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  • NETWORKING  WITH   NOVATO

  • Networking is one of the most powerful tools in business. The Novato Chamber of Commerce proudly offers you five regularly networking events. Each event occurs on a unique day of the week and event occur at various times to ensure that they can fit into your busy schedules. On top of being priceless for the business, these networking events allow businesses to to grow and develop within this great community by engaging local business leaders and their networks. Whether you enjoy networking in the evening, morning or at high-noon, the Novato Chamber of Commerce understands how important it is for you and your business to reach out and meet new faces and potential clients.

  • Noontime Networking Noontime Networking

    N.N
    Noontime Networking
     
    Lunch Time Networking, Growing and Connecting
    the Novato Chamber of Commerce

    1st & 3rd Thursdays of the Month 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm* 
    *Winter Dates, starting in January we will return to the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month


    All businesses and organizations are WELCOME!
    Bring plenty of business cards & your name tag, and follow our emails to stay up-to-date with discussion topics


    GOAL

    To promote networking among Novato Chamber of Commerce (NCOC) members and prospective members at a lunch-time setting, showcasing.

    COST

    Novato Chamber Member:              $20
    Covers Drinks & Meal

    Non-Chamber Members:                   $20*
    *Nonmembers may only attend Noontime Networking twice as guests, please discuss further attendance or membership with Carrie Scrimshire 

    Carrie Scrimshire, VP Member Relations
    carrie@novatochamber.com
    415.897.1164

    HOST & LOCATION

    Bay Club - StoneTree
    9 Stone Tree Lane – Novato (Black Point)
    $20 for drinks, meal, and locatio

    AGENDA

    12:00 – 12:15 pm
    Members arrive; network and exchange information 
    12:15 – 12:25 pm
    Ice-Breaker Question and Introduction of Speaker
    12:25 – 12:45 pm
    Guest Speaker Presents, Q&A
    12:45 – 1:00 pm
    Fun Networking Question & Announcements

    NEED MORE INFORMATION?


    Please contact Carrie Scrimshire if you have any additional questions regarding NN or your membership with the Novato Chamber of Commerce, or if you are curious about our other Networking Sessions or Business Seminars.

      
    Carrie Scrimshire
    Vice President, Member Relations
    807 DeLong Avenue
    Novato, CA 94945

    Carrie@NovatoChamber.com
    415.897.1164

     

     

     

     

    Wednesday Ideas & Networking Wednesday Ideas & Networking

    W.I.N
    Wednesday’s Ideas & Networking

    Your weekly morning networking group; provided by
    The Novato Chamber of Commerce

    EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING
    7:45 am  -  8:45 am 


    All businesses and organizations are WELCOME!
    Bring plenty of business cards & your name tag!


    GOAL

    To promote networking among Novato Chamber of Commerce (NCOC) members and prospective members at an early morning meeting time.

     
    COST

    Novato Chamber Member:               Free
    Non-Chamber Members:                   Free*

    *Non-members may only attend two WIN meetings, continuous participation in WIN requires membership with the Novato Chamber of Commerce. Contact Carrie Scrimshire, VP Member Relations for more information 

    Carrie Scrimshire, VP Member Relations
    carrie@novatochamber.com
    415.897.1164
     

    HOST & LOCATION

    Atria Tamalpais Creek
    853 Tamalpais Avenue - Novato
    Complimentary Continental Breakfast Included

    AGENDA

    7:45 – 8:00 am
    Members arrive; pre-meeting networking
    8:00 - 8:30 am
    Meeting begins; group participation
    8:30 - 8:45 am
    Post meeting networking
     

    NEED MORE INFORMATION?


    Please contact Carrie Scrimshire if you have any additional questions regarding WIN or your membership with the Novato Chamber of Commerce, or if you are curious about our other Networking Sessions or Business Seminars.

      
    Carrie Scrimshire
    Vice President, Member Relations
    807 DeLong Avenue
    Novato, CA 94945

    Carrie@NovatoChamber.com
    415.897.1164

    Women in Business Women in Business

    W.I.B
    Women in Business
     
    An evening of networking and learning about resources to help your business grow and succeed
    The Novato Chamber of Commerce

    Last Monday of Each Month
    *No WIB during the month of December* Happy New Year


    All businesses and organizations are WELCOME!
    Bring plenty of business cards & your name tag, and follow our emails to stay up-to-date with discussion topics


    GOAL

    To promote networking, business growth and the learning of new skills for members of our community.  among Novato Chamber of Commerce (NCOC) members and prospective members at a lunch-time setting, showcasing.

