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Frequently Asked Questions

What communities does this Chamber represent?
How can the Chamber help me market my business?
What events does the chamber offer for networking?
Can I get a list of hotels in your area?
Can I get a list of the major employers in your area?
Can I get a list of the high-tech companies in your area?
What help can I access for relocating my business to your area?
Can you tell me about the schools in your area?
How can I contact the Town of Herndon?
How do I go about getting a business license?

What communities does this Chamber represent?
We represent Herndon, Sterling, Dulles, Chantilly, South Riding, Ashburn, Fairfax, and Centreville. We do have many members from adjoining areas as well.

How can the Chamber help me market my business?
You can access this Chamber's more than 850 members through volunteering on a committee, participating in any of its more than 300 networking events, advertising and sponsorship avenues, as well as through the many referrals sought by others--including 300,000 hits per month on average on our web site! Contact us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

What events does the chamber offer for networking?
We have monthly business receptions as well as breakfasts and luncheons that have both a networking and program element. And, we organize special events, including our Friday Night Live! (concert series, running in the spring/summer since 1995!) See our Event Overview for a full description.

Can I get a list of hotels in your area?
Nearly every hotel in the area is also a member of our Chamber. Go to our searchable Business Directory.

Can I get a list of the major employers in your area?
Please contact the Chamber at 571-323-5304.

Can I get a list of the high-tech companies in your area?
Please contact the Chamber at 571-323-5304.

What help can I access for relocating my business to your area?
You will find it especially useful to contact the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (click). But also feel free to contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we can get you connected immediately.

Can you tell me about the schools in your area?
Fairfax County schools are ranked consistently as #1 or 2 in the nation. Every one of our high schools ranks among the top 125 in the nation. Our science and technology magnet school consistently produces the largest number of National Merit Semifinalists in the nation. The school system includes a gifted and talented program, both magnet and base school; foreign language partial immersion programs for French, Spanish, German and Japanese; ESL, special education; IB and AP courses; and four academies catering to specialized instruction in upper-level courses. Here is a link to their Web site.

How can I contact the Town of Herndon?
The Town's phone number is 703-435-6800. Their website address is www.herndon-va.gov

How do I go about getting a business license?
Some of the process for obtaining a business license is subject to state rules. Local jurisdictional process is managed by the counties or the Town, depending on which area in you wish to open your business. The town of Herndon - Fairfax County - Loudoun County

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