Loudoun GovCon Workshop: Navigating Clearances

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Navigating Facility and Personnel Security Clearances for Federal Contractors

To compete for U.S. federal government contracts that require access to classified information, your company needs a facility security clearance and certain employees need personnel security clearances.

In this session, attorney Orest “OJ” Jowyk, Counsel at the law firm McMahon, Welch and Learned, PLLC, with nearly 40 years of experience in and around the U.S. Government, will provide you with critical information on the legal aspects of obtaining and maintaining facility and personnel security clearances. In addition, Daniel Herdman, a highly experienced Facility Security Officer, will provide information and valuable insights into the practical and logistical aspects of moving into the “classified” space.


Daniel Herdman

Orest “OJ” Jowyk

McMahon, Welch and Learned, PLLC

SIGNATURE SPONSORS | Exclusive | $4000

  • Logo recognition on all signage and marketing
  • Opportunity to offer remarks and/or introduce keynote speakers at each event.
  • Display Table at Each Event
  • Six Tickets to Each Event


  • Logo recognition on all signage and marketing
  • Display Table at Each Event
  • Four Tickets to Each Event

Exclusive to Government Contractors

  • Logo recognition on all signage and marketing
  • Display Table at each event
  • Four Tickets to Each Event

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on March 3, 2022. We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2021 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, Morven Park, and welcome in our 2022 Board.

The 2022 Community Leadership Award winners in each category will have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.

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Chamber Classic

The 40th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.

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Small Business Awards

For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place on Friday, November 4th at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles.     View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners


2022 SBA Nominations

SBA Categories + Qualifications

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Valor Awards


On April 25th, 2022, the Loudoun Chamber honored our community’s real life heroes, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 37th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards at Lansdowne Resort. Stay tuned for the 2023 event date!

Click to view the 2022 Event PhotosClick to view the 2022 Valor Awards Program Book


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