Labor Day is Monday, September 4th. The Chamber offices will be closed for the holiday.
Join us for our networking Luncheon Alliance on Wednesday, September 6th, at 11:45am at Brookside Golf Club. Thorson Buick & GMC of Pasadena sponsors. Merlin Froyd will explain about car deals, what's hot in the auto market and more. Cost for the lunch is $25 for Pasadena Chamber members and $30 for non-members. Those reserving after the Monday at 5pm deadline pay $5 more. We will meet on the patio at 1133 N. Rosemont Avenue (near the Rose Bowl) in Pasadena.
You can meet and network with Pasadena Chamber members at our Connection Breakfast on Thursday, September 14th, 2017, at 7am at the Courtyard by Marriott in Old Pasadena. Don's Wigs of Pasadena sponsors. Learn about all the offerings from Don's Wigs. Cost is $25 for Chamber members and $30 for others. Reserve before the Monday deadline or pay an additional $5 per person.
To RSVP and register for the networking lunch and/or breakfast, please email email@example.com.
Pasadena Chamber After Hours Social and Mixer at Pitfire Artisan Pizza
Join Pasadena Chamber members and friends at our monthly Pasadena Chamber After Hours Social and Mixer on Thursday, September 21st, from 5pm to 7pm. The September mixer is sponsored by Pitfire Artisan Pizza. Enjoy refreshments and appetizers at one of Pasadena's favorite restaurants. Pitfire is at 730 South Arroyo Pasadena in Pasadena. Admission is free for Chamber members. All others pay $10. There is free parking in the lot behind the restaurant and on the street. No need to RSVP, just show up for friendship, networking and fun.
SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail culminates at Taste of Pasadena at Rose Bowl September 28th
SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail and the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge return August 15th. Pasadena's finest and favorite bars, restaurants and lounges put their best drinks forward in the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge, a head-to-head online cocktail competition.
You be the judge as 64 cocktails face off in 32 brackets for a chance to be among the four finalist cocktails in a live competition at the Taste of Pasadena in the Court of Champions at the Rose Bowl on September 28th from 6pm to 9pm.
SIP-tember participants include El Cholo, California Pizza Kitchen, Edwin Mills by Equator, Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste Pub, Sushi Roku, True Food Kitchen, Del Frisco's Grille, Roy’s Pasadena, Parkway Grill, Vertical Wine Bistro, Clearman’s Galley, California Pizza Kitchen, Bowlmor, Bar 1886 at the Raymond, Bistro 45, White Horse Lounge, Plate 38, Vertical Wine Bistro, The Taproom at the Langham, Smitty's Grill, Cafe Santorini, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, Madeline Garden Bistro, ix-tapa cantina, Bar Celona and Alma de la Rosa. Two-time champion Ruth’s Chris Steak House returns to defend their 2016 title, as well.
The SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge ends with a live taste-off at the Taste of Pasadena on September 28th. For information on SIP-tember or the Taste of Pasadena, visit www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com.
For tickets to the Taste of Pasadena visit www.pasadena-chamber.org/forms/taste-of-pasadena.
SAVE THE DATE: Pasadena Business and Economic Summit is October 24th at 11:30 at University Club
Join us for the fifth Pasadena Business and Economic Summit on Tuesday, October 24th at 11:30am at the University Club. Speakers include Mayor Terry Tornek, Bill Allen CEO of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, Pasadena Economic Development Manager Eric Duyshart, Phil Hettema founder and CEO of The Hettema Group and Kidspace Children's Museum CEO Michael Shanklin