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 its 55th Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Friday, January 20, 2023 at The National Conference Center. We honored top community leaders as well as celebrate the success of the 2022 Board of Directors Chair, Shawn Mitchell, owner of Modern Mechanical. We will also welcomed in our 2023 Board and the new Chair Carol Barbe, owner of Backflow Technology.

The 2023 Community Leadership Award winners in each category had the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. Stay tuned for more information about the 2024 Annual Meeting. 2023 Event Photos


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Chamber Classic

On Monday, August 15, 2022, the 40th Annual Chamber Classic was held at The Club at Creighton Farms. This event has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for four decades. 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 a 2023 Sponsorship. Stay tuned for more information and pricing.

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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

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Valor Awards


This Spring, the Chamber will honor the Loudoun Chamber will honor first responders, our community’s real-life heroes, and several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 38th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. 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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