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Welcome to Vancouver’s Networking Website, 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 or PDF version Standard 6 page list PDF last updated 10/19/2018. 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

This Week’s Events: 

Tuesday Jan 22nd 5-7 PM The GVCC will have Business After Hours at The Hudson Building located at 101 E 6th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660. Join us at our first Business After Hours of 2019 at The Hudson Building, sponsored by Killian Pacific and Columbia Bank. On Tuesday, January 22nd, we will meet you there to celebrate a lively evening of networking. We encourage you to explore the building while meeting with our hosts Columbia Bank and Killian Pacific as they introduce you to their organizations…and if you stick around until 6:30 pm you could be the winner of an awesome door prize! Food will be available, catered by our local Nom Nom Restaurant and Grill. Enjoy food, drinks, prizes and great company. Our monthly “Business After Hours” events 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 and we will give you a warm introduction. Please RSVP. $10 members; $40 non-members.

Tuesday Jan 22nd 3:30-5 PM Local Connections for Camas/Washougal will meet at Salud! Wine located at 224 NE 3rd Ave, Camas WA 98607 in Downtown Camas. Please RSVP by 1/18/19 if possible to Ken at  This meet is free to attend. Bring cards and network with other area businesses.

Tuesday Jan 22nd 6-8:30 PM The Mom-Owned Businesses will meet at 38° Below located at 4986, 15 East Main Street, Battle Ground, WA 98604. A monthly Meetup for Mom-Owned Businesses. Networking events focused on relationship building in a safe, casual yet powerful environment. If you own a business, if you identify as a MOM, and if you want to grow personally and professionally- join us. All Meetups in any chapter are free for alliance members. Guests pay just $10 if you register in advance* or $15 at the door. Cards only- cash is not accepted. Bring a raffle prize valued at $20+ for a chance to have a 30 second commercial in front of the group. Learn more about The MOB at Email for more information.

Thursday Jan 24th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Opsahl Dawson, PS located at 7701 NE Greenwood Dr, Suite 200, Vancouver, WA  98662. Join the GVCC Ambassador Team as we celebrate the PLATINUM GRAND OPENING of Opsahl Dawson at their new offices.  Their Certified Public Accountants work with Vancouver and Portland metro area businesses of all sizes, from sole proprietorship’s to growing corporations. This will be a fun filled evening of networking, amazing food, delicious drinks and a tour of this state-of-the-art facility. See you soon at this special party. Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday Jan 24th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at RE/MAX Equity Group 7701 NE Greenwood, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA  98662. Join the GVCC “Red Coats” as we celebrate the Grand Opening of RE/MAX Equity Group at their new location.  RE/MAX features the latest property listing for homes for sale in Vancouver! Contact them today at 360.882.6000. Come and tour their beautiful new offices and enjoy great networking, fabulous food and drinks, and prize give away! See you at the party! Open House 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. GOLD LEVEL Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday Feb 5th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Minuteman Press located at 7415 NE Hwy 99, Suite 103, Vancouver, WA  98665. Join us for the GRAND OPENING of Minuteman Press on Tuesday February 5, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at their new 7415 NE Hwy. 99 Suite 103 location! Come partner with this amazing new facility for all your design, printing and marketing needs. This will be an evening of fun networking, great appetizers and delicious beverages, so be sure to save the date! See you there! Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday Feb 6th 7:30-9:00 AM the GVCC will meet at Beaches for SW WA Leads & Needs sponsored by Gateway Mortgage Group.  Please join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce on the first and third Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Southwest Washington Leads & Needs. Enjoy breakfast 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 for speed networking that maximizes your time spent with us. You are sure to make new connections and strengthen existing ones at SW WA Leads & Needs. Pre-registration is appreciated when possible, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. Bring a one time, non-member guest and you will BOTH get in free! $5/Member with pre-registration, $10/Member at the door. $20/Non-Member.

Wednesday Feb 13th 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have SW WA Leads & Needs: North County Edition – Sponsored by Pain Relief Partners.   Located at Mill Creek Pub 1710 SW 9th Ave #101
Battle Ground, WA 98604. Please join the Battle Ground and Greater Vancouver Chambers of Commerce on the second Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Southwest Washington Leads & Needs: North County Edition. On February 13th, our hosts are Pain Relief Partners, a non-narcotic pain relief clinic located in Vancouver, Washington. They work to relieve pain and reduce narcotic dependency within our community, specializing in: stem cell treatments, joint pain, neuropathy treatment, muscular pain, chronic pain, acute pain, spinal decompression, photobimodulation laser treatment, and chiropractic care. Enjoy breakfast and refreshments from our breakfast sponsor JRT Mechanical, at Mill Creek Pub. 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 SW WA Leads & Needs: North County Edition. Pre-registration is appreciated, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.

Friday March 1st 5-10 PM Rocksolid Community Teen Center will have their Annual Lucky Shamrock Auction.  Join us for a fun evening of supporting Rocksolid Community Teen Center and the youth in our community! The night will include dinner catered by Warehouse 23, the Silent/Live Auction, Entertainment and Photo Booth. Rocksolid’s Annual Lucky Shamrock Auction will be held on  Friday March 1st, 2018 from 5-10pm at Warehouse 23. For Questions, please contact Executive Director Marcy Sprecher at 885-2181 or email