Week of September 12, 2022
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
The San Marcos Chamber’s spirited mixers bring together a packed house of professionals from a variety of industries and company sizes to network, build relationships and have fun – all while checking out an exciting new location every month. Join us September 22nd for a ton of fun at My Yard Live
Upcoming Chamber Events
Wednesday, September 21 8:00 – 9:00 AM
Enjoy coffee, great conversation, build relationships, share business tips and leads. San Marcos Chamber Coffee Connections gives businesses the chance to expand, strengthen and build stronger business relationships in the City of San Marcos. Register
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27 11:30 AM
Join the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grand opening & ribbon cutting celebration for The UPS Store. We are excited to have them in our community and hope you will join us for the celebration! More Info
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 5:00-7:30 PM
As the voice of business in San Marcos, the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host a candidate forum for the 2022 Election for San Marcos Mayor and the San Marcos City Council. This forum will allow Chamber members, business organizations, and community members the opportunity to engage and hear from candidates in a moderated conversation regarding issues important to the San Marcos business community.
This free community event is open to all. More Info
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
The 30th annual San Marcos Harvest Fest returns on Sunday, October 9th, from 9am-5pm. This lively community event will feature over 200 local businesses along with area artisans and crafters offering up great shopping! Guests will also enjoy a Wine, Rhythm & Brews Garden, delicious food, kids zone, and live entertainment on two stages. More Info
► Artisans & Crafters, Retailers & Nationwide Vendors
► Kids Festival with inflatables & carnival rides
► Delicious Culinary Creations
► Beer & Wine Garden
► Two Stages with Live Music & Local Bands
New Podcast Episode
On this edition of the San Marcos Business & Community podcast we learn about Palomar College’s Transitions Program. This life changing program is designed to prepare formerly incarcerated individuals to begin a new educational pathway.
Dr. Nora Kenney gives us an overview of the program, as well as sharing some success stories. Listen Here
Beautiful open-air market which features fresh, local produce, baked goods, cheese, eggs, yogurt, fresh flowers, prepackaged foods, delicious hot foods, artisans and crafters, live music! Parking Map More Info
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20 3:00-4:30 PM
Doing business online requires a specific set of skills. Learn the basics of starting, running, and succeeding as an online business. Start with an online strategy, a roadmap that guides your internet activities while supporting your overall business goals. A lot of entrepreneurs think you can simply create a website or a Facebook page, and you’re done – but a lack of planning can lead to wasted money and effort. Your online strategy should identify goals for your web presence, your target audience, your content strategy including key messages, and a mobile strategy to ensure your content is accessible on smart phones and tablets. Strategize for the holidays as well! Register
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14 Noon-1:00 PM
Everyone has influence in some way, and we want to help each other grow in that influence and make our city better by empowering and equipping leaders with connection, helpful tips and relationships that provide a sense of community and encouragement. We’re inviting leaders from all walks of life together for a Leadership Lunch Wednesday, September 14th. Union Cowork will be hosting and there will be a free lunch along with a helpful conversation on Leadership.
Leadership Lunch is open to the public! Feel free to forward this link to anyone who would benefit from a meaningful conversation about leadership. Register
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
Casa de Amparo is hosting a Hiring Party on Friday, September 23.
Be prepared to fill out an application and be sure to bring your resume for an onsite interview.