March 26, 2019
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Coffee & Connections @ The American Inn of Bethesda
Date: Thursday, April 4
Time: 7:45-9:30 am

This event focuses on round table networking and gives you the chance to exchange business cards, develop new prospects, and share more about your business with each table. Make sure to bring plenty of business cards! Registration begins at 7:45 AM. Price includes a delicious breakfast buffet with coffee & tea.  $25 for members &  $35 for non-members. Register HERE.
Sip & Spell for MCAEL, NextExec Sponsored @ Brickside
Date:  Thursday, April 11
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm

Put your spelling skills to the test! This event is 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: 5:00-6:00 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

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! 

Speakers include: 
  • an award-winning multimedia journalist 
  • a Shark Tank investment awardee 
  • a Forbes "30 Under 30" social entrepreneur from Google
  • and more! 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: 
  • Members will receive significant discounts on the three highest sponsorship levels. You can view those sponsorship opportunities here.
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Our monthly Off the Clock at Ruth's Chris Steak House last Tuesday. Thank you to The Pels Law Firm for sponsoring this great event! 

Talk Yourself Into Success With Susan Commander Samakow- M2M Seminar @ The Chamber 

In this powerful session tools will be presented and explored that have the potential to create an ease and forward movement in your life. For example, saying no when you mean no and   and yes when you mean yes. One  more golden nugget...the thoughts you think followed by the words you speak, create your reality, moment by moment. 

Thursday, March 28
8:30-10:00 a.m. 

Free to attend!

To see more details, click HERE
Intro to Improv Class Hosted by Artstream @ The Chamber 

Improvisation exercises are the key to being able to speak up in a meeting or an elevator, engage in group problem-solving, synthesize information, and connect with customers. Join ArtStream for an intro to improv session where you will practice thinking on your feet, honing your listening skills, increasing flexibility and risk taking, sharpening your observation ability, and enhancing problem solving and creativity. 

Friday, March 29

Free to attend! 

To see more details, click HERE

3/22/2019- Adventure Theatre MTC Announces Departure of Artistic Director Michael J. Bobbitt (Read More)

3/21/2019- Empower Energies Welcomes Vanessa Deutschmann as Senior Director of Human Resources (Read More)

3/20/2019- Chef Ashish Alfred of George's Chophouse and Duck Duck Goose in Bethesda up for "Chef of the Year" in Maryland (Read More)

3/19/2019- Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day to Host First Ever Wonderspalooza- on April 27 (Read More)

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Join us on May 6, 2019 for our Annual Revere Bank Golf Classic! 

Thank you to our sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: Revere Bank
The Donohoe Companies
Advance Business Systems
AMR Commercial
Apex Home Loans
The Bernstein Companies
Bethesda Magazine
Bethesda Urban Partnership
 Bethesda Transportation Solutions
Broad Street Realty
The Brunetto State Farm Agency
Chevy Chase Acura
Caliber Collision
Early, Cassidy & Schilling
Greenhill Capital Corporation
Grossberg Company LLP
M&T Bank
Pumphrey Funeral Homes
    RMA Worldwide Chauffeured  
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Strosniders Hardware

Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 4:00-5:00 PM

Joint Economic Development & Real Estate Meeting
SHA & SMTA Update on Expansion of
I-270 & 495
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 8:00-9:00 AM

All committee meetings are at the Chamber office, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1204 unless otherwise noted. 

Gold 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
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