West Shore Chamber of Commerce

Annual Events

From Community Events to Mixers, the West Shore Chamber of Commerce organizes a wide variety of events to help your business grow and connect with other professionals in the local area.

Taste of the Chamber
Taste of the Chamber is the Chamber’s premier 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 benefit a Chamber nonprofit member.

The Chamber’s Soiree
The Chamber’s newest event is our Soiree. Attendees will enjoy a live band, dancing, and appetizers for this evening event. We spend the evening dancing the night away in our finest formal attire! Invite your friends, fellow Chamber members, or significant other to join you for this fun filled evening.

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 breakfast, 18 holes of golf and a delicious lunch complete with awards. A portion of the event proceeds benefit a Chamber nonprofit member.

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 Carlisle Area Chamber, Harrisburg Regional Chamber and the West Shore Chamber of Commerce. The mission is to provide opportunities for businesswomen of all professional levels to network, create business contacts, and develop additional leadership skills in a motivational and supportive environment.

Golf FORE Business! Outing
This event is the Chamber’s second golf outing of the year. Attendees spend the day networking, building relationships, meeting potential customers, and having a great time. This outing features lunch and 18 holes of golf. In addition, there is a secondary option of the networking lunch and mini-golf to be used as a team building, family fun part of the event. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit a Chamber nonprofit member which is decided on by our Golf Committee.

Luminary Awards Luncheon
The Luminary Awards Luncheon honors two outstanding West Shore Chamber Businesswomen. 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 their work environment and 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.

Mega Mixer
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.

Annual Meeting & Dinner
The West Shore Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Dinner 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 the Business Achievement Award.