Event Listing


Friday, April 01, 2016Special Event

10 Grand Club

10 Grand Club

There's no jokes about this April Fool's...

Join us for the 11th Annual 10 Grand Club on Friday, April 1!  

Your $200 ticket includes:

1 in 200 chance of winning $10,000

PLUS Dinner & Drinks!

 

Even losers are winners...

1 in 3 tickets wins BIG prizes

All losers are immediately entered into a "Second Chance" cash drawing! 

You don't need to attend to win!  

Join us on April 1 with colleagues and friends to enjoy the Chamber's most exciting social event of the year!  

 

 


When:
Friday, April 01, 2016 7:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
Penn Oaks Golf Club, 150 Penn Oaks Dr, West Chester, PA 19382
Registration:
Tickets:
$200 (to play)
$75 guest ticket

Reservation Required

For More Info:
610-696-4046
bethany@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016Education Series

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

Are You or your Salespeople experiencing:

• Painfully long selling cycles?

• Dealing with prospects that demand too much? 

• Providing too much information and consulting services to prospects that haven’t yet signed on the dotted line?

If you said "yes" to any of the above, this FREE WORKSHOP is for you!

Join Robert W. Sinton, President, Sandler Training, as he discusses what successful salespeople need to know during a special session on ‘How To Avoid Unpaid Consulting’ and finally get that sale.

This workshop is designed for salespeople, managers, business owners and CEOs who need to define the right strategy and empower themselves to execute the right tactics to get the job done.

Stop wasting time on programs that no longer work. If you’ve never utilized a training system before, now is your chance to see why Sandler Training is the number one sales and management solution on the planet!

    

When:
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Chamber Office, Downstairs Conference Room
Registration:
FREE to attend!

RSVP Appreciated

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Thursday, April 14, 2016Networking

Zukin Realty/Optimal Massage - BCE

Zukin Realty/Optimal Massage - BCE

NOTE DATE CHANGE: Previously scheduled for March 14.

 

Father and son team Stan and Scott Zukin are responsible for the development of a large number of commercial properties throughout the area and the borough of West Chester in particular. Some of the region’s most popular and successful restaurants inhabit these revitalized historic buildings. Join the Zukin team for an evening of networking while indulging in a bite (or many bites) from dozens of signature dishes from their loyal tenants, and enjoy a complimentary chair massage from the experts at Optimal.


When:
Thursday, April 14, 2016 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Zukin Realty office – 121 East Gay Street, West Chester
Registration:
Free for members
$10 for non-members

RSVP is Appreciated

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016Education Series

The Power of Employee Engagement - Women's Round Table

The Power of Employee Engagement - Women's Round Table

 

 

"The Power of Employee Engagement!"   

Valerie Walls

P&O Director, Mars Drinks North America

Engaged employees are vital to an organization’s long-term success.

But how do you cultivate an engaged workforce?  

Join me to hear how Mars Drinks drives a culture of engagement,

best practices we use, and how to assess your own level of engagement.

 

Valerie Walls is the P&O Director for Mars Drinks – North America. Located at the global headquarters in West Chester, PA, her role is to create a People First culture within the brand’s unique Business to Business environment.

  Read more about Valerie here.


When:
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:

 Doc MacGrogan's Oyster House

 117 East Gay St., West Chester

Registration:
$55 for Chamber Members; $65 for Non-Members
Enjoy small plates and wine pairings
Limited Seating - only 12 spots available

RSVP is Required

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016Networking

Dinner & Drinks with CSRI

Dinner & Drinks with CSRI

Protect Your Business: Cyber Security & Today's Threat Landscape

The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Computer Systems Resource, Inc. (CSRI) and the Carriage House to bring you a new way to make connections (and learn).

 

Join friends, colleagues and potential clients at this informal gathering; unwind and network.

 

This is a free event, open to the public.

 

Cocktails, dinner and a chance to connect with plenty of local professionals. 

What are you waiting for?

 

For more info, visit CSRI's event page here.

  

When:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Carriage House, 943 S High St, West Chester, PA 19382
Registration:
For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Tuesday, May 03, 2016Networking

DNB First - Coffee Connection

DNB First - Coffee Connection

 Start your day with coffee, colleagues and new connections!

The team at DNB First invites you to their newly opened location at 2 N. Church St. in Downtown West Chester.

Enjoy light breakfast fare while mingling with local professionals and colleague. 

Because, networking's better when there's coffee...right? 


When:
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 8:00 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:

NEWLY OPENED LOCATION

2 North Church St., West Chester

Registration:
Free for members
$10 for non-members

RSVP is Appreciated

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Friday, May 06, 2016Special Event

Spring Gallery Walk

Spring Gallery Walk

Stroll through West Chester for an evening of art, dining and shopping.

The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce will host its Spring Gallery Walk on “First Friday,” May 6, 2016 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm.

 

One of Chester County’s most popular perennial events, Gallery Walk provides the perfect opportunity to experience downtown West Chester’s intriguing blend of urban sophistication and small town ambiance. The historic borough is home to an eclectic and exciting mix of galleries.

