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Pencil It In Aug/Sept 2016

Pencil It In Aug/Sept 2016


ASCE WORKSHOP: MODELING GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE WITH EPA-SWMM
Aug. 1–2: Professionals in the storm water management field will learn about a public domain hydrologic/hydraulic modeling tool, EPA-SWMM (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Storm Water Management Model), and its use in design of practices intended to control and mitigate the negative effects of urban runoff. Registration required. 8 a.m. Virginia Tech Newport News Campus in Wells Fargo Building. EventBrite.com

5LINX BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY EVENT
Aug. 2: Learn how you can live a better life with the 5LINX Opportunity. Network with other business professionals from various industries and learn about the Power of Network Marketing. Invite-only event; RSVP required to receive VIP tickets. Hampton History Museum, Hampton. EventBrite.com

COFFEE CONNECTION: VERSABILITY RESOURCES
Aug. 2: Tour VersAbility Resources, and learn how employees with disabilities can help your business thrive. Registration required. Free. 7:30–9 a.m. 2520 58th St., Hampton. VaPeninsulaChamber.com

COFFEE DOWNTOWN: THE NO AGENDA MEET & GREET
Aug. 2: Make friends, not contacts. Free morning coffee, free on-street parking and great conversations in the nationally recognized innovation epicenter, Hatch. Show off your latest project or application, or sit back and be amazed. 8–9 a.m. Hatch, Norfolk. EventBrite.com

NAWIC CHAPTER 137 LADIES NIGHT OUT
Aug. 2: National Association of Women in Construction hosts this opportunity to meet and network with fabulous women. Support 10–15 local, woman-owned businesses. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Free. 5:30–7:30 p.m. TowneBank Town Hall, Chesapeake. EventBrite.com

CHAMBER CONNECT
Aug. 3: Meet with fellow Chamber members and build business relationships. Registration required. 8–9 a.m. TCC Regional Automotive Center, Chesapeake. 757-664-2504. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

CHESAPEAKE BUSINESS CONNECT
Aug. 5: Created to connect small business owners in Chesapeake with other local business owners to exchange ideas, conversations and referrals. Free. 8–10 a.m. Shoney’s Restaurant, Chesapeake. 757-967-8910. EventBrite.com

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Aug. 5: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. Sandler Training Hampton Roads, Norfolk. BizConnectHR.com

MILITARY RECOGNITION RECEPTION
Aug. 5: To honor the men and women of the military, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce holds two receptions each year to honor top military personnel from local commands. These receptions provide an excellent opportunity to network with members of the armed forces community. 3–5 p.m. Norfolk Waterside Marriott, Norfolk. 757-664-2572. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

NORFOLK CHAMBER CONNECT
Aug. 9: Meet with fellow Chamber members and build business relationships. Members only; registration required. 8–9 a.m. Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk. 757-664-2504. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

PINK BAG LUNCHEON: GENERATIONAL IDEOLOGY IN THE WORKPLACE
Aug. 11: Luncheon explores the six living generations and their cultural influencers and ideology, reviews pre-millennial generations’ contributions to the workplace, evaluates millennials’ contributions and introduces the post-millennial generation. Featuring guest speaker Andrea Pierce, Assistant Director of Admissions at Saint Leo University. Registration required. Lunch included. Members $5. Others $10. Noon–1 p.m. Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Hampton. 757-325-8162. VaPeninsulaChamber.com

THE GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Aug. 11–12: Sharpen your skills and develop the people you lead. Topics discussed include Executing Ideas That Matter Most, Virtues That Accelerate Teamwork and Navigating Effectively Through Cultural Differences, among others. Individual $209. Team of 10-plus $189. Spring Branch Community Church, Virginia Beach. WillowCreek.com/Summit

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Aug. 12: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. CarLotz, Chesapeake. BizConnectHR.com

GBA MORNING SCHMOOZE—BIZCONNECT HAMPTON ROADS
Aug. 17: 7:30–9:30 a.m. 318 W. 21st St., Norfolk. BizConnectHR.com

BUSINESS CONNECTION AFTER HOURS: CHESAPEAKE PAYMENT CENTER
Aug. 18: Monthly networking event for business professionals. 5–7 p.m. Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Hampton. VaPeninsulaChamber.com

STARTUP NIGHT
Aug. 18: Meet other entrepreneurs, investors and tech enthusiasts who come together to network and watch demos of new local technologies. 6–9 p.m. Hatch, Norfolk. EventBrite.com

WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER ORIENTATION CLASS
Aug. 18: Introduces you to the WBC at ODU Business Gateway and discusses available resources to help launch, grow and sustain your business. Learn about the WBC and the numerous resources available for women entrepreneurs, and get an overview of ODU Business Gateway Programs and meet WBC directors. Learn how to navigate the Small Business Administration’s website and utilize its online tools and classes for business planning. Free. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Innovation Research Park, Norfolk. EventBrite.com

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Aug. 19: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. Starving Artist Café, Norfolk. BizConnectHR.com

