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Welcome to Vancouver’s Networking Website, “http://www.vancouvernetworkingevents.com/”>www.vancouvernetworkingevents.com. I hope you enjoy these networking updates and events list. Here is a little info that might help. This site has two parts, a list of groups that meet at a regular time and place listed by opening this link standard-6-page-events-list last updated 10/17/2016. When you open the link, it opens a word document sorted by day that shows what groups are meeting, what size the group is, where they meet and who is the contact person. The list has a revision date at the bottom so you know if you have the most recent version. Second scroll down for a list of meeting times for current events. If you know of a networking event or group that meets and would like to get the word out, please let me know. If you are receiving multiple copies of this email or want to be added or removed from the list please email me at kris@synergycolumbia.com.

This Week’s Events:

Tuesday August 8th 5-7 PM The GVCC is having a Business After Hours at Tidewater Cove Marina located at 5701 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661. Join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours out at the beautiful hidden gem of Vancouver – the Tidewater Cove Marina on the Columbia River! Co-sponsors from Tidewater Cove Marina and Beardsley Building Development are organizing a fabulous event for our attendees, including fun water activities, the Voodoo Donut Truck, and fantastic giveaways! You could be the lucky recipient of our grand door prize – a 2-hour sunset cruise with wine and snacks for 4 people on a 37′ Gulf Star! Must be present to win.  BRING YOUR OWN BOAT! Can’t get enough of the river? Well, we have good news for you! You are welcome to Boat to Business After Hours and dock at the marina while you enjoy the festivities. Please contact tidewater@tidewatercovemarina.com with your boat size, type, and name to be assigned a slip to occupy! $10 for members/$20 for non-members.

Thursday August 10th 10-11 AM The GVCC will have a free Ribbon Cutting – Legacy GoHealth Urgent Care “Next Level” located at Legacy GoHealth Urgent Care 13009 NE Hwy 99 #109, Vancouver, WA  98686. You are invited to celebrate with the GVCC Ambassadors at the “Next Level” Grand Opening ribbon cutting for Legacy-GoHealth Urgent Care, located at 13009 NE Hwy 99 #109 on Thursday August 10th with the ribbon cutting at 10:00 a.m.  Join us for delicious refreshments as we tour this new state-of-the-art health care clinic!

Thursday August 10th 5-7 PM Southwest Washington SHRM Member Appreciation Event located at Bethany Vineyard and Winery 4115 NE 295th St. Ridgefield, WA 98632. Website: https://swshrm.shrm.org/events/2017/08/member-appreciation-event Event Description: Membership appreciation event for Southwest Washington SHRM with free wine tasting and heavy appetizers. Enjoy the summer sun and have some fun with fellow chapter members at our Second Annual Membership Appreciation event at Bethany Vineyard! Last year’s inaugural membership appreciation event was the highlight of the year with dozens of members attending at a beautiful winery in Ridgefield, Washington.  We had many generous sponsors that donated beautiful raffle prizes, and lots of members walked away with incredible gifts.  We are excited to build on that success this year with another incredible venue, fantastic raffle prizes donated by our sponsors and delicious food and wine to celebrate a wonderful year and to celebrate all of YOU – our members!  Free for Members / Partner Organizations $15.00 / Non-Members $20.00

Friday August 11th 10-12 AM Chicks Connect will be meeting at the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce offices. Dazzling Chicks is a Chapter of Chicks Connect, a nationwide networking & mastermind organization founded in Oregon by Julie Muller. We meet 2 x per month, with a focus on women owned businesses. The first meeting is free to attend, after that you need to be a member. There is no joining fee, the dues are payable monthly at a rate of $27 per month, and the meetings are then free to attend. Please RSVP to cherie@cherieronning.com. Interested in joining us? https://ampros7.isrefer.com/go/chicksmembership/CherieRonning/

Up Coming Events:

Monday August 14th 12-1 PM Professional Connections will be meeting at The Salvation Army Building located at 1500 NE 112th Ave, 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 Anna Axlund on Self Care.