 

Enjoy the work of local, national and international artists featuring styles from traditional to contemporary and everything in between. Exhibits will include paintings in watercolor, acrylic and oil as well as sculpture, photography, jewelry, ceramics, textiles and more.

 

Five prominent galleries will combine with more than twenty additional “one night only” show hosts throughout the downtown business area. Brochures with walking maps will direct visitors to show locations. Look for signs that designate official Gallery Walk hosts and their status as Chamber of Commerce members.

Generous support is provided by signature sponsors, The West Chester Business Improvement District (BID), Sunset Hill Jewelers & Fine Arts Gallery – the original creator and longest running participant of Gallery Walk, Otto’s Mini-Exton, ShopRite West Chester, and Market Street Print & Copy.

Supporting sponsors include Simone Zajac Wealth Management Group, Barnaby’s of America, and College Hunks Hauling Junk.

“Make an evening of it” and bring together a group of friends to experience Gallery Walk! Dine, shop and explore everything downtown West Chester and the Chamber has to offer.


  

When:
Friday, May 06, 2016 5:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:
Multiple locations throughout Downtown West Chester.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016Education Series

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

Are You or your Salespeople experiencing:

• Painfully long selling cycles?

• Dealing with prospects that demand too much? 

• Providing too much information and consulting services to prospects that haven’t yet signed on the dotted line?

If you said "yes" to any of the above, this FREE WORKSHOP is for you!

Join Robert W. Sinton, President, Sandler Training, as he discusses what successful salespeople need to know during a special session on ‘How To Avoid Unpaid Consulting’ and finally get that sale.

This workshop is designed for salespeople, managers, business owners and CEOs who need to define the right strategy and empower themselves to execute the right tactics to get the job done.

Stop wasting time on programs that no longer work. If you’ve never utilized a training system before, now is your chance to see why Sandler Training is the number one sales and management solution on the planet!

    

When:
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Chamber Office, Downstairs Conference Room
Registration:
FREE to attend!

RSVP Appreciated

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016Networking

Speedpro Imaging - BCE

Speedpro Imaging - BCE

Join colleagues and friends after work at Speedpro Imaging,
located right outside the West Chester borough!

 

SpeedPro Imaging, a wide format print shop, offers a comprehensive menu of services to help YOU reach your target audience and get more out of your advertising budget. They offer reliable service, impressive results, and clean lines with resolution levels of up to 1440 DPI (that's a big deal). Meet the staff and check out Speedpro's seriously impressive client list! 

 

Appetizers, drinks, and a chance to build your network?
See you there! 

 


When:
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
  427 South Bolmar Street, West Chester
Registration:
Free for members
$10 for non-members

RSVP is Appreciated

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Monday, May 16, 2016Networking

Quest for the Chamber Cup - Golf Outing

Quest for the Chamber Cup - Golf Outing

The “Quest for the Chamber Cup” held annually is an opportunity to play golf with area leaders and help support the Chamber’s Education Foundation Scholarship Program. The event provides you with an opportunity to interact with existing and prospective area business leaders outside of the office in a business environment.

 

 

 

                    

  


When:
Monday, May 16, 2016 10:00 AM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Radley Run Country Club
1100 Country Club Road, West Chester
Registration:
Early Bird - Individual - $195
Early Bird - Foursome - $780
Corporate Sponsor - $800
Tee Sign - $75

Register Here

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Friday, May 20, 2016Networking

Philadelphia Union take on D.C. United


When:
Friday, May 20, 2016 7:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
Talen Energy Stadium
1 Stadium Drive, Chester PA 19013
Registration:
Discounted Tickets available for $25 each!

Reservation Required

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Saturday, May 21, 2016Networking

Volunteer Opportunity

 

When:
from Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:00 AM
thru Sunday, May 22, 2016 6:00 PM
Registration:
Saturday, May 21
Shift 1 - 10:00am-2:00pm
Shift 2 - 2:00-6:00pm

Sunday, May 22
10:00am-1:00pm
1:00-5:00pm

Volunteer Today!

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016Luncheon

Education Foundation Luncheon

Education Foundation Luncheon

The Chamber's Annual Education Foundation Scholarship presentation. 

Recognizing six of the West Chester Area School District's most entrepreneurial high school seniors.   

Dr. Jim Scanlon, Superintendent of the West Chester Area School District, will also give a "State of the District" address.


When:
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:45 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

West Chester Golf and Country Club

 111 W Ashbridge St, West Chester

Registration:
$25 for Members; $35 for Non-Members

RSVP is Required

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, June 08, 2016Education Series

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

Are You or your Salespeople experiencing:

• Painfully long selling cycles?

• Dealing with prospects that demand too much? 

• Providing too much information and consulting services to prospects that haven’t yet signed on the dotted line?

If you said "yes" to any of the above, this FREE WORKSHOP is for you!

Join Robert W. Sinton, President, Sandler Training, as he discusses what successful salespeople need to know during a special session on ‘How To Avoid Unpaid Consulting’ and finally get that sale.

This workshop is designed for salespeople, managers, business owners and CEOs who need to define the right strategy and empower themselves to execute the right tactics to get the job done.

