Members connect monthly with other business leaders to exchange items and business solutions, and grow their business through a variety of networking and special events.
Looking for something different? Consider WIN – Washington County Interactive Networking. Chamber members can WIN the second Friday of each month, from 7:30 am to 9:00 am, by connecting with members and non-members alike from the Hartford, Germantown or West Bend Area Chambers. Locations of the breakfast meetings rotate between the three communities each month to help you WIN more contacts, customers and business!
Join us at one or all of the 2017 WIN breakfast meetings!
January 20 – The Threshold Inc. – West Bend
February 17 – Chandelier Ballroom – Hartford
March 17 – Germantown
April 21 – West Bend
May 19 – Hartford
June – West Bend
July 21 – Hartford
August 18 – Germantown
September 15 – West Bend
October 20 – Germantown
November 17 – Hartford
December 15 – Germantown
Registrations required! SAVE! with the Early-Bird Discount cost of $12 per member. After the Early-Bird deadline, cost is $15 for Chamber members. $17 for walk-in registrations at the door — $25 for non-Chamber members.
Visit the above links for each event with details and registration deadlines!
Attendees WIN as they share a 30 second commercial introduction as they promote their businesses, extend a thank you for winning connections, or make business related requests to others in attendance. Reservations are required for this benefit which includes a full breakfast. Members SAVE with Early-Bird discount registration!
AfterHours means just that, the opportunity and exchange of business cards, information, and ideas between members … AfterHours.
Join us the third Wednesday of each month, from 5 to 7 pm, to develop relationships both professionally and personally while showcasing a member business. These events are included with your annual membership and offer refreshments, food and more.
Make your next business connection and discover where it will take you!
January 18 – Laufer Trucking Inc 955 Western Dr Hartford
February 15 – Grand Avenue Dental Care – 1163 Grand Ave Hartford
March 15 – Ewald’s Hartford Ford, 2570 E Sumner St, Hartford
April 19 – Erin Hills, 7169 County Rd O, Erin
May 17 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County, Hartford
June, July, August – Summer Break
September 20 – DirecLink Tower, 6601 County Rd K Hartford
October 18 – Open
November 16 – U.S. Bank, 1472 E. Sumner Street, Hartford
December 20 — Open
To host a Business AfterHours, please contact the Hartford Area Chamber at (262) 673-7002!
Often the first Chamber event attended by new members, Business AfterHours are monthly networking events that provide the opportunity to learn more about the business community and meet representatives from a variety of businesses and retail establishments. Business AfterHours are hosted by various Chamber members looking to bring customers to their front door for a inside tour of the business, sample of menu items, and just get connect with other business leaders. Great for grand opening events, a move to a new location or to showcase an existing business, Business AfterHours can help a business with top-of-mind awareness. We look forward to seeing you, your company, and your co-workers, at the next Business AfterHours!
Hartford Area Chamber Gift Checks—a community gift certificate program–have become increasingly popular with local member businesses as well as residents and recipients.
Since the program was introduced in the fall of 2001, the Chamber has issued over $350,000.00 in checks with an average value of $20. With a Chamber membership of more than 230 businesses, recipients have a wide variety of places to use their chamber gift checks, and many businesses have taken in Chamber Gift Certificates as part of a larger purchase price for a product or service.
Purchased at the Chamber office, customers use them to support area businesses and keep shopping local. Members display the “Chamber Checks Redeemed Here” sign to let customers know they accept Hartford Area Chamber Gift Checks. They make great gifts for the holidays, birthdays or anniversaries and are always the right size and color!
Chamber Annual Dinner & Member Celebration — Held to Celebrate Hartford Business successes Chamber members. Includes Dinner, Program and Auction.
Candidate Forums — An opportunity for candidates running for office to discuss their views and answer questions. Held in the Common Council Chambers and broadcast on local cable.
Annual Chamber Golf Outing — Golfers from the business community compete for fun and prizes every August. Visit our Facebook page for photos for the August event. Thank you golfers and sponsors!
Future Hartford — A leadership program designed to enrich leadership skills and provide in-depth exposure to the community. The nine-month program runs September to May and is held the second Friday of each month. Includes ongoing leadership training. Registration is required and applications are available at the Chamber.
$10,000 Cash Giveaway — The Hartford Area Chamber is pleased to recognize it’s partnership with the Kettle Moraine Lions Club. This annual event is a community fundraiser supporting a local non-profit organization. Many lucky winners took away cash prizes!