The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual CEO Welcome Breakfast on November 18th to welcome and recognize 50 professionals who have moved into their organizationís leadership positions in the past year. More than 200 people attended the breakfast, held at The Founders Inn & Spa. Joe Flanagan, anchor/reporter with WVEC-TV 13 News, served as emcee while sponsors John Carpenter of Cherry Bekaert and Wade Powell of Dale Carnegie Training provided congratulatory remarks.
Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms kicked off the Hampton Roads Chamber's State of the City series. With over 1300 business leaders, city employees and locals in attendance, Mayor Sessoms addressed many highlights of 2016 and announced exciting news regarding the arena in Virginia Beach.