The Annual Celebration, held in January, is the Chamber's most exciting social gala of the year! With a focus on celebrating the year's accomplishments, the Annual Celebration brings together both Chamber members and members of the community for a wonderful evening of socializing, food and beverages, entertainment, silent auction and much more! The event enables the Chamber to keep membership dues at a minimum and provide quality services and programs.
Learn more about the 65th Annual Celebration & Sponsorship Opportunities
Annual Golf Outing
The Annual Golf Outing is the Chamber's second special event of the year. Every July, over 200 Chamber members, their guests, and the community participate in 18 holes of golf at Pleasant View and an evening of networking, dinner, and awards. Support of this event enables the Chamber to keep membership dues at a minimum and still provide quality services and programs.
Ask the Expert seminars occur monthly in the Spring and Fall. These educational sessions are an opportunity to learn and discuss current issues your business faces with other business. Sessions are facilitated by a subject matter expert or panel of experts, from this area, with “real-world” experience on the day's topic. Q&A wraps up each session.
2016 ATE Series
|January||Apps for Business||Register|
|February||How to Promote Yourself - Asking for Referrals||Register|
|March||Creating & Maintaining an Engaging Company Culture||Register|
|May||Internet Marketing Strategy||Register|
|June||Converting Leads to Sales||Register|
|September||Turning Introductions into Relationships that Prosper||Register|
|October||A Holistic Approach to Online Marketing||Register|
|November||Selling Smart Using a 10-Point Plan||Register|
The Business Social Hour is a popular and free monthly event that is open to members and guests. This is a great place to make new contacts, socialize and network in a fun & relaxing atmosphere. Host sponsor slots fill quickly, contact Brenda for details on hosting a Business Social Hour.
Biz Trolley ToursBoard the Middleton Trolley at the Chamber office and enjoy 20 minute tours of some of the businesses that make Middleton unique. Tours occur in the Spring-Fall. Tour dates and locations vary, visit the event calendar for specific dates. Email Lisa to become a tour stop!
2016 Guest Speaker line-up:
|January||Jim Hartlieb, First Business Bank Economic Survey|
|February||Tom Still, WI Technology Council|
|March||John Biondi, Discovery 2 Product|
|April||Wisconsin Auto & Truck Dealers Association|
|May||American Transmission Company|
|June||Craig Thompson, Transportation Development Corp.|
|August||Deb Archer, Greater Madison CVB|
|September||Craig Stanley, Broadwing Advisors|
Register for an Economic Development Briefing
Get Moving Middleton
Get Moving Middleton is our monthly breakfast meeting. Stay informed about Middleton's community, the schools, the latest business trends, financial markets, health matters and more. These meetings allow you to take advantage of many of the benefits that Chamber membership has to offer. Networking time is provided until 7:45 a.m. when the program begins. The program consists of approximately four to six brief updates on a variety of community and business issues. These ‘first Thursday’ meetings are fun, informative, fast-paced and open to Chamber members and guests, a continental breakfast is provided.
First Thursdays, Monthly at the Hilton Garden Inn (see the event calendar for details).
1. Presentation should be 60 minutes or less (to allow time for Q&A)
2. Presentation cannot be an infomercial for your business/services or a teaser (give a bit of information but require contract/payment for more information)
3. Presentation should have some sort of business, professional or personal development aspect
4. Presenter should email title, description of the seminar and what attendees can expect to learn, along with a short bio and photo to email@example.com
5. Presentation should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm the day prior to your scheduled presentation (if you have slides)
To propose a Lunch & Learn Topic please email Lisa DuChateau, email@example.com
Using all of what the Chamber does well in large groups, to cultivate and inspire small ‘Micro Group’ opportunities to learn and make meaningful connections.
Learn more about starting or joining a small group.