! and our Wine ‘n Dine area.
 
Sponsor: 
Reston Town Center; Channel 8 News; Miller Musmar, Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce.

Location

Reston Town Center
11900 Market Street
Reston, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Admission to Taste of Reston is free of charge, but food and carnival tickets are necessary to sample food and drinks or take a spin on your favorite carnival ride. You can buy tickets at the event; we accept cash and credit cards.
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Annual Meeting and Awards for Chamber Excellence (ACE) Luncheon

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Time: 
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Annual Meeting and Awards for Chamber Excellence (ACE) Luncheon
 
As an organization in the Dulles Corridor business community, let’s celebrate your continued success!
 
Sponsor: 

Location

Sheraton Reston Hotel
11810 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
United States
Fee: 
Registration is $65 for Members, $80 for Future Members. Advance registration fees are available through Monday, June 8, 2015.
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Virtual Realty Tour

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Do you have what it takes to lead a revolution?
 
The Dulles Corridor is in the middle of a transformation thanks to the Silver Line.  Property owners, developers, tenants and government officials all face big choices about how to maximize investments (and profits) in Metro. Here’s your chance to weigh-in on the meaty issues of the day, such as:
 
(a) What’s more appealing to office tenants: low rent and fewer amenities or higher rent and more amenities?
 
Sponsor: 
Colliers; International

Location

Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Individual Tickets are $45 for Members and $65 for Future Members; an additional $10 at the door.
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GovCon Series Forum: You Got the Contract! Now What? Part II

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: 
7:30 AM - 10:00am
GovCon Series Forum: You Got the Contract! Now What? Part II
 
Is your Government Contracting business prepared to win a big contract?
 
Sponsor: 
MillerMusmar, CPA's, P.C.; GovCon Series Sponsor

Location

ASCE Bechtel Conference Center
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191
United States
Fee: 
Registration fees are $35 for members and $45 for future members; an additional $10 at the door.
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Business Education Series Workshop: Tune Up Your Marketing to Drive Sales

Date: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Business Education Series Workshop: Tune Up Your Marketing to Drive Sales
 
There is no shortage of advice on how to drive traffic to your website or on how “to do” social media. However, this advice usually falls short in 3 distinct ways:
 
      Your entire sales cycle is not taken into consideration.
      There is no plan to engage the prospect once they reach your site and nuture the lead.
Sponsor: 
Cardinal Bank, Silver Spoon Caterers

Location

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
1886 Metro Center Drive Suite 230
Reston, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Members:Free, Nonmembers:$15
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Business Education Workshop: Hiring the Best Talent

Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time: 
8:30am-10:00am
 
Business Education Workshop: Hiring the Best Talent
 
80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions - Harvard Business Review
 
 
Sponsor: 
Cardinal Bank, Silver Spoon Caterers

Location

Cornerstones
11150 Sunset Hills Road Suite 210
Reston, VA 20190
United States
Fee: 
Members:Free, Nonmembers:$15
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2015 Winter Gala and Board of Directors Installation featuring Secretary Maurice A. Jones

Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Time: 
6:30pm-9:00pm
 
Save the Date: March 12, 2015
2015 Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce 
Winter Gala & Board Installation
 
Sustainable Business "Outside the Box": 
 Collaborating, Educating and Advocating
 
Featuring keynote speaker Maurice A. Jones, 
Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade
 
 
6:30 until 9:00 pm
 
Fee: 
Chamber Members: $90 until Feb 28 Future Members: $110 until Feb 28 Special Table (8 seats) Pricing: $650 until Feb 28

Location

Gannett/USA Today Conference Center
7950 Jones Branch Drive
Mclean, VA 22107
United States

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