Wednesday, May 29, 2019Seminar
Legal Risk Management for Business Owners
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Thursday, June 06, 2019Biz Networking Lunch
Networking Picnic & Cornhole Tourney
You're cordially invited to the Chamber's Networking Picnic presented by our Young Professional Group. In conjunction with the picnic, we will be hosting our 3rd Annual "Cornhole Tourney".
Join us for a BBQ Picnic and fun activities at Smokey Glen Farm; the YPG's want to say thank you for your support over the years and shed some insight into their future plans.
Day Events: 4:30 PM Registration4:45 PM All teams must be registered5:00 PM Tourney5:30 PM Dinner Served6:45 PM Cornhole Awards
Cornhole Tourney: Double Elimination Cash Payouts Soda, Beer & WineTournament begins at 5:00 PM.Roll up your sleeves and enjoy some delicious Smokey Glen BBQ.
ALL MEMBERS & GUESTS ARE INVITED TO THIS EVENT (no age limit). THE MORE THE MERRIER!
YPG Title Sponsors Evans Legacy Group at RE/MAX Realty GroupRehab 2 Perform
Thank You to Our Sponsors YPG Picnic Title Sponsors: M & T Bank & The Freedom CenterYPG Cornhole Tourney Sponsors: ADD YOUR NAME HERE
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable
Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 96 hours of the event. Thank you.
Monday, June 10, 2019Special Event
Business Listening Tour
Public Input Wanted 4Business: Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business
County Executive Marc Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz are embarking on a multi-pronged joint initiative: 4Business - Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business. The objective is to engage the local business community in a grassroots campaign to assist businesses to locate, grow and prosper in Montgomery County.
The first phase of 4Business is focused on the regulatory climate, including codes, the permitting process, licensing, inspections, and other issues. For those who can’t attend the hearings, comments can be submitted to 4Business@Montgomerycountymd.gov.
This is a great opportunity for our Chamber Members to provide input about what you need to succeed in your business and to share your experiences in locating and growing your businesses in Montgomery County.
Registration is not required, but appreciated. We would like to get an idea of how many GGCC members will be attending.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019Biz Networking Breakfast
BNBN: The Woodhouse Day Spa
Mix, mingle and network with Chamber members as you enjoy breakfast treats at this dynamic event. Start the day in a productive way with B2B networking in a professional and friendly setting.
Our networking breakfasts promote networking and member visibility by offering attendees the chance to introduce themselves. Our March breakfast is sponsored by The Woodhouse Day Spa Gaithersburg. Experience a tranquil, transformational environment that's both memorable and healthful. From beginning to end, their dedicated spa team ensures that your visit enhances your well-being; plus there will be networking!
GGCC Members are invited to gather and have their morning coffee, learn about them and of course NETWORK! Continental breakfast will be provided. Advance registration is requested.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019Committee Meeting
Events Committee Meeting
Friday, June 14, 2019Orientation Session
New Member Orientation
Make your membership work for you. Get the most out of our Partnership!
Learn how to maximize your Chamber membership and the benefits of the GGCC. Learn what the Chamber can do for you, how to get involved, meet the team, meet other new member partners, learn about programming & events, ways to volunteer and so much more! Come and discover the best way to get a return on investment.
All members are welcome, now matter how long ago you joined.
Advance registration is requested. Thank you.
Friday, June 14, 2019Committee Meeting
Golf Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 19, 2019Committee Meeting
Economic Development Committee Meeting
TOPIC: CITY OF GAITHERSBURG - ECONOMIC UPDATE
SPEAKER: Tom Lonergan, Economic Development Director
There are lots of exciting projects coming up in Gaithersburg. This is always a great session to get the full scoop on new opportunities in the City.
Montgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building
20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105
IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION - MUST HAVE PARKING PERMIT - Please contact the Chamber for pass.
Germantown Directions: From I-270 take 118 Germantown Road Exit East, then take the 1st street EAST of I-270, turn right on Goldenrod Lane, it is the first building on the left.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019Biz Networking After Five
5th Annual Explore Downtown Crown
More than a dozen restaurants make Downtown Crown a great dining destination, including GGCC Members: Asia Nine, Old Town Pour House, Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, and Ted's Montana Grill. We invite you to come & discover Downtown Crown and explore the above restaurants and Downtown Crown Wine & Beer at our fifth annual "Explore Downtown Crown", our version of a “bar crawl” on June 19. Rain or Shine. Thank you to our promotional partner RPAI.