BUILDING WEALTH AND EQUITY THROUGH FRANCHISING
Aug. 25: Seminar designed to answer initial questions on business and franchising basics, such as the advantages to starting a business, a look at franchise ownership, misconceptions about franchising, building equity as a strategy and how to find the right franchise. $7. Noon–1 p.m. Hampton Inn & Suites, Chesapeake. EventBrite.com

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER SENIOR ADVOCATE ROUNDTABLE
Aug. 25: The mission of the Hampton Roads Chamber Senior Advocate Round Table is to share information about local services for older adults, ages 55-plus, with businesses and organizations, and to help develop long-term relationships between its members for both educational and referral purposes. 4–6 p.m. Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk. 757-664-2561. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Aug. 26: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. 101 S. First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach. BizConnectHR.com

1ST TUESDAYS CAREER AND BIZ SHOW-UP “LET’S TALK MARKETING MYTHS, MAYHEM AND MAGIC
Sept. 6: The TCE “757” Virginia Career & Biz Show-Up is for career changers, career seekers, LLCs, SOHO, 501(c)(3)s, small and virtual business owners, recruiters and employers. Free. 6:15–8:30 p.m. Aloft WXYZ Lounge & Bar, Chesapeake. EventBrite.com

CHESAPEAKE CHAMBER CONNECT
Sept. 7: Meet with fellow Chamber members and build business relationships. Registration required. 8–9 a.m. TCC Regional Automotive Center, Chesapeake. 757-664-2504. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

NORFOLK CAREER FAIR
Sept. 7: Free. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. DoubleTree by Hilton Norfolk Airport, Norfolk. EventBrite.com

PINK BAG LUNCHEON: “THE POWER OF FOCUS: GETTING IN AND STAYING IN THE ZONE”
Sept. 8: Attendees will learn four proven ways to get focused and stay focused on what matters most. Registration required. Members $5. Others $10. Noon–1 p.m. Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Hampton. 757-325-8162. VaPeninsulaChamber.com

WOUNDED WARRIOR GOLF OUTING
Sept. 8: Recognize the Wounded Warriors, and connect with colleagues and friends on immaculate greens, well-placed bunkers and Arnold Palmer’s designed course of The Signature at West Neck in Virginia Beach. This golf outing comes with the privilege of having a Wounded Warrior play on your team! Lunch and beverages will be served on the links. Teams of four will include three golfers from your company and one Wounded Warrior. 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. The Signature at West Neck, Virginia Beach. 757-664-2537. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Sept. 9: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. 921 First Colonial Rd., Ste. 1707, Virginia Beach. BizConnectHR.com

COFFEE CONNECTION: BAYPORT CREDIT UNION—NEWPORT NEWS
Sept. 13: Registration required. Free. 7:30–9 a.m. Bayport Credit Union, 12512 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. 757-325-8162. VaPeninsulaChamber.com

VA BEACH CHAMBER CONNECT
Sept. 13: Meet with fellow Chamber members, and build business relationships. Members only. Registration required. 8–9 a.m. Dale Carnegie Training/Wade Powell and Associates, Inc., Virginia Beach. 757-664-2504. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

STARTUP NIGHT
Sept. 15: Meet other entrepreneurs, investors and tech enthusiasts who come together to network and watch demos of new local technologies. 6–9 p.m. Hatch, Norfolk. EventBrite.com

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Sept. 16: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. Storybook Studios, Chesapeake. BizConnectHR.com

GBA MORNING SCHMOOZE—BIZCONNECT HAMPTON ROADS
Sept. 21: 7:30–9 a.m. 318 W. 21st St., Norfolk. BizConnectHR.com

PORTSMOUTH/SUFFOLK CHAMBER CONNECT
Sept. 21: Meet with fellow Chamber members and build business relationships. Registration required. Keller Williams Elite—Western Branch, Chesapeake. 757-664-2504. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

BUSINESS CONNECTION AFTER HOURS: CHESAPEAKE PAYMENT CENTER
Sept. 22: Monthly networking event for business professionals. 5–7 p.m. Falcon Creek Luxury Apartments, Club House, Hampton. 757-325-8162. VaPeninsulaChamber.com

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER SENIOR ADVOCATE ROUNDTABLE
Sept. 22: The mission of the Hampton Roads Chamber Senior Advocate Round Table is to share information about local services for older adults, ages 55-plus, with businesses and organizations, and to help develop long-term relationships between its members, for both educational and referral purposes. 4–6 p.m. Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk. 757-664-2561. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Sept. 23: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. College Park Executive Suites, Virginia Beach. BizConnectHR.com

THE GLASS: EVOLVING THE BUSINESS WOMAN
Sept. 27: Breakout sessions to enrich your career, your mind and your life. The luncheon keynote speaker is Helen Dragas, President and CEO of the Dragas Companies. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. KROC Center, Norfolk. 757-664-2518. Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com

GBA MORNING SCHMOOZE—BIZCONNECT HAMPTON ROADS
Sept. 28: 8–10 a.m. The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Beach. BizConnectHR.com

BIZCONNECT MEMBER WEEKLY COFFEE
Sept. 30: Join BizConnect members for weekly coffee, and hear advice from other business owners. Bring guests to connect with BizConnect members and ideas for partnership opportunities. 8:30–9:30 a.m. 517 W. 21st St., Norfolk. BizConnectHR.com


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