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Networking Opportunities

One of the things the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce does the best is to facilitate the networking of its members. Events are created to fit all our members needs. They range in size, duration, time period and theme, but the end result is the same - our members get to make those important connections that can help them in their business or career.

Monthly Events
(Click on the event name for an updated list of those events)

Business After Hours (BAH) – A fun event that offers the opportunity for networking with an average of 180 people. Wonderful hors d’oeuvres are provided and attendees have the opportunity to win door prizes. It is held the 2nd Monday of the month, January-July and September-December from 5-6:30 p.m. The location of the event varies and is not determined until a month prior to the event so please check the calendar of events for that information. Non-members are invited to attend a maximum of three times.
Cost - $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members
Members may purchase passes in advance for $5.
Registration – Not Required

Business Connection – A much smaller event than BAH with an average attendance of 18, but it offers attendees an opportunity to give a one to two minute infomercial. The event is held the 1st Friday of the month, January through June and August through November at the Chamber office.
Cost – Free to members, not open to non-members
Registration – Not Required 

Your Chamber Orientation – An event held to learn more about the Chamber and its programs and activities. A must for new members or new managers but also informative for anyone who wants to get more involved. The dates and times will vary but the orientations will be held at the Chamber office. Please check the calendar of events for the dates.
Cost – Free to non-members, not open to non-members
Registration – Required, Contact the Chamber office.

Annual Meeting – A spectacular event, which is held in April, highlights the past year’s accomplishments, sets the tone for the year ahead, and recognizes volunteers and award winners. The evening is complete with a social hour, dinner and entertainment. Held at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Davies Center, this is a sell-out event! Please check the calendar of events for the date.
Cost - $75.00 for Chamber members prior to event
Registration – Required, Invitation mailed in March

Business at the Airport – Hosted by the Eau Claire Chamber, Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce, this event celebrates the aviation industry in the Chippewa Valley. Excellent food and great door prizes help to make this August event a great networking opportunity. Please check the calendar of events for the date.
Cost - $6.00 for Chamber members from the three Chambers
Registration – Not Required

Business Salutes Eau Claire – Networking and golf go hand in hand at Business Salutes Eau Claire. The annual golf outing is held in May at the Eau Claire Golf and Country Club. The best-ball outing has both morning and afternoon teams and a lunch is served between. The day is capped off with wonderful dinner and the chance to win door prizes! Please check the calendar of events for the date.
Cost - $190.00 for morning or afternoon golf
$ 80.00 for lunch/dinner
Reservations – Required, Form available in March

Holiday Open House – Celebrate the holiday season in December with the Eau Claire Chamber and Eau Claire Economic Development Corporation. A festive event held at the offices of the two organizations that includes refreshments and the opportunity to say happy holidays to old and new friends! Please check the calendar of events for the date.
Cost – Free to members of all the host organizations, not open to non-members
Reservations – Not required