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Networking Opportunities

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Are you looking to increase your connections to colleagues and potential clients? 

We provide numerous opportunities to help you build your network, grow your business and achieve your goals. 

Let our friendly chamber help you develop professional contacts in our regional business community!

Please refer to the Event Page for upcoming networking opportunities. 

Monthly Events

*NC Connect provides opportunities to connect over conversations, coffee, and light breakfast fare in a casual setting. Typically meets the 1st Wednesday of each month from 8:30 - 9:30am. 

*Business Connection Lunch provides the opportunity to connect over lunch while hearing about various topics from a wide range of presenting speakers. Typically meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 11:30am - 1:15pm.

*Business After Hours provides fantastic opportunities to connect over conversations, cocktails, and beverages in a casual setting. Typically meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 4:30 - 6:30pm. 

Quarterly Events

*Women Empowered connects women from all different industries, to share experiences, brainstorm new initiatives, and increase connections.“Empowering One Woman at a Time”

*Member Breakfasts provides the opportunity to connect over breakfast while hearing about various topics. 

Annual Events
Our annual events offer opportunities to make new connections with business leaders. In February, our Annual Recognition Celebration provides an atmosphere for our Members and special guests to enjoy networking during the Celebration Hour, followed by the introduction of regional business leaders as the finalists and winners are recognized. Please refer to the Event Page listings for details on annual events.

The Referral Network®
The Referral Network® (TRN), a membership group within our Chamber, meeting once a week to build relationships and to grow through qualified referrals from trusted colleagues. Individual members of TRN have industry exclusivity in order to avoid conflict among members. To learn more, please visit the TRN page, or contact TRN President, Tom Shumaker, at

We encourage Chamber members to volunteer at our events, such as the Annual Golf Outing held in August. Volunteering provides an easy way to make connections! Contact the Chamber for current volunteer opportunities!

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