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Thursday, November 14, 2013Networking Events

WA Health Benefit Exchange:Small Business Info Sessions

WA Health 
Benefit Exchange:Small Business Info Sessions
The Affordable Care Act has changed the landscape of health care for both individuals and businesses. There is no need to negotiate this landscape all on your own, resources exist to help you make the best decisions possible. Sustainable Connections and The Bellingham Chamber of Commerce have assembled a forum of experts who can help you and your business make informed choices as the law goes into effect.
Experts Include:
   Scott Hacker, WA Health Benefit Exchange
   Keith Wallace, President Elect of the Northwest Washington Health Underwriters Association and Rice Insurance Representative
   Jim Stevens, WA Health Advisory Committee (WAHA) member and...  More >>

When:Thursday, November 14, 2013 3:30 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:Convenient location in downtown Ferndale, right off I-5

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013Networking Events

Washington Health Benefit Exchange:A Timely Small Business

Washington Health 
Benefit Exchange:A Timely Small Business
The Affordable Care Act has changed the landscape of health care for both individuals and businesses. There is no need to negotiate this landscape all on your own, resources exist to help you make the best decisions possible. Sustainable Connections and The Bellingham Chamber of Commerce have assembled a forum of experts who can help you and your business make informed choices as the law goes into effect.
Experts Include:
   Scott Hacker, WA Health Benefit Exchange
   Keith Wallace, President Elect of the Northwest Washington Health Underwriters Association and Rice Insurance Representative
   Jim Stevens, WA Health Advisory Committee (WAHA) member and...  More >>

When:Wednesday, November 20, 2013 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:Pickford Theatre, Bellingham WA

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Thursday, November 21, 2013Business After Business

Business After Business

Business After Business
As part of our ongoing efforts to create a strong local economy, provide networking opportunities and promote our community, the Chamber invites you to join us for this always popular monthly networking event, Business After Business.

This event is free to attend.

When:Thursday, November 21, 2013 5:30 PM
Where:Bellingham Herald 1155 N. State St. Bellingham, WA 98225

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Wednesday, December 04, 2013Annual Awards Dinner

Annual Awards Dinner

Annual Awards Dinner
This event is officially sold out! Check later for pictures from this black and white affair, and at a lovely celebration of Whatcom County businesses. At this event there will be a fun, live raffle with tons of packages.

When:Wednesday, December 04, 2013 5:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:Lakeway Best Western Inn and Conference Center 714 Lakeway Dr Bellingham, WA 98229
Registration:RSVP here

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Saturday, December 07, 2013Ribbon Cutting/Open House

Sears Hometown

Ribbon Cutting

When:Saturday, December 07, 2013 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:Sears Hometown 3548 Meridian Street Bellingham, WA

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Friday, December 13, 2013Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Springhill Suites by Marriott

Bring an unwrapped toy to the breakfast to donate to Toys for Tots!
Costco will be on hand to sell toys for your convenience!

When:Friday, December 13, 2013 7:15 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Northwood Hall 3240 Northwest Avenue Bellingham, WA 98226
Registration:Register here

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Thursday, December 19, 2013Business After Business

Business After Business/Ribbon Cutting

Business After Business/Ribbon Cutting
Join us in celebrating the opening of our newest member business, Uptown Art Studio for their Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting and Business After Business!
The celebration only gets better with BevX 360 serving drinks!
Let's give Uptown Art Studio a hearty Chamber welcome!
This networking event is free of charge.  No RSVP needed.

When:Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:Uptown Art Studio 23 Bellwether Way, #101 Bellingham, WA

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Friday, January 10, 2014Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Hampton Inn.

When:Friday, January 10, 2014 7:15 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Northwood Hall 3240 Northwest Avenue Bellingham, WA 98226
Registration:Register here

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014Ribbon Cutting/Open House

La Qunita Inn & Suites Bellingham

La Qunita Inn & Suites Bellingham
Join us as we celebrate with the La Quinta Inn & Suites for their ribbon cutting!

When:Tuesday, January 14, 2014 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:La Qunita Inn & Suites 1063 W Bakerview Rd Bellingham, WA

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Thursday, January 23, 2014Networking Events

WYPs Evening Social

WYPs Evening Social
Join us for an evening of friends and networking!
Fireside Martini and Wine Bar will be our host for the evening. Appetizers will be provided and a no host bar. Fireside will be featuring a special promo drink for purchase especially for the evening.
Please remember to RSVP:
Entrance Fee is:
Advance RSVP: Members $0 Guests $5
At the Door: Members $5 Guests $10
Guests who register for membership at the door entrance fee is waived.

