The September Board of Director’s will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Centura College's business offices on South Boulevard, near Mt. Trashmore – please look for the blue prism sculpture in the front (4455 South Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23454). There is a parking lot near the building entrance as well as ample street parking nearby. Dr. Don Robertson, Acting Superintendent, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, will be our guest speaker. Following the meeting there will be an informal social networking opportunity from 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Please plan to stay after if your schedule allows!
Please join us for hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and conversation with Vision member, Brittany Dunn, Co-Founder and COO, Safe House project. She will share the challenges for human trafficking in Hampton Roads, its impact on the business community and how business leaders can help address the situation. Limited to 25 members. R.S.V.P. required - please contact VBV staff to register.
Rick Dwyer, Executive Director, Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance (HRMFFA) will be our guest speaker and provide an overview of the status of the military and defense community in Hampton Roads, its challenges, opportunities, and how the business community can help secure and strengthen its presence in the region.
You're invited to OFF THE CLOCK at Integrity Bank for Business, located at 2901 S. Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. It's a casual opportunity for new and seasoned members to gather together and connect over light hors d'oeuvres and happy hour beverages hosted by Vision member, Neal Crawford, Chief Development Officer, Integrity Bank for Business. No agenda, no speakers - just time to unwind at the end of the work day with fellow Vision members and relax. If you have a colleague that fits the membership criteria and is interested in becoming a member of Vision, please let us know and bring them as your guest!
The Affordable Housing Task Force will meet on Thursday, October 19th at 1:15 p.m. at the Dept. of Economic Development, 4525 Main Street, 7th Floor, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Chuck Rigney, Interim Director, Dept. of Economic Development, City of Virginia Beach will be our guest speaker. He will provide his perspective on the role housing plays in attracting and growing business. Please R.s.v.p. via the Outlook calendar notice. We look forward to seeing you then.
The City Visioning Task Force will meet on Wednesday, October 25th at 3:30 p.m. at Clark Nexsen, 4525 Main Street, 14th Floor, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Hank Morrison, Comprehensive Planning Administrator, Planning & Community Development, City of Virginia Beach will be our guest speaker. He will share the process for updating the Comp Plan and Vision's engagement. Please R.s.v.p. via the Outlook calendar notice. We look forward to seeing you then.
There will be a Joint Business Development & Resort Development Task Force Meeting on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. at Williams Mullen, 222 Central Park Ave., 17th Floor, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Dan Peterson, Aquarium Foundation Board Chairman, will provide an update on the Aquarium renovation/expansion project. Please R.S.V.P. via the calendar notice. We look forward to seeing you then.