PolicyMaker Series: The State of the Economy

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What Will Loudoun and Virginia’s Economy
Look Like in a Post-COVID World?

Despite great challenges — including a pandemic, supply-chain challenges and global economic turmoil — the Loudoun and Virginia economies remain strong, stable and poised for new growth in the future. While challenges persist, many of the solutions remain within reach.

Learn more about the future of our local and state economy, here in Loudoun and across the Commonwealth, from two of Virginia’s most respected and accomplished economic development leaders.

Featured Speakers:
Buddy Rizer is Executive Director for Loudoun Economic Development, which was named the 2021 Economic Development Organization of the Year by the International Economic Development Council. During his tenure, Rizer and his team have attracted more than $35 billion in new investment and tens of thousands of new jobs to Loudoun. Five times he was named one of 50 most influential Virginians by Virginia Business Magazine and made Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 as one of the Capital Region’s most influential business leaders.

Jason El Koubi was named President & CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) in March 2022, after serving VEDP as Executive Vice President for nearly five years. During his time at VEDP, Jason was a key player on the team that attracted Amazon HQ2. Jason previously led One Arcadiana, a regional economic development organization in Lafayette, Louisiana. He also served as assistant secretary of Louisiana Economic Development (LED), where he helped attract more than 63,000 new jobs and more than $28 billion in new capital investment.

Speakers

Buddy Rizer

Executive Director, Loudoun Economic Development

Jason El Koubi

President & CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership

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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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