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Bradenton-Area Networking Events
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Discover Bradenton is now hosting in-person events! Join us once per quarter to connect with other like-minded business owners and have a ton of fun! Events are held at different locations each quarter and often have a special theme. 

It’s open to the public, with current Discover Bradenton members receiving free or discounted event admission. Check out our Events page to see what’s scheduled next.

Let’s Connect is a weekly in-person networking meeting held at Connect Central (1201 6th Ave W #100, Bradenton, FL 34205) every Thursday morning from 8:30 am to 10 am. This is a FREE meeting and is not industry-exclusive.

Additional meetings are held on Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 1 pm at Synovus Bank ( 2520 Manatee Ave W Bradenton, FL 34205)

RSVPs are required to attend either event. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot. 

Lunch Bunch meets bi-weekly, on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at Terra Ceia Bay Country Club (2802 Terra Ceia Bay Blvd. Palmetto, FL 34221). The meetings begin promptly at noon and end promptly at 1 pm. There are no membership fees, your only financial requirement is purchasing your own lunch. 

Only one individual from each industry is allowed to join. To learn more, send a message via the Facebook page or register to attend a meeting.

SWAT (Successful Women Aligning Together) is a women-only networking group with several chapters in the Bradenton area including West Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, and Parrish/Palmetto/Ellenton.

This group is not industry specific, and visitors are always welcome! Visit SWAT’s website to learn more and RSVP for an upcoming event! 

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce offers tons of networking opportunities! This includes early morning coffee clubs, business after-hours events, PowerConnection lunches, and more. Many are open to visitors. Visit the Chamber’s events page for more information and to RSVP.