Taste of the Chamber
Taste of the Chamber is the Chamber’s premiere culinary event of the year. Enjoy networking while experiencing the best dishes from our hospitality, catering, and restaurant members for an indulgent celebration of local fare. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit two Chamber nonprofit members.
Annual Golf Outing
This event is the Chamber’s premier golf outing. Attendees spend the day networking, building relationships, meeting potential customers and having a great time, all while golfing. This outing features lunch, 18 holes of golf and a delicious dinner complete with awards.
Business Women’s Forum
Business Women’s Forum (BWF) is a day-long annual conference with keynote speaker, geared toward professional women. The Business Women’s Forum is a collaboration of the Greater Carlisle Area Chamber and the West Shore Chamber. The mission is to provide opportunities for business women of all professional levels to network, create business contacts, and develop additional leadership skills in a motivational and supportive environment.
Putt it Into the Park
This affordable event is perfect for the golfer and non-golfer alike. Starting at the Water Golf Mini Golf Course on City Island for a game of mini golf, then moving to the Harrisburg Senators Ballpark for a picnic dinner and baseball game.
Swap Your Card
This event shakes up the normal meet-and-greet with a fun spin on networking. In a networking exercise without the nametag, attendees submit two business cards at registration. Then, during a presentation, the cards are mixed and each attendee receives two business cards. Participants network to match the correct cards with the correct people, while meeting others as they search. The ‘Plus’ event is the addition of small business focused exhibitors who will have materials and info on business products and services that can help grow any business.
Luminary Awards Luncheon
The Luminary Awards Luncheon honors two outstanding West Shore Chamber business women. Two awards are presented - the Visionary Award and the Shining Star Award. Nominations are made by their peers; the winners are chosen based on contributions in the work environment and in their community. A charitable donation in their honor is made to a Chamber nonprofit member of the award winners’ choice. Patron ads and well wishes can be purchased for the luncheon program.
The four Cumberland Country Chambers of Commerce: Greater Carlisle Area, Mechanicsburg, Shippensburg Area and West Shore present this end-of-the-summer networking event open to all their members.
Business & Industry Night
Business & Industry Night is the Chamber’s largest event of the year, and is the area’s longest-running themed trade show. This event is an excellent guide to exploring the latest offerings of area businesses. Designed to showcase West Shore Chamber members’ products and services in a fun atmosphere, Business & Industry Night provides area businesses maximum exposure to the region’s business community. Attendees enjoy high quality hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, prizes, giveaways, and a silent auction.
The Chamber’s Economic Forecast Luncheon is an annual event featuring an economic expert to share insights on the previous year and predict trends for the upcoming year. This event helps broaden members’ understanding of the local, regional and state economies in addition to the trends that impact our community and businesses.
Annual Meeting & Luncheon
The West Shore Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Luncheon is a meeting where the Chamber recognizes its volunteers, elects incoming directors and celebrates another year of promoting economic development on the West Shore. The Chamber’s annual awards are presented: the George Hoopy Award, the Les Ginanni Business and Community Connections Award, the Edward M. Messner Inspiring Business Award and Business Achievement.