The Chamber holds several monthly networking events to help members expand their circle of contacts to give them a competitive edge and help them grow their business. Take a look at our program descriptions below and find one that interests you.
You can see the dates and locations and register online for each of the monthly networking events by visiting our online calendar of events
Business After Hours
Business After Hours allows for networking with your fellow Chamber members in a relaxed and informal atmosphere with food and drinks.
Free for Members | $15 for Non-Members
Looking for new business opportunities? Hoping to build relationships with fellow Chamber members? Don't miss out on our monthly speed-networking event, Get Connected. Participants will engage other Chamber members in just over an hour! This event is limited so advance registration is recommended. Please no more than one person per company.
$10 for Members | $30 for Non-Members | FIT One and FIT Two (FREE)
Member Orientation is the first step to getting the MOST out of your Chamber membership! You'll hear from Chamber staff on topics such as events and registration, marketing and communication and your member benefits. There will also be a chance to network so bring your business cards! Member Orientation takes place on the first Wednesday of every other month, but check the calendar of events to be sure.
FREE to all Members of the Chamber
New Member Coffee Connection
Held every other month, this event focuses on Chamber members within their first year of membership. It is designed to help engage new members and build relationships. The program is facilitated by an Ambassador, who is a member just like you, and will serve as your mentor. Please note that this event is reserved for first year members only.
Free to First Year Members Only
Return on Relationships
Make the most of your Chamber networking opportunities by learning strategies from a professional. Join us for Return on Relationships led by Clint Babcock of Sandler Training. This monthly interactive session will introduce you to the tools you’ll need to build relationships with Chamber members and be comfortable introducing yourself to someone you don’t know.
$10 for Members | $20 for Non-Members | FIT One (FREE)
“The Buzz” is a monthly event that occurs on the second Thursday of each month. It is for participants of Emerge Tampa Bay, the Chamber's young professional program for emerging leaders ages 21-35. Emerge members and guests come together at The Buzz for networking in a relaxed and informal atmosphere with food and drink.
Free in advance for members or $5 at the door; $5 in advance for guests in advance or $15 at the door.
After 5 is an exclusive after-hours event fo FIT Three, Four and Partner-Level members. It is hosted at the business of a fellow top-tier Chamber member. The event offers an opportuity to build business relationships in an intimate setting.
Free to FIT Three, Four and Partner-Level Members