Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Elaine Gilligan
Director, Marketing & Communications
Greater Washington Board of Trade
Contact: Ashley Desing
Director, Programs & Events
Ashley Desing AshleyDesing@bot.org
Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Chauka K. Reid
Business Development Manager
Annual Capital Region Business Forum to Convene Top Regional Leaders on September 6
On September 6th, Muriel Bowser (D), Mayor of the District of Columbia, Ralph Northam (D), Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Larry Hogan (R) (Invited), Governor of the State of Maryland, will discuss their plans to work cooperatively to bolster the regional economy at the Annual Capital Region Business Forum.
This prestigious event will be held at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner from 7:30 – 9:30 AM and will address the most critical, pressing issues and opportunities that affect the District of Columbia, the State of Maryland, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Topics will include:
- Infrastructure and transportation initiatives,
- Outlook of federal presence and implications of change,
- Identifying ways to apply smart cities regionally,
- Collaborative opportunities for economic development and regional cooperation, and more.
This event, a joint initiative of the Northern Virginia Chamber, Board of Trade, and Prince George’s Chamber, will provide the leaders the opportunity to discuss their plans to work cooperatively to bolster the regional economy in an ever-competitive global marketplace.
Registration is available on the Northern Virginia Chamber’s website. Individual tickets are $160, tables of 10 are $1,500. Early Bird pricing until Wednesday, July 25 includes tickets at $140 and tables at $1,300. For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Tori Simms, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media interested in attending the event should contact Elaine Gilligan, email@example.com, to register.
Follow the event on Twitter @NOVAChamber and #DMVBizForum.
About the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce: The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), formerly the Fairfax Chamber, The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™, represents local employers with more than 500,000 regional employees. The Northern Virginia Chamber is the leader in advancing innovative solutions to the region’s priorities in transportation, education, workforce, and economic opportunity. For 90-plus years, the Northern Virginia Chamber has been working hand-in-hand with companies in the region to build a strong business community. To learn more about the Northern Virginia Chamber, please visit http://www.novachamber.org and follow the Northern Virginia Chamber on Twitter: @NOVAChamber
About The Greater Washington Board of Trade: The Greater Washington Board of Trade is the premier regional business organization representing all industry sectors. Pro-business and bipartisan, the Board of Trade develops positions on issues with the basic premise that sound, reasonable policies will benefit the economy and the community at large. The Board of Trade addresses business concerns that stretch across the District of Columbia, Suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia, with a priority focus on transportation, emergency preparedness, green as a competitive advantage, and workforce issues. To learn more about the Greater Washington Board of Trade and its commitment to improving the region's business community, visit www.boardoftrade.org.
About The Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce: The Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce (PGCOC) is a non-profit alliance of over 500 businesses, representing over 300,000 employees, making it one of the largest chambers in the state of Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan region. Founded in 1924, the Chamber works to carry out its mission of assisting businesses with growth and wealth creation to foster a prosperous Prince George’s County. To learn more about the Chamber, please visit https://www.pgcoc.org/.