BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA: 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Pam Crane, (803) 518-0128; columbiabusiness.blogspot.com
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CLUB: Gateway Downtown: 6:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Vista Downtown: 6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Palmetto Club, 1301 Gervais St. scbdc.com
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL CAPITOL CITY REFERRALS CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Thursdays, the Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St; Emily Wright, (803) 767-4817
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL REFERRAL NETWORK CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Wednesdays, The Waterford at Columbia, 9370 Windsor Lake Blvd.; Emily Wright, (803) 767-4817
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL MIDLANDS CHAPTER: Noon, Wednesdays, Grecian Gardens, 2312 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia; Emily Wright, (803) 767-4817
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL OUR NETWORKS CHAPTER: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Flight Deck, 109-A Old Chapin Road, Lexington; Emily Wright, (803) 767-4817
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL ST. ANDREWS CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 7569 St. Andrews Road, Irmo; Emily Wright, (803) 767-4817
BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL REFERRALS RESOURCE GROUP CHAPTER: Noon, Thursdays, Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, 311 West Main St., Lexington; Emily Wright, (803) 767-4817
BUSINESS REFERRAL GROUP : 7 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Backyard Diner & Grille, Lake Carolina Town Center. (803) 466-1448
COLUMBIA JAYCEES: 7 p.m. first Mondays, Garden Bistro, 933 Gervais St. (Park Street entrance); Jamie Muldrow, (803) 479-7333, individual@ columbiajaycees.org
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATORS, S.C. CHAPTER: Noon first Tuesdays, The Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Stefanie Caraviello, (803) 255-0417
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
MIDLANDS LEAD EXCHANGE GROUP: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Panera Bread, Harbison; Todd Smith, (803) 561-9003
NEWCOMERS CLUB OF GREATER COLUMBIA: First Tuesday for coffee and fourth Tuesday for luncheon. For times and locations, (803) 750-6695
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, 2965 Main St., Columbia. Drop-in for networking. (803) 386-2426; northcolumbia businessassociation.com
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; Palmetto Sales Network: 11:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Wild Hare, 902 B Gervais St. Dottie Moretz, (803) 917-1344, email@example.com; and Richland Sales Club: 8 a.m. Thursdays, Cracker Barrel, 2208 Bush River Road. Neal Sutker, (803) 261-2025.
S.C. SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS: 6 p.m. first Mondays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St.; Josh Quattlebaum, (803) 561-9024
SOUTHERN NETWORK: 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Shoney’s, 600 Bush River Road; Dot Smith, (803) 665-1700
TOASTMASTERS : BullMasters: noon, second and fourth Tuesdays, DHEC, 2600 Bull St., Sims/Aycock buildings, Patricia Hill (803) 781-5248; 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’S BUSINESS CONNECTIONS: 8 a.m., first and third Wednesdays, Shoney’s, 600 Bush River Road; Donna Freeman, firstname.lastname@example.org
‘QUICKJOBS’ TRAINING PROGRAM : Midlands Technical College; scholarship funding available. Register for an information session at www.midlandstech.edu/cce/scholarship.
CAPITAL CITY REAL ESTATE INVESTORS ASSOCIATION : 7-9 p.m. Sept. 12 at Comfort Suites, 750 Saturn Pkwy. Foreclosure investing expert Tony Youngs will speak. He will also teach an all-day workshop on Sept. 14. Register at www.ccrei.org.
GREATER LEXINGTON CHAMBER AND VISITORS CENTER : Breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Radius Campus, 300 West Main St., Lexington. Meg DePalma from Prudential will speak on identity theft. Cost, $8 at the door or $80 for an annual breakfast card. www.lexingtonsc.org
GREATER LEXINGTON CHAMBER AND VISITORS CENTER : Ignite Business Series, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 12 at 311 West Main St., Lexington. Topics are “The Power of Email Marketing” and “Social Media Made Simple.” Cost $25 (includes lunch). (803) 359-6113, ext. 222; www.lexingtonsc.org
PRAXIS I WORKSHOPS : Workshops for pre-service and in-service teachers will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28, Oct. 26 and Nov. 23 at the Benedict College Technology and Learning Center, 1903 Two Notch Road. Register by contacting Dr. Cathine G. Scott at (610) 864-7903 or email@example.com.