    COST

    All Guests:      $10
    covers price of location, appetizers & drinks

     

    HOST & LOCATION

    Each week our host and guest speaker change.
    All of the upcoming speakers, and locations can be found in the Novato Chamber's Calendar Section

    AGENDA

    5:30 - 6:00 pm
    Arrive, network, cocktail social
    6:00 - 6:30 pm
    Speaker and Series Open Up
    6:30 - 6:45 pm
    Q & A further networking, topic discussions
     

    NEED MORE INFORMATION?


    Please contact Carrie Scrimshire if you have any additional questions regarding WIB or your membership with the Novato Chamber of Commerce, or if you are curious about our other Networking Sessions or Business Seminars.

      
    Carrie Scrimshire
    Vice President, Member Relations
    807 DeLong Avenue
    Novato, CA 94945

    Carrie@NovatoChamber.com
    415.897.1164

     

     

     

    Monthly Mixers Monthly Mixers

    M.X
    Monthly Mixers
     
    A Monthly Gathering Showcasing the Very Best Novato’s Businesses have to offer
    the Novato Chamber of Commerce

    3rd Thursday of the EVERY Month


    All businesses and organizations are WELCOME!
    Bring plenty of business cards & your name tag, and follow our emails to stay up-to-date with discussion topics


    GOAL

    To showcase a particular business, who plays host to the Novato Chamber of Commerce and its network for an evening of casual networking, socializing and growth. 

    COST

    Novato Chamber Member:              FREE

    Non-Chamber Members:                   FREE

    Guests are permitted to attend two Chamber Mixers, and are recognized for their attendance. If you wish to attend more mixers please contact Carrie Scrimshire. 

    Carrie Scrimshire, VP Member Relations
    carrie@novatochamber.com
    415.897.1164
     

    HOST & LOCATION

    Host Changes Monthly
    Mixers are ALWAYS the 3rd Thursday of the Month from 5:30 – 7:00 pm
     
     

    AGENDA

    5:30 – 6:15 pm
    Members arrive; network and exchange information 
    6:15 – 6:30 pm
    Chamber Representative Thanks the host and Host speaks about their business
    6:30 – 6:45 pm
    Host and Chamber Hold Raffle Drawing and 50:50 Raffle
    6:45 – 7:00 pm
    Fun Networking & Announcements
     

    NEED MORE INFORMATION?


    Please contact Carrie Scrimshire if you have any additional questions regarding MX or your membership with the Novato Chamber of Commerce, or if you are curious about our other Networking Sessions or Business Seminars.

      
    Carrie Scrimshire
    Vice President, Member Relations
    807 DeLong Avenue
    Novato, CA 94945

    Carrie@NovatoChamber.com
    415.897.1164

    Ribbon Cuttings Ribbon Cuttings

    R.C
    Ribbon Cuttings & Welcomes
     
    A Warm Welcoming to New Businesses, New Members and their Network
    the Novato Chamber of Commerce

    Unpredictable (view calendar slide to the left for upcoming Ribbon Cuttings)


    All businesses and organizations are WELCOME!
    Bring plenty of business cards & your name tag, and follow our emails to stay up-to-date with discussion topics


    GOAL

    To welcome new businesses and members to the Novato Chamber of Commerce and share each other’s networks, community insights, and help each other grow our businesses.

    COST

    Novato Chamber Member:              FREE

    Non-Chamber Members:                   FREE

     

    HOST & LOCATION

    Host Changes Regularly
    Each member is entitled to a Chamber hosted Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
    Typically they occur 5:30 – 6:30 pm  
     
     

    AGENDA

    5:30 – 6:00 pm
    People Arrive and exchange information 
    6:15 – 6:25 pm
    Business Owner speaks about the business, their story, and what a “good referral” for them looks like
    6:30 pm
    Chamber Ambassadors, staff and others set up Ribbon Cutting Ceremonry
    Group Poses (with the ribbon and giant scissors in place)
    CUT THAT RIBBON!

     

    NEED MORE INFORMATION?


    Please contact Carrie Scrimshire if you have any additional questions regarding RC or your membership with the Novato Chamber of Commerce, or if you are curious about our other Networking Sessions or Business Seminars.

    If you are interested in hosting your own RC, please contact Christina Niles at the Novato Chamber of Commerce

    Carrie Scrimshire
    Vice President, Member Relations
    Carrie@NovatoChamber.com


    Christina Niles
    Event Coordinator
    Christina@NovatoChamber.com

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