The Chamber's annual Beach Bash was held on Thursday, September 17 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at 31st Street's Neptune Park at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Chamber members and guests enjoyed strolling through exhibitor booths featuring products and services of more than 60 local businesses. Attendees sampled complimentary snacks and sandwiches from Arby's and HoneyBaked Ham, and adult beverages provided by Young Veterans Brewing Company. Energetic local band Pretty Ugly played a long lineup of current hits, and blue skies and a light breeze had everyone in good spirits.
The Hampton Roads Chamber was excited to host Courtney Lynch as the speaker for the first event in the Professional Women's Leadership Series. Courtney gave a dynamic and engaging presentation on what it means to have SPARK and how to utilize that to become an influential and impact leader.