Hampton Roads Chamber to Hold State of the City Luncheon in Suffolk on May 14

Hampton Roads Chamber to Hold State of the City Luncheon in Suffolk on May 14
Suffolk Mayor Linda Johnson Will Deliver State of the City Address

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City Luncheon will be held in Suffolk on Thursday, May 14 at noon at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront Hotel and Conference Center (100 East Constance Road).Suffolk Mayor Linda Johnson will highlight key business development initiatives, provide strategic municipal progress updates, address challenges and opportunities in the city, and provide a glimpse into the city’s future.  Approximately 500 of the region’s business, political, and community leaders are expected to attend this sold out event.

The Suffolk luncheon is the fifth event in the State of the City series.  The series kicked off in February in Norfolk, followed by events in Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and Chesapeake.  The Chamber's State of the City Series has become the preferred forum for elected officials and mayors to communicate with their constituents and are often sold out events.  State of the City addresses are annual updates of each city's progress over the past year and agenda for the year to come.  Each address is held in the featured city and is given by the mayor of that city.  This event is a forum for interaction among leaders in attendance. 

Thanks to Series Sponsors: TowneBank (Presenting); Newtown Building Supplies (Building the Future Partner); Bon Secours Virginia Health Systems (Platinum); Geico (Gold); Cox (Media); and Sentara Optima Health Plan (Silver).

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is the Region’s premier business organization; helping our members succeed, driving regional economic growth and enhancing the quality of life of our community’s residents.  The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its member businesses, which employ nearly 250,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  Visit HamptonRoadsChamber.com.  Like us on Facebook at Chamber757 and follow us on Twitter @Chamber757.

Contact Alisa Crider at 757-664-2533 or acrider@hrccva.com to attend and cover this event.

 

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