Host a B.A.S.H.


Looking for a great way to show off your business and network with other business professionals? Host an event with the Chamber & CREDC and bring new connections through your door! We are currently looking to book Business Appreciation Social Hour (B.A.S.H.) hosts in 2023.  If you are interested in hosting an event, please complete the host form and send it to Lindsey Holtzman, Director of Events, along with a $200 deposit to secure your date.

Your Location  | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The BASH (Business Appreciation Social Hour) is the Chamber & CREDC’s monthly mixer format, which provides a great opportunity for you to showcase your products, services and facility while highlighting a deserving
non-profit. The hosting member is responsible for offering light hors d’oeuvres and beverages (limited open bar is encouraged). Event registration ranges from 80-125 business professionals. This format is designed to give
our local non-profits an outlet they wouldn’t otherwise have access to. Hosts should select a charity that is currently a member of the Chamber & CREDC (list will be provided).

Note: The host responsible for coordinating event details with the chosen non-profit partner. Time will be given at the event to spotlight both the hosting company and the charity partner.

Hosts are selected on a first-come, first-served basis. The Chamber & CREDC reserves the right to choose a host based upon the prospective host’s potential to hold a successful event.


  • Promote & market event through weekly emails and online events calendar
  • Handle registration of all attendees leading up to the event, provide printed nametags as well as staffing registration at the event
  • Chamber & CREDC leadership provides brief remarks and introduces hosting member
  • Following the event, a complete list of attendees will be provided to the host (names, company names, and email


  • All catering arrangements must be made with current members
  • Invite business contacts, clients, partners and personal contacts (Guests of the host are not required to be current members)
  • Briefly address attendees during the mixer to introduce themselves and their business
  • Promotional displays or tables and networking by the host’s staff are strongly encouraged
  • The use of high-top tables is encouraged, please avoid a sit-down table layout
  • Download the Event Host Reservation Form

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Don’t have a space large enough to host a networking event? Consider partnering with another business or non-profit organization that can accommodate a larger capacity.


If you have questions about hosting a B.A.S.H., please contact our Director of Events, Lindsey Holtzman. Ready to reserve your event? Fill out the Host Registration Form and email the completed form to