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Expand Your Business Network

The Chamber helps grow your business by offering networking events that connect you to business leaders.  Members gain valuable information and build relationships essential to growing their business.  The Chamber holds 20+ events each month.  

Upcoming Networking Events


Chamber Connect is a popular lead exchange and networking event offered exclusively to Chamber members held monthly in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Suffolk, Chesapeake and Portsmouth.Each registered company is given 2-3 minutes to offer an introduction and overview of the services, skills, and talents the business provides and to express current or typical needs the company has for its expansion and growth.Attendees receive a roster reflecting contact information for all participants at the event.

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The Morning Schmooze is a morning networking event designed for Chamber members to meet and build relationships with business people from small, mid-size and large Hampton Roads companies, representing a variety of industries.

This series of informal hosted events are typically held on the last Tuesday of every month from 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM.

In efforts to be "green" attendees are asked to bring their own coffee mug.  For more details and sponsorship information, contact the Membership Department.





Business After Hours is the #1 evening networking event in Hampton Roads and the cornerstone networking event for Chamber members for over 50 years.

This even allows members to meet and build relationships with business people from Hampton Roads companies and organizations representing a variety of industries.  This series of informal, hosted events is typically held on the third Thursday of every month. For details and sponsorship information, contact Program Development.




ConnectForLunch is exclusive to Chamber members.  Members sign up for the ConnectForLunch program and are invited to have lunch with three other business people, making real connections that can lead to real results!

Chamber members will enjoy great food and conversation at a local restaurant between 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Learn more about ConnectForLunch.