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Chamber Chatter Connections & Events Details

Upcoming Chamber Chatter Connections
Ribbon Cuttings and Celebrations
Events Details

Chamber Chatter ConnectionsChamber Chatter Connections:

A Chamber Chatter Connections is an excellent opportunity to network with other businesses from the area. This event is sponsored by the North Tampa Chamber and hosted by chamber businesses. Only North Tampa Chamber members are eligible to host or co-host, but the event is Open to the Public! Chamber Chatter Connections are scheduled on days when there is no other planned chamber event. If you don't have a location that is suitable for an event such as this or would just like to share expenses and responsibilities, consider co-hosting with another member and share in the costs and the results!

Chamber Chatter Connections can be a "Coffee Connection" in the morning (usually from 7:30am to 9:00am) or an "After Hours Mixer" in the evening (usually from 5:30pm to 7:00pm). Hours may vary due to the preference of the member hosting the event. If you are a member and would like to schedule an event, contact the chamber office at info@northtampachamber.com or 813-961-2420 to confirm dates, times and to request a co-host if desired.

Chamber Chatter ConnectionsThere is no cost to the attendees, but reservations are encouraged. The host(s) provides refreshments appropriate for the time of day. All attendees have the opportunity to network with each other. The member(s) hosting has the added opportunity to spotlight their business in more detail to the entire group and to offer mini tours of their location or samples of services/products. These events give others an opportunity to see what the host business does and how well they do it! The host(s) receives copies of sign-in sheets and business cards of attendees to make future contacts with their guests.

Don't forget, as an attendee, to bring your Business Cards to give to those with whom you would like to make future contact. There will be NO display table, but you may hand out your Brochures and/or Promotional items if you wish.

Consider donating an item for the drawing. You will be recognized for your donation and it is a great opportunity to promote your business. All donated items are appreciated.

Please Join US in enjoying the HOSPITALITY OF THE HOST while having FUN and RELATIONSHIP BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES with the host and other attendees.

UPCOMING CHAMBER CHATTER CONNECTIONS

SEPTEMBER 2015:

Tuesday, September 15: CCC "Coffee Connection" 7:30-9:00 am, hosted by Gracie Tampa PAC MMA, 4244 West Waters Ave, Tampa 33614. Co-Hosted by: Caspers Company - McDonald's Restaurants. Full hot breakfast buffet provided by McDonald's. Open to the public - No cost to attendees. RSVP to Stephanie Burke S.Burke.GraciePAC@gmail.com or 727-215-2282.

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Tuesday, September 22: CCC "After Hours Mixer" 5:30-7:00 pm, hosted by Brookdale Northdale, 3401 W Bearss Av, Tampa 33618. Join us for Coffee and Dessert - Tours of the community available - Open to the public - No cost to attendees. RSVP to Rita Toner at rita.toner@brookdale.com or 813-961-1044.

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OCTOBER 2015:

Tuesday, October 13: CCC "After Hours Mixer" 5:30 pm, hosted by Miller's Tampa Ale House Restaurant, 14803 N Dale Mabry, Tampa 33618. Refreshments to include One Free drink ticket (up to $2.95 in value). Open to the public - No cost to attendees. RSVP to Kelley Flynn at kelley.flynn2@aol.com or 813-502-9581.

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Tuesday, October 20: CCC "After Hours Mixer" 5:30-7:00 pm, hosted by Brookdale Carrollwood, 13550 S. Village Dr, Tampa 33618. Refreshments provided - Tours will be available - Open to the public - No cost to attendees. RSVP to Kristie Rowe at kristie.rowe@brookdale.com or 813-908-5300.

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NOVEMBER 2015:

Tuesday, November 10: CCC "After Hours Mixer" 5:30 pm, hosted by Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, 13020 N Dale Mabry, Tampa 33618. Refreshments to include Anthony’s unique chicken wings and other select menu items. Beer and Wine available - Half off all Craft Beers. Revealing and informative presentation on the coal fired oven process. Observe from a safe distance the almost 900 degree ovens. Special drawing - winner will get a free luncheon for their entire staff (up to 10 people)! Open to the public - No cost to attendees. Bring one person with you as a guest for this very special "After Hours Mixer." RSVP to Dara Balber at northtampa@acfp.com or 813-265-2625.

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Tuesday, November 17: CCC "Coffee Connection" 7:30-9:00 am, hosted by Guiding Star Tampa/LifeChoices Women's Care, 18560 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Chateau Professional Park, Lutz 33548 (approximately 1 mile north of Van Dyke on west side of street). Refreshments provided - Open to the public - No cost to attendees. RSVP to Ana Stooks, office@lifechoiceswc.org or phone or text 813-716-0300.

DECEMBER 2015:

Tuesday, December 8: CCC "After Hours Mixer" 5:30-7:00 pm, hosted by E.L.L.A. Boutique Inside Lutz Ace Hardware, 18469 US Hwy 41N, Lutz 33549. A Special After Hour Sale for your Holiday Shopping! Refreshments, Wine, Networking - Open to the public - No cost to attendees. RSVP to Andrea at info@ELLAboutiquelutz.com or 813-477-6226.

