The Chamber offers you many ways to meet potential customers and/or vital business contacts. Our networking events allow you to interact with key leaders in the business community and make connections with new clients. Networking events take place in the morning, afternoon and evening.
Don't feel that your networking skills are up to par? Fear not, as the Chamber hosts numerous seminars that will assist you and our employees' skills and abilities to succeed in today's fast-pace local economy.
For more information on these programs and events, please contact Janet Bloom at 248-919-6917 ext. 853 or by email at Janet@gfachamber.com. You may also refer our frequently updated Calendar of Events for more information.
State of the Cities Breakfast
Farmington and Farmington Hills City Officials and the Farmington Public School Board President share information about new developments that contribute to the overall growth and stability of our region.
Taste of Two Cities
A great community event with a selection of wonderful restaurants will be serving up sample menu items and ample portions of fun for you and all of your friends. Grab Friends and Family and tour our fabulous community.
Chamber Golf Outing
The Chamber is proud to present the GFA Challenge Cup, a unique golf outing sure to impress all your clients and collegues. Enjoy a day of golf, prizes, refreshments, and – most importantly – networking with Chamber Members and guests. Bring your clients and friends, enjoy a scramble format, and try to win the Challenge Cup Trophy!
How would you like to be the proud owner of a convertible, a luxury vehicle, his & hers motorcycles, or $20,000 cash? One of these prizes could be yours if you purchase a Dream Raffle ticket. Tickets are $75 each and are sold at various Farmington and Farmington Hills locations, including the Chamber office. Nine other cash prizes ranging from $150 to $1000 are also available.
Celebration! Awards Dinner
Members gather to celebrate past accomplishments, anticipate Chamber contributions to the economic health of Farmington and Farmington Hills, and honor outstanding community members in a fun evening of food, drink and auction.
This is one of the largest business-to-business networking events in Farmington/Farmington Hills. The Expo is an excellent hands-on opportunity to see what other Members are selling and promoting. Vendors range from small to large-size businesses.
Take a break from the end-of-the-year business rush and celebrate the holiday season with the Chamber at the Longacre House.
Held at Chamber Member business locations on the first Thursday of every month (except January and July), this popular event runs from 7:45 – 9:00 a.m. and includes business introductions, networking among attendees, and door prizes.
RNG (Referral Networking)
These category-exclusive business referral groups meet twice a month to develop business contacts and share leads among members within each group. This is a FREE program for Chamber Members only, with no industry duplicates per group.
Business Development Luncheon
Practitioners in a variety of fields share their expertise with fellow Members. Topics are announced in advance, and the program includes a Q&A session. Lunch is catered by Member restaurants.
The Oakland County Chamber Network Mixers provide business members the opportunity to network, connect with prospective clients, and promote their products and services. OCN partners with 29 countywide Chambers.
After Dark Connections
For Members unable to attend our morning networking events, this is the perfect alternative. Held at local restaurants, the After Dark event’s more informal setting creates a relaxed atmosphere for networking.
Shoppin’ with the Chamber
Travel to a mystery location in Farmington or Farmington Hills and spend some money there to support a local business – plus, get some shopping done at the same time.
TGIF with the Chamber
Join the Chamber to celebrate happy hour at a local restaurant with good company, delicious food, and tasty drinks.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Join the Chamber and Community Members along with City Officials and Media as we celebrate Grand Opening Ceremonies for new Business openings in the Farmington/Farmington Hills