by Matthew Perez, Intern

March is a busy month here at the chamber with the ten events we have going on. Come take part in the madness and have a great time! Click on the links to register or get more information.

March 2ndFriday Forum, “Tax Relief for agents & Brokers”

          “Tax Relief for Agents & Brokers” is a fast-paced presentation designed specifically for you and your group. Programs run from 30 minutes or until all questions are answered, and participants enjoy discounted pricing for Paul’s tax savings systems.

March 8thState of the City Luncheon

            Each year, the Mayor delivers the State of the City address detailing past accomplishments, goals, planned policies and objectives for the largest city in the region for the coming year. Nearly 500 business, community, media, and political leaders are expected to attend this luncheon program.

March 9thInternational Seafood Buyers Tour

          An annual event held in March to help showcase New Bedford’s waterfront and local seafood plants to international buyers and media participating in the International Boston Seafood Show. This educational tour gives the international buyers an inside look at how 21st-century computer technology and advanced processing equipment is producing a higher quality product than ever and shipping it fast almost anywhere on the planet. The goal is to generate increased and new business for New Bedford’s seafood industry.

March 12thChina Trip Information Session

          Join the SouthCoast Chamber on a once in a lifetime travel experience on an all inclusive trip to China!

March 14thSouthCoast Business Builders Breakfast

          This event provides our members, guests and friends an early-morning opportunity to increase your access to leads, build your book of business, and to encourage the meaningful professional relationships.

March 15thBusiness After Hours, Hampton Inn

          This event provides our members, guests and friends an early-morning opportunity to increase your access to leads, build your book of business, and to encourage the meaningful professional relationships.

March 16thExpand Your Business with Rev. Gail Hicks

          Come and join us for a Friday Forum with a Spiritual Vibe!  Let’s set our intentions our ideas to work in several methods to expand your business and boost your energy to move forward.

March 22ndCEO Unplugged-William Gardner, Alma Del Mar Charter School

        The SCYPN’s CEO Unplugged series is held quarterly and provides young professionals with an opportunity to connect with and learn from successful local CEOs. Aimed to be a source of inspiration and a wealth of knowledge, the CEOs share their personal experiences and journey to success with the participants in an informal, small group setting.

March 29thGood Morning SouthCoast State of the Business Community w/ Secretary Ash

          This edition of Good Morning SouthCoast! will focus on the State of the Business Community.  Secretary of Housing and Economic Development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Honorable Jay Ash will be our featured keynote speaker and will discuss housing and community development, job creation, business development, consumer affairs, and business regulation

March 29thBusiness After Hours Bay State Wind and Moby Dick Brewery

                    The Chamber’s Business After Hours provide an opportunity for members and non-members to mingle and build business relationships in an informal, relaxed business setting. These networking mixers are held on a monthly basis in partnership with member businesses and attract business professionals from many industries. The event includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, and a raffle prize.