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These are the upcoming events that are important to the Business community. The list includes events sponsored by the Chamber as well as other business seminars, workshops and networking opportunities.

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January 2020

City of Meriden Public Hearing on the POCD (Plan of Conservation & Dev.) Final Draft

RSVP Now Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:30 PM
At Board of Education Building - 3rd Floor

Description: As Meriden moves into 2020, the City is looking forward to making a difference for our community in the new year while looking ahead to 2030. The City of Meriden will be holding a Public Hearing on the POCD Final Draft on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 6:30 PM.

Please review the POCD Final Draft and come with your comments to the public hearing: https://meridenpocd.weebly.com/ .

If you can not attend the public hearing, please submit your comments to Renata Bertotti rbertotti@meridenct.gov . We look forward to hearing your comments

Location Info: 22 Liberty St, Meriden, CT 06450

 Save the Date

Regional Legislative Roundtable Breakfast sponsored by AT&T

RSVP Now Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
At Four Points by Sheraton

Description: The Midstate Chamber of Commerce, the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and HUBCAP Wallingford would like to invite you to participate in our Annual Regional Legislative Breakfast event to be held on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Our Annual Legislative Breakfast has become a popular event for our members and Legislators. This event will be in a roundtable format where each legislator will have their own table with constituents to discuss topics of choice from the attendees.

The event begins at 8:00 a.m. with a continentalt breakfast followed by the roundtable discussions beginning at 8:15 a.m. The One-On-One Roundtable discussions will continue until 9:30 a.m. at which time the program will conclude. This event is sponsored by AT&T.

We are inviting legislators who represent the towns of Cheshire, Meriden, and Wallingford to attend. In our area, this means the 82nd, 84th, 83rd, 85th, 86th, 87th, 89th, 90th and 103rd Assembly Districts as well as the 13th, 16th, 34th Senatorial Districts.

Advance Tickets are $20 for members, $30 at the door for members and $40 for non-chamber members.

Location Info: 275 Research Parkway, Meriden

Contact Info: Call the Meriden Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@meridenchamber.com.

Midstate Chamber HOLA Committee's 2020 New Year Fundraiser

RSVP Now Friday, January 24, 2020 at 5:30 PM–7:30 PM
At Mojito's Sports Bar

Description: WELCOME TO THE NEW YEAR 2020. Come Join Us for some fun, networking, dancing and More. There will be complimentary appetizers, cash bar, and raffles. No Admission FEE. Donations ans sponsorships are gladly accepted. Cash, Credit, and Check Donations Accepted. All donations are to made payable to Midstate Chamber, Please write HOLA 2020 in memo section 100% of all proceeds benefit the 2020 HOLA Education Fund HELP SUPPORT THE HOLA COMMITTEE AND OUR STUDENTS-FUTURE LEADERS- IN OUR COMMUNITIES RSVP in advance is appreciated:

Location Info: 190 Camp Street, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS *2020* Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Monday, January 27, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce Office

Description: All members are welcome to help plan for the 33rd Annual Ray Permentier Memorial Classic. Proceeds from the tourney fund chamber programs, including the Sanford Shorr Education Awards for area students - our future leaders!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad Street, Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06451

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee provides school-to-career opportunities for students of all ages, educators and businesses. It promotes business education and training partnerships in the greater Meriden area. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: RSVP to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203-235-7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Ribbon Cutting & Open House: Easterseals Children's Academy

RSVP Now Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Easterseals Children's Academy -Meriden Campus

Description: Easterseals Children's Academy in Meriden has just completed interior construction! Join us for a ribbon cutting on January 28th, and a tour of the campus while enjoying light fare and beverages. Tours from 5PM to 7PM

In the event of snow, the alternative date is 2/4/2020

Location Info: 125 Broad Street Meriden, CT

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Nutmeg State Chamber Alliance Kick Off Networking Celebration

RSVP Now Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Il Monticello

Description: Join us as we celebrate the NEW Nutmeg State Chamber Alliance, the partnership between the Hamden Regional Chamber and the Midstate Chamber of Commerce. This the first of its kind in CT. Increase your network!

