Small Business Networking & Peer Feedback- 1 Million Cup

1 Million Cups gives young companies an opportunity to engage in collaborative and honest conversations with like-minded people in the community. On Wednesday mornings at over 100 locations around the US, one or two small businesses present their companies to their communities. Each founder presents for about six minutes, followed by a 20-minute question-and-answer session with the audience.

The 1MC culture is supportive, inclusive and welcoming. You are encouraged to be open and honest about your business and the challenges you face. Everyone that attends 1MC is there to support each other in their entrepreneurial journey.

There is no cost to present, no cost to join. Thank our sponsors!

RSVP to let us know you’re coming for networking and to support your entrepreneur peers

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Apply to present and gain valuable feedback from a supportative group

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

In January of 2020, we will celebrate the leadership of our 2019 Chair of the Board, Lisa Kimball (The Arc of Loudoun), and welcome in our new Chair for 2020, Stacey Metcalfe (Inova Loudoun Hospital) and honor the Community Leadership Awards finalists and winners.

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Annual Real Estate Event

While Loudoun outperforms other Virginia counties on most economic measures, we still face many challenges to our future prosperity. Whether it’s our investment in Metro, a housing affordability crisis or attracting a millennial workforce, Loudoun’s challenges demand effective solutions.

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Golf Classic

On Monday, August 19, 2019, we hosted our 37th Annual Golf Classic event at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard —  is nothing short of spectacular. This event has been Loudoun County’s Premier business golf tournament for three decades.

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Golf Tour

Golf Tour

For the past 8 years, this casual, networking tournament pairs you and a partner against a field of over 30 two-man teams in a progressive four month tournament. Designed with the busy professional in mind, each event consists of a 9-hole round after work, followed by a short networking reception to get you home in time to put the kids to bed. The team with the lowest cumulative score after four events is the champion. The 2019 Winners were Tom Reed and Greg Wells. Congratulations! Stay tuned for the 2020 Golf Tour dates.

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Small Business Awards

Join us on November 8, 2019 for the Loudoun Small Business Awards, for our 25th Anniversary of these prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Winners will be announced in front of a live audience of more than 400 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.

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Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run

As a Signature Chamber event, the Superhero 5k Run and Kids Fun Run offers companies a great way to show Loudoun County their commitment to healthy living for your employees and our community.

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Valor Awards

The Loudoun Chamber will honor local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2019 at the 34th Annual Valor Awards ceremony. The entire Loudoun County business community will be invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!

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Know the issues. Know the candidates. Vote with confidence.BizVotes Election Education Campaign

Our candidates will make major decisions in 2020 that will have a lasting effect on the future growth of our economy.  Be informed by reading our BizVotes Candidate Questionnaire.