Event Listing


Friday, May 12, 2017Networking

10 Grand Club

10 Grand Club

 

New Venue, New Food, Another Year of Chances....

Join us for the 12th Annual 10 Grand Club on Friday, May 12!  

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" prize drawing!

You don't need to attend to win!  

Join us on May 12 with colleagues and friends to enjoy the Chamber's most exciting social event of the year!  

Thank you to the following sponsors:

 

 

                                     

  

When:
Friday, May 12, 2017 7:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
The American Helicopter Museum
1220 American Blvd., West Chester
Registration:
Tickets:
$200 (to play)
$75 guest ticket

Reservation Required

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

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017Luncheon

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 17, 2017 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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Thursday, May 18, 2017Networking

Homebridge Financial/Unruh Turner Burke & Frees

Our friends at Homebridge Financial and Unruh Turner Burke & Frees invite you to a  refreshing evening at their newly renovated building on Gay Street.  You won't believe what it looks like now!  Enjoy beverages and light fare courtest of The Classic Diner.

 

                                                      

 

When:
Thursday, May 18, 2017 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:

17 W. 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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Monday, May 22, 2017Networking

Quest for the Chamber Cup - Golf Outing

Quest for the Chamber Cup - Golf Outing

The “Quest for the Chamber Cup”

presented by: 

 

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.

Golf Schedule

10:30am – Registration, Warm-Up, and use of practice facilities
11:30am – Lunch
12:30pm – Shot-Gun Start
6:00pm – Awards and Dinner Reception

 Thank you to the following sponsors:

             

   

   

 

 

  


When:
Monday, May 22, 2017 10:00 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Radley Run Country Club
1100 Country Club Road, West Chester
Registration:

Individual - $195

Foursome - $780 

Corporate Sponsor - $800

Tee Sign - $75

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For More Info:
610.696.4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017Education Series

The Women's Executive Roundtable

The Women's Executive Roundtable

Stop Trying To Boil The Ocean In An Hour 

If you…

  • Dislike meetings with no clear purpose

  • Wonder how to stop the Me Monsters from dominating the discussion

  • Wish your meetings would inspire action instead just another meeting

 Join us for a lively dinner conversation about how to have The Perfect Meeting.  

 

Lauren D’Ambrosio will lead the group through a discussion about how to set realistic goals, prioritize effectively, discuss strategies for getting buy-in and ensure follow-through. You’ll leave with a new perspective on meetings and practical tools you can implement right away. Read More...

  

When:
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:

 Pietro's Prime

125 Market Street, West Chester 

Registration:
Wine and Tapas Dinner
$55 Members
$65 Non-Members

RSVP is Required!

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

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017Special Event

2017-2018 Membership Directory

  

When:
from Tuesday, May 30, 2017 2:35 PM
thru Friday, June 30, 2017 2:45 PM
Registration:
For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017Networking

Tan & Moore Holistic Day Spa

Tan & Moore Holistic Day Spa

Not only will you be enjoying company of others, coffee, and light fare, but hear why your experience at Tan & Moore is different from the rest,. . . because We are different. While we do promote relaxation and pampering, our primary purpose is to empower our clients to Wholeness by providing tools and techniques allowing you to fully embrace your health and well-being. If you have ever wondered what holistic means, this is your chance to get educated!


When:
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 7:45 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

704 W Nields St #8, 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 13, 2017Education Series

The Exchange - Co-ed Executive Round Table

The Exchange - Co-ed Executive Round Table

 “Living Life on Purpose”

- What have you been called to do?

- Daily Rituals

- Authentic Self Leadership

 

 

Ed Fordyce is the father of 3 Fantastic Kids and Husband of 21 Years to Wonderful Wife Maria. Various background of restaurant management and ownership.  Broke into the real estate business in 2004 and became CEO of Keller Williams Real Estate in Exton, Pa. in 2009 taking the company from #3 in Chester County to #1 in units, volume, and agent count and #9 in the USA.  Founder of The Inspired Tribe (a life and business strategy training company) and current CEO of REMAX Town & Country.

Crew member of the Anthony Robbins Company

Certified Coach and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team

Passion is coaching individuals and companies to thrive in business and life.


When:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:45 AM thru 01:30 PM
Where:

Restaurant 51

30 N. Church St., West Chester 

Registration:
$35 Members
$45 Non-Members
For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017Education Series

Learn to Avoid Unpaid Consulting

Learn 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!

 

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


    

When:
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 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 21, 2017Networking

Bates Motel - Escape Room Business Card Ex.

Bates Motel - Escape Room Business Card Ex.

THE CREATORS OF THE BATES MOTEL BRING YOU A NEW CONCEPT IN INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT -- A REAL LIFE ADVENTURE ESCAPE ROOM!

Curious to see what these rooms are all about?  Join us for an evening of mingling, food, and plenty of spooks at this fun filled networking event!  The team at Bates Motel Escape Rooms will be on hand to give guided tours and maybe lock the door behind them!!!  You don't want to miss this one! 


