Hampton Roads Chamber to Hold State of the City Luncheon in Suffolk on May 7

Hampton Roads Chamber to Hold State of the City Luncheon in Suffolk on May 7

Suffolk Mayor Linda Johnson Will Deliver State of the City Address

HAMPTON ROADS, VA — The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City Luncheon will be held in Suffolk on Tuesday, May 7 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.  More than 400 of the region’s business, political, and community leaders are expected to attend. 

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, Chesapeake and Portsmouth.  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. 

For reservations, visit Events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com or call 757-622-2312.  Tickets for the luncheon are $45 for Chamber members and $65 for prospective members. Registration and networking begins at 11:15am and the luncheon and program will take place from noon-2pm.

Thanks to Series Sponsors: TowneBank (Presenting); Bon Secours Virginia Health Systems (Platinum); Cox Communications (Media); Farm Fresh Inc. and Optima Health (Silver).

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.HamptonRoadsChamber.com)

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ 280,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members.  The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.


Contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 or ljones@hrccva.com to attend and cover this event.



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