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This Week’s Events:
Monday Oct 17th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will be meeting at Worksource Washington 204 SE StoneMill Dr, Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684. Professional Connections advocate ‘you do business with people you know, like and trust’. The meetings are free and open to all. Professional Connections will have a breakout session for your feedback.
Wednesday Oct 19th 7:30-9:00 AM SW Washington Leads and Needs- Sponsored by Utopia Salon and Day Spa will be held at Beaches Restaurant & Bar 1919 SE Columbia, Vancouver, WA 98661. Make the most of your Chamber connection. Leads & Needs is a fun, fast, effective way to generate new leads and build relationships. Coffee service provided by Beaches Restaurant and Bar. Light breakfast refreshment provided by the sponsor. $5.00 Members and $10.00 Non-Members of the chamber.
Wednesday Oct 19th 5:30-8:15 PM The Women Entrepreneurs Organization of SW Washington presents Apps for Business with Alicia Katz Pollock at the October meeting. The meeting will be located at The Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662. This meeting will also feature member spotlight presentations on Frances Fisher and Nicole Douglas. HOW MUCH: $44.50 advance for members/$49.50 visitors; includes buffet, dessert, coffee, tea, tax & tip, REGISTER: http://weowa.org/Oct-19-2016
Thursday Oct 20th 11:30-1:00 PM the Camas-Washougal Chamber will have their monthly membership luncheon. Veronika Noize Marketing Coach will be the keynote speaker. To attend the luncheon please
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360) 834-2472 48 hours before the event. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. The doors will open at 11:30 AM for networking, with the program beginning at 12:00 PM. This event is sponsored by Columbia Ridge Senior Living.
Thursday Oct 20th 4-6 PM The SWCA will have Thirsty Third Thursday located at the Garage Bar and Grill
1101 W 4th Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98660. VIQAN provides OEM quality parts and equipment to excavator, landscape, and general contractors. We’re getting into the season of giving, so bring a children’s toy with you to Thirsty Third Thursday! We will be hosting a toy drive and need your help to collect new toys for both boys and girls. We appreciate your support! This month’s free construction industry networking event is one you won’t want to miss. The complimentary appetizers and door prizes are just an added bonus! SWCA members and interested guests are welcome to attend, no charge for admission.
Friday Oct 21st 7:30-9:00 AM the EVBA will have a networking event. Come join us for a fun morning of networking with local business professionals. Our speaker will be Mike Bomar from the CREDC. The meeting will be at Columbia Bank located at 7500 NE 117th Ave, Vancouver WA 98662. Cost is $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non members.
Friday Oct 21st 12-2 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Elevate Sports Rehab & Chiropractic 7588 Delaware Lane, Vancouver, WA 98664. Celebrate with the “Red Coats” as we welcome Elevate Sports Rehab & Chiropractic to our GVCC membership! A ribbon cutting will be held at 1:00 p.m. Join us for refreshments as we tour this wonderful health care facility!
Saturday Oct 22nd 11-5 PM The Ultimate Community Business Expo 2016 will be held at WareHouse ’23, 100 Columbia St., #102, Vancouver, WA 98660. This entire Saturday expo is open to the public and is free and open to attend so invite your family members, friends, and colleagues. The Ultimate Community Business Expo brings together our community members and dozens of business owners and professionals from the Portland/Vancouver area, all in one place, for a full day of shopping, sales and business exposure. 55 exhibitors, 100+ amazing giveaways, lots of activities for the kids. Shop local small businesses, discover exciting products, and support local non-profits. A VIP Business Reception will follow from 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. – $15 for business professionals.
Up Coming Events:
Monday Oct 24th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will be meeting at Worksource Washington 204 SE StoneMill Dr, Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684. Professional Connections advocate ‘you do business with people you know, like and trust’. The meetings are free and open to all. The speaker will be Dan Sockle Author “All around trouble maker” will be speaking about his book “American Jihad”.
Tuesday Oct 25th 8AM-5 PM 2016 Southwest Washington SHRM Annual Conference. Located at Vancouver Hilton Conference Center, 301 W 6th St., Vancouver, WA 98660. Register TODAY to attend the 2016 Southwest Washington SHRM’s Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 25th and vote for yourself and your future! You won’t want to miss this year’s annual conference featuring an amazing line up of speakers! This is your opportunity to stay current on best practices in HR, and join Southwest Washington SHRM us for a full day of learning. Gain innovative ideas and actionable strategies from experienced and proven HR and business leaders. The conference will include three key note presentations and two breakout tracks. End the day with an HR Happy Hour you won’t want to miss! *Visit our website for full conference description at http://swshrm.shrm.org/events/ *Vendor sponsorship opportunities are still available, contact email@example.com. Members/Partners: $239 Non-Members: $269 afterwards | Student Rate: $50.
Tuesday Oct 25th 5-7 PM The GVCC will have a BUSINESS AFTER HOURS located at Who Song and Larry’s 111 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver WA, 98661. Please join the GVCC at our Business After Hours event on Tuesday, October 25th. You’ll enjoy food, drinks, prizes, and great company. Our monthly BAHs are designed for you to meet new contacts and grow existing relationships. The Chamber’s “Red Coat” Ambassador Team and staff can help. Let us know who you are looking to meet. Halloween Fiesta is our theme! Sugar Skulls, Delicious made-from-scratch Mexican food, and samples of their signature cocktails are on the menu! We can’t think of a better way to mix and mingle with potential future clients or referral partners! What is Business After Hours? Business After Hours (BAH) is GVCC’s monthly gathering, bringing great food, unique locations, and friendly, outgoing members of the local business community together for one big hoorah. BAH is all about starting and growing business relationships. You’ll get a chance to meet business and community leaders, see the inside workings of sponsoring member businesses, and enjoy incredible cuisine and beverages. You’ll even have a chance to win door prizes, so make sure and bring plenty of business cards! Please RSVP. $10 members; $20 non-members.
Thursday Oct 27th 4-5:30 PM the Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce will have a Happy Hour at the chamber office located at 422 NE 4th Ave, Camas WA 98607. Chamber Happy Hour will be sponsored by Lovely Homes.
Friday Nov 11th 8-9:00 AM the EVBA will have a networking breakfast. Come join us for a fun morning of networking with local business professionals. The location will be MADdogs Gourmet Hot Dogs located at 1900 NE 162nd Avenue, Suite D114, Vancouver, WA 98684. Cost is $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non members.