Welcome to Vancouver’s Networking Website, 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 kthomas@almeainsurance.com.

This Week’s Events:

Monday Feb 27th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will be meeting at Worksource 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 Ron Cooper with Isogenix “Are You Toxic?”

Tuesday Feb 28th 12-1:30 PM The (REVIN) Real Estate Vancouver Investors Network will meet. The meetings are free and open to all for people interested in Real Estate needs. The meeting will be at Gobi Mongolian Grill located at 14387 SE Mill Plain, Vancouver WA 98684. This group is always looking for speakers to present on Real Estate Investing related topics.

Tuesday March 28th 4-6 PM the GVCC will have Mardi Gras After Hours located at 2410 NE 112th Ave 3rd Floor Merwin Cottage Vancouver, WA 98684. We’ll come together to honor the Senior Placement Agents in Clark County, and network with area professionals. The best part is it’s MARDI GRAS! Come wearing your gold, purple and green. We’ll provide the beads, feathers and food/beverages! Free Admission.

Wednesday March 1st 7:30-9:00 AM SW Washington Leads and Needs – Sponsored by Reid Business Services. Located at Beaches Restaurant & Bar 1919 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661. $5/Member $10/non-member (bring a one-time, non-member guest and you both get in free).  Check in at 7:15 am at Beaches Restaurant & Bar.  Coffee, tea and juice service provided by Beaches Restaurant and Bar. Light breakfast refreshment provided by the sponsor.

Wednesday March 1st 9:10-9:30 AM The GVCC will have a Ribbon Cutting for the Arthritis Foundation. Join the GVCC Ambassador Team as we welcome our newest member, the Arthritis Foundation from Portland! We will be hosting a ribbon cutting immediately following the Leads and Needs meeting at Beaches on Wednesday March 1st at 9:10 a.m. See you then for a fun morning of networking and celebration!

Wednesday March 1st 12-1:00 The Networking Lunch and Learn at City Bible Church.  Come network with other and have a Free Lunch Sponsored by James and Carolyn Kimball.  The church is located at 14311 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98684. There is a video by John Maxwell and a discussion to follow.  Each person gets to introduce themselves to each other and is a no cost event. 

Thursday March 2nd 11:30-1:00 The Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce will have their General Membership Meeting. Located at Cedars on Salmon Creek 15001 NE 181st St., Brush Prairie, WA 98606. All members are invited to join us at Cedars on Salmon Creek from 11:30am to 1:00pm for catching up, learning what’s new and overall affirmation of our sense of community. Spotlight Host: Paul Montague Tax Preparation, LLC. Fees/Admission: Pre-registered Members – $17, Non-members – $20, At the Door – $20.

Thursday March 2nd 4-6 PM the BIA will have Nothing But Networking located at Camas Meadows. Your quarterly opportunity to visit with fellow BIA members, mingle and experience Camas Meadows’ new menu! This is a free event.

Saturday March 4th 11-11:45 The GVCC will have a Ribbon Cutting at Clark County Historical Museum
located at 1511 Main Street, Vancouver, WA  98660. Join the GVCC Ambassador “Red Coats” on Saturday March 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. as we celebrate the Clark County Historical Museum’s 100th Anniversary! Light refreshments will be served and the galleries will be open for the ribbon cutting ceremony and Open House event. We encourage all in the community to attend this Historic occasion! 1511 Main Street.

Up Coming Events:

Monday March 6th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will be meeting at Worksource 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 Ken Brock – Co Founder of Teamship ~ “Burning bright VS Burning Out –  Combating Workplace Burnout”.

Tuesday March 7th 10-11 AM the GVCC will have a PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting at Cafe Yumm! Cascade Park Plaza 305 SE Chkalov Dr Suite 128, Vancouver, WA  98683. Join the GVCC Ambassador team as we celebrate the Grand Opening PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting at Cafe Yumm!, located at 305 SE Chkalov Dr Suite 128, on Tuesday, March 7th at 10:30 a.m.  Come and help us welcome this restaurant to Cascade Park, boasting a drive-thru as well as indoor and outdoor dining options! They will be sharing their fresh, organic foods for us to enjoy. Ribbon Cutting at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday March 9th 5-6:30 PM The EVBA will be meeting at Summit Mortgage located at 13115 NE 4th Street #160, Vancouver, WA 98684. Come network with other business professionals and bring lots of cards.  Cost for Members is $5.00 and non members $10.00.

Friday March 10th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Ribbon Cutting at Prime Fighting LLC located at Clark County Fairgrounds 17402 NE Delfel Rd  Hall C,  Ridgefield, WA  98642. Join the GVCC Ambassadors for a unique and fun ribbon cutting as the Prime Fighting weigh ins take place on Friday March 10th at 4:30 p.m. Open house from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Clark County Fairgrounds 17402 NE Delfel Rd Hall C Ridgefield, Wa. Tickets will be available for purchase for Prime Fighting 9. It will be a fun party before the big fight on Saturday March 11th.  See you there for this extra special event! Ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m.