The Hampton Roads Chamber hosted a membership luncheon with both of the Commonwealth's United States Senators, the Honorable Mark Warner and the Honorable Tim Kaine on August 28 in Norfolk.
The Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads and the City of Virginia Beach will offer a free training series to learn best practices for bidding on municipal construction contracts.
The vision of the SBDC and the Academy is to strengthen the regions retail community by developing knowledgeable, innovative-thinking and dynamic entrepreneurs.
On August 20, Congressman Rigell met with more than 50 business leaders to discuss the impact that coastal energy could have on our economy, education system, public infrastructure and national security.
Chamber paid tribute to 150 service members from the region on August 8 as a part of its biannual Military Recognition Reception. United States Congressman Rob Wittman served as the event's keynote speaker.
On July 30-31, Bryan K. Stephens, Hampton Roads Chamber President & CEO, and Jim Carroll, Vice President for Small Business for the Chamber and Executive Director of the Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads (SBDC), were joined by Mark Johnson, Community Development Manager for SunTrust Bank, and Zack Miller, Managing Director of HATCH, for a visit to the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce to evaluate their Propel program.
Danielson discussed the Presidents Climate Action Plan and Department of Energy efforts to reduce energy use, and ways they could work with the business community to improve efficiency across the board.