Chamber members and their guests are invited to gather informally for refreshments and network-based conversation regarding area commerce and economic growth.
The Business After Hours Event, organized by the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce, is a monthly reception which is hosted by member business volunteers. Appetizers and drinks will be provided by the host as attendees mingle and network with other community business professionals from Randolph County.
The monthly event usually attracts an average of 25+ attendees, including members and guests. Through opportunities like this event, the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce is constantly striving to make Randolph County a better place to live, work, and do business. You won’t want to miss out on a great evening of fun and networking!
Held every third Thursday of the month from 4:00PM – 6:00PM.
ANNUAL DINNER & AWARDS
The community event of the year is the Annual Dinner & Awards highlighting the successes of the Chamber and economic development. Celebrate the vision for the future and spend the evening with some of the most respected business leaders in Randolph County. This event is the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber’s largest networking and social event of the year!
Prior to the event, the Chamber asks for nominations for the various awards that will be presented at the event. The awards are to recognize outstanding Chamber members and Randolph County area leaders who made an impact in the community.
Coming in May 2018!
CHRISTMAS PARADE & SANTA VISITS
The Chamber Christmas Parade is held in downtown Elkins in early December. Following the Christmas Parade there are family activities and a chance to meet Santa Claus at the Elkins YMCA.
Coming on December 6, 2018!
DEVELOP THE POSSIBILITIES WITH CHAMBER NETWORKING
Develop the Possibilities with Chamber Networking meetings are designed specifically for the professional who would like to expand their network of business contacts, generate new business leads, and learn the most effective strategies for networking. Bring your business card to exchange! Each attendee will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the group, share a little about their business, and gain valuable information from a monthly speaker.
Held the 2nd Wednesday of each month with networking beginning at Noon.
FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES
Get ready to place your blanket or your lawn chair at the Davis & Elkins amphitheater for a memorable summer evening of music and fireworks! A local musician TBD will begin to entertain the community from 8PM until dusk. The annual fireworks display will then take place immediately following.
Sponsored by the Elkins-Randolph Chamber of Commerce, Randolph County Commission, City of Elkins, and Davis and Elkins College.
Coming on June 30, 2018!
The Legislative Luncheon is typically held in January. The Legislative Luncheon is an annual meeting that brings together area Legislators and our most active business leaders. A moderator presides over the meeting. This meeting is committed to reviewing, developing and supporting issues that promote a positive, pro-active business environment. In doing this, we create a connection between the Chamber and its local, state and federal government representatives.
Coming in January 2018!
The idea behind a Lunch Mob is a meet-n-greet group that will show up at a specified restaurant. It’s great way to support our hard working Chamber member restaurants, and it happens at a different restaurant every month.
Let’s go to lunch and show our support and appreciation for being a Chamber member restaurant and supporter of our local community.
These casual, no-host luncheons are a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow members. So grab a Chamber member, colleague, friend, neighbor or future member and join us for lunch!
There will be no program or agenda.
Held each month between 11:30AM and 1PM.
MAXIMIZING YOUR CHAMBER BENEFIT – CHAMBER 101
Are you utilizing your Chamber Membership to its fullest?
Your Chamber membership can expand your personal and professional skills as well as benefit your organization in countless ways. Meet the Chamber Director, learn about membership benefits, how to set-up your Chamber profile and much more!
Maximizing Your Benefit – Chamber 101 sessions will introduce you to all the opportunities available to you and your staff – including networking, member advocacy, workforce and education and much more! Learn how to maximize the benefits of your Chamber investment to reach new heights.
Coming in January, April, July, October 2018!
QUARTERLY CHAMBER MEETINGS
The Chamber invites a guest speaker to address the Chamber membership on a wide variety of timely topics from local, regional, statewide, national and global interest. These well attended Luncheon Meetings are typically held quarterly, beginning with a very active networking reception, followed by a buffet lunch.
Coming in April, July, October 2018!
PATHWAY TO LEADERSHIP
Effective leadership is fundamental to success. This dynamic seminar with four modules that will teach you valuable skills for your success. Each session will have networking and leadership exercises to help you develop both personally and professionally. Turn theory into practice, create opportunities, and make connections that will last far beyond this seminar.
Coming in October 2018!
RANDOLPH COUNTY DAY
Randolph County Day is an opportunity for area businesses and Chamber members to travel to the state capitol to participate in the legislative process, advocate for issues important to the Randolph County business community, and most importantly, feature why Randolph County is a quality destination to live, work, and play.
Those willing to be part of Randolph County Day are invited to set up exhibits featuring their business or organization or just attend as an individual to network, become educated on the process, or simply meet with local and state officials.
Coming in April 2018!
STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS WORKSHOP
In this workshop members are offered a wide variety of opportunities to enhance their abilities and training for optimum performances in the marketplace. The program provides individualized growth and development opportunities for entry level to executive leadership covering a variety of topics that includes technology, human resources, marketing and finance.
Coming in August 2018!
WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Designed to have a full day of networking, education, and inspiration created to inspire and energize women in the business community. This one-day conference will feature a key note speaker and provide an opportunity for women to connect, discuss, and be empowered.
Coming on June 15, 2018!
All proceeds from these events go towards enhancing the chamber and allowing us to continue our mission to act as a representative for businesses in Randolph County.