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Vienna Tysons Chamber Show to Feature Talk By ‘Happyness’ Inspiration

The Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce will present Opportunity 2011, Friday, May 13, from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church. The only annual business-to-business vertical trade show targeted specifically toward businesses in the Tysons corridor, the event aims to link local organizations in an effort to drive both personal and professional connections. The day-long event will feature a variety of diverse opportunities and activities for attendees. The keynote speaker is Chris Gardner, the subject of the Will Smith movie “The Pursuit of Happyness.” The morning begins with “Breakfast with Millionaires,” a panel discussion with local entrepreneurs who will discuss their success stories, the obstacles they’ve endured, the future of their businesses and potential opportunities with their organizations. The panel moderator will be Dr. Gerald Gordon, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority. Tickets are available through the Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Opportunity 2011 website, www.viennatysonstradeshow.com.