Our Signature Events

Our Chamber is proud to present a variety of quality events and programs that focus on networking opportunities and professional development.  Examples of our Signature Events offered throughout the year are listed below.  Visit our Online Event Calendar for a listing of upcoming events and to register online.  If you would like to take advantage of sponsorship opportunities for any of these events, please contact Member Services to discuss. 

Annual Meeting

This is our largest and most highly attended event of the year. Each year we welcome a high-profile guest speaker to address over 600 attendees. Recent former speakers have included Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, Stephen Moore, member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board, Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, Richard Codey, former NJ Senate President and Jay Cross, President of the New York Jets.

Annual Golf Classic

Held each spring, this all-day event gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy a round of golf and networking at one of Morris County’s beautiful golf courses. The event continues in the evening for players and non-golfers alike with a cocktail hour and dinner reception.

Business Connections

Business Connections is a structured networking event held on the third Friday of each month. This event provides participants with the opportunity to gain exposure in a structured networking environment. Attendees have the opportunity to introduce themselves to over 150 participants and present a brief commercial about their business in a group breakout session.  Click here to watch a video detailing this event!

Economic Outlook / Leaders in Business Awards Luncheon

Held each fall, this event is the area’s most comprehensive economic forecast for New Jersey. Featured keynote speakers discuss specific trends for the U.S., New Jersey and Morris County as well as cover relevant international conditions.  In addition, awards are presented to honor individuals from the area business community who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and managerial talent.

Educational and Professional Development Seminars and Workshops

Our seminars and workshops held throughout the year are centered on education and professional development and include the recurring seminars listed below:

•           Networking for the Bottom Line

•           Crafting Your Two Minute Introduction

•           Maximize Your Membership

•           The Art of Public Speaking

Good Morning, Morris!

This highly successful breakfast event attracts a diverse group of over 100 business professionals and community leaders. Held five times per year at the Park Avenue Club, this event features a high-profile guest speaker, a sit-down breakfast and networking.  Recent guest speakers have included Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, CNBC reporter Guy Adami, NY Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum, and author Steve Adubato.

Legislative Luncheon

Presented in conjunction with the Government Affairs Committee, this well-attended annual breakfast or lunch features a panel of speakers from the Morris County Legislature and other prominent state political officials.  Recent panelists have included Senator Steve Sweeney, Senator Tom Kean, Jr., and Assemblyman Joseph Cryan.

More Than Lunch

More Than Lunch is our mid-day networking event where members have the opportunity to make new connections, collaborate on new ventures and create lasting business relationships.  It begins with open networking, a buffet lunch and sponsor recognition.  A structured table networking exercise follows with the opportunity to introduce yourself and answer questions about your business.

Morris in the Evening

Each Morris in the Evening event is hosted at the facilities of one of our members and provides a fun, laid-back and interactive after-work networking opportunity.  Previous events have included glassmaking at Glassworks Studio of Morristown, team building game show events at Powerhouse Studios in East Hanover, a musical performance at The Community Theatre at the Mayo Center for the Performing Arts and a collaboration with the Somerset County Business Partnership at the Dolce Hotel.

Not For Profit Conference

Held annually, the goal of the Not For Profit Conference is to provide information, education and new strategies that leaders in the nonprofit community can integrate to propel their organizations forward.

Women in Business

Women in Business events are presented in either a breakfast or lunch format several times per year, and typically welcome over 125 male and female attendees. Each event strives to provide quality speakers and presenters who share their knowledge and skills on how to motivate and lead, as well as deal with professional issues and challenges.

Women in Golf

Our Women in Golf program allows our female members to learn the game of golf.  Whether you are a beginner or have been golfing for years, we have a variety of events and clinics that will give you the confidence to get out on the course. 

Young Professionals Committee Networking Events

The Young Professionals Committee hosts two networking events per year that are open to all Chamber members. These interactive events take place in the evening and are geared toward those looking to build business relationships in a more relaxed, after hours setting.

 

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Members of Leadership Morris enjoying a networking event on a pontoon at Lake Hopatcong.

Photo by Josh Cuppek