May 2022 Orange County Networking and Business Events Calendar

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Today, you can create new business connections in various ways. Whether through attending meetings or just grabbing a cup of coffee, business networking opportunities are endless. To help you make the most of every chance, we have put together a guide to the most important business events in May 2022. It will help you organize your schedule and prepare yourself.

Here are some of the best networking and business events not to be missed this month in Orange County.

Business Networking LeTip of Anaheim

When: May 18th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Anaheim Downtown Community Center

This is a category-exclusive business networking group. They have weekly meetings to provide members and guests the opportunity to promote their services and network with other business owners, executives, and community leaders.

Fees per meeting: $20

Veteran Business Network Mixer – May 2022

When: May 19th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291

A chance to reach out and network with fellow veterans in the business community. There, you can build lasting professional relationships to help your business, You can also help other veterans in their careers.

Free to attend.

Monthly Coffee Club & Market Update

When: May 21st from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Where: Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Jonathan Lien

Sample a new coffee roast and enjoy a casual market update with leading industry insight. You can also share ideas and learn more from other investors. Topics discussed include, equities, fixed income, real estate, interest rates, inflation, and more.

The 2022 So Cal Professionals Networking Mixer

When: May 22nd from 5:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Where: Legacy Nightclub and Lounge

Enjoy an evening of networking with like-minded professionals in the fields of tech, real estate, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, engineering, business, media, and law.

Tickets: $20

OCEAN Networking Event

When: May 24th from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM

Where: 5151 California Ave

The monthly networking events of Orange County Executives And Networkers (OCEAN) are back.

The proceeds of this event support local non-profits: RiteCare of OC and ProgressWorks.

Tickets: $10

Network After Work

When: May 25th from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Where: Kitsch Bar

An night on the town with local business owners and professionals of all stripes. Networking here is not limited to one type of industry. You can expect to see an array of different industries throughout the event.

This is an exclusive, members-only event.

Tickets: $15 – $39

Orange County Career Fair – Virtual Job Fair

When: May 26th from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: Online

A unique opportunity to meet in online interviews with decision-makers from a wide range of nationally recognized companies.

Free Attendance for Candidates!

The Young Entrepreneur Meetup Group

When: May 26th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Where: Santa Ana, CA

During these meetings, you will learn how to create a sustainable, scalable, profitable business plan. The group meets a couple of times a month to kick around business ideas, talk shop with fellow business people, collaborate, and sort ideas in an environment characterized by group support.

Free to attend.


Found anything interesting? Mark your calendar and prepare your schedule for the business events you want to attend. To help you master the art of networking, here are a few tips. Are there any interesting business events that you think we have missed? You can add them in the comments section.

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April 2022 Orange County Networking and Business Events Calendar

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Orange County Networking Events for You – April 2022

In today’s fast-moving business world, networking is essential. Attending networking events can provide your business with the opportunity it needs to thrive. It is a great chance to learn, socialize and connect with fellow members of the Orange County business community.

Trying to keep up with all of the great OC events can be overwhelming. To make it easier for you, we have put together a guide of the most important business events in April 2022. So, mark your calendar and prepare your schedule.

Here are the top ten greatest networking events not to be missed this month in Orange County.

ABAOC-CAN: Business Networking Breakfast

When: April 13th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim

The Asian Business Association of Orange County (ABAOC) is a non-profit that was built to provide the Asian American community opportunities to gain access to economic advancement.

Member (breakfast included) – FREE                

Non-member (breakfast included) – $30 

Non-member (NO breakfast) – FREE

Business Networking LeTip of Anaheim

When: April 13th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Downtown Anaheim Community Center

This is a category-exclusive business networking group. They organize weekly meetings to provide members and guests with the opportunity to build their business, strengthen their brand, and find new clients Tickets: $20

THRIVE: A Women’s Perspective on Entrepreneurship

When: April 14th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Where: Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa

Network with other inspiring and impactful women and learn how to expand your business. Tickets: General Admission $100

April 2022 Networking Luncheon

When: April 20th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Where: The Capital Grille

This event is organized by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. Build new business connections in a relaxed, social atmosphere.

Fees: $40 for Members  $50 for potential Members

Orange Chamber of Commerce Business Networking Group

When: April 20th from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Tartan Room

A excellent opportunity learn about other businesses and help your own business grow. Each attendee will have a chance to describe what it is that they do. Tickets: $20 for Members ($30 for Non-Members)

Orange County Career Fair & Virtual Job Fair

When: April 21st from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: Virtual

A unique opportunity to meet one-on-one in online chats with local and national decision-makers from well-recognized companies.

