Wednesday, July 01, 2020Special Event
Microsoft Teams 101 with ComTech Systems, Inc.
We know that
transitioning to working remotely can be tough. To help alleviate that pain, we
are offering a FREE webinar: Microsoft Teams 101.
This webinar will give you tips on how to keep your team connected while we are
physically apart. Microsoft Teams is a great resource for keeping productivity
levels high and encouraging collaboration during these trying times. We want to
ensure that you are getting the most out of your technology and resources.
During the webinar, we will walk you through all the basics of Microsoft Teams and how you can utilize it in your business. Be sure to bring any questions you have about Microsoft Teams and we'd be happy to assist! Reserve your spot today!
The event will take place via Webinar with advance registration online.
ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration link will be sent prior to the meeting.
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Wednesday, July 08, 2020Committee Meeting
Wednesday, July 08, 2020Biz Networking Breakfast
GGCC Couch Con!
Being at home on the couch, doesn’t mean we can’t get work done, or do some networking.
The harmony of body, mind, and spirit is critical for a healthier lifestyle. They combine traditional method with more modern methodologies to promote improvements in your physical and mental well-being. Come & discover acupuncture virtually!
As we collectively move through these strange and uncertain times, it’s sometime beneficial to go about our normal day. This is a professional virtual networking event. After all, the Chamber is all about building relationships and we want to continue the practice of providing networking opportunities to our members.
The ‘Couch Con’ event will take place via Zoom with advance registration online.
Format of the ‘Couch Con” webinar will include
The dynamics are rapidly changing and we want to let you know we are still here for you & want your business to grow & succeed.
ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the meeting.
NEW TO ZOOM? You will need to download Zoom at least 15-minutes prior to the start of the event. For directions, please visit: https://bit.ly/33O8LE1
Events Committee Meeting
Tuesday, July 14, 2020Committee Meeting
Golf Committee Conference Call
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: meetings are via Zoom unless an in-person meeting is necessary.
Interested in joining the committee? Contact Laura @ email@example.com.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020Committee Meeting
Economic Development Committee Meeting
SPEAKER: Maryland Comptroller, Peter Franchot
TOPIC: Status of the State's Budget. How are we doing given the health emergency and the economic crisis we are facing?
This is a great opportunity to talk with Comptroller Franchhot who has always been a great friend of the business community.
Thursday, July 16, 2020Committee Meeting
Membership Committee Meeting
Thursday, July 16, 2020Biz Networking Lunch
UNITED IN THE SEARCH OF A COVID-19 VACCINE
these unprecedented times, the biohealth industry is coming together to achieve
one shared goal: to beat COVID-19. And it is happening in our back yard.
Maryland & Montgomery County gradually lift the confinement measures, it is
clear that vaccine represents our best hope of moving out from under the shadow
of the coronavirus epidemic.
The Gaithersburg-Germantown, Clarksburg, & Poolesville Chambers of Commerce will host representatives from AstraZeneca to discuss how the pharmaceutical industry is working around the clock, at extraordinary speed to develop a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19. Doug Ryder, president, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital will moderate the discussion.
During the presentation, panelists from AstraZeneca will provide an overview of:
Join us for this relevant & timely topic.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020Biz Networking Breakfast
Join us for “Couch Con”, a virtual networking event from the comfort of your couch.
Thursday, July 23, 2020Special Event
Young Professionals at Lunch
Join the young professional group over lunch for casual conversation and good times.
Thank you to our YPG Title Sponsor Evans Legacy Group at RE/MAX Realty Group
Ages 21-40 only please. The event will take place via Zoom with advance registration online.
Friday, July 31, 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!
Wednesday, August 12, 2020Committee Meeting
Friday, August 28, 2020Special Event
25th Annual Virtual Public Safety Awards
The GGCC will honor local heroes from Public Safety personnel of the Upcounty for their courageous, life-saving actions at the 25th 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 on Friday, August 28 on ZOOM.
