Business Notes

Business Notes

Coffee, Tea, You and Me! will hold the seminar "Developing Your Personal Networking Strategy," on Friday, June 6 from 3-5 p.m. at Panera Bread, 5762 Union Mill Rd., Clifton. The host is Marvin Powell. Call 703-201-4267.

The bi-monthly Business Owners Round Table, sponsored by Citibank-Greenbriar and the Chantilly-Centreville Chamber, takes place on Friday, June 6, 7:30-9 a.m. The topic is Managing Stress for a Healthier Lifestyle and is a presentation from the Chamber’s Dulles Wellness Initiative. The presentation and discussion will be facilitated by committee chairs’ Freddi Donner of For Health and Balance and Caroline Alexander of Healthy Muse. The program is intended for business owners to learn and share best office practices for enhancing one’s business practices. Members $15, Non-Members $25. Pre-registration required. Visit or contact us at The program takes place at Dulles Regional Chamber's office, 3901 Centerview Dr., Suite R, Chantilly.

A free Business Network Expo will be held on Tuesday, June 10 from 4-7 p.m. at the McNair Farms Community Center at 2491 McNair Farms Drive, Herndon. This Business Network Expo will have vendors from several different venues that serve individuals as well as other businesses.

The array of vendors include the following businesses: Terry Jones of Cruises Inc.; Ameriprise Financial Services, Mary Kaye Cosmetics; Your Alter Ego; plus many more. Come enjoy meeting and speaking with the representatives from these local businesses and learn more about their products and services. Door Prizes will be rewarded. Contact Terry Jones of Cruises Inc. at 703-793-9386.

Meet local business owners and build your business network through the BNI Business Owner's Roundtable. Meetings are Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Eggspectation, 5009 Weston Plaza Dr., Chantilly. Cost is $8 for Continental breakfast or $12 for hot breakfast. Email Lauren Kirby at

The Centreville Rotary Club has moved its meeting location from the I-Hop in Centreville to the EggsSpectations Restaurant in Chantilly. The Rotary Club meets Tuesdays from 11:30-12:30 p.m. for lunch. There is a new guest speaker every week with topics ranging from estate planning to how the Rotary helps during emergencies. Contact Gregg Caldwell at

The Clifton Business Connection chapter of BNI invites area business professionals to visit its weekly networking meeting held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Heart in Hand Restaurant in Clifton. Visit


The Environmental Committee of the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a complimentary Wine and Cheese Reception on June 3rd, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Chamber’s Chantilly office, 3901 Centerview Drive, Suite R. The reception will be followed by a program featuring a panel of experts discussing ways in which you can go green and enhance profitability. Moderator Nathan Smith is an environmental consultant to Fortune 500 companies. Anca Novacovici, President of Eco-Coach, will address the topic of sustainability and the bottom line. Tom Mawson, Executive Director of the National Capital Area's Green Building Council, provides information on construction and operation of buildings for energy efficiency, storm water runoff, statistics and trends. Doug Guernsey, VP of Guernsey Office Products, investigates ways in which offices and office products can transform themselves to a green environment. Program is free but pre-registration is required. Contact to register.



May 9, 2008, Chantilly, Va. – The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and Title Sponsor Access National Bank invite new and prospective members to be their guests for lunch at Chamber 101 on Wednesday,

May 21st, 11:45 am to 1:30 pm. This orientation is where business representatives learn about the powerful impact of this regional chamber and its many avenues for promoting a business. There is extensive networking on site so attendees are asked to bring business cards! Lunch will be provided by Eggspectation. Online pre-registration is required and limited to the first 40 people.

Register by Tuesday, May 20th and have your contact information provided to all attendees at Registration.

To RSVP, contact Vickie Walton, Membership Director, 571.323.5308. Chamber 101 will be held at the Dulles Regional Chamber's Chantilly Office, 3901 Centerview Dr., Suite R, Chantilly.

Sponsors include Title Sponsor Access National Bank; Platinum Sponsor Washington Business Journal and Ferguson Enterprises; Bronze Sponsor Peter R. Ryus/Smith Barney; Food Sponsor Eggspectation.