Calendar

Apr
25
Thu
Hospitality Committee @ The National Conference Center
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hospitality Committee @ The National Conference Center | Leesburg | Virginia | United States

Hospitality Committee will be on the fourth Thursday of each month from  11am – 12 noon at the Dulles Regional Chamber office in Chantilly.

The Chair for the committee is Sharon Meyers from Westfields Marriott.

 

This Month:

Improving the Social Media Presence of Your Business

Join the Hospitality Committee for their April Committee Meeting. Speaker Eric Urso, Principal with Urso Web Consulting, LLC will share his secrets to success with social media in businesses. Social media is all around us in our daily lives, learn how to utilize it like a pro.

May
2
Thu
Hispanic Business Council Meeting @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Hispanic Business Council Meeting @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly | Chantilly | Virginia | United States

The Hispanic Business Council (HBC) offers a “Lunch and Learn” experience every 1st Thursday of the month from 12pm to 1pm, with continued networking through 1:30pm is encouraged!  Each Lunch and Learn provides a speaker on any number of topics planned for the year.  Hispanic business-owners/entreprenuers and those seeking to connect with Hispanic business and community are welcome.  Lunch is served along with coffee and tea.

May
7
Tue
Health and Wellness Committee Meeting @ Herndon Chamber Conference Room
May 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Health and Wellness Committee Meeting @ Herndon Chamber Conference Room | Herndon | Virginia | United States

Mission:

It is the mission of the Health & Wellness Committee to promote the physical fitness and emotional wellbeing of Chamber members and their employees through innovative evidenced based approaches.

These include the following calls to action:

  • Foster a work place culture that supports and encourages healthy lifestyles.
  • Foster corporate recognition that community health promotion pays huge dividends.
  • Inspire and empower members to take responsibility for their own health.
  • Increase community awareness that minor changes in lifestyle pay big dividends over time in terms of disease prevention and health promotion.

Committee Goals:

  • Develop and provide corporate health presentations
  • Stage annual or semi-annual educational programs
  • Organize Health & Wellness Mixers
  • Support annual Innovate Conference
  • Cultivate new committee members, either existing Chamber members or new members
May
9
Thu
Young Professionals Committee @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Young Professionals Committee @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly | Chantilly | Virginia | United States

Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Group is a dynamic group of emerging leaders who enjoy networking and connecting in an approachable atmosphere to create personal and professional relationships that play a key role in our development and success, now and in the future. We are a diverse group of ambitious professionals from all industries who are looking to find inspiration, gain knowledge, build relationships and impact the community.

The Young Professionals Committee offers to the members the opportunity to both leverage their youth and learn how to be more effective – and successful – business people. The committee offers a unique combination of networking, mentoring and skills building and giving back to the community. We believe that the more informed, involved and well networked young professionals are, the greater the chance to have more influence on what the region becomes.

May
10
Fri
IGNITE for Growth Property Committee Meeting @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly
May 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
IGNITE for Growth Property Committee Meeting @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly | Chantilly | Virginia | United States

Ignite for growth’s aim is to be an educational culture for community awareness with property growth and development in the northern Virginia region. Our goal is to showcase urban growth and development though property highlights, educational series, vendor night outs, mixers and share success stories. Participation on this committee will also entail planning these events, ideally to highlight property and development in the area. We strive to establish significant leadership roles for all levels involved. Our success relies on engaged committed volunteers to fulfill its mission.

May
13
Mon
Dulles Executive Women Meeting @ Red Table Restaurant
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dulles Executive Women Meeting @ Red Table Restaurant | Reston | Virginia | United States

Looking at Business from Our Perspective – Mission

Dulles Executive Women (DEW) is dedicated to helping women leaders and executives leverage their issues, resources and experiences to demonstrate the power of professional women to achieve success. These women leaders will explore topical business, professional, educational, social, political or economic issues to expand relationships and build on the shared interests of the group and within the Chamber framework. We focus on the initiatives that best draw on the talents of the individual members.

Our Main Goals:

Through positive focus and collaboration, we seek to provide opportunities to inform, educate, mentor, and advocate. We share experiences and expertise on a wide variety of selected issues in support of the chamber’s goals and those of the business and broader community.

  • SERVICEDEW Members want to serve the broader community and use their collective expertise to problem-solve and develop ideas.
  • EDUCATION DEW members want to both share their expertise with others and learn from others.

 

  • MENTORING –  DEW members want to mentor rising professionals.

 

  • SOCIAL – DEW members value the opportunity to share with women of their background and experience.

 

  • NETWORKING DEW members want to expand their own business network.

 

  • ADVOCACY – DEW members want to address the unique challenges that women face in the business environment and address those in a well-structured way.

Guests are welcome!

Meetings will be held at various locations throughout the Dulles region including: restaurants, wineries, private homes or office settings, theatres or venues like The  Kennedy Center, golfing facilities and other fun locations. They usually take place on the second Monday of the month, 6-8 pm, but special events sometimes require a customized date.

May
15
Wed
Community Engagement Committee @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Community Engagement Committee @ Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce - Chantilly | Chantilly | Virginia | United States

EVENT CANCELED FOR TODAY!

 

The Community Engagement Committee (CEC) works to facilitate positive connections, partnerships, and programs between businesses, non-profits, and other community groups and organizations in the greater Dulles area. We also hold occasional informal workshops.

May
21
Tue
Herndon Committee Meeting @ Herndon ArtSpace
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Herndon Committee Meeting @ Herndon ArtSpace | Herndon | Virginia | United States

Committee centered around Herndon, VA and the businesses that make it great.

May
23
Thu
Hospitality Committee @ Ono Brewery
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Hospitality Committee @ Ono Brewery | Chantilly | Virginia | United States

Hospitality Committee will be on the fourth Thursday of each month from  11am – 12 noon at the Dulles Regional Chamber office in Chantilly.

The Chair for the committee is Sharon Meyers from Westfields Marriott.

 

SPECIAL TIME CHANGE FOR THIS MEETING: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Jun
4
Tue
Health and Wellness Committee Meeting @ Herndon Chamber Conference Room
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Health and Wellness Committee Meeting @ Herndon Chamber Conference Room | Herndon | Virginia | United States

Mission:

It is the mission of the Health & Wellness Committee to promote the physical fitness and emotional wellbeing of Chamber members and their employees through innovative evidenced based approaches.

These include the following calls to action:

  • Foster a work place culture that supports and encourages healthy lifestyles.
  • Foster corporate recognition that community health promotion pays huge dividends.
  • Inspire and empower members to take responsibility for their own health.
  • Increase community awareness that minor changes in lifestyle pay big dividends over time in terms of disease prevention and health promotion.

Committee Goals:

  • Develop and provide corporate health presentations
  • Stage annual or semi-annual educational programs
  • Organize Health & Wellness Mixers
  • Support annual Innovate Conference
  • Cultivate new committee members, either existing Chamber members or new members