This website is a community service project for our community. 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: 

Thursday March 14th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Sterling Properties Real Estate Services 1010 Washington St,  Ste 260, Vancouver, WA  98660. Join the GVCC Ambassador Team for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating Sterling Properties Real Estate Services. They are a real estate management, brokerage and investment company involved in the oversight and ownership of properties in the Pacific Northwest. Don’t miss this fun evening of networking, meeting the friendly and knowledgeable staff, and touring their beautiful office. Ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Friday March 15th 9-10:30 AM Retirement Connections will have Senior Service Network (SSN-Clark) which is an open meeting for those serving seniors in Clark County. The meetings are coordinated by Retirement Connection, and there is no cost to attend. Location: Peace Health Medical Center – Health Education Center. Meeting Room: See Month For Specifics (please check the board upon arrival,  room assignments may change) Address: 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl – Vancouver WA (92nd & Mill Plain Ave) PARKING NOTES: Please park in the garage or in parking lot G on 92nd Ave. Please do not park in the spots marked for staff or physician parking.  Topic: Grief Speaker: Rae Trim – Chaplin on Awareness of Grief and Loss, Engaging the Grief, Being Present for Others that Grieve. Sponsor: Pacific Perks.

Friday March 15 9:30 – 11:30 AM Ronnie Noize will teach “How to Build Your Business with Networking” located at DIY Marketing Center (inside the GVCC), 1101 Broadway, Vancouver WA 98660. Hey, Ronnie Noize the Marketing Coach here: Did you know that I first built my coaching business with networking? And that I got first 29 clients in my first 42 days? Want to hear the whole story, the details, the strategy, the mistakes, and the lessons learned? You got it! I’m telling it all–exactly how I built my business from scratch. With almost no marketing budget. No prospect list. Just an idea, a phone, and a hankering to connect. Here’s what you’ll get in this training: The one strategy that I used to attract 29 new clients in 6 weeks, The three major lessons I learned in the process, Plus get special access to the very tools I created and used! $25 public, GVCC members: Use the “Friend” option with the code “networking” to register for $10 (regularly $25).

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday March 19th 10-11 AM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at CarMax 7005 NE 117th Ave, Vancouver, WA  98662. Join the GVCC Ambassador Team for the Grand Opening of CarMax.  You won’t want to miss meeting their awesome team and finding out how they can help you with all your car buying and selling needs! See you there! Ribbon cutting at 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday March 20th 7:30-9 AM The GVCC will have SW WA Leads and Needs located at Beaches Restaurant & Bar 1919 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661. 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 host, 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. $5/Member with pre-registration, $10/Member at the door.
$20/Non-Member. Bring a one time, non-member guest and you will BOTH get in free!

Wednesday March 20th 4-6 PM  You are invited to join the GVCC Ambassadors for the re-branding Grand Opening of First Sight Family Vision, (formerly known as Richardson Eye of Battle Ground) on Wednesday March 20th at 5:30 p.m. at 1710 SW 9th Ave Ste 112 in Battle Ground.  Drs Egbert and Gilbert have a passion for providing vision care for patients of all ages. Specializing in improving vision for little ones, they also love caring for America’s veterans and active military men and women. Their warm and caring hearts, mixed with a great sense of humor, truly makes this clinic your go to place for eyecare! See you at the party! Ribbon Cutting at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday March 20th 5:30-8:30 WEO Meeting at Club Green Meadows 7703 Northeast 72nd Drive, Vancouver, WA 98661. The Women Entrepreneurs Organization of SW Washington offers a delightful evening of connection, education, and support for women entrepreneurs and executives. You own your own business, but at WEO you are not alone in your business. Key Note Speaker Tammi Brannan – Owner of Blueprint Process. Her topic is “Moving the Needle on Your Business”. We are all guilty of setting big goals at the start of the year and ending the year short of those goals. What if we could hit those goals? What difference would that make? For most of us it would tranformational for our business and personal life. That’s what the Blueprint Process does for entrepreneurs. We would like to thank our meeting Sponsors: Simply Thyme Catering. To register for the event Tickets!

Thursday March 21st 4-6 PM Join the GVCC “Red Coats” for the Grand Opening and Free Ribbon cutting ceremony of the beautiful Beyond The Veil Bridal on Thursday March 21st at 4:30 p.m. at their Vancouver Mall location, Suite 227. A Bride’s Paradise! This will be your one-stop wedding shop for all things bridal and everything formal. Don’t miss this elegant evening of networking, and enjoying this unique treasure in Vancouver! See you there! Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Friday April 19th 8-9 AM the EVBA will have our Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Kickoff event at Camas Meadows! EVBA April Morning Networking Event & Golf Tournament Sponsor Breakfast 2019. Held at Camas Meadows 4105 NW Camas Meadows Dr, Vancouver, WA 98607. Register for this event at RSVP.