Business Networking Groups

    Join us for the Chamber's weekly in-person and Zoom open networking, connecting Greater Hartford area professionals. Each session involves a unique collaborative approach to create a web of connections and partnerships.  Please note that registration is required for all groups listed below.  
    NEW!!! Open Networking - Marlborough:
    First Tuesday Monthly, 5:30 - 7 PM at the Marlborough Arts Center
    Join us for a new monthly Creative Networking Program focused on developing business relationships/friendships, inspiring collaboration, and influencing creativity.  All are invited, and we plan to also draw from surrounding business communities including Hebron, Colchester, East Hampton and more.  Registration required (please choose a date on our Chamber Calendar).
    Open Networking - Glastonbury:
    Wednesdays BI-WEEKLY at 12 noon in at the Academy Building in Glastonbury 
    Join our thriving networking community focused on developing personal and business relationships through unique weekly themes and genuine conversations.  Moderated by a rotating schedule of facilitators.  Free and open to all. Registration required (please choose a date on our Chamber Calendar). 
    SPARC (Under 40) Networking (ZOOM)
    First Thursday of the month at 9 AM via Zoom
    Start your Thursday with SPARC, the CT River Valley Chamber’s Young Professional networking group. Networking with a different style and focus each week, including 1-on-1 conversations, small breakout rooms & collaborative case studies, not just elevator pitches. Facilitated by Dan Sardilli of Sardilli Insurance.  Plan to join us if you are under 40 and are looking to meet other young professionals in your community, or to connect with others who are in a similar professional situation as yours. Chamber members and non-members are welcome! In person meetings coming soon!
    Open Networking - East Hartford:
    Second Thursday of the month at 9 AM in Goodwin University Community Room   
    Join us for our BRAND NEW networking group hosted in East Hartford at the Goodwin University Community Room.  Facilitators will be rotating each session.  Register by choosing a date on our Chamber Calendar.  
    NEW - Virtual Open Networking
    Third Thursday of the month at 9 AM via ZOOM:
    Can't make it to in person networking?  We've got you covered with our NEW virtual networking and mastermind sessions facilitated by performance coach Eric Lopkin of the Modern Observer Group. In addition to meeting people and making connections, we’ll tackle the topics that our attendees are struggling with such as time management, mindset, process creation, tools to make your life/work simpler and other proposed topics. This program provides an opportunity to build business relationships with broad industries as well as professional development- a WIN-WIN! 
    NEW Women's Networking Nights:
    Chamber members, future members and community leaders are invited to attend this monthly informal get together.  Events are planned once per quarter and registration is required. You can find these dates on our Chamber Calendar.  
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