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Tuesday, June 25, 2019Biz Networking Lunch

Chamber Lunch: Asbury BBQ Picnic

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


When:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Asbury Methodist Village / Hefner Community Center
417 Russell Avenue

Enter through Gatehouse
301 Odendhal Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Registration:

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

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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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.

 

Register: https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/15513


When:
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Business Connect
Upcounty Regional Services Center
12900 Middlebrook Road
Germantown, MD 20874

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Saturday, June 29, 2019Special Event

SummerFest

SummerFest
City of Gaithersburg’s lively street festival, with multiple stages of live music, great food, and plenty of activities for kids, and now we’re keeping the fun going by capping off the evening with spectacular fireworks and an illuminating SummerGlo After Party.

When:
Saturday, June 29, 2019 5:00 PM thru 11:30 PM
Where:
Bohrer Park at Summitt Hall Farm
506 South Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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Monday, July 01, 2019Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Dave & Buster's

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. 


When:
Monday, July 01, 2019 9:15 AM thru 10:15 AM
Where:
Dave & Buster’s
9811 Washingtonian Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Registration:
Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura Rowles
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, July 04, 2019GGCC Office Closed

Chamber Office Closed

Chamber Office Closed

When:
Thursday, July 04, 2019 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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Thursday, July 04, 2019Special Event

"Germantown Glory" Fireworks

"Germantown Glory" Fireworks
Join Montgomery County Recreation's celebration of Independence Day.

The festivities kick off at 7 p.m. with live entertainment. Food vendor will be on-site. Free parking available on site.

Fireworks are scheduled for 9:15 p.m. Time is approximate and may change due to weather. Rain date for fireworks only is July 5.

When:
Thursday, July 04, 2019 7:00 PM thru 09:45 PM
Where:
SoccerPlex in the South Germantown Recreational Park
18041 Central Park Circle
Boyds

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Friday, July 05, 2019GGCC Office Closed

Chamber Office Closed

Chamber Office Closed

When:
Friday, July 05, 2019 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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Tuesday, July 09, 2019Biz Networking After Five

YPG Group Social

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.  


When:
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Needwood Golf Course
6724 Needwood Road, Derwood
 
Registration:

GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
FIRST-TIME NON-MEMBERS: FREE
RETURNING NON-MEMBERS: $15 for Non-Members

Ages 21-40 Only Please

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019Committee Meeting

SOHO

SOHO
"SOHO" is for GGCC Members who own and operate a "Small Office - Home Office". If you are a Member who works from home or in a very small office, please feel free to join us at the monthly “SOHO” Meeting.

Members - categorized as SOHO businesses - will provide support to one another. This is your business solutions roundtable! An opportunity to reach out to other like-minded SOHO business owners to share, grow, strengthen and expand your resources; all while "increasing the value of your business". Hope to see you there.

When:
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Launch Workplaces
9841 Washingtonian Blvd Suite 200
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:
Chelsea Selby
301.840.1400 x17
cselby@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019Committee Meeting

Events Committee Meeting

CANCELLED

When:
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:00 PM
Where:
CANCELLED
For More Info:
301.840.1400 x14

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Thursday, July 11, 2019Committee Meeting

Economic Development Committee Meeting

SPECIAL DATE AND TIME!

TOPIC: I-270 MONORAIL - Could this be the solution we've been waiting for? 

SPEAKER: Bob Eisinger, Principal, Promark Partners Come and learn about the proposed Monorail along I-270.

This could be a possible solution to our traffic woes.

 

All Chamber Members Welcome


When:
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

Montgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building

20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105

Germantown, MD  

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. 

For More Info:
Marilyn Balcombe
301.840.1400 x15
mbalcombe@ggchamber.org

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Friday, July 12, 2019Special Event

Public Safety Awards

Public Safety Awards

The GGCC will honor local heroes from Public Safety personnel of the Upcounty for their courageous, life-saving actions at the 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast.

 

We invite you to this time-honored tradition as we recognize the heroic deeds of our local law enforcement and fire-rescue workers at our Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 12 at 7:30am at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc., 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg.

 

These men and women go above and beyond the call of duty to serve our local community and we want them to know we appreciate them and their hard work.

 

SPONSORS * THANK YOU
TITLE
Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling


OFFICIAL GIFT SPONSORS 
Corner Bakery Cafe RIO
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Washington Spirit 


SHINING SILVER SPONSOR
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
Hughes Network Systems
M & T Bank
Rehab 2 Perform
SkyPoint Federal Credit Union
Therrien Waddell, Inc.
 
TABLE
Asbury Methodist Village
City of Gaithersburg
Gaithersburg Police Foundation
Holy Cross Health
Hughes Network Systems
Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus 
Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered
Rodgers Consulting, Inc.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIAL SPONSOR 
Anita Anderson
Cartridge on Wheels
Montgomery College Germantown Campus
RealPage, Inc.
 

OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Photo Loaf

  

When:
Friday, July 12, 2019 7:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc.
16 Chestnut Street
Heritage Building
Gaithersburg
Registration:
$40 Members & Guests (Early Bird $30 until May 24) | $60 Non-Members | $550 Shining Silver Sponsor | $300 Table Sponsor

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019Biz Networking After Five

After Five Mixer: iFLY

After Five Mixer: iFLY

JOIN US for what will be a memorable experience, full of wonderful food, drinks, good friends, good times and of course FANTASTIC networking. IFLY indoor skydiving is the simulation of true freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel. It’s where the dream of flight becomes a reality.

 

Can you fly at this mixer? Yes, iFLY is offering a reduced rate from $79 per flyer to $68. This special would include 2 flights each at 60 seconds per flight; all flight gear; pre and post flight briefings; 1 photo; 1 video per flyer and a complimentary High Flight ($10 value). Please note, due to July being their peak season, they need to cap the ‘flyer’ count at 12 flyers. No cap on networking attendees. They have plenty of space for spectators. Flyers must register by July 5th.

 

Business Network After Five Schedule

5:30: Check in, Networking

6:00: Introductions, and Announcements

6:30: Flight Reservation Time

7:00: Fly

7:30: Finish / Network

  

When:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
9400 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg
Registration:

GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership) NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40. Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 24 hours of the event. Thank you.

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, July 18, 2019Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting

All Chamber Members Welcome

When:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:00 AM
Where:
GGCC Office
910 Clopper Road
Suite 205 N
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:
301.840.1400 x17

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019Biz Networking Lunch

Chamber Lunch: Barking Mad Cafe

Chamber Lunch: Barking Mad Cafe

 

Please join us for lunch at Barking Mad Café. They are a premium independent coffee cafe & farm-to-table restaurant. You are going to have a fabulous lunch. Thank you to our event sponsor.

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to network and expand your business! Our target is the professional DMV community interested in expanding business opportunities, share leads and discuss current trends that will help you succeed and stay on top of your industry. Bring your elevator speech, your business cards, a smile and a desire to make the most out of our time together. Please share this event with your connections, clients, prospects, associates and friends.

 

Join us for lunch, advance registration required.

 

Cost: $20 Members & First-Time Non-Members / $40 Returning Non-Members.


When:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Barking Mad Café
239 Spectrum Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879 

Registration:

Cost: $20 Members & First-Time Non-Members / $40 Returning Non-Members.

 

Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 24 hours of the event. Thank you.  

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For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019Seminar

The Hiring Process…And After!

The Hiring Process…And After!
Whether you are hiring your first or your fiftieth employee, hiring anyone is an involved and arduous process. Picking the right person can determine the successful growth of your company. So, are you unsure of where to begin? Or do you have a Human Resources Department to protect your employees and your company? If not, join Nicole Orisme, PHR, SHRM-CP, President and CEO of NLH Contracting: Consulting and Recruiting as she discusses the employment process for small businesses. NLH Contracting consults small businesses on how improve their back-end operations to facilitate business growth.

Fee: $30
Register: https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/15521

When:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Business Connect
Upcounty Regional Services Center
12900 Middlebrook Road
Germantown MD 20874

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Tuesday, August 06, 2019Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Zen Leaf

Ribbon Cutting: Zen Leaf

You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Zen Leaf Dispensary.

Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 10:00 AM. 


When:
Tuesday, August 06, 2019 9:45 AM thru 10:45 AM
Where:
Zen Leaf Dispensary
13007 Wisteria Drive
Unit 28-29
Germantown
Registration:
Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura Rowles
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 07, 2019Biz Networking Breakfast

Morning Mixer: Holiday Inn Express

Morning Mixer: Holiday Inn Express

Mix, mingle and network with Chamber members as you enjoy breakfast treats at this dynamic event. Our networking breakfasts promote networking and member visibility by offering attendees the chance to introduce themselves.

 

Our March breakfast is sponsored by the Holiday Inn Express & Suites.

 

GGCC Members are invited to gather and have their morning coffee, learn about them and of course NETWORK! Advance registration is requested.

 

When:
Wednesday, August 07, 2019 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
20260 Goldenrod Lane
Germantown, MD 20876
Registration:

GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.

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For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019Seminar

Making the Most of Your Marketing Toolkit

Making the Most of Your Marketing Toolkit
Explore how to utilize a combination of marketing tools and technologies to save money and effectively communicate your brand message. Whether you're utilizing 3D, video, digital or print - how do you make the most of the tools you have? How do you ensure consistency without becoming stagnant? Learn how to develop a cohesive campaign while leveraging a wide variety of tools.

Cost: $30
Register: https://www.trumba.com/calendars/DED_events#/?i=3

When:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Business Connect
Upcounty Regional Services Center
12900 Middlebrook Road
Germantown, MD 20874

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019Biz Networking After Five

Joint Mixer with Frederick & Poolesville

Joint Mixer with Frederick & Poolesville
The Gaithersburg-Germantown, Frederick County & Poolesville Chambers are joining forces to bring its members together for an “Evening of Networking” at Madison Fields. Meet and greet our neighbors from the north while enjoying great food, drinks & networking too. Advance registration is required. See you there!

When:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Madison Fields
21355 Big Woods Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
Registration:
Free for Gaithersburg-Germantown, Frederick & Poolesville Chamber Members Only
 

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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