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Happy Holidays From All of Us at the GGCC! 


Monday, January 11
8:00-10:00 am
Breakfast Meeting – MoCo Department of Permitting
Where:  Executive Office Building Auditorium, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville

Tuesday, January 12
8:00-9:00 am
Conversation & Coffee - First Event of the New Year!! 
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
Where:  Corner Bakery Cafe
 
Wednesday, January 13
12:00-1:00 pm
Events Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Where:  GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg
 
Thursday, January 14
3:30-4:30 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Nothing Bundt Cakes
Cost: FREE for all, advance registration requested.
Where:  Nothing Bundt Cakes, 12133 Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg
 
Wednesday, January 20 - NEW DAY!
8:30-9:30 am
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Where:  Montgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building (Goldenrod Bldg), 20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105, Germantown
 
Thursday, January 21
8:00-9:00 am
Membership Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Where:  GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg
 
Thursday, January 21
5:30-7:30 pm
Business Networking After Five 
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $45.
Where:  Alta Liberty Mill Apartments, 19520 Waters Road, Germantown 
 
Wednesday, January 27
4:30-6:00 pm
Young Professionals Group Happy Hour
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $45.
Where: Senor Tequila's, 20021 Century Boulevard, Germantown

Wednesday, February 10
Sponsored by: Holy Cross Health
Where:  Montgomery College, BioScience Education Center, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown
About: One of the most important factors of a startup's success is having a strong founding team. This includes: when and if you should have a co-founder, where to find co-founders, what to look for in a co-founder, how you know who the best co-founder is for you, and best practices for productive co-founder relationships. 
 
See all the upcoming events at: www.ggchamber.org/events

2016 Corporate & Event
Sponsorship Opportunities

Support the GGCC & increase visibility for your organization. There are a variety of sponsorship's available to our members.

2016 Opportunities Include:
Corporate Sponsor Program: 
$4,000
Special Event Sponsor Package:$1,000
Business Networking After Five: $300 (plus cost of food &  drinks)
Business Networking Before Nine: $250 (plus cost of food &  drinks)
Business Card Exchange Lunch: Call for Details
Young Professional Group Title Sponsor: $1000
Young Professional Group Happy Hour: $200

For more information call 301-840-1400 x 14 or lrowles@ggchamber.org.
  • Congratulations to Waredaca Brewing Company on their grand opening of their new brewery. They are located at 4017 Damascus Road in Laytonsville. We wish you all the best. Learn more about them at: www.waredacabrewing.com.
  • Ring in the New Year Fondue Style at the Melting Pot Gaithersburg. They will have a set holiday menu that evening for $68 per person. They will also have a $25 option for children under 12. Space is limited, reservations recommended by calling 301.519.3638.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Washington, DC North - G'burg & the Homewood Suites Gaithersburg are offering 15& off their best available rate for your families visiting over the holiday's. Reservations can be made at www.hilton.com with the promotion code HOL or calling either hotel. And don't get caught in inclement weather. Both hotels are offering a special inclement weather rate: $79 + tax/night. Reservations can be made at www.hilton.com with the promotion code SNO.
  • Ring in New Year's with a beer dinner at Dogfish Head Alehouse Gaithersburg. 5 course, 2 seating's, featuring Fort Kvasir, Namaste, Burton Baton, Raison D'Etre. Limited seats available. Get your tickets now, click here

GGCC Entrepreneur Breakfast Series

TOPIC: "Choosing the Right Partners"

SPEAKER: Shahab Kaviani, Co-founder of Breezio & Our Entrepreneur Panel

DATE: Wednesday, February 10

TIME: 7:45-9:30 am

LOCATION: Montgomery College, BioScience Education Center, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown

ABOUT: One of the most important factors of a startup's success is having a strong founding team.  This includes: when and if you should have a partner, how you know who the best partners are for you, and best practices for productive partner relationships. 
  
He will be followed by a panel discussion of entrepreneurs. Each panelist will share their story, how they chose their partners, what motivated them to take the entrepreneurial leap, and they will answer the question- what makes their partnerships strong?  

COST: Chamber Members & Guests: $20

                 

Member-to-Member Discounts

Our Member-to-Member Discount Program (M2M) will enhance the value of your membership by giving you the opportunity to buy goods and services from other members at a discount. This is a benefit you can pass along to all of your employees. 

This week's featured companies:

Roper & Roper, CPAs: 10%
Savory Gourmet Catering & Events: 10%
Senor Tequila’s: 10%

View all the discounts at: http://www.ggchamber.org/membership/member-to-member-discount/
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