Chamber Happenings & Events

Below are some of the major events held by the Brenham/Washington County Chamber of Commerce.  View details about the events, including sponsors and photo slide shows.  Enjoy!!




CHAMBER & EDF ANNUAL BANQUET
February 5, 2019

An elegant banquet is held each year to recognize the volunteer efforts of the Chamber and EDF Board of Directors and the Blue Blazers.  A major highlight of the evening is the announcement of the Man & Woman of the Year awards.  (Click here to view a list of Past Recipients. Click here for the 2018 nomination form.)

The 2019 Annual Banquet will be held Tuesday, February 5 at Brenham Fireman's Training Center.  The featured speaker will be Brenham native Tyson Voekel, President of the Texas A&M Foundation. Tickets and tables on sale in January.


 

"TAILGATE PARTY"  Washington County's favorite Fun-draiser

The tenth annual Tailgate Party fundraiser was held in August 2018, and plans are now underway for TAILGATE 2019.  It will be held on August 22, 2019.  Full details and sponsorship options will be promoted to members this summer.  View some fun photos from past events below!


SMALL BUSINESS FORUM

A high-impact half-day for business owners, managers and civic leaders.

SAVE THE DATE.  The 2019 Small Business Forum will be held June 5, 2019


ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS APPRECIATION LUNCHEON
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

To say “thank you” to the hard-working people who are often behind the scenes in local businesses, this 5th annual luncheon will provide a great opportunity for employers to reward their key staff. Held in the Banquet Room at Blinn College.  The entertaining and motivational guest speaker will be Julie Alexander, founder of Great Teams-Great Results located in the Dallas area.


 

NETWORKING & BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS!

Chamber members are invited to monthly networking events to meet new business contacts and learn about what's going on in the community.  Admission to virtually all events is included with membership dues.

 

Schedule for 2019:

January 17 - Connect After 5 - Bank of Brenham - 5-7pm

 

Schedule for 2018:

January 18 - Connect After 5 - Bank of Brenham - 5-7pm  PHOTOS

January 25 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Independence Coffee - 5-7pm

February 13 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Boys and Girls Club - 7:45am  PHOTOS

February 15 - Connect After 5 - Select Furnishings - 5-7pm PHOTOS

February 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Home Sweet Farm - 5-7pm

March 22 - Connect After 5 - Texas Home Health - 5-7pm PHOTOS

March 29 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Thyme... a day spa & salon - 5-7pm

April 12 - Connect After 5 - Brenham National Bank - 5-7pm PHOTOS

April 19 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Jet Set Chocolates - 5-7pm

May 8 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Boys and Girls Club - 7:45  PHOTOS

May 17 - Connect After 5 - Blinn Foundation - 5-7pm PHOTOS

May 24 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Roux St., 5-7pm

June 21 - Connect After 5 - Seidel Schroeder - 5-7pm  PHOTOS

July 12 - Connect After 5 - Appel Ford - 5-7pm PHOTOS

July 26 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham Elks Lodge, 5-7pm

August 7 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Citizens State Bank PHOTOS

August 16 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham National Bank, 5-7pm

August 30 - Connect After 5 - PlanNorth Architecture - 5-7pm  PHOTOS

September 13- YPO Networking Happy Hour - Bank of Brenham, 5-7pm

September 27 - Connect After 5 - Baylor Scott and White Medical Center - 5-7pm PHOTOS

October 24 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - The Kenney Store - 6pm

October 25 - Connect After 5 - Brenham Clinic - 5-7pm PHOTOS

November 6 - May 8 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Independence Coffee, 7:45am PHOTOS

November 8 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - LJ's BBQ - 5-7pm

November 15 - Connect After 5 - Kruse Village - 5-7pm PHOTOS

December 6 - Connect After 5 - Heritage Texas Country Properties - 5-7pm

December 13 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Century 21 Holton Realty - 5-7pm (Ugly Holiday Sweater Party)


Held in 2017:

January 17 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Seidel Schroeder 5-7pm
January 19 - Connect After 5 - Bank of Brenham - 5-7pm PHOTOS
February 16 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Mill Creek Custom Homes - 7:45am
February 16 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham National Bank 5-7pm
February 23 - Connect After 5 - City of Brenham, Simon/Barnhill Center, 5-7pm PHOTOS
March 9 - Connect After 5 - Select Furnishings, 5-7pm PHOTOS
March 30 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - DI Truck and Trailer Repair 5:30-7:30pm
April 13 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Roux St. 5-7pm
April 20 - Connect After 5 -  Brenham National Bank, 5-7pm PHOTOS
May 2 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Personnel Services - 7:45am  PHOTOS
May 16 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Hyundai 5-7pm
May 18 - Connect After 5 -  Blinn College Foundation, 5-7pm  PHOTOS
June 15 - Connect After 5 - Baylor Scott & White, 5-7pm PHOTOS
June 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Back Lot Gallery 5-7pm
July 13  - Connect After 5 - Appel Ford, 5-7pm PHOTOS
July 20 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham Country Club
August 8 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Citizens State Bank - 7:45am  PHOTOS
August 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Tegeler Toyota 5-7pm
August 17 - Connect After 5 - RE/MAX Advantage @ LJ's BBQ., 5-7pm PHOTOS
September 14 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - RE/MAX Advantage, 5-7pm
September 28 - Connect After 5 - CHI St. Joseph, 5-7pm PHOTOS
October 12 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - LJ's BBQ, 5-7pm
October 26 - Connect After 5 - Brenham Clinic, 5-7pm  PHOTOS
November 7 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Saddlehorn Winery, 5:30-7:30
November 14 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - BSSCL - 7:45am PHOTOS
November 16 - Connect After 5 hosted by Kruse Village, 5-7pm PHOTOS
December 7 - Connect After 5 - Heritage Texas Country Properties, 5-7pm  PHOTOS
December 14 - YPO Networking Happy Hour and "Ugly Holiday Sweater" Party - Bank of Brenham, 5-7pm

 

All members receive invitations or email notices, approximately 2-4 weeks prior to each date.  For more information at any time, please call or email us!