AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION: 5:30 p.m. third Thursdays, SOCO Co-Work Space, 823 Gervais St. (above Jason’s Deli); Debi Schadel, (803) 348-8861
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS: 11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays, Brookland Baptist Church, 1054 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia; Ed Owens (803) 254-5800, firstname.lastname@example.org
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: 8-10 a.m. third Fridays, Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road; astdmidlands.org
ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS: Noon third Thursdays, Brookland Conference Center, 1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia; email@example.com, afpcsc.org
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BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA: 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St.; Pam Crane, (803) 518-0128; columbiabusiness.blogspot.com
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CLUB: Gateway Downtown: 6:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St.; Vista Downtown: 6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St. scbdc.com
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL CAPITOL CITY REFERRALS CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL REFERRAL NETWORK CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL OUR NETWORKS CHAPTER: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Radius Church, 300 West Main St., Lexington; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL ST. ANDREWS CHAPTER: 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 7569 St. Andrews Road, Irmo; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL REFERRALS RESOURCE GROUP CHAPTER: Noon, Thursdays, Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, 311 West Main St., Lexington; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373
BUSINESS REFERRAL GROUP: 7 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Backyard Diner & Grille, Lake Carolina Town Center. (803) 466-1448
CAPITOL CODERS: Noon third Thursdays, Richland Medical Park 2, Lecture Hall, Medical Park Drive; local chapter of the American Association of Professional Coders; firstname.lastname@example.org
COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH UNDERWRITERS: Noon-1:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St.; (803) 446-3160
COMMUNITY PROFESSIONAL NETWORK: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, First Reliance Bank Boardroom, 801 N. Lake Drive, Lexington; Sandy Morgan, (803) 996-2910
LEXINGTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Noon Tuesdays, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road; Darcy Templeton, (803) 957-1243
LEXINGTON COUNTY LEADS GROUP: Noon, first and third Tuesday, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road; Jeff Howle, (803) 678-8121, email@example.com
MIDLANDS LEAD EXCHANGE GROUP: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Panera Bread, Harbison; Todd Smith, (803) 561-9003
NORTHEAST BUSINESS NETWORK: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road; Joe Brunetto, (803) 699-3007
NORTH COLUMBIA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Coffee Talk. 8 a.m. Thursdays, 1013 Duke Ave., Columbia. Drop-in for networking. (803) 786-7232; northcolumbia businessassociation.com
ONE MILLION CUPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Cromer’s Coffee Shop, 1700 Huger St.; Debi Schadel, (803) 348-8861; columbiasc.sites.1millioncups.com
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE: Noon third Mondays, Midlands Technical College Northeast Campus; www.pmi-midlands.org
SANDHILLS BUSINESS GROUP: 7 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Backyard Diner & Grille, Lake Carolina’s Town Center; Drew Welp, (803) 794-2506.
SALES NETWORKS: Capital City Sales Exchange: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Villa Tronco, 1213 Blanding St. Tom Hooker, (803) 960-2800, capitalcitysalesexchange.com; Columbia Sales Exchange: 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Zorba’s, 6169 St. Andrews Road. Bill Beckwith, (803) 513-4921; columbiasalesexchange.com; and Richland Sales Club: 8 a.m. Thursdays, Cracker Barrel, 2208 Bush River Road. Neal Sutker, (803) 261-2025.
SOCIETY FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION: 6 p.m. third Tuesdays, Grecian Gardens, 2312 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia; www.stc-sc.org; firstname.lastname@example.org
S.C. HEALTH CARE MANAGERS ASSOCIATION: Noon third Wednesdays, Lexington Medical Center auditorium; (803) 788-5581, schma.org.
S.C. MEDICAL GROUP MANAGER’S ASSOCIATION-COLUMBIA CHAPTER: 11:30 a.m. third Tuesdays, Stone River, 121 Alexander Road, West Columbia. Nikki Sexton, (803) 261-2622; email@example.com; SCMGMA-Columbia.org
S.C. SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS: 11:30 a.m. third Mondays, 316 Senate St.; Andy Rogers, (803) 400-0080
S.C. CHAPTER OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS: 11:30 a.m. third Mondays, C. R. Jackson’s Training Center, 100 Independence Blvd. www.southcarolina.asse.org
SOUTHERN NETWORK: 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Shoney’s, 600 Bush River Road; Dot Smith, (803) 665-1700
TOASTMASTERS: Lexington County: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lexington Medical Center, North Tower, Classroom No. 3, Douglas Ford (803) 546-7678; Professionals of Lexington: Noon Wednesdays, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road, John Bozard (803) 673-6527; Toastmasters: 7 a.m. Fridays, Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road in Columbia, Dennis Gillan (803) 727-4301
WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS: 5 p.m. third Tuesdays; Capital City Club, 1201 Main St.; www.nawbosc.org
THE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF GREATER COLUMBIA: The Columbia Housing Summit, 7:45-11:30 a.m. Dec. 17 at the Agape Conference Center, 1624 Main St. Tickets are $25 for each Home Builders Association member and $75 for non-members. Tickets: www.columbiahousingsummit.eventbrite.com or (803) 256-6238.
See the entire business events calendar: thestate.com/bizcalendar