The West Hartford Chamber of Commerce will resume the ‘AM Connections’ program in its pre-pandemic format on Sept. 16, and plans to carry the periods twice a month.
The West Hartford Chamber of Commerce is relaunching its signature enterprise networking occasion, AM Connections, on the Noah Webster Library on Friday, Sept. 16 from 7:30-9 a.m.
AM Connections was launched almost a decade in the past to create a means for native companies to interact and study one another. Whereas the occasion is hosted by the Chamber, it’s open to non-member guests and friends.
There can be opening networking earlier than and after the assembly. Throughout the occasion, every attendee is given a chance to offer a “30-Second Business” to share who they’re, what they do, and who could be a very good referral for them. There will even be a quick replace from the West Hartford Chamber.
Free espresso and pastries can be obtainable.
“We’re excited to return to AM Connections residence on the Noah Webster Library,” mentioned West Hartford Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Chris Conway. “Individuals do enterprise with individuals they know, like and belief. In-person networking creates a novel alternative for companies to study one another, and probably do enterprise with one another or grow to be a supply of referrals”
Within the years earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic the occasion was held twice per thirty days and drew 50-75 individuals at every assembly. Throughout the pandemic the assembly rapidly moved to a weekly digital format by way of Zoom, retaining a lot of its core attendees whereas attracting new individuals. Since November the chamber has hosted it as soon as per thirty days in a hybrid format with the remaining assembly be digital. Sept. 16 is first totally in-person AM Connections in almost three years.
“West Hartford Chamber AM Connections has been a really helpful networking occasion for me and my enterprise through the years,” mentioned Avi Smith-Rapaport of We Care Computer systems. “Effectivity has at all times been a key driver for my enterprise and the flexibility to satisfy dozens of individuals in an hour and a half nonetheless blows me away to this present day. It’s additionally a beautiful solution to keep linked to many businesspeople that you simply don’t usually see regularly. I’ve met a lot of my closest connections from the occasion and stay up for the longer term.”
AM Connections is open to West Hartford Chamber members, and anybody who desires to community with different native companies. Area is restricted and registration is required. To register or to study extra click on right here.
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