Happy New Year to Everyone!!!  I hope you find value in the is site and and I wish all a profitable New Year!!! 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-3 or PDF version Standard-6-Page-Events-List-3 last updated 1/6/2020. 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 kbtsolutions1@gmail.com.

This Week’s Events:

Monday Jan 20th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections no meeting today.

Wednesday Jan 22nd 11-1 PM Southwest Washington Contractors Association will have a Member Open House – enjoy some light refreshments and learn about your 401 K and Retro Member Benefits. located at 7017 NE Hwy 99, Suite 214, Vancouver, WA  98665. We will also be offering SWCA 101 – come learn how to better utilize your MemberZone account to connect with colleagues and publicize your events.

Upcoming Events:

Monday Jan 27th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will meet at Peace Health Memorial Fir Willow Room located at 3400 Main St Vancouver, WA 98660.  No-host lunch, for more info, visit www.facebook.com/groups/proconnections. Guest speaker will be Curtis Townsend – “Branding”

Tuesday Jan 28th 12-1:30 PM REVIN will have their monthly luncheon located at Black Bear Diner 1505 SE 164th Ave, Vancouver, Washington 98683. Join other real estate investors for their monthly luncheon.  The meetings are free and you can individually order off the menu for food.

Tuesday Jan 28th 2:30-4 PM Loving Them Forward will have a meeting at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl, Vancouver, Washington 98664. Spirituality and Mindfulness:Enhancing Caregiver Self Care. Beth Johnson, Spiritual Director and Interfaith Minister, will help the care partners of loved ones with dementia develop strategies of self care through mindfulness and spirituality. The meeting is free to attend.

Friday, January 31st 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM Join The Quarry Senior Living for The Great Gala located at 415 SE 177th Avenue   Vancouver, WA 98683. Save the date for our anniversary party with Libations, Hors d’oeuvresLive Music & Dancing. Featuring: Taska & The Party Band • Complimentary Valet Parking • RSVP Requested & no cost to attend contact Misty Blodgette to RSVP at MBlodgette@thequarryliving.net. 

Wednesday Feb 5th 7:30-9 AM The GVCC will have Leads & Needs: Downtown Vancouver – sponsored by Paul Montague Tax Preparation, LLC located at Beaches Restaurant & Bar 1919 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661. $5 | Member with pre-registration: $10 | Member at the door, $15 | Future-Member pre-registration, $20 | Future-Member at the door. Please join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce on the first Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Leads & Needs. Enjoy breakfast refreshments from our sponsor, with coffee and tea service provided by our fabulous hosts at Beaches. Be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business with a 15 second “elevator pitch.” Bring plenty of business cards, because we will then break out into groups to for speed networking that maximizes your time spent with us. You are sure to make new connections and strengthen existing ones at Leads & Needs. Pre-registration is appreciated when possible, as we begin promptly at 7:30 AM.

Thursday Feb 6th 11:30-1 PM The Battle Ground Chamber will have it’s monthly luncheon located at Battle Ground Community Center 912 E. Main Street, Battle Ground, WA 98604. $20 Members, $35 Non-members, $30 Members at the door, $45 Non-members at the door. Join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and Netrush for lunch and a workshop geared towards bringing your business to the online market. “It’s not just about now – it’s about the future”. Your business’s online presence matters. Whether you are a brick and mortar, a manufacturer, or a professional service provider, the need to bring your company into 2020 is paramount. Netrush offers companies the opportunity to join the ever-growing e-commerce market and provides you with the tools you need to maximize your visibility on online platforms. Please be sure to pre-register as registration will be closed two days prior to the date of the event. Lunch provided by: Simply Thyme Catering.

Thursday Feb 6th 7-10 PM The BIA will have Nothing but Networking Night at the Blazers.  The location will be the Moda Center: 1 N Center Ct St, Portland, OR 97227.  Sponsored by HAPO Community Credit Union. Join the BIA at the Portland Trail Blazers vs. the San Antonio Spurs game on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Tickets starting at $32.00. Tickets must be purchased online by Friday, January 10, 2020. Every ticket also comes with $10 voucher to be used on concessions or Rip City Clothing. A portion of ticket proceeds will also be donated back to the BIA. Visit the Rose Quarter Group Nights page and enter the promo code: BIA to order your tickets.

Friday Feb 7th 4-6 PM The Camas-Washougal Chamber will have a Free Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting at LUX Artistry Collective 217 NE 3rd Ave, Camas, Washington 98607. Join the Chamber for a Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting at 4 PM!

Friday Feb 21st 8-9 AM The EVBA will have EVBA February Morning Networking Event 2020. Chris Cline to speak regarding the SW WA 2020 Economic Forecast. Located at Riverview Community Bank
17205 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98683.