History has shown us the stronger the brand, the more likely it is a business will survive a recession. This session will give you tips to keep your reputation strong while navigating coronavirus closure and reopening. You’ll walk away with a checklist of questions and online tools to help tell your story the right way and to maintain the trust you’ll need to survive.
About the Speakers
Sharon L. Wright, Owner and President, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC
Since her teen years, Sharon has been laser focused on her pursuit of a career in public relations. Much like the journalists she’s partnered with over her career, Sharon is thrilled to chase the next great story that she knows in her heart needs to be told. Stories that captivate readers. While working at two of the largest PR firms in the world, she guided IBM as it introduced computers in the classrooms, British Petroleum when oil was spilling across the Hawaiian island chain, Tony Robbins when his program attendees were having unplanned run-ins with the law, and Southwestern Bell when it rebranded to Verizon.
Deb Haynes Swider, Chief Strategist, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC
Deb has always been a collector of stories – whether reading, writing, or listening to them. Turning the love of storytelling into a career, Deb has helped tell the story of companies across the United States, trade associations in the DC metro area, non-profit organizations who are changing the world, and politicians who often hang around longer than they should.
Deb Haynes SwiderChief Strategist Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC
Sharon L. WrightOwner and President Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC
Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber will honor the Loudoun community’s collective response to the local economic and medical adversity created by the COVID-19 pandemic, when the Chamber celebrates its 53rd Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
In addition to recognizing the outstanding leadership of the 2020 Board of Directors and its Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, of Inova Loudoun Hospital, the Loudoun Chamber will honor the finalists and winners in the annual Community Leadership Awards. These awards honor Loudoun’s top businesses and community leaders for their remarkable contributions to the strength and resiliency of our Loudoun community.
Annual Real Estate Event
The State of the Loudoun Market
The Chamber’s Annual Real Estate Event offers the cutting-edge data and analysis on Loudoun’s commercial real estate landscape that real estate professionals need to succeed. The market intelligence and contacts you’ll gain as an Annual Real Estate Event sponsor will help position your company as a leader in this highly competitive market.
The Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Golf Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of gold on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives who have a passion for the game of golf, then consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.
The Loudoun Chamber Golf Tour is back for Round 9! The Loudoun Chamber Golf Tour is designed for busy professionals, whether a seasoned or casual golfer, who enjoy playing on some of Loudoun’s outstanding courses. Take your turn on the green in a casual Golf Tour playing on three courses over four months in an ongoing 9-hole tournament. Different twosomes compete each month with scramble rules to promote networking on the course. **This is a non handicapped scramble event
Small Business Awards
On November 13th we celebrated our 26th Loudoun Small Business Awards, this prestigious honor celebrates the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners.
Interested in being a Small Business Awards Sponsor?
Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run
This past Fall we had our Virtual Superhero 5K! Our 6th Annual Superhero 5K was a virtual race from October 22nd – 25th! Runners completed a course of their choosing during the race window. Proceeds from the race will be given to the Loudoun Chamber Foundation to benefit local nonprofits.
Show your company’s support for Loudoun’s police, sheriff, fire and rescue personnel through your participation at the 36th Annual Loudoun Chamber Valor Awards, where our heroes are honored for their valor in the line of duty. As a Valor Awards sponsor, your company can demonstrate its commitment to these law enforcement and public safety personnel, while enjoying valuable recognition through the significant exposure the Valor Awards receives.
Do you know someone who deserves to be nominated for the 2021 Valor Awards? This would include any incident from 2020 where someone went above and beyond for our community.