When:Thursday, January 23, 2014 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:Fireside Martini and Wine Bar 416 West Bakerview Road Bellingham WA 98226

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Thursday, February 06, 2014Networking Events

Learn how to have a positive tradeshow experience

Learn how to have a positive tradeshow experience
FREE seminar to learn how to create an effective, energized booth at the upcoming Showcase and turn more prospects into sales!

Speakers at this seminar will include:
Becky Raney: Print & Copy Factory
Bob Hagedorn: Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance
Kathy Cross: Laserpoint Awards and Promotional Solutions
Dave Donnelly: Special T Signs & Graphics

Sign up at: http://www.printcopyfactory.com/tradeshow/

When:Thursday, February 06, 2014 2:30 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where: BIAWC Building 1650 Baker Creek Place (In the Irongate Industrial Park)

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Friday, February 14, 2014Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Phillips 66.

When:Friday, February 14, 2014 7:15 AM thru 09:00 PM
Where:Northwood Hall 3240 Northwest Avenue Bellingham, WA 98226
Registration:Register here

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Thursday, February 20, 2014Business After Business

Business After Business at Bellingham Wedding & Event Rental

Business After Business at Bellingham Wedding & Event Rental
As part of our ongoing efforts to create a strong local economy, provide networking opportunities and promote our community, the Chamber invites you to join us for this always popular monthly networking event, Business After Business.

This event is free to attend.

When:Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:Bellingham Wedding and Event Rentals 4151 Meridian Ste. #116 Bellingham, WA 98226 *Located in the Cordata Shopping Center - Off Westerly Rd.*

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014Networking Events

New Member Orientation

New Member Orientation
Meet the Chamber staff and learn how to best utilize your Chamber benefits and get to most out of your memebrship!

When:Wednesday, March 12, 2014 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:119 N. Commercial Street, Suite 110 Bellingham. WA 98225
Registration:Register here

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014Ribbon Cutting/Open House

BioLife Plasma Services - Topping-off Ceremony

BioLife Plasma Services - Topping-off Ceremony
Topping off ceremony begins at 12:00 pm.
A light lunch will be served following the ceremony.

RSVP required.
RSVP to Kayla Beehler or Alex Johnson:
kayla_beehler@baxter.com 701.885.1900
alex_johnson@baxter.com • 319.213.5813

To learn more about BioLife visit www.biolifeplasma.com

When:Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:00 PM thru 02:00 PM
Where:905 Darby Drive, Bellingham

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Friday, March 14, 2014Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Rice Insurance

When:Friday, March 14, 2014 7:15 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Northwood Hall 3240 Northwest Avenue Bellingham, WA 98226
Registration:Register here

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Saturday, March 15, 2014Networking Events

Weekly Morning Buzz at Barkley Village

Weekly Morning Buzz at Barkley Village
If you enjoy regular contact with small groups of people, the Weekly Morning Buzz meetings are a great opportunity to connect with people you'll see week after week. Come and try one of WYP's morning buzz meetings and you will be hooked!

When:Saturday, March 15, 2014 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:The Woods Coffee at Barkley Village (near Regal Cinemas)

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014Chamber Speaker Series

State of the City and State of the County Addresses

State of the City and State of the County Addresses
It's a "State of the City/County" doubleheader!
Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville will give her State of the City Address as part of the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber Speaker Series presented by Alcoa. Joining Mayor Linville will be Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws presenting his State of the County Address.

Both will share highlights of their second year in office.

Members - $25
Non-members - $35

Breakfast is included in the price of admission.

The Chamber Speaker Series is sponsored by Alcoa and Whidbey Island Bank.

When:Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:Bellingham Golf & Country Club 3729 Meridian Street, Bellingham
Registration:Register here

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Thursday, March 20, 2014Business After Business

Business After Business at Walkers Carpet One

Business After Business at Walkers Carpet One
As part of our ongoing efforts to create a strong local economy, provide networking opportunities and promote our community, the Chamber invites you to join us for this always popular monthly networking event, Business After Business.

This event is free to attend.

When:Thursday, March 20, 2014 5:30 PM
Where:Walkers Carpet One 2425 E. Bakerview Rd, Bellingham

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Thursday, March 27, 2014Networking Events

Spring Business Showcase

Spring Business Showcase
Whatcom County's Business To Consumer Tradeshow
Business to consumer exhibits, product demonstrations, prize drawings, informative seminars, free parking, free admission tickets, and wine & beer tasting, all at the Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa. 4-9PM Wednesday the 27th of March.

When:Thursday, March 27, 2014 4:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:Silver Reef Hotel, Casino Spa Events Center 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale, WA 98248

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