$35pp in advance by 1-20 and $45pp after includes heavy appetizers, pasta stations, house wine, dessert, coffee, tea *AND* TERRIFIC NETWORKING.

Event sponsorships are available for every budget starting at $195 providing great promotion and recognition as a founding partner of the Nutmeg State Chamber Alliance.

Current members in good standing are encouraged to take advantage of special rates for a membership with the Hamden Regional Chamber. Just $125 through 1-30-20 (for first year to your next Midstate Chamber renewal)!

Location Info: 577 South Broad Street, Meriden

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com

GOLF Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Friday, January 31, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce Office

Description: All members are welcome to help plan for the 33rd Annual Ray Permentier Memorial Classic. Proceeds from the tourney fund chamber programs, including the Sanford Shorr Education Awards for area students - our future leaders!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad Street, Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06451

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

February 2020

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 8:30 AM
At Village at Kensington Place

Description: The Council is dedicated to identifying and promoting best practices in community and employee health and wellness through advocacy for health care access, literacy, policy and programs.

Location Info: 511 Kensington Ave, Meriden, CT 06451

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 3:30 PM–4:30 PM
At Chamber Board Room

Description: The Government & Business Development Committee monitors local, state (in coordination with CBIA) and federal (in coordination with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce) legislative issues impacting business and considers programs to add value for Chamber members dues investment.

This committee generally meets at 8:30 am on the second Tuesday of each month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT.

Contact Info: Call the Meriden Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@meridenchamber.com.

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 3:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Chamber Board of Directors is made up of business leaders from different sectors who meet monthly to provide oversight to the Chamber's program of work and set policy for the organization. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee provides school-to-career opportunities for students of all ages, educators and businesses. It promotes business education and training partnerships in the greater Meriden area. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: RSVP to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203-235-7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

March 2020

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 8:30 AM
At Meriden Center Genesis Health Care

Description: The Council is dedicated to identifying and promoting best practices in community and employee health and wellness through advocacy for health care access, literacy, policy and programs.

Location Info: 845 Paddock Ave, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 3:30 PM–4:30 PM
At Chamber Board Room

Description: The Government & Business Development Committee monitors local, state (in coordination with CBIA) and federal (in coordination with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce) legislative issues impacting business and considers programs to add value for Chamber members dues investment.

This committee generally meets at 8:30 am on the second Tuesday of each month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT.

Contact Info: Call the Meriden Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@meridenchamber.com.

Business After Hours-5th Annual Multi-Chamber Networking Event

RSVP Now Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 5:30 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: Come out for a fun night of Networking and Hockey.

Join members from the Chamber of Commerce's' across the state at 5:30 PM for an evening of networking and stay to watch the Sound Tigers take on Toronto Marlies at 7 PM at the Webster Bank Arena!

Entry Price is $30 per person Each entry includes networking, Sound Tigers game ticket, Appetizers, and ONE drink ticket.

Registration must be completed by Tuesday, March 19th, on any participating Chamber of Commerce website.

NO DAY OF GAME ORDERS. TICKETS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. RSVP TODAY TO GUARENTEE YOUR SEATS.

For any further questions, Please contact Séan Allison at the Sound Tigers home office; Phone number- 203-345-4829 or email me at: sean.allison@harboryardse.com

Location Info: 600 Main St. Bridgeport, CT 06604

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 3:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Chamber Board of Directors is made up of business leaders from different sectors who meet monthly to provide oversight to the Chamber's program of work and set policy for the organization. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee provides school-to-career opportunities for students of all ages, educators and businesses. It promotes business education and training partnerships in the greater Meriden area. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: RSVP to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203-235-7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee provides school-to-career opportunities for students of all ages, educators and businesses. It promotes business education and training partnerships in the greater Meriden area. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: RSVP to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203-235-7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.