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Tuesday, December 15: CCC "Coffee Connection" 7:30-9:00 am, hosted by Horizon Bay Lutz, 414 Chapman Road East, Lutz 33549. Join us to see and to celebrate the completion of our major internal renovation. Tours will be provided - Holiday Festive Breakfast and Flavored Coffees. Open to the public - No cost to attendees. RSVP to Kelly at Kelly.winterling@brookdaleliving.com or phone 813-909-9679.

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For more information about all our upcoming Chamber Chatter Connections events, check your emails and this website for updates as they become available.

LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS?

Grow Your BusinessSchedule a CHAMBER CHATTER CONNECTIONS (CCC) and invite people to come and find out more about you and your business while giving them the opportunity to network with each other. Invite your customers, friends, business acquaintances, neighbors – to an event hosted by you and sponsored by the North Tampa Chamber – for the opportunity to share information and build business relationships.

NOW is the TIME to SCHEDULE YOUR Chamber-sponsored networking event!!! SPOTLIGHT your PRODUCT and/or SERVICE with a CCC to SHOWCASE YOUR BUSINESS (must be a NTCC member to host or co-host a “Coffee Connection” or an “After Hours Mixer”).

Don't let this opportunity to market your business slip by! Chamber members can only do business with other Chamber members if they know who you are and what you do. To schedule your event or for additional information, contact Carol at the chamber office, 813-961-2420 or email info@northtampachamber.com.

Ribbon Cuttings and Special Celebrations:

The North Tampa Chamber is pleased to participate in Ribbon Cuttings for all of the chamber members.

Sometimes a brand new member is opening a new business and wants to celebrate that Grand Opening with the community. Or they may be expanding and opening a new branch. Sometimes it is a re-opening or the celebration of a new line of products or services. There are also instances of a name change or a merger with another company. In all these instances the chamber is ready and willing to support and promote this advancement and growth for its members and the community.

Take advantage of this excellent opportunity for other members and guests from the community to see what the host business does while expanding their network of business contacts. So if you have something to celebrate, let us know and we will be pleased to join you in the celebration!



Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings and Special Celebrations:

Note: There are no ribbon cuttings or special celebrations scheduled at this time.

Check your emails and this website for more information as it becomes available.

SCHEDULE NOW TO CELEBRATE YOUR BUSINESS

Schedule a RIBBON CUTTING, GRAND OPENING, CELEBRATION OF NEW AND EXCITING accomplishments. Invite others to celebrate with you while giving them the opportunity to network with each other. Showcase your business to your customers, friends, business acquaintances, neighbors so they will know more about what you and your business have to offer.

Allow the North Tampa Chamber to partner with you to promote and support your celebration. To schedule your event or for additional information, contact Carol at the chamber office, 813-961-2420 or email info@northtampachamber.com.

Events Details:

Friday, September 11, 5:00pm: Deadline to submit your application for Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards.

The North Tampa Chamber of Commerce is pleased to once again be a supporter of the Bright House Regional Business Awards. This is the third year for this annual event and the chamber's third year of involvement.

What is it? The Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards (RBAs) recognizes the outstanding companies, organizations, and people who have impacted the Tampa Bay region and beyond, with their products, services, and thought leadership. Bright House Networks connects the business community both big and small and is dedicated to making these areas an even more attractive investment for new business.

Business Awards 2016 - Call for Entries Tampa - Applications now being accepted
Want your share of prizes valued at $1,000,000?
Get your application in for the Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards!

Small, Medium, Large and Start-Up business are welcome to apply. Applications copies are attached. Cost: A $100 entry fee is required. However, that fee is WAIVED if you are a current member of a Chamber of Commerce. If you are not a member of any Chamber, the $100 fee can be directly applied to securing membership, if desired.

Click here for information about North Tampa Chamber membership.

Click here to apply online for NTCC membership.

Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards

Bright House is proud to team up with local Chambers to recognize outstanding companies and their success at the Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards. Working to connect the business communities of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, Manatee, and Sarasota counties, the Regional Business Awards represent our commitment to community and our dedication to those who help build it.

Awards categories:

  • Small business (5-25 employees)
  • Medium business (26-100 employees)
  • Large businesses (101-500 employees)
  • Start-Up (1-3 yrs in business)

Prizes valued at $1,000,000 in:
Commercial TV Production | Air Time | Customer Newsletter | Cash

DON'T DELAY!
Get your company's application in by 5pm, September 11, 2015!

We encourage you to go to www.brighthouse.com/RBA or contact a participating Chamber for details, full rules, and how to enter.

Then join us and fellow business owners for networking and celebration at the Awards Gala on Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6pm at the Tampa Convention Center.

For more details on this event and application forms, check it out at www.brighthouse.com/RBA

Check your emails and this website for more information as it becomes available.

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