Tysons, Va. – Today, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce officially launched its re-brand and restructure to the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) in a breakfast reception attended by nearly 400 members of the regional business community, including Northern Virginia Chamber members of the board, member companies, and community leaders from across the region.Representing local employers with more than 500,000 regional employees, the Northern Virginia Chamber is the region’s leading voice for business advocacy, thought leadership, business development opportunities and key community partnerships.
“The Northern Virginia Chamber will continue to be the Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™,” said Mitchell D. Weintraub, Partner, Cordia Partners and Chairman, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. “It will strengthen and unify the business voice on regional priorities that supersede jurisdictional lines such as transportation, education, workforce and economic opportunity.”
The Northern Virginia Chamber offers expanded value and opportunities to its members, other chambers and partner organizations through collaborative efforts and partnerships.
“The Northern Virginia Chamber looks forward to working collaboratively with other chambers and business organizations to strengthen the regional business voice and advance the issues that matter the most to the business community,” Weintraub continued. “Now more than ever a strong, unified business voice is needed.”
“Having a unified business voice is important to the Northern Virginia business community,” said Adrian P. Chapman, President and Chief Operating Officer, Washington Gas and WGL Holdings, Inc. “The issues that matter the most to businesses cross jurisdictional boundaries.”