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Hampton Roads Chamber Kicks off its State of the City Series
Hampton Roads Chamber Kicks off its State of the City Series
Norfolk Mayor to Deliver Norfolk State of the City Address on February 17

NORFOLK, VA — The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City series will kick off with the Norfolk address on Friday, February 17 at noon at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.  Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim will provide an update on the city’s progress over the past year and agenda for the year to come.  Nearly 1,000 of the region’s business, political, and community leaders are expected to be in attendance. 

The Chamber's State of the City Series has become the preferred forum for elected officials and mayors to communicate with their constituents and are often sold out events.  The State of the City addresses are annual updates of each city's progress over the past year and agenda for the year to come.  Each address is held in the featured city and is given by the mayor of that city.  This event is a forum for interaction among leaders in attendance. 

Remaining schedule for the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce State of the City Series:

Chesapeake:  Thursday, February 23, noon at the Chesapeake Conference Center

Virginia Beach:  Wednesday, March 14, noon at the Virginia Beach Convention Center

Portsmouth:  Wednesday, April 4, noon at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center

Suffolk:  TBD

For reservations, visit Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com or call 757-622-2312.  Thanks to Series Sponsors: TowneBank (Presenting); Bon Secours Virginia Health Systems (Platinum); Cox Communications (Media); Farm Fresh Inc. and Optima Health (Silver). 

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.HamptonRoadsChamber.com)

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ 280,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members.  The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.

Please contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 or ljones@hrccva.com if you would like to attend and cover this event.

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