This event is guaranteed to be a FUN FOR ALL!
Note: Please drink responsibly. Use Uber or take a taxi. Numbers will be provided.
#1: DOWNTOWN CROWN WINE & BEER (THIS IS THE FIRST STOP - GO HERE FIRST!) Drink Special: One FREE Beer - Light Summer PilsnerTime: 4-4:40 PM
#2: PALADAR (Meet out on the back patio) Appetizer: Cheese Bread & Lamb MeatballsDrink Special: $5 Margaritas, traditional & flavoredTime: 4:45-5:15 PM
#3: ASIA NINE (Meet in the bar) Appetizer: Fried wonton, Gyoza, & assorted sushiDrink Special: $5 Draft Beer & One-Night in Bangkok cocktailTime: 5:20-5:50 PM
#4: OLD TOWN POUR HOUSE (Meet in the bar) Appetizer: Buffalo Chicken Dip, Flatbread, & Pretzels with their signature cheese sauceDrink Special: $5 Bottlenectar, Flying Dog Under Dog, Union Anthem, & Dogfish SeaquenchTime: 6:00-6:25 PM
#5: TED'S MONTANA GRILL (Meet on the patio) Appetizer: Bison BurgersDrink Special: Happy Hour Pricing All Night!Time: 6:30-7:00 PM
for GGCC Members & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members: $30
Cancellation Policy: 60 hours. No refunds. Payment is due in advance. Thank you.
Thursday, June 20, 2019Committee Meeting
Membership Committee Meeting
Tuesday, June 25, 2019Biz Networking Lunch
Chamber Lunch: Asbury BBQ Picnic
You’re invited to a BBQ business lunch with event sponsors: Asbury Methodist Village, BrightView & Sodexo. This lunch is not like any other you have been to. There will be networking (OF COURSE), a BBQ, tours of Asbury and an opportunity to play bocce ball, shuffleboard, croquet and/or horseshoes.
This will be a fun, interactive networking event you won’t want to miss!! The event will be held rain or shine.
Please enter Asbury using the Odendhal Avenue entrance. The event will take place on the lawn behind the Hefner Community Center. The event will be held inside Hefner Community Center in case of rain. Special event signs will guide you to the location once you have entered the campus.
Registration: Event Cost: Members: $20.00 / Non-Members $40.00 .Advance registration required by June 20
Asbury Methodist Village / Hefner Community Center417 Russell AvenueEnter through Gatehouse301 Odendhal AvenueGaithersburg, MD 20877
Event Cost: Members: $20.00 / Non-Members $40.00
No refund policy if cancellation is made within 48 hours of the event.
Advance registration required by June 20
Wednesday, June 26, 2019Seminar
Marketing That Never Sleeps! Mastering Digital & Social Medi
Marketing That Never Sleeps! Mastering Digital & Social Media
Small businesses face a never-ending to-do list when it comes to launching a new product or company. Unfortunately, the task of developing a marketing strategy often falls to the bottom of the list. After all - you can't begin marketing until the product or company is launched, right? Wrong. Join the innovators at HighRock Group to learn a few practical marketing strategies you can implement right away for your next startup.
Saturday, June 29, 2019Special Event
Monday, July 01, 2019Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting: Dave & Buster's
You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Dave & Buster's RIO.
Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 9:30 AM.
Thursday, July 04, 2019GGCC Office Closed
Chamber Office Closed
Thursday, July 04, 2019Special Event
"Germantown Glory" Fireworks
Friday, July 05, 2019GGCC Office Closed
Tuesday, July 09, 2019Biz Networking After Five
YPG Group Social
We are true professionals working together to help each other grow and become the best version of ourselves.
Our Young Professionals Group has a variety of events to help you network and grow professionally. But our YPG Socials are fun & recreational events - no fuss, no formalities, no name tags - giving us a chance to bond and enjoy one another's company.
Our social outing is taking us Needwood Golf Course. MCG Golf will have instructors on site to give some quick lessons / pointers and games on the green. We will meet there at 4:30 PM. Cash bar. Complimentary appetizers provided by MCG Golf.
Advance registration is required.
GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)FIRST-TIME NON-MEMBERS: FREERETURNING NON-MEMBERS: $15 for Non-Members
Ages 21-40 Only Please
Wednesday, July 10, 2019Committee Meeting