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 YOUTITLEPaul Davis Restoration and Remodeling
SHINiNG SiLVERHughes Network Systems
PUBLIC SAFETY AWARD SPONSORSGaithersburg Police FoundationHoly Cross HealthHughes Network SystemsJohns Hopkins University MCC
PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIAL SPONSORSAsbury Methodist VillageCartridge on WheelsCrown TrophyiPlanJohns Hopkins University MCCLeadership MarylandLerch, Early, Brewer, CharteredM&T BankRedFin Real EstateShady Grove Hospital
SPECIAL EVENT SPONSORS Bargain MoversCrown TrophyQuincy CFO
Advance registration required.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020Committee Meeting
Friday, September 11, 2020Special Event
30th Annual Business Golf Classic
Grow Your Business & Play Golf at the Same Time! The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber's Annual Business Golf Classic will be held on Friday, September 11 at Worthington Manor Golf Club with a 9:30 AM shotgun.
This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and the opportunity to network. Meet business owners, representatives and supporters of business as you complete your round. Incredible prizes, golf contests, food and drinks await you on this unique golf experience.
Sponsorships are now available and golfers are wanted. A Portion of the proceeds supports the Montgomery College Scholarship Fund.
Tournament Schedule:Driving Range Open: 8:00 amRegistration Begins: 8:00 amMassages: 8:00 amLunch: 11:30 amPutt*A*Rama: 9:15 amShotgun Start: 9:30 am|Awards: 4:00 pm
Add Your Name Here!
Golfer GiftTherrien Waddell, Inc.
Putt-A-RamaCaliber Home Loans
Beat the ProRandy Scritchfield and Associates
Wednesday, September 16, 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.
Thursday, September 17, 2020Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 06, 2020Special Event
Mega Mixer: EXPO
POSTPONED --- STAY TUNED
Let’s Make Your Business Bloom
Don't miss one of the best business development events of the
ENJOY FREE NETWORKING! FREE ADMISSION! AFTER HOURS EXPO!
“EXPO” combines the fellowship and fun of a normal Business
After Hours with all the buzz and excitement of a business trade expo. The 2nd Annual Business Expo will be a great way to view the
full spectrum of Chamber member businesses; while creating a stronger business
This event offers the business community an opportunity to network with local professionals, engage with exhibitors, and discover resources for business growth. It will showcase over 50 community businesses and allow for large-scale networking, as well an opportunity for new products and services to be introduced in the Upcounty. Attendees will enjoy free admission, free networking, entertainment, dozens of exhibitors, a variety of businesses, and more. B2B & B2C; plus restaurants & caterers, too!
The Expo is FREE to attend & network (advance registration requested). Food, beer and wine will be available, beginning at 5 p.m. Complimentary soft drinks. Public invited. Must be 21 years of age to enter.
We are thrilled to be at BlackRock Center for the Arts, the perfect place for our event. The layout enables our guests to meander, mix and mingle comfortably…while enjoying food and drinks. It’s a great way to view the full spectrum of Chamber member businesses and to see what’s new and exciting in the marketplace. Come explore our community and support our local businesses at this premier event.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS, PARTNERS, & EXHIBITORS
Premier SponsorM&T BankSavant Capital Management
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Refreshment SponsorShannon & Luchs Insurance Agency Inc.
Bag SponsorJK Moving
Media PartnersThe MoCo Show
ExhibitorsAuxilium TechnologyBella BalletBellina Events & ProductionBeltway Merchant ServicesChaza Specialty BakeryCongressional BankCrown TrophyDarnestown SmilesDavid Engel, TowerHill
RealtyEdward Jones - Eric AshmontGimmel, Weiman, Ersek, Blomberg, & Lewis, P.A.Good People Acupuncture
& WellnessGorman's Garments & GearMid-Atlantic FCUOperation Second ChancePatient FirstRoll by GoodyearSenior SmileShanco Companies, Inc.Silver DinerState Farm - VidmarSupporting StrategiesThe Abrams Group of RLAHTusculum Farm
Special Event Sponsor
Bargain MoversCrown TrophyQuincy CFO, LLC
SPONSORS: payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 96 hours of the event. | EXPO BOOTHS: a minimum of two weeks prior to the Expo date or booth may be given to the next party on the waiting list. Booth fee is fully refundable if cancellation occurs on or before April 3, 2020. No refunds will be issued after that date. | GOODIE BAG: must pay fee & have bags delivered to Chamber office 2 week prior to Expo date.
Friday, October 09, 2020Orientation Session