On June 20, the daylong TEDx event called Relevant Progress will feature 16 speakers from various disciplines at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk. TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is well known for their 18 minute online Ted Talks. This event will showcase regional talent and identify relevant ways for Hampton Roads to grow.
As of April 2014, Hampton Roads unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in over five years to 5.1%. This is the lowest level, not accounting for seasonal positions.
A group of business leaders and citizens gathered at the Amtrak station in Norfolk on June 5 for the announcement of the formation of Mobility Matters, an advocacy movement designed to engage citizens and promote regional cooperation on the future of transportation in Hampton Roads. Mobility Matters will be reaching out to the public through a series of meetings to gather feedback and support for what organizers see as a critical component to the future of the local economy a reliable and seamless transportation network.
G Force Karting Has Customized Specials for the Summer. Pay by the Session or by the Hour
Back for 2014, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum will be offering their summer kids workshops for the sports-minded children throughout Hampton Roads.
ENTR 201S: Intro to Entrepreneurship, will introduce students to the basic steps in starting a new business by entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds in an increasingly global marketplace
June 19, from 2:30-5:30 p.m., the military community and supporters have a chance to learn more about Stratford University and its mission to serve and educate the nations men and women in uniform.
After enjoying over 60 rides, shows and attractions, Kings Dominion invites families to stick around for Dominion at Dusk, a KD40 Night Time Celebration. This will feature their live Ignite the Night block party show and fireworks on all 10p.m. closings. Access to WaterWorks Water Park is included in park admission.
The Chamber held a Professional Womens Leadership Luncheon featuring Valerie Salembier on June 5 at the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center. Nearly 250 business professionals gathered to hear Valerie share her remarkable, yet bumpy road, to success.