Monthly Mixers

The Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce’s business mixers provide an opportunity to expand and cultivate your business contacts and to recommend your products and services. Word-of-mouth in a small community is important, and often depends on “who you know.” Our mixers are open to members and non-members, though only members can host and set up a display table. Bring your business cards!

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Hosting a Mixer

Here are a few tips that will help you host an effective, successful business mixer:

  • If you have a large enough office, throw a business mixer there to get exposure for your business;
  • The venue must be large enough to accommodate up to 50 people, three exhibitor’s tables with access to electrical outlets, and food and beverage stations;
  • Plan the mixer no less than eight weeks in advance.  Invite many guests and get people to donate door prizes;
  • Designate several of your staff to greet the guests as they arrive. Name tags should be available;
  • At the end of the mixer, spend no more than about ten minutes doing introductions and giving door prizes;
  • The host provides complimentary refreshments for a minimum of 50 people;
  • Optional: The host arranges to have a cash bar at the venue. The host is required to obtain a temporary license if the facility is not licensed.

Exhibit at a Mixer

Each exhibitor will be provided with a table to display your product or marketing collateral.  Exhibitors must be Chamber members.  We recommend you provide a door prize and a ballot box on your table to collect business cards, then follow up after the event is over.

Exhibitor cost for one table will be $25.00 + HST.  Space is limited.  For exhibiting opportunities please contact the Chamber office 902-836-3209 or email info@kensingtonchamber.ca

 

Mixer Schedule 2017

Dates will be announced as soon as they are finalized. This year, we will be hosting 4 mixers: winter/spring, summer, fall and Christmas: March, June, September and December, respectively. If interested in hosting an additional mixer during these quarters (April, May, July, August, October, November) please let the office know.

 

Winter/Spring 2017

March 9, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Host: Bedeque Rural Action Centre


Summer 2017

June 28, 2017

Host: Twin Shores Camping Area

705 Lower Darnley Road


September Business Mixer

September 20, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Host: Bedeque Rural Action Centre


Membership Appreciation Night & Award Nominee Announcement

October 19, 2017 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Host: Malpeque Bay Credit Union


Christmas 2017

Date TBA

Host: Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce

Location: TBA