Press Releases

Prince William Unemployment Rate Below State Average

Friday, June 10, 2011

Just in from Prince William County! The latest (April 2011) unemployment rate for Prince William County is 4.9 percent, compared to 5.8 percent statewide and 9.0 percent nationally.

Prince William Chamber of Commerce Names Debbie Jones and Laurie Wieder to the Positions of Executive Vice Presidents

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

As part of a multi-level organizational restructuring of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce CEO Rob Clapper has announced that Debbie Jones and Laurie Wieder have been named to the positions of Executive Vice Presidents. This announcement follows the appointment of Clapper as the first President and CEO of the Prince William Chamber, Northern Virginia’s newest and largest chamber, serving more than 1,800 member organizations.

cupcake tasting to celebrate 1 year anniversary

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


Prince William Chamber Unveils New Logo

Thursday, July 22, 2010

It has been a busy week at the recently formed Prince William Chamber of Commerce with the announcement of a new Chairman of the Board, Tim Jackson of MDA Technologies Group and now the unveiling of a new logo.

Prince William Chamber of Commerce Has a New Chairman

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Prince William Chamber of Commerce announces our first Chairman, Tim Jackson of MDA Technologies Group, LLC.

Tools for School Supply Drive Connects Local Businesses With the Community

Monday, July 19, 2010

The Prince William Chamber's school supply drive is in full swing and there are several ways that members of the community can participate.

YPNOVA Set to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary by Sharing a BBQ with the Residents of SERVE

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Prince William Chamber's Young Professionals group celebrates two years as they double in size. Celebration to include a cookout shared with residents of SERVE, the homeless shelter serving Manassas and Western Prince William County.

Prince william Chamber Hosts First Management Workshop

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The new Prince William Chamber of Commerce will host a management workshop on Friday July 23rd. The title is “Decoding the Workplace: Discovering the Messages Hidden in Interactions With Colleagues & Clients.” Guest speaker Jan Day Gravel will provide insight into different personality types and how they think. Great for management training or team building. Group rates are available.

Merger Approved by the Virginia State Corporation Commission

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is officially open to support businesses in Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. The merger of the Prince William County-Greater Manassas and the Prince William Regional Chamber of Commerce was approved by the State Corporation Commission as of July 2nd.


Thursday, July 1, 2010


Membership Vote Creates Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Announcing the formation of the Prince Willaim Chamber of Commerce!

Greater Chamber's New Member Showcase Sees Strongest Showing Yet

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Prince William County- Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce hosts a quarterly New Member Showcase on Friday, June 4th from 8-10 am. With 40 exhibitors and even more attendees, the event was a testament to the strength of our local business community.

Greater Chamber Provides Luncheon & Seminar for Area Businesses Looking to Improve Customer Service

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Attend this luncheon to re-ignite your staff's passion for customer service. There is not a single organization out there that will not benefit from the information to be shared. Bobbie Walker, Partnership Marketing Education Director for the Virginia Tourism Corporation will be the guest speaker.

Greater Chamber Virtual Bus Tour Changes Tune and Meets With Success

Monday, June 7, 2010

The Prince William County- Greater Manassas saw changes in venue, sponsorship and attitude at the 2010 Virtual Bus Tour. One thing that didn't change was the wealth of information available. Falcon Communications Solutions, Inc. was the main event sponsor.

Greater Chamber's June Events

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

A quick of overview of upcoming events through the Prince William County- Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Chamber Announces the Winners of the 2010 Excellence in Business Awards

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Prince William County- Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of our Annual Excellence in Business Awards. Congratulations to all of the recipients. You deserve it!

All Members of the Local Media Invited to The Greater Chamber's Excellence in Business Awards Luncheon

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Prince William County- Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce will host their Annual Excellence in Business Awards luncheon on Tuesday, May 25th from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Greater Chamber Members and Staff "Fly In" to the Nation's Capital

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Says Jonathan Arehart, the Greater Chamber’s Vice Chair of Government Relations, “I thought the US Chamber Fly-In really opened our eyes to the opportunities and resources that the U.S. Chamber can provide for us at a local and regional level. It shows that we can augment our current efforts with the scale and backing of a national organization who has the existing resources to help us reach our goals.”

Changing Our Tune

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Everything about this year's Virtual Bus Tour is new, from the venue to the sponsor, to the breadth of information. Check out this stellar event.

The Greater Chamber's May Events

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

A run-down of what is up and coming in the Prince William County- Greater Manassas Chamber's calendar of events.

Greater Chamber To Provide a Half-Day Seminar on Email Marketing

Monday, May 3, 2010

Greater Chamber presents a two-part seminar regarding constructing a successful email marketing campaign for your business or organization. Gina Watkins, Regional Development Director for Constant Contact will be the guest speaker.

Greater Chamber to host Immediate Past Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Dr. Tom Mackell

Friday, April 30, 2010

Guest Speaker Dr. Tom Mackell, Jr. will address the topic, "When Did America Lose Its Political Backbone?" when he speaks at the Greater Chamber's Insight Series dinner on Tuesday, May 18th at Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club. The public is invited to attend.

Revised List of the Greater Chamber's Scholarship Recipients

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Due to an anonymous donation designated for the Business Scholarship category, we will now be giving away a total of 13 scholarships on Tuesday, April 27th at the Education Honor Roll Breakfast. The updated list is attached.

Greater Chamber's 75th Anniversary

Friday, April 9, 2010

The Prince William County-Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce will celebrate their Diamond Anniversary on April 19th with a reception at Stonewall Golf Club.

Greater Chamber Will Host Bill Vaughan, Prince William County's Chief Economist/County Demographer

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Anyone interested in a report on our local economy and how demographics have changed in Prince William County will want to attend this luncheon.