Prince William Chamber of Commerce

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Prince William Chamber of Commerce
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Type Business Organization
Focus Business advocacy
Location
Area served
Prince William County, Virginia
Manassas, Virginia
Manassas Park, Virginia
Method Business networking
Media attention
Programming
Political lobbying
Key people
Robert H. Clapper, II President and CEO
Website Prince William Chamber of Commerce Official Website

The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is the local chamber of commerce for Prince William County, Virginia, and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest chambers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, with nearly 1,700 member businesses representing more than 77,000 employees.

The Chamber's critical goals are:

  • Advance the region’s economy
  • Promote and enhance a vibrant, diverse and sustainable economy
  • Improve quality of life
  • Foster a high-ranking quality of life for all residents[citation needed]

The Prince William Chamber is governed by a 44-member board of directors; key leaders include:

  • Deborah L. Jones, president and CEO
  • C.C. Bartholomew, chairman of the board of directors
  • Dalena Kanouse, immediate past chairman of the board of directors

Chamber model[edit]

The Prince William Chamber is divided into councils and committees, so members can tailor their chamber experience, staying involved and informed in areas of interest to their businesses. Councils bring together members with a shared industry or business concern. Committees empower members to take an active role in bringing the chamber mission to life.[1]

Councils:

  • Construction & Utilities
  • Government Contractors
  • Health & Wellness
  • Hispanic
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Science & Technology
  • Young Professionals

Committees:

  • Business Growth
  • Economic Development
  • Government Affairs
  • Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Ambassadors
  • Events

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