When:
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
540 E. Union St.
West Chester, PA
Registration:
Members - FREE
Non-Members - $10

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

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017Education Series

The Women's Executive Roundtable

The Women's Executive Roundtable

Women – Confidence – Leadership

 

Please join us for GWCC’s Women’s Executive Roundtable with local business owner, Kim Brumbaugh, Founder & CEO of Brumbaugh Wealth Management, LLC. Kim will lead an invigorating discussion about identifying your inner, leadership abilities and utilizing them to excel in your career. Times have changed – women have a voice and are taking the lead. BUT, there’s more than just accepting a leadership role and acquiring new skills. Fundamentally, there needs to be an identity shift! Come learn more……

 

Kim is the Founder and CEO of Brumbaugh Wealth Management. She started the firm in 2004 with a clear vision of her key responsibilities of coaching clients through life’s financial challenges.  She has supported Chester County for over two decades with her involvement in committees, board leadership, and fund raising efforts. Read More


When:
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:

Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast

699 W. Rosedale Ave., West Chester

Registration:
Wine and Tapas Dinner
$55 Members
$65 Non-Members
For More Info:
610-696-4046
info@gwcc.org

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017Education Series

Understanding the 21 Core Sales Compentencies

Understanding the 21 Core Sales Compentencies
   

When:
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 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, August 09, 2017Education Series

Learn How to Sell more and Sell more easily

Learn How to Sell more and Sell more easily

 

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 event is for presidents, owners and entrepreneurs who are searching for solutions to the business obstacles they face when trying to sell, manage a sales team, and grow business.

    

When:
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 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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Saturday, August 12, 2017Special Event

Tolsdorf Trike Challenge

Tolsdorf Trike Challenge

The Tolsdorf Oil Lube Express Trike Challenge is a series of hot-handed, cold-blooded heats down Gay Street on tricycles. Any business, group or organization is invited to enter as many 5-member teams as they wish.  

Three Wheels, one winner! The victorious team members will be awarded VIP passes to the lavish Crit Club where they will enjoy a delicious buffet and a prime view of the racing action. In addition, the winning team will receive the coveted Twilight Trike Challenge Trophy, engraved with the victorious team’s name, a testament to their hard-won victory.


When:
Saturday, August 12, 2017 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

Downtown West Chester, PA

Races take place on Gay Street between Church and Walnut Street

  
Registration:
Downtown West Chester, PA
$200 per team
Registration: Day-of registration will take place at the Kids Race Registration Booth located on Gay Street between Church and New Streets from 3:45 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
On-line registration now through 10 A.M. Friday, August 11, 2017.
On Race Day: All teams, including those who pre-registered on-line, must report to the Registration Table at Gay Street between Church and New Streets from 3:45 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. as a team and stay together until the call-up to participate.

RSVP Required

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

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017Education Series

Non-Profit Discussion Series: Part 1

 

Nonprofit + Business Partnerships = Stronger Community. Everybody Profits.

Please join us for GWCC's "Everybody Profits from Nonprofits" Discussion Series with local nonprofit and for-profit business leaders. 

 

Topic:  Board Fundraising. Let's Get Real

It’s generally preached that nonprofit Board members Must Fundraise. Staff cannot do it alone. Board members MUST take a leadership role, giving and getting funds to help their nonprofit survive and thrive. But too many Board members shy away from fundraising. They have good intentions. But fundraising is hard to do. Panelists will discuss how to get real with various aspects of fundraising that Board members should be expected to undertake. What really works, what doesn’t, under what circumstances, and why.

 

Panelists:

  • Mark Pavlovich, Ph.D., Vice President of Advancement, West Chester University
  • Karen Simmons, CEO, Chester County Community Foundation
  • Michael DeHaven, CPA, Rainer & Co., Board Member Chester County Community Foundation, Chester County Chamber Foundation & Chester County Economic Development Council
Moderated by Mark Yoder, President/CEO, Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce


When:
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:45 AM thru 09:15 AM
Where:

Penn Oaks Golf Club

150 Penn Oaks Drive, West Chester

Registration:
Breakfast
$15 Members
$25 Non-Members
$27 for Nonprofit Member & 1 Board Member (2 admissions)
$37 for Nonprofit Member & 2 Board Members (3 admissions)
$47 for Nonprofit Member bringing 3+ Board Members (4+ admissions)

RSVP is Required!

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

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017Education 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, September 13, 2017 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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Monday, September 25, 2017Special Event

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence

Are you ready to bring clarity to your business challenges?
Are you ready to inspire new ways of thinking about organizational effectiveness?
Then you're ready to D'Think...

The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Disney Institute

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence

Are you ready to enhance your business?

Throughout this course,you will gain insight into the strategies that drive the Disney organization in the areas of leadership, culture, quality service,brand loyalty and innovation. With Disney Institute, you can learn to think differently. Are you ready?

•Align your values and vision.

•Create a culture by design.

•Become the service differentiation.

•Develop long-lasting customer relationships.

•Foster creative potential.

  

Thank you to our Sponsors

 


When:
Monday, September 25, 2017 8:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
The Desmond Hotel, One Liberty Boulevard, Malvern
Registration:

Chamber Members   $319

Chamber Alliance Members   $339

General Public   $379

Reservation Required

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

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