NAMIC VA Harnessed the Power of Focus!

We all get distracted. These distractions throughout our day don’t just cost us minutes, they can cost us hours. Some days it can feel like we got nothing done at all. Multiply that over a week, month, or year and the cost of being distracted adds up quickly. At Power of Focus, presented by NAMIC VA, we identified common distractions, how to mitigate them and provided 4 proven ways to remain focused even under hectic circumstances.

Level Up! Building Your Strategic Muscle

On March 20th, workshop attendees took their career to the next level by joining us at NAMIC Virginia’s signature event LEVEL UP! At this full day interactive workshop, attendees learned to structure their approach to strategic challenges by learning how to think, plan and act strategically from an expert panel of career strategist from our Premier Partner, Cox Communications!!

The NAMIC Virginia Chapter embraces diversity and success by sharing real world topics to broaden our perspectives in the communications industry.


The 4 most important future skills needed for leaders

  • Inspiring Commitment
  • Leading Employees
  • Thinking Strategically
  • Change Management

Action steps that lead to a winning strategy

  • Know the goal
  • Ask the right questions
  • Be curious – get to the first layer, second layer, …
  • Listen, listen, listen
  • Know your stakeholders
  • Be a story teller

Systematic approach to problem solving, you must…

  • Clarify the Problem
  • Brainstorm Ideas
  • Evaluate Hypotheses
  • Execute Solutions

A successful strategy requires Diverse Perspectives!!

Key Quote:
“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.” -Michael Porter, Harvard Business School

Feel free to review our slideshow of images from the event below!!

Integrity Leadership 3-Part Webinar!

In Part One of our 3-Part Series around Leadership Integrity Raquelle Zuzarte, Founder of EQUITY: Project for All, illustrated key principles, behaviors, and real life examples that drive Integrity Leadership. She provided practical tools to apply these Integrity Leadership principles to every day life on the job and in our personal lives.

Check out the resources below regarding the completed session and stay tuned for the remaining session coming in September!

Integrity Leadership: Business Growth (Part 3) – September 18, 2019

Jingle and Mingle with NAMIC VA


Fun was had by all as NAMIC VA members took the time to celebrate season with an evening of giveaways, networking, food, and tons of holiday cheer! On top of dynamic networking at the beautiful Noah’s of Chesapeake, attendees won an array of exciting prizes including holiday gifts, Amazon and Visa Gift Cards and an Toshiba 32-inch Amazon HD LED Smart TV with Alexa!! Check out the event picture below!!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

32nd Annual NAMIC Conference

The 32nd Annual NAMIC Conference was an amazing experience for the NAMIC Virginia Team! It’s been a long journey from our May 2017 incorporation but the results are more than worth it! NAMIC VA – Chapter of the Year has a very nice ring to it! Our committees and their leaders are the foundation to everything we do! In addition to the Chapter of the Year honor we are pleased to congratulate our Marketing Chair, Ashley Veal, our Programming Logistics Chair, Jessica Jones and their teams for their time and effort in 2017! The hard work of these amazing teams are the reason @namic_va took home the Marketing Excellence and Event Management Awards for our 2017 performance!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.


To see more picture from the event, click HERE.

One Year and Counting with NAMIC VA!


On May 31st, NAMIC Virginia members and their colleagues recounted the chapter’s journey to incorporation and action packed first year while enjoying giveaways from our sponsors, refreshments and great networking! The chapter also had the pleasure of hearing from special guest, James C. Jones, Senior Vice President of Education and Diversity Solutions with NAMIC National and Joiava Philpott, NAMIC National Board member and Vice President of Regulatory Affairs with Cox Communications. NAMIC Virginia has had an amazing first year and the celebration of our one year anniversary was just as amazing! Thank you to Regent University for providing a wonderful space for this milestone event!

Check out pictures from the event below!

Sponsored by: Cox Communications, HBO, Showtime and Regent University!


This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Make Smart Money Moves with NAMIC VA!

On April 30th, our partners at SunTrust Bank helped members invest in your financial future! During the “Retirement – Planning for a Life Well Spent” presentation participants were able to assess whether they are on track to reach your savings goals, begin planning for retirement, and learn about he challenges retirees face when they aren’t prepared.

Check out pictures from the event below!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.