April 2, 2019

Sent every Tuesday, the ChamberWatch keeps you informed. To learn more about the Chamber, visit our  website  or email  staff@greaterbethesdachamber.org
UPCOMING NETWORKING EVENTS
Chamber 101 @ the Chamber Office
Date : Thursday, April 11
Time : 8:00-9:00 am





Join us for this brief orientation session to learn how to get involved with the Chamber and maximize your membership investment. Get connected with all the activities, events, and services the Greater Bethesda Chamber offers to our members. FREE to attend! A light continental breakfast will be provided. Register HERE .

Sponsored by:

Sip & Spell for  MCAEL @   Tommy Joe's, NextExecs Sponsored
Date : Thursday, April 11
Time : 5:00-7:00 pm


Put your spelling skills to the test! Everyone is invited to join us for a fundraising happy hour supporting the Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL). $15 to participate in the spelling bee, free to attend and enjoy complimentary appetizers and happy hour priced drinks. Register  HERE .

Off the Clock @  St. Arnold's Mussel Bar
Date : Wednesday, April 24
Time : 5:00-6:30 pm 

This monthly event is a relationship-building experience in a casual setting that benefits you and your business through added contacts and resources. It's the perfect way to wrap up a busy day at work! Enjoy happy hour priced drinks, light fare, and of course, networking! This event is FREE for members and first time attendees. Register  HERE .  
JOB BOARD
We wanted to remind our members about our partnership with Bethesda Magazine on their new Job Board! Job Board by Bethesda Magazine is a resource that connects Washington-area employers with Montgomery County talent.

Chamber members will receive an exclusive 10% Member-to-Member discount off of their job listings by using the promo code BETHESDACHAMBER. Learn more and post a job here:  https://bit.ly/2Hh0FdF .
MEMBER-TO-MEMBER DISCOUNT CARDS
TEDxBETHESDA 2019
Date: Saturday, April 27
Time: 1:00-5:00 pm
Location:  The Music Center at Strathmore

The global TEDx platform is coming to Bethesda! Join them for groundbreaking TEDx Talks by a multidisciplinary group of visionaries. In addition to exceptional TEDx Talks, you can look forward to a dynamic musical performance, an energetic intermission, free gifts, and yes-food! 

See the full list of speakers  here .

**TEDxBethesda is offering exclusive deals for our members** 
  • Guaranteed seating in Orchestra Tier (best seats) for the first 100 members to purchase tickets. To receive these seats, you much first purchase your tickets here and then fill out this form: https://forms.gle/oySb7fgBjtVMMpL66.
  • Members will receive significant discounts on the three highest sponsorship levels. You can view those sponsorship opportunities here.

See more details at  TEDxBethesda.com.
TRAVEL TO COSTA RICA!
The Chamber will be travelling to Costa Rica February 1-9, 2020. From the inspiring rainforests and majestic volcanoes to fine sandy beaches and lovely resorts, discover the wonders of a tropical paradise! 

Join us in learning more about this amazing trip! Collette Travel will be hosting an informational session here in the Chamber board room on Thursday, May 23 at 5:30pm . Beer, wine, and light fare will be provided.  Click HERE to register and to see a detailed trip itinerary.
APRIL COMMITTEE MEETINGS & EVENTS
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS
4/4/2019- Bethesda Transportation Solutions Invites You to Celebrate Bike Months With Fun Classes And Events (Read More)

4/3/2019- 9th Annual Party With Our Troops Benefiting Yellow Ribbon Fund on Thursday May 16 (Read More)

4/2/2019- Learn About Creating Attached and Detached Apartments With Landis Architects/Builders on April 25 (Read More)


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Gold Sponsors
  The Chevy Chase Land Company    -   Pepco    

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors  
  Andy Stern's Office Furniture, A Division of Benjamin Office Supply & Services - Atlantech Online - Capacty Partners - CohnReznick - Dembo Jones - Grossberg Company LLP- Hill Slowinski, Long & Foster | Christie's | Maryland Settlers LLC - Linowes and Blocher LLP - Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. - TDG/SilverRock - The Bean Bag Deli & Catering - The Bernstein Companies - WithumSmith+Brown 
 
Partner Sponsors 
  Bethesda Magazine - Comcast Spotlight - Hope Connections for Cancer Support -
 Hyatt Regency Bethesda- North Bethesda Marriott & Conference Center - sasse agency -
SpeedPro Imaging                
 
Chamber 101 Sponsor 
Sandy Spring Bank
Leadership Luncheon Series Sponsor  
A Wider Circle