Coastal Bend Networking Opportunities in January and February

Coastal Bend Networking Opportunities in January and February

From coffee and chats to awards and accolades, here are some opportunities for Corpus Christi Networking this January and February.

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CC Black Chamber of Commerce Monthly Board Meeting

January 7

The Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce’s monthly board meeting takes place at Katz 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. There will also be a Zoom link for those who want to attend virtually. The monthly meetings are open to board members, committee chairs and guests.

State of Corpus Christi Tourism & Revenue Summit

January 9 

Visit Corpus Christi is hosting the 2023 State of Corpus Christi Tourism & Revenue Summit at the American Bank Center. The one-day event will include sessions on hotel trends, tourism updates and a keynote presentation from the best-selling author and keynote speaker, Tom Martin. 

NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Gala

January 14

Join the NAACP Corpus Christi Chapter for its 53rd Annual Freedom Fund Gala honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Taking place at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center at 6 p.m., the ticketed event will include guest speakers, dinner and honorable acknowledgments. (361) 884-8541

Coastal Bend SHRM Meeting

January 19

Attend this meeting covering the topic of employees’ privacy and company assets. The session, which takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ortiz Center, will provide insight into the challenges of controlling and respecting employee’s use of technology while keeping employers’ best interests in mind.

5th Annual Winter Texan Appreciation Day

January 19 

Winter Texans are a vital component of Rockport-Fulton’s economy and that’s a reason to celebrate! Head to the Fulton Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a fun-filled day of live music, games, food, information booths and presentations.

2023 Goodwill Dinner

January 19

Attend Goodwill’s 74th Annual Board Meeting & Recognition Dinner at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The annual event recognizes individuals and businesses in the community who give back.

State of the San Patricio County Luncheon 

January 26

Make plans to attend the annual State of the County Luncheon at the Portland Community Center beginning at 11:30 a.m. San Patricio County Judge David Krebs will report on local economic initiatives and his vision for the year ahead. (361) 777-4650

Rockport Fulton Young Professionals Meeting

January 26 

With a goal of attracting, retaining and engaging young professionals ages 21 to 39 in the Rockport-Fulton area, this group meets monthly to unite and inform members about various topics concerning professional development. (361) 729-6445

Chamber Chat & Coffee

January 31

Taking place every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m., the Portland Chamber of Commerce invites you to pull up a seat in its board room and chat about success, confidence and accomplishments achieved by working together over a cup of coffee.

2023 Corpus Christi Heart Ball

February 11 

Through the Heart of Corpus Christi Heart Ball campaign, the local American Heart Association chapter aims to raise funds and awareness for heart-related health issues. This year’s formal event takes place at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center from 6 to 11 p.m. and includes guest speakers, dinner, auction items and more. 

Coastal Bend Legislative Day (CB to ATX)

February 22

Join the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce at the Capitol to represent the needs of the Coastal Bend on February 22. Throughout the day, participants will hear from legislators and other speakers to learn about priorities for the session, attend ceremonial resolutions in the house and senate and end with a reception.

2023 American Advertising Awards & Big Wigs

February 24

The Addys is the advertising industry’s largest competition, attracting more than 25,000 entries every year in local AAF Ad Club competitions. Join the Corpus Christi Club at The Bay Jewel for an evening celebrating local advertising across varying platforms and media.