The 26th Annual Meeting of the Membership is the Chamber’s premier annual event. This event is Hampton Roads’ largest gathering of elected officials and business leaders, with more than 700 expected. The Chamber will recognize outgoing and incoming volunteer leadership and present its 2010 Volunteer of the Year Award.
The Secretary of the United States Navy, Ray Mabus, will serve as the Keynote Speaker. Mabus leads America's Navy and Marine Corps and is responsible for an annual budget in excess of $150 billion and almost 900,000 people. The Secretary of the Navy is responsible for conducting all the affairs of the Department of the Navy, including recruiting, organizing, supplying, equipping, training, and mobilizing. Additionally, he oversees the construction, outfitting, and repair of naval ships, equipment and facilities, and is responsible for the formulation and implementation of policies and programs that are consistent with the national security policies and objectives established by the President and the Secretary of Defense.
Wednesday, December 8
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach
Go to events.HamptonRoadsChamber.com or call 757-622-2312
$60 Chamber Members; $90 Prospective Members
Thank you to our sponsors: Bon Secours Virginia Health System (Presenting); Virginia Beach Convention Center & Distinctive Gourmet (Hospitality); Wachovia, A Wells Fargo Company (Gold); Cox Communications (Media); and BB&T, Signal 88 Security (Silver).
About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.HamptonRoadsChamber.com)
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, member-based business organization. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than 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.
Please contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 to attend and cover this event.