Wednesday, February 19, 2020Committee Meeting
Economic Development Committee Meeting
TOPIC: The Importance of BioScience in Montgomery County
SPEAKERS: Rich Bendis, President & CEO of BioHealth Innovation and Brad Stewart, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
This is a great opportunity to visit the brand new Biomedical Science and Engineering Building at Universtities at Shady Grove and to learn more about the bioscience industry in Montgomery County.
All Chamber Members Welcome
Universities at Shady Grove
Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE)
Room 5115 (BSE Boardroom)
9631 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville
IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION - Visitors to campus can park in the Traville Gateway Garage (take a ticket when you enter, pay when you leave) or in surface Lot 2 next to the BSE (pay by parking spot # IN ADVANCE - transportation services will ticket).
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Thursday, February 20, 2020Committee Meeting
Membership Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 25, 2020Expo
Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals
Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals – Meet Your Financial Goals in 2020!
Start 2020 on a high note and learn all the essentials of personal finance. This series is geared toward nonprofit professionals who often sacrifice the well-being of their finances for the good of their organizations. Nonprofit Village & the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber. alongside M&T Bank want to help you get smarter about how you save and spend your money so you have the financial freedom to live your life how you want to.
This series is for all ages and stages of life. Whether you just graduated college or are approaching retirement each session will provide you relevant and actionable knowledge that can be applied to any financial situation. This is a free program for nonprofit professionals. This series is meant to be taken as a whole. Only sign up if you intend to attend all four sessions.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020Biz Networking After Five
YPG Group Happy Hour
Come join us on February 26 at the Silver Diner and discover how you can further your career and strengthen your professional image at our Young Professionals Happy Hour! This will be a fun event with a cocktail making class.
You're guaranteed to make new friends, secure new clients, and learn more about what the GGCC has to offer. Along with great drink specials, enjoy appetizing lite bites for the duration of the event.
We will meet there at 4:30 PM. Cash bar. Ages 21-40 only please.
GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)FIRST-TIME NON-MEMBERS: FREERETURNING NON-MEMBERS: $15 for Non-Members
Ages 21-40 Only Please
Friday, February 28, 2020Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting: Couture Bridal of Maryland
You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of Couture Bridal of Maryland's newest location!
Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 2:15 PM. Refreshments & tours will be provided after the cutting.
Friday, March 06, 2020Orientation Session
Chamber 101: 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.
Special thanks to the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg for sponsoring this session!
Monday, March 09, 2020Expo
Ireland Trip Information Session
Come & discover how you can experience the "Best of Ireland" in seven fun-filled days. Ireland has much to offer everyone. From storybook castles to magnificent gardens, wide open spaces to the bustle of international cities, breathtaking natural scenery to man-made megalithic structures, Ireland opens her arms and welcomes you.
Inclusions:Airline Fuel surcharges, taxes & fees7 nights first class motel10 meals (7B, 3D)Sightseeing per itineraryAdmissions per itineraryProfessional tour managerBaggage handlingHotel transfers
Highlights:7 nights at 4 star hotelsMuckrose HouseCliffs of MoherSt. Patrick's CathedralWicklow National ParkAdare VillageBlarney CastleTrinity CollegeBook of KellsOld James Whiskey Distillery
Important Dates & Pricing:Departs October 14, 2020Only $2999 if booked by March 31, 2020 Rate after is $3099
Please contact us for more information at 301.840.1400
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Committee Meeting
Events Committee Meeting
Thursday, March 12, 2020Special Event
"The Rules of the Road to Investing' Workshop
Join Eric Ashmont, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, as you explore how you can move toward your financial goals with the "10 Rules of the Road to Investing"
These rules will help you learn the fundamental concepts of investing and potential strategies to help build wealth. It's great for anyone who is new to investing or simply would like a refresher.
Coffee & bagels will be provided. Advance registration is requested.
Friday, March 13, 2020Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting: Good People Acupuncture & Wellness
You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of Good People Acupuncture & Wellness!
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Committee Meeting
Montgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building (Goldenrod Bldg)
20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105
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.
IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION - MUST HAVE PARKING PERMIT - Please contact the Chamber for pass.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Biz Networking After Five
After Five Mixer: Bringin' In the Green
"Luck of the Irish" Networking Edition | NETWORKING + COCKTAILS = GREAT TIME
We're "LUCKY" to have you! Let's celebrate that by building those relationships, so you can bring in the green.
Come network with us at Rehab 2 Perform & discover "lucky" ways to avoid injury so you can keep on doing what makes you magically terrific.
Bring your business cards, a smile and desire to make the most out of our time together at R2P. There will be delicious food, drinks, networking and more. Don't miss out on this Saint Patrick's Day networking event.
Business Networking After Five is just one of the monthly networking events provided by the Chamber. The event gives Chamber members an opportunity to meet informally at local business establishments, to visit and share ideas and opinions, socialize, make business contacts, meet new people, and learn more about their host’s business.All Chamber members are invited and encouraged to bring their business cards to network with other members. There will be beverages and hors d’oeuvres to enjoy.
Thursday, March 19, 2020Committee Meeting
Tuesday, March 24, 2020Expo
Wednesday, March 25, 2020Biz Networking Lunch
Chamber Lunch: Dave & Buster's
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.
Dave & Buster's9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Suite H1Gaithersburg
Cost: $20 Members & First-Time Non-Members / $40 Returning Non-Members.
Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 36 hours of the event. Thank you.
Thursday, March 26, 2020Biz Networking After Five
YPG Group Speed Networking
Come join us on March 26 at Holiday Inn Harvest Plates & Pints and discover how you can further your career and strengthen your professional image at our Young Professionals Happy Hour!
The feature of this event is Speed Networking! Participants will be paired for roughly two minutes to get to know each other, exchange contact information, & find a takeaway they'll remember about the other person. Polish those 30-second infomercials & grab the business cards.
Appetizers sponsored by Holiday Inn Gaithersburg. Cash bar. Advance registration is required please.
Thank you to our YPG Title Sponsors Evans Legacy Group at RE/MAX Realty Group.
This event is free for YPG Members of participating Chambers. Please help us spread the word and tell those you work with ages 21-40 about our exciting Young Professionals event.
Holiday InnHarvest Pints & Plates2 Montgomery Village AvenueGaithersburg
Friday, March 27, 2020Committee Meeting
Golf Committee Meeting
Bring your mojo & come help us plan the Annual Business Golf Classic! Each September, nearly 100 decision makers and business professionals enjoy a day away from the office by participating in the GGCC's Annual Business Golf Classic. Teeing off September 11, 2020.
This day of networking and competitive fun is a much anticipated event each year. You don't need to golf to be a part of this fabulous committee. If you enjoy planning special events, helping to secure sponsors, door prizes and becoming involved in the marketing and promotion of the event - then join us.
We hope you will join us in planning this terrific outing and we will see you in September as a sponsor and /or player and be a part of this year’s Business Golf Classic.
All GGCC Members are welcome.
FYI: our first meeting is in-person and then all additional meetings are via conference call unless an in-person meeting is necessary.
Interested in joining the committee? Contact Laura @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020Committee Meeting