Business After Hours

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This year is the 100th Anniversary of Siena Heights University. They are sharing that celebration with Adrian Area Chamber members during a Business After Hours event on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 5-7 pm.

The event will be hosted in the Performing Arts Center lobby, with parking available in the Spencer lot off Oakwood Road.

Appetizers and beverages will be served, so please register in advance.

Early Evening Networking

Business After Hours is a networking event held several times per year in partnership with sponsoring Chamber members. This event is designed to promote the sponsoring member business and help build connections with other business leaders. The sponsoring business opens its doors for Chamber members, offering a behind-the-scenes look at its operation. Usually occurring between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Business After Hours facilitates night-time networking for those unable to get away for morning and afternoon events.

Business After Hours registration is not required, but is encouraged, so that our featured businesses have enough supplies, and there are enough refreshments to enjoy!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Business After Hours (BAH)?

BAH is a networking event held several times per year in partnership with sponsoring Chamber members. This event is designed to promote the sponsoring member business and help build connections with other business leaders. The sponsoring business opens its doors for Chamber members after normal business hours, offering a behind-the-scenes look at its operation.

When are BAH events held?

Usually occurring between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., BAH events facilitate night-time networking for those unable to get away for morning and afternoon events. Some events may start at 5:30 p.m. or last a little later than 7:00 p.m., but they will all fall within that early evening time-frame.

What does it cost to attend BAH?

BAH events are free networking events sponsored by the host business. Unless otherwise noted, all BAH events are available exclusively to Chamber Members, their employees and spouses.

What are the requirements to host a BAH event at my business?

There are very few requirements to be a BAH host business: You must be a Chamber Member in good standing, you must have a facility with standing room for at least 20 people, and you must provide the refreshments for the evening. Months are available on a first-come-first-served basis, and can be reserved up to a year in advance.

What kind of refreshments will I need to serve?

Refreshments served are your choice – anything from cheese and crackers to a fully catered buffet has been done in the past. Restaurant members with a liquor license may also operate a cash bar during BAH events. (It is always a good idea to at least have some coffee and water available for thirsty guests!)

How can I sign-up to host a Business After Hours at my location?

Call the Chamber at 517-265-2320 or email office@adrianareachamber.com and one of our staff members will assist you!