Blueprint Virginia 2030 plan
On behalf of the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce, we would like to thank our members for participating in the Region 7 meeting of the Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour! These meetings allow our chambers to bring together leaders in business, economic development, workforce, education, childcare, housing, and other important areas of focus to ensure statewide representation of priorities in Blueprint Virginia 2030. It was great to meet and deepen community relationships. Leaders participating in the Region 7 meeting: GO Virginia, the Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA), the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce, the Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and the Prince William Chamber of Commerce. The NVBCC looks forward to developing community partnerships with Sid Banerjee (GO Virginia Region 7, Chair), Christina Winn, (Prince William Department of Economic Development), and Jim Cook (The MITRE Corporation). Additionally, a recording of the Region 7 meeting can be found by following the link below. https://youtu.be/iyzdP76tKcc
What They’re Saying: Leaders Across the Commonwealth Applaud Virginia’s Consecutive Victories as “Top State for Business” in CNBC Ranking
RICHMOND—This week, Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginia has been named America’s “Top State for Business” in 2021 by CNBC, becoming the first to win the coveted recognition twice in a row. The Commonwealth has now earned the top spot five times, the most of any state, with previous victories in 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2019. In case you missed it, here is what leaders across the Commonwealth are saying about Virginia’s back-to-back titles in CNBC’s ranking:
Employer Resources- Northern Virginia
WorkinNorthernVirginia.com is designed to connect job seekers with open positions in Northern Virginia. If you’re hiring, we want to showcase your company and jobs here.
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce will spend 2021 developing the next state-wide strategic plan – Blueprint Virginia 2030. As in previous years, the document will be presented to the Governor-elect at the Economic Summit scheduled for December 3, 2021. The Chamber will collect input by bringing together leaders in business, economic development, workforce, education, housing, and other community representatives to ensure statewide representation of priorities for Virginia’s economic prosperity. The goal and focus remains the same- to keep Virginia the best state for business.
American Rescue Plan
The American Rescue Plan is delivering direct relief to the American people, rescuing the American economy, and starting to beat the virus.
Arlington Economic Development
Arlington Economic Development (AED) is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of an economically competitive and sustainable community, and the creation of exciting, diverse and amenity-rich places.
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority is here to help businesses start, expand or relocate in Fairfax County. Chartered by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the FCEDA is led by a board of county business leaders and funded by the Fairfax County government to promote the county as one of the world’s best business locations and build the county’s commercial tax base. The Board of Supervisors uses the commercial tax base to fund high-quality public services for a growing and diversifying population.
Loudoun County Economic Development
At the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, we’re here to help build your business. Dedicated to recruiting new business, growing our existing industries and improving our county’s business climate, we’re ready and waiting to provide a wide range of services for your company, whether you’re a start-up or well-established player.
Prince William Department of Economic Development
The Prince William County Department of Economic Development’s mission is “to improve the County’s economic base by encouraging new businesses to locate in Prince William County, retain existing businesses and encourage existing businesses to expand.” The Department works hard to create a pro-business, globally-competitive environment that generates new, high-quality and sustainable job opportunities for our citizens and engages in a broad portfolio of services, partnerships and strategic alliances to benefit the business community and stimulate the economy.