NOVA and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce to Host Discussion on “The Future of Work”, Jan. 25

January 23, 2023

Annandale, Va. - On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce will host, in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), their annual economic outlook event, titled “The Future of Work.” This year’s event will provide a first look at findings from the second annual Northern Virginia Workforce Index, a survey of regional employers on workforce-related issues developed by the two organizations. This event will be hosted both online and in person at George Mason University’s Van Metre Hall auditorium located at 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, 22201.

NOVA President Anne M. Kress will kick off the event with remarks on the Workforce Index report’s key findings, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Steve Partridge, vice president of strategy, research and workforce innovation at NOVA. The esteemed business leaders who will offer engaging perspectives are:

  • Neil Walker-Neveras, chief talent officer, M&T Bank
  • Sukumar Iyer, founder and CEO, Brillient Corporation
  • Buddy Rizer, executive director of economic development for Loudoun County

 This annual study tracks trends and gathers information on our region's current and future workforce. By providing insights into hiring, how the workforce is shifting, and how employers view the economy, it has become a vital tool for economic and workforce decision making in the region.

Deadline to Register: 9 a.m. January 24, 2023

For more details, please click on the registration link:

Media Contact: Hoang Nguyen | 703.425.5839 |


About the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce:

Originally founded in 1925 as a Fairfax County-focused business advocacy organization, the Northern Virginia Chamber has grown into the region's largest Chamber of Commerce, drawing members and impacting policy across the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Region. Today, representing close to 500,000 employees, the diversity of our community is one of our greatest assets, offering opportunities to learn from one another and form personal connections that help guide lasting business growth. NOVA’s goal is to be considered not only a business partner but also an agent of change for our members. We do this through our work in government advocacy, education through events and programs, networking, promotion of member businesses and recognition through awards. We are proud to have worked together over these many years to build a meaningful association that enriches our community and look forward to continuing that good work. For more information, visit

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