GOA Networking & Educational Programs

Monthly Programs

Membership Luncheon

The format of this luncheon changes monthly from keynote speakers, progressive networking and fun interactive entertainment.

Learn Over Lunch

Join us for an educational seminar on a timely topic each month. Lunch is included

Business After Hours

Connect with other members and guests at this very popular after work event. Enjoy appetizers and drinks while networking in a casual format.

Chamber Net

Introduce yourself and your company to a room full of fellow members looking to build relationships and do business.

GONE Groups

These non-compete referral groups meet weekly to generate new business for fellow member companies. For more information on the GONE Groups please contact our office.Click on the links below to learn more about each GONE group.


Signature Events

Wine & Beer Tasting featuring a Silent Auction

This event features thirst quenching samples of wine & beer from local breweries, wineries and distributors. Enjoy delicious tastings from many local restaurants & caterers, a Silent Auction and plenty of networking.

Business Expo

Our spring business to business expo draws over 1,000 attendees and gives our exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their products and services.

Golf Outing Classic

Over 200 golfers look forward to our summer Golf Classic. This is an all day event with sponsors on every hole, lunch, BBQ dinner, raffle drawings and award presentation for the best of the best on the course.

Casino Night

This fall event is the highlight of the season. Over 130 play stations, makes this a non-stop night where you never run out of fun or “funny money”!

Influential Programming

Manufacturing Alliance

Member companies who manufacture a product are welcome to join this Alliance. Here participants can discuss issues exclusive to the manufacturing industry.

Presidents Roundtable

Our President Shirlanne Lemm invites Presidents of member companies and area businesses to a roundtable discussion.

Young Professionals

Any business professional under the age of 40 is welcome to join this growing group. Through seminars and after hours events, members develop their skills and broaden their network.

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