I love meeting people and building relationships. There are many Networking Opportunities local to Carroll County Maryland. Please get in touch if you’d like to join me! Following are a handful of local gatherings I frequent.


Networking Opportunities in (and around) Carroll County, Maryland

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce

Location: Carroll County Region (varying locations)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CarrollCountyChamber
Website: www.carrollcountychamber.org/
*MEMBERSHIP & limited non-member opportunities
*I’m a member of the Board of Directors & the Ambassador Committee!

Frederick County Chamber of Commerce

Locations: Frederick County Region (varying locations)
Facebook:
Website: http://www.frederickchamber.org/
*MEMBERSHIP & limited non-member opportunities

Launch Carroll Young Professionals

Location: Carroll County Region (varying locations)
Meet Day: Thursdays about once every 1-2 months
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cost: Free (1 Free Beer + Appetizers)
Website: www.meetup.com/LaunchCarroll/
*PROFESSIONALS 21 – 45
*I’m a member of the Launch Carroll Committee!

Hanover Area Young Professionals

Location:Hanover PA Region (varying locations)
Meet Day: Thursdays about once every 1-2 months
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Website: www.meetup.com/Hanover-Area-Young-Professionals/

Mount Airy Women in Motion *RECENTLY REVAMPED*

Location: M&T Bank, Twin Arch Shopping Center, Mt. Airy, MD
Meet Day: (usually) 3rd Tuesday of the month
Time: (usually) 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: Free (no meal), RSVP Requested
Website: Check mountairywomeninmotionnews.weebly.com/calendar.html for details!!
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/MtAiryWIM/
*WOMEN ONLY

W.O.W. Women Optimizing Women

Location: Carroll County Region (varying locations)
Meet Day: 3rd Friday of the month
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cost: Free (snacks/beverages), RSVP Required
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/484791698331590/
*WOMEN ONLY

Taneytown Business Breakfast

Location: Thunderhead Bowling Alley, Taneytown, MD
Meet Day: 2nd Friday of the month
Time: 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Cost: $10 for Buffet Breakfast, RSVP Required
Website: taneytown.org/economic_development.asp

Carroll Marketing Group

Location: Tony’s Japanese Steakhouse in Eldersburg, MD
Meet Day: 1st Monday of the month
Time: Noon – 1:30 PM
Cost: $15 for Buffet Lunch OR $10 to Attend, RSVP Required
Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/758996190841335/

South Carroll Business Association Luncheons

Location: Salerno’s, Sykesville, MD
Meet Day: 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time: 12pm, Noon
Cost: $15 for Non Members, $10 for Members, RSVP Required
Website: www.southcarroll.org

Lunch About Nothing

Location: Rafael’s in Westminster, MD
Meet Day: 4th Monday of the month
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM
Cost: $12.00 for Buffet Lunch

Taneytown Chamber

Location: Taneytown, MD (varying locations)
Meet Day: ~ 7 times / year on 2nd Wednesdays
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Website: taneytownchamber.org/calendar.asp
*Registration Required

Generation Connect

Location: Frederick, MD (varying locations)
Meet Day: ~ Every Other Month
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM *They also have volunteer activities!
Cost: $10.00 for Members, $15.00 for Non-Members
Website: www.frederickchamber.org/generation-connect.html
*Registration Required
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GenerationConnect
*PROFESSIONALS 40 & UNDER

Chicks In Charge – Owings Mills *NEW

Location: Olive Garden, Owings Mills, MD
Meet Day: 1st Wednesday of the month
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: $12.50 for Buffet Lunch, RSVP Required
(Sponsor a Lunch for $25.00 for a 15-Minute Spot)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/239400092802989/
Website: chicksincharge9.wix.com/site
*WOMEN ONLY

*These events, dates, locations, costs, and membership requirements are subject to change. I’m providing these as a convenience and am not associated with any of these groups. List last updated on 06/11/2015.


Groups others have shared with me…

Hagerstown Washington County Chamber of Commerce (Look for their business after hours events)
*A lot of people attend & drawing for cash prize*
http://web.hagerstown.org/events?oe=true

GenNext-Hagerstown Young Professionals Group (Look for GenNext Happy hour)
*Young professional networking, drawings for prizes*
http://web.hagerstown.org/events?oe=true

ABC CVC YPG (Associated Builders & Contractors Cumberland Valley Chapter Young Professionals Group)
*based in Hagerstown but will hold events all over (Frederick, Hagerstown, Chambersburg, Gettysburg)
*Different environment/group of young professionals, prizes/games*
https://abccvcypg.org/

SMPS Central PA (Society for Marketing Professional Services) – they hold a lot of events in Lancaster, Harrisburg, York, Gettysburg
*AMAZING GROUP-very fun, always have activities to keep you entertained, large crowd and reach a different group of professionals*
http://smpscentralpa.org/index.php

Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce
*Very similar to Hagerstown Washington County events except no cash prize-just regular items and you get a different area of people*

My CORE Networking of Frederick – Just Show Up Frederick
*FREE* https://www.facebook.com/cbnfrederick/
Wednesdays 9:00am – 10:00am at PIGS BBQ Frederick

Frederick Professionals Community
*Tuesdays, 11:15am – 1:00pm* at Dutch’s Daughter, 581 Himes Ave., Frederick, MD 21703
Website: http://frederickprofessionalscommunity.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrederickProfessionals/