2017 Networking Events
Business After Hours - 2nd Tuesday 5:30 pm
Business After Hours is traditionally the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm-7pm.Enjoy food and drink and raffle prizes. Meet your neighbors in the GMCC business community. Also a good opportunity for hosts to showcase their businesses. Bring a raffle item and get a coupon for the next BAH. $10 for GMCC members and $20 for guests or invoicing. Yearly Passports are available at a savings.
Feb 7 @ Mystified, 14 Clara Drive, Mystic (w/ Cask & Keg)
March 14 @ Center for Hospice Care, 227 Dunham St, Norwich
April 11 @ Stonington Harbor Yacht Club, Stonington (w/Gourmet Galley)
May 3 @ Joshua’s Limo, 172 Stoddards Wharf Rd, Gales Ferry
(joint event with ECT and NAC) Wednesday
May 9 @ “Hoxie Block party” - with Whaler’s Inn, Mallove’s, & Bravo Bravo
1 Cottrell Street, Mystic
June 13 @ Savings Institute
July 11 @Enders Island, Mason’s Island. Mystic
August 8 @ Denison Homestead Museum, 120 Pequotsepos Rd, Mystic
Sept 12 @ Catherine M, 33 West Main St, Mystic
Oct TBD @ Mystic Dark Room
Oct 4 @ Naskart Racing, Oakdale (4 miles from Exit 82 Waterford)
Oct 10 @ Spicer Mansion Speak Easy, 15 Elm St, Mystic
Nov 14 @ Pendleton Health, 44 Maritime Dr, Mystic
Business Before Hours - 1st Thursday 8:00 am
Business Before Hours is a before-work networking event hosted by chamber member businesses all throughout the year, traditionally First Thursdays. Coffee, pastries and raffle prizes. Showcase your business by hosting; meet your neighbors, announce your latest event, or introduce your new business by attending. No RSVP required. No charge to attend.
Feb 2: Aldi's Ribbon Cutting - 688 Long Hill Road 8:30 am
Feb 16: Town of Groton Police Dept - 68 Long Point Road 8:00 am
March 2 August 3
April 6 Sept 7
May 4 Oct 5
June 1 Nov 2
Groton Business Association - 3rd Thursday 7:30 am
Join the Groton Business Association on the third Thursday of every month from 7:30am-9am for breakfast and networking! The GBA is an affiliation of the GMCC and its purpose is to promote small business in Groton and to foster a sense of community and awareness of what Groton has to offer. This free opportunity is a great way to meet local business owners and expand your business into the Groton area.
Ribbon Cutting Events
Ribbon Cuttings are a great way to do business-to-business networking - introduce yourself to new business owners, and welcome them into our Greater Mystic business community. Refreshments are served, and an elected official is scheduled to attend the ceremony. Usually 4:30 pm on weekdays, subscribe to our EBLAST Newsletter to get updates on all events.