tHRive Reaches 1,000 Members in four months
L. Douglas Wilder to Provide Keynote Address at Chambers 31st Annual Meeting on December 9th
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is hosting a State Senate 7th District Debate on Thursday, October 1, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Join 7th District of Virginia, State Senator Frank Wagner and Challenger Gary McCollum for a significant debate about the issues that will affect everyone who lives in the Commonwealth. The 7th State Senate District of Virginia includes portions of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Dr. Bob Holsworth of DecideSmart will act as moderator. The 7th District Senate Race is considered one of the top races to watch this year
The Hampton Roads Chamber and Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance are hosting From Macro to Micro: The 2016 Defense Budget and Beyond on September 29 at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Recognizing that the Department of Defense spending is the largest economic driver in Hampton Roads, the defense budget is a defining issue in the local business community. This briefing will provide the most up-to-date information and current trends in U.S. defense spending from content experts as it impacts the national, state and local economy. The forum will be a major draw for not only the business community, but for military commanders, elected officials, and community leaders. Speakers will take questions from the audience.
Dont miss this opportunity to hear live and in person, the benefits and considerations of offshore energy.
Thursday, August 27, at the Town Point Club
The awards are in honor of the first Hampton Roads Sports Commission Executive Director, Jack Ankerson.
The tHRive kick-off event is Thursday, July 16, at OConnor Brewing Company in Norfolk from 5:30-7:30 pm. More than 200 young professionals are expected to attend to learn about this new program and cultivate relationships with other young professionals while enjoying a live band, food and beer.
The award honors an SBDC employee, counselor or director who has made a positive impact and contribution to the network over the past year.