WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 25, 2023
Business Mixer – Wednesday, September 27, 2023 – 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Twin Oaks Golf Course – 1425 N Twin Oaks Valley Road. San Marcos, CA 92069
The San Marcos Chamber’s Spirited Business Mixers bring together a packed house of professionals from a variety or industries and company sizes to network, build relationships, and to have fun – all while checking out an exciting San Marcos business.
Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, no-host bar, and an evening of cheer! Register
Upcoming Chamber Events
Plates for 8 – Networking Lunch
Wednesday, September 27, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
FRESH Healthy Cafe 250 North City Drive, #5, San Marcos, CA 92078
This event provides an opportunity for 8 Chamber Members to join for a meal and learn more about each others businesses. A leader from our membership outreach committee facilitates the event in order to provide and in-depth networking opportunity for a small group. This program is open exclusively to San Marcos Chamber Members and the only cost to you is your lunch.
RSVP is required! REGISTER
San Marcos Harvest Fest –
Sunday, October 8th, 2023 9 AM – 5 PM
All along Via Vera Cruz between San Marcos Blvd and Grand Ave San Marcos, CA 92078
The 31th annual San Marcos Harvest Fest returns on Sunday, October 8th, 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.
- Artisans & Crafters, Retailers & Nationwide Vendors
- Kids Festival with inflatables & carnival rides
- Delicious Culinary Creations
- Beer & Wine Garden
- Two Stages with Live Music & Local Bands
EVERY TUESDAY 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
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
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SDAC E-Track: Pitch Deconstruction
Tuesday, Sept. 26 –5:30PM-8:30PM
A pitch practice event for anyone engaged or preparing to raise funds with angel investors. Come prepared to pitch! We will have several judges and/or investors and we will do as many 1-miniute pitches as we can. You don’t need to sign up separately, just show up and be prepared to pitch. We’ll do the 1-minute round (no slides) then we’ll vote. The top 3-4 presenters will come back to do their 3-minute pitch (with slides) Then we’ll do a deeper dive on those projects. This is learn-by-doing at its best. REGISTER
SDAC E-Track: Fundamentals of Seeking Angel Investors
Tuesday, Oct. 3 @ 5:30PM-8:30PM
In this fundamentals workshop, sample decks and checklists will be shared in addition to insights on what investors expect to learn from each slide and how it influences their decision on whether or not to invest. There will also be a deep dive into the type and purpose of each funding round and financial instruments, and impact on ownership on cap table. Also, pros and cons of alternative types of funding. REGISTER
SDAC E-Track: The Ask & Crafting an Effective Traction Slide
Tuesday Oct. 8 5:30PM-8:30PM
In this workshop, we will be discussing how to craft the ask and develop a traction slide that makes sense. We will cover creating milestones, forecasts, and calculating costs tied to business model, funding required, use of funds, timeline, valuation, and exit strategy. REGISTER
San Marcos Chamber of Commerce | 251 North City Drive #128, San Marcos, CA 92078