Host your Own Networking Event! 

Looking to bring people into your business? Host a Business After Hours!

Business After Hours are hosted twice monthly by Chamber Members as a unique way to showcase their business. After Hours are hosted only on select dates from 5:00-6:30 PM. They typically bring 30-65 Members of the Business Community to your Business.

Venue must be able to accommodate the event size, including adequate parking. Don’t have a physical location? That is okay! – Partner with a Chamber member who does!

Host is responsible for providing food & drink arrangements and cost. To host a Business After Hours, please contact Denise Carey at dcarey@pwchamber.org // 571-765-7753.

Event Sponsorship Cost: $550

Investment Benefits Include:

  • Mailing List (spreadsheet) to send invitations to Chamber Member businesses
  • Included in the online calendar and on weekly “What’s Happening” event emails
  • Customized event registration page featuring your company logo, hyperlink to website and description of what makes your event special.
  • 1 mention in the Chamber’s social media prior to the event
  • A “Reminder” email sent to all registered guests
  • Exhibit your marketing materials at the event and 5-10 minute of speaking time

Business Before Hours also available on request. Please contact Denise for more details. 

2022-2023 Dates – Please contact Denise for Availability 

  • Wednesday, July 13th – SOLD: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation @ Tortino Mare
  • Thursday, July 28th
  • Wednesday, August 10th – SOLD: Code Ninjas, Location TBD
  • Thursday, August 25th
  • Thursday, September 1st – SOLD: KO Distilling
  • Wednesday, September 8th – SOLD: American Family Care Woodbridge
  • Wednesday, September 21st – TBD at Jiffy Lube Live
  • Wednesday, October 5th
  • Wednesday, October 26th – SOLD: Brown & Mobley
  • Thursday, November 17th – SOLD: Tru by Hilton Manassas
  • Thursday, Dece,ber 1 – HOLD: OmniRide / I-66
  • Thursday, December 15 – SOLD: Appliance Connection – Holiday Open House

2023

  • Wednesday, January 4
  • Thursday, January 18
  • Wednesday, February 1
  • Thursday, February 15
  • Wednesday, March 8
  • Wednesday, March 22
  • Thursday, April 6 – SOLD: Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian
  • Thursday, April 20 – SOLD: Northwest Federal Credit Union
  • Thursday, May 4 – SOLD: Centerfuse
  • Wednesday, May 17
  • Wednesday, June 7
  • Wednesday, June 28 – SOLD: Comfort Keepers Manassas – Day of Joy, Location TBD

*Business Before Hour Dates also available *

Tips and Tricks to hosting your own event:

  1. Pick a theme and stick with it
  2. Promote the event in your own way
    • Invite your customers, family and friends to attend
  3. Providing a Door Prize or ask Community Partners to provide a door prize
  4. Ask Chamber Members to highlight themselves by providing food, a location, desert or a door prize.
  5. Ask to include a Ribbon Cutting in your Event
  6. Invite local media to attend and participate

Be creative, this is your opportunity to highlight your business.