Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Aug. 21-25

Friday, August 18, 2017
MON/21 Ribbon Cutting for Chicken Salad Chick
10-10:30 a.m.
Chicken Salad Chick: 975 E. 3rd St., Ste. 122
 
TUES/22 YPAC Meetup
7:30-9 a.m.
+ coffee: 818 Georgia Ave., Ste. 102
Whether you take your coffee hot or cold, you can do it with the best of company.  YP is kicking off a monthly coffee meet-up for YP members only. YP Meet Ups are open to current YPC members (buy your own coffee, we'll
provide the donuts). Visit ypchattanooga.
org
to register. 
 
TUES/22 East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Car Barn: 6721 Heritage Business Court
Speaker: Councilwoman Carol Berz
$12
 
TUES/22 Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer
5-7 p.m.
Puléo's Grille: 6108 Artesian Cir.
Complimentary light appetizers and drink specials.
 
WED/23 2017 Chattanooga Chamber Annual Meeting
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.
The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce presents their Annual Meeting highlighting Chamber accomplishments over the last year. American economist Arthur Laffer will be the keynote speaker. 
 
THUR/24 Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting
8:15-9:30 a.m.
Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.
$10
 
THUR/24 WE | Women Entrepreneurs Symposium 
8:30 a.m. – Noon
Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel: 1400 Market St.
All women entrepreneurs, those who are aspiring and those who support women in business, are invited to attend the Fifth Annual Women’s Entrepreneurial Symposium, “WE Bring Game.” The half-day event will help women at any level develop proven skills for success. Generating new ideas and energy with experienced professionals offering panel discussions, networking and highly motivational speakers, the WE Symposium offers depth and breadth for every attendee.  
No charge. To reserve your seat visit werockcha17.eventbrite.com.
 
THUR/24 Ribbon Cutting for Escape Experience Chattanooga
11-11:30 a.m.
Escape Experience Chattanooga: 1800 Rossville Ave., Ste. 1
 
THUR/24 Ribbon Cutting for Novel Chiropractic
4:30-5 p.m.
Novel Chiropractic: 315 N Market St., Ste. 107
 
FRI/25 YPAC August Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St.
Speaker: Cam Doody, Bellhops
Register at ypchattanooga.org



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