Networking Programs

Is making connections included in your business development strategy? MCC networking programs are designed to help you maximize on solid, successful personal and professional connections.

Early morning? Check.

Lunch? Yes.

After hours? We got it.

Industry based? You better believe it.

Professional women groups? Can't operate without it.

Social media and online videos? Beta testing right now!

Build Relationships. Generate Buzz. Grow Your Network!

When: November

Where: Hoosier Park Racing Casino

Cost: $10-12 to attend (booths and sponsorships available)

In a global economy, local commerce has to mean more than supporting the business next door. With online advertising, web conferencing and internet sales, today’s businesses face competition from far outside their geographic regions. To survive and thrive in the new competitive landscape while still supporting growth in the area, our definition of “shop local” needs to expand beyond businesses just down the street to the ones in a regional marketplace.

Enter the Get Linked Expo.

Showcasing close to 100 businesses, organizations, innovations, technologies, and future developments, the Get Linked Expo connects thousands of business executives, economic developers, public officials, chambers of commerce and decision makers from Delaware County to Marion County at one jam-packed event. GLE features exhibitors in 9 industry-idea categories presenting their products, services and ideas to more than 1000 anticipated attendees in one location. For area business owners the event will provide a unique opportunity to network with a variety of business and economic development representatives, get in front of key decision makers, and gather new ideas to help expand their businesses not just locally but across business clusters in 6 counties. Exhibitor categories are comprised of groups of complementary businesses and services and are limited to 10 to 12 exhibitors per category.

The event is the product of collaboration among multiple chambers of commerce, economic development and business partners representing Marion, Delaware, Madison, Henry, Hancock and Hamilton counties. Over 16 cities are represented.

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When: Bi-monthly: 3rd Thursday from 8 am to 9:30 am

Where: Hoosier Park Racing & Casino off Exit 26

Cost: $18 (includes networking and award-winning breakfast buffet)

For the past 25 years, Wake Up! Madison has successfully connected thousands of business professionals to create commerce. Starting out as a Anderson event, WUB is now a revised program under the Get Linked Madison initiative, reaching out to link business executives, decision makers, heads of industry, and non profits county-wide. WUB offers networking, exposure, and a world famous buffet at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino. Program includes networking, exhibitors, sponsored commercials, and more. WUB occurs bi-monthly on the third Thursday starting in February.

Get linked to the largest network in Madison County.

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When: Second Fridays of every month | 11 am to 1 pm Lunch

Where: The Edge, 519 Golf Club Rd, Edgewood

Cost: $15 (includes inspiration, networking, and breakfast)

A monthly luncheon for professional business women to engage in networking, enjoy lunch and get inspired. Each event features a networking theme as well as a speaker/sponsor.

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MCC Golf Scramble

When: August (Annual)

Where: TBD

Cost: TBD

Madison County United Way and Madison County Chamber team up each year to execute the largest B2B golf tournament in Madison County with close to 200 players.

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In an effort to continue our initiatives of linking Madison County and making a joyful noise, we are launching a monthly event called the Mad County Mixer sponsored by the newly formed Mad9. The Mad9 is a partnership of nine Madison County organizations with the common mission of realizing a positive vision for the future of our county and region. The Mad County Mixers will support this mission by providing opportunities for businesses and organizations from across the county to connect, communicate, and create commerce.

+ Expand your network to Elwood, Pendleton, Anderson, Alexandria, and more as we rotate north, south, east, and west in Madison County each month

+ Connect to major employers, small business owners, civic leaders, young professionals, and more

+ Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere with great eats and cash bar

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