Stop wasting time on programs that no longer work. If you’ve never utilized a training system before, now is your chance to see why Sandler Training is the number one sales and management solution on the planet!

    

When:
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Chamber Office, Downstairs Conference Room
Registration:
FREE to attend!

RSVP Appreciated

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, June 08, 2016Networking

Treehouse World - Business Card Exchange

Treehouse World - Business Card Exchange

New GWCC member, Treehouse World, invites you

to check out their space for an evening mixer!

Enjoy "adult" beverages and light fare as you mingle with friends, colleagues and perhaps potential clients! 

Plus, did we mention there are treehouses there? 


When:
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
1442 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester
Registration:
Free for members
$10 for non-members

RSVP is Appreciated

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016Networking

Grabill Family Dentistry - Coffee Connection

Grabill Family Dentistry - Coffee Connection

 Networking should be as easy as brushing your teeth.*

Ironically enough, the crew at Grabill Family Dentistry wants you to have breakfast at their office on June 14!

Mingle with colleagues, old and new, and perhaps leave with a few new connections!

*Dental exams not included...that is, unless you want one.


When:
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:45 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
14 Wilmont Mews, West Chester
Registration:
Free for members
$10 for non-members

RSVP is Appreciated

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016Education Series

Time-Saving Tips for the Professional Female

Time-Saving Tips for the Professional Female

SOLD OUT 

"Time-Saving Tips for the Professional Female"

with Laura Vanderkam, local author

Laura Vanderkam questions the status quo and helps her readers rediscover their true passions and beliefs in pursuit of more meaningful lives.

Laura Vanderkam is the author of I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Build Lives That Work (Portfolio, June 9, 2015). Based on a time diary study of 1001 days in the lives of professional women and their families, this book takes a practical approach to the question of how people combine work and family while enjoying their own sweet time too.

Laura is also the author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast (Portfolio, 2013), 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think (Portfolio, 2010), and All the Money in the World: What the Happiest
People Know About Wealth
 (Portfolio, 2012). She is also the author of a novel,
The Cortlandt Boys, available as an ebook.

Laura is a frequent contributor to Fast Company’s website and a member of USA Today’s Board of Contributors.

Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesReader’s DigestCity JournalFortune, and Prevention.

She has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show and Fox & Friends, hundreds of radio segments, and has spoken about time, money, and productivity to audiences of all sizes, including graduating seniors at her high school, the Indiana Academy, who brought her back as a commencement speaker in 2006.

A 2001 graduate of Princeton, Laura enjoys running and singing and serves as the president of the board of trustees for the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and four children. She blogs daily at LauraVanderkam.com.


When:
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:30 PM
Where:
Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast
699 West Rosedale Ave., West Chester
Registration:
SOLD OUT
Please call/email if you are interested in case of cancellation
For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016Education Series

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

Are You or your Salespeople experiencing:

• Painfully long selling cycles?

• Dealing with prospects that demand too much? 

• Providing too much information and consulting services to prospects that haven’t yet signed on the dotted line?

If you said "yes" to any of the above, this FREE WORKSHOP is for you!

Join Robert W. Sinton, President, Sandler Training, as he discusses what successful salespeople need to know during a special session on ‘How To Avoid Unpaid Consulting’ and finally get that sale.

This workshop is designed for salespeople, managers, business owners and CEOs who need to define the right strategy and empower themselves to execute the right tactics to get the job done.

Stop wasting time on programs that no longer work. If you’ve never utilized a training system before, now is your chance to see why Sandler Training is the number one sales and management solution on the planet!

    

When:
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Chamber Office, Downstairs Conference Room
Registration:
FREE to attend!

RSVP Appreciated

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Thursday, July 14, 2016Networking

Re/Max Direct - Business Card Exchange

Re/Max Direct - Business Card Exchange

Located in the borough of West Chester, RE/MAX DIRECT Residential/Commercial Realty opened it's doors in January 2016.  Setting itself apart the brokerage decided to go completely paperless and accommodate the modern agent with an open industrial work space. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors'doeuvres while networking with other guests!

 

When:
Thursday, July 14, 2016 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
128 South High St., West Chester
Registration:
Free for members
$10 for non-members

RSVP is Appreciated

For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016Education Series

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

How to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

Are You or your Salespeople experiencing:

• Painfully long selling cycles?

• Dealing with prospects that demand too much? 

• Providing too much information and consulting services to prospects that haven’t yet signed on the dotted line?

If you said "yes" to any of the above, this FREE WORKSHOP is for you!

Join Robert W. Sinton, President, Sandler Training, as he discusses what successful salespeople need to know during a special session on ‘How To Avoid Unpaid Consulting’ and finally get that sale.

This workshop is designed for salespeople, managers, business owners and CEOs who need to define the right strategy and empower themselves to execute the right tactics to get the job done.

Stop wasting time on programs that no longer work. If you’ve never utilized a training system before, now is your chance to see why Sandler Training is the number one sales and management solution on the planet!

    

When:
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Chamber Office, Downstairs Conference Room
Registration:
FREE to attend!

RSVP Appreciated

For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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