Your One Stop Shop for Upcoming Orange County Networking and Business Events
What you know is critical when starting a business; however, who you know is also an essential part of the process. That is why networking plays a crucial role in business growth. You should take advantage of every chance you get to increase the visibility of your brand and help your business thrive. In Orange County, the networking opportunities are endless.
Here are 9 great opportunities to network with the Orange County business community, look for a new job, or learn from experts in their field.
When: February 2nd from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: Colleary’s Bistro & Spirits
Hosted by the Orange Chamber of Commerce, this event occurs on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. It is a great opportunity to get to know other businesses and spread the word about your own business. Everyone will have an opportunity to introduce their company to the group.
Pricing: $20 for Members and $30 for Non-Members
When: February 3rd from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Urban Workshop
This event will help your business get seen, heard, and found. You will learn how to get your valuable message and mission out to the world. Tracy Hazzard, CEO and Founder of Podetize – the platform that covers video, podcast, blog, and social sharing, will provide an outline of what he believes are the key to creating successful content in the upcoming year.
Tickets: $25 – $35
When: February 4th from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
If you want to become self-employed and generate an income by solving problems this event is for you. This group of aspiring young business-minded individuals meets twice a month to learn the fundamentals of becoming a successful entrepreneur. During the meeting, you will brainstorm business ideas, talk shop with like-minded people, collaborate, provide referrals, and sort ideas in a supportive environment.
This event is free to attend.
When: February 7th at 6:30 PM
This workshop will teach basic principles of saving money and help you to develop a growth plan. It will help you understand how money works. You will also learn easy ways to invest and generate other streams of income. You can also join the workshop via Zoom.
This workshop is free to attend.
When: February 8th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Economist Steven Thomas will provide his outlook for the upcoming year during a ‘lunch and learn’ session. Topics include a general forecast for 2022 along with an update on the housing market.
This event is free to attend.
Irvine Virtual Job Fair
When: February 14th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
JobFairX assists people in finding their next great career move on an annual basis. Past employers at the Irvine fair have included the TSA, Apple, and Amazon.
When: February 19th from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: Greater Irvine Chamber
In this event, you will learn the value of building critical thinking skills and how to apply these skills to individual and organizational situations. You will also explore the ethics and core values associated with decision-making. All this will help you gain confidence in tackling problems, developing alternatives, and assessing solutions and risks.
Free, but must register to attend.
When: February 23rd from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This event is being held by the Executive Next Practices Forum (also known as the ENP). It is a virtual event discussing the value of strategic retreats and is open to both guests and existing ENP members.
Free to attend.
When: February 23rd from 6:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where: Mesa Lounge, Costa Mesa
An evening out with Network After Work members only where you can increase your brand’s visibility, keep up with the latest trends, build business relationships and learn from experts across fields.
Free for Members
Membership: $39 per year to attend all events for free.
There you have it, My OC Bookkeeper’s February 2022 Orange County Networking and Business Events Calendar. Know of a great event we missed? Let us know and we’ll add it. Who are we? We are Southern California’s premier bookkeeping, accounting, and outsourced CFO firm, so if you are looking for a partner to help your business thrive reach out to us today. Click on the surfer’s to learn more!