Anaheim Chamber After Hours Mixer

When: April 21st from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Where: Poppy & Seed

A fun and social evening of business networking and meeting people that have a business in Anaheim. Attendees comes from wide ranging backgrounds.

Members: Free

Non-Members: $30

Network After Work Orange County

When: April 27th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: Kenwood’s Kitchen and Tap

Enjoy a night on the town with professionals and business owners of all stripes. Become a part of the conversation and take your business to the next level. All manner of industries are welcome!

Tickets: Free for Members (Membership: $39 per year)

State of the County 2022

When: April 28th from 8:00 AM to 9:30AM

Where: This event will be hosted via zoom.

Get the most up to date information on Orange County’s current economic outlook and forecast. You will also learn about what Orange County is doing to support local businesses and the resources available for local businesses.

OCEAN (Orange County Executives And Networkers) Networking Event

When: April 28th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Where: 5151 California Ave

A fun networking event for business-minded people.

Proceeds support local non-profits: RiteCare of OC & ProgressWorks

Tickets: $10

So, there you have it. The top ten networking events to attend this month in Orange County, CA. Mark your calendars and get ready to build new business connections. Finding out about business events is one thing. Networking successfully at these events is a different story. To help you out, here are a few tips on how to network at business events.


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March 2022 Orange County Networking and Business Events Calendar

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The Best Networking Opportunities in Orange County in March 2022

We are living in an exciting era of networking and business opportunities in Orange County. Whether online or in-person, spreading the word about your business has never been easier. To help you plan ahead, we have put together this calendar of not to be missed events in March 2022.

Here are ten great opportunities to network, learn, and help your business to thrive.

ACG OC – Women in Leadership Power Lunch

When: March 3rd from 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM

Where: Capital Grill

ACG Orange County is a great source for meeting up with people interested in making investments and building middle-market companies.

Santa Ana Young Entrepreneurs

When: March 4th from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Where: Logical Thinking For Business Owners

If you are learning the skills of business ownership or are in the preliminary stages, this event is for you. As a member of the Young Entrepreneurs Group, you will meet a couple of times a month with like-minded people to brainstorm business ideas, talk and collaborate.

This event is free to attend.

Climate Day at Expo West 2022

When: March 8th from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Where: Anaheim Convention Center

This event will help your business build the connections needed to make climate actions possible. Join industry leaders for inspirational keynotes and get real-world advice you can use. Space is limited, so act now!

Mission Viejo Networking In-Person Meetup

When: March 8th from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Where: Union Market at Kaleidoscope

This event is not about passing and collecting business cards. It is about building and nurturing real business relationships.

This event is free to attend.

Grow Your Business Networking

When: March 9th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Where: Country Club Drive

Network In Action is starting a new group in the Mission Viejo area. They provide networking, masterminding, social media marketing, and entrepreneurial training opportunities. All this will help you grow your business in whatever direction you need.

This event is free to attend.

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Want to network in SoCal? You’ve come to the right place. We highly recommend networking at the beach whenever possible.

Start-up CPG Alley Rally at Expo West

When: March 10th from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Bowlero Anaheim

Celebrate with us the first return of Startup CPG to Anaheim since 2019 in this fun-filled soiree and networking event. Startup CPG is the national network for emerging brands working toward improving the world’s food system. There will be a dedicated area for Backpack Brands; these are the products / founders who are too early/small to have a booth at the Expo. There, they will show off their samples/prototypes.

Tickets: $35 – $65

Start-ups Fund Raising Program

When: March 12th from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Where: Online Event

Learn how to raise funds for your Start-up business. Event host, Lakshman Singh is a start-ups mentor. He has more than a decade of extensive experience in the field.

Tickets: $30 – $75

Irvine Virtual Job Fair

When: March 14th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: Virtual

Each year, JobFairX helps thousands of seekers find their next career move. Past participants have included Apple, Amazon, and the TSA. Whether you are looking for a new career move or just curious about the job market, this event is for you.

Business Networking 1 Day Training

When: March 18th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Where: Regus – California, Irvine – Irvine Spectrum

A training session focused on improving your networking skills and successfully developing a network of business connections. You will also learn the tools and techniques to plan a successful, strategic approach to networking and develop your personal communication skills. This will help you build effective business relationships.

Network After Work

When: March 24th from 6:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Where: Descanso Restaurant

Network After Work is a leader in networking events. Join them for an evening on the town with other local business owners, entrepreneurs, and professionals. There, you will have an opportunity to increase your brand’s visibility and build relationships with like-minded people.

This event is free for members to attend.


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