Tuesday August 15th 12-1:30 PM REVIN will have a guest speaker, Karen Johnson with Apollo Drain and Rooter.  REVIN is the Real Estate Vancouver Investors Network and a great place to connect with trades people, investors in real estate and buy and flip opportunities.  Bring cards and introduce yourself.  The meeting location is Gobi Resturaunt on Mill Plain.  Pay for your own meal or just sit and listen to the presentation and network.

Wednesday August 16th 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have SW Washington Leads and Needs – Sponsored by Kris Greene located at Beaches Restaurant & Bar 1919 SE Columbia, Vancouver, WA 98661. Join us for our twice-monthly SW WA Leads & Needs! At this Leads & Needs, if you bring school supplies to help us Stuff the Bus for Evergreen and Vancouver Public Schools, you will get in for free. Bring plenty of business cards and be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business. We’ll hear about our sponsoring business, then, we?ll break into small groups for more intimate networking! Be prepared to make lasting connections and find new business leads at this event. Time: 7:30 to 9 AM. $5/Member $10/non-member (bring a one-time, non-member guest and you both get in free). Please pre-register online. Check in at 7:15 am at Beaches Restaurant & Bar – we are very prompt in starting at 7:30 am! Coffee, tea and juice service provided by Beaches Restaurant and Bar. Light breakfast refreshment provided by the sponsor.

Thursday August 17th 4-6 PM The Southwest Washington Contractors Association will have Thirsty Third Thursday at We Plan It located at 1798 SE Columbia River Drive, Vancouver WA 98661.  Come network with contractors and exchange business cards.  This is a no cost meeting.

Thursday August 17th 5-7 The Woodland Chamber is having a Business After Hours located at Woodland Care Center 310 4th St, Woodland, WA 98674. Bring lots of business cards and meet others to network with.

Friday August 18th 8-9 AM The EVBA will meet at Heritage Bank located at 16400 SE 18th St, Vancouver WA 98683. Join us for our August networking event at Heritage Bank. Come network with local professionals and business owners from East Vancouver and surrounding areas. Our speaker will be discussing “Feel Good Marketing Strategies”. $5.00 for members and 10.00 for non members.

Friday August 18th 9-10:30 AM The Senior Services Network meeting will be at Peace Health Hospital located at 400 NE Mother Joseph PL, Vancouver, WA 98664. Park in Lot G and the meeting is in the training room on the left side of the building on the main floor.  Brings lots of cards and connect with senior services in our area.  The meetings are free and everyone has a chance to introduce themselves.

Thursday August 24th 3-5 PM the GVCC will have a free Ribbon Cutting at Markon Brands 215 W 12th Street, Suite 201, Vancouver, WA  98660.  You are invited to join the GVCC Ambassador team at a ribbon cutting for Markon Brands located at 215 W 12th Street Suite 102 on Thursday August 24th at 3:15 p.m.  There will be an open house from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. which will include many savory snacks and delicious beverages, with fantastic door prizes and lots of giveaways! Be sure and save the date for this fun party!

Thursday August 24th Join the GVCC for a Free Ribbon “PLATINUM”Cutting at OnTrac located at 3665 NW 32nd Ave, Vancouver, WA  98660. Join the GVCC Ambassador team as we welcome our new member OnTrac with a PLATINUM ribbon cutting on Thursday August 24th with the ribbon cutting at 12:00 p.m. at their 3665 NW 32nd Ave location. Come welcome this new logistics and transportation business to Vancouver! See you at the celebration! WHAT IS A “PLATINUM” EVENT?: Platinum Ribbon Cuttings or Groundbreakings are a great way for a business to promote themselves to the community and to introduce their services and products to the GVCC membership. These events are packaged with multiple levels of promotion through our digital marketing channels, and are attended by our CEO, Board Members, and local dignitaries.

Friday August 25th 7:30-9:00 AM Join the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce for North County Networking located at Mill Creek Pub 1710 SW 9th Avenue, Battle Ground, WA 98604.  Join us for Speed Networking and a free breakfast provided by our sponsor. Bring plenty of business cards, Free to members and first-time guests.