Upcoming Local Events to Look Forward to in June in the Greater Philadelphia Suburbs

As the summer season approaches, Pennsylvania is buzzing with exciting events and networking opportunities for professionals and entrepreneurs alike. Whether you’re seeking to expand your business network, gain valuable insights from industry leaders, or simply unwind with delightful evening celebrations, there’s something for everyone this June. Let’s take a closer look at some of the upcoming events you won’t want to miss.

1. A Celebration of Advocacy

Date: June 6, 2023

Location: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://powerw.org/event/a-celebration-of-advocacy/ 

Kickstarting the month is “A Celebration of Advocacy” at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. This event offers a unique opportunity to connect with senior executives from various industries while learning invaluable networking techniques from POWER partner, Dale Carnegie. Engage in facilitated networking activities designed to foster meaningful connections, build relationships, and identify collaboration opportunities. Additionally, you’ll have the chance to hear from a panel of leaders who have made a positive impact through advocacy and allyship initiatives.

2. Coffee and Conversations: How to Franchise Your Business

Date: June 7, 2023

Location: CCCBI Office, Malvern, PA

Website: https://business.chescochamber.org/event-calendar/Details/coffee-and-conversations-how-to-franchise-your-business-889555?sourceTypeId=Hub 

Calling all entrepreneurs looking to expand their businesses through franchising! Join us at the CCCBI Office in Malvern for “Coffee and Conversations: How to Franchise Your Business.” Led by Ed Samane, President and Co-CEO of Franchise Your Business, this engaging session will provide tips and strategies for successfully franchising your business. Enjoy coffee, bagels, and conversations as you gain valuable insights into the world of franchising.

3. Live Your Dream – Win the Day – Be INVINCIBLE: An Evening with Vince Papale

Date: June 13, 2023

Location: Marquis Terrace at the Union League Liberty Hill, Lafayette Hill, PA

Website: https://www.efgp.org/event-5048704 

Prepare for an unforgettable evening with Vince Papale, former Philadelphia Eagle and the inspiration behind the movie “Invincible.” Head to the Marquis Terrace at the Union League Liberty Hill for “Live Your Dream – Win the Day – Be INVINCIBLE.” Vince will share his incredible story of overcoming obstacles, beating the odds, and the lessons he learned as an entrepreneur. This exclusive keynote event will touch upon leadership, teamwork, and the making of the movie “Invincible,” including his relationship with actor Mark Wahlberg.

4. 24th Anniversary Networking Reception

Date: June 14, 2023

Location: The Patio at Overbrook Country Club, Villanova, PA

Website: https://iabcn.org/event/anniversary-reception-2/#!event-register/2023/6/14/24th-anniversary-networking-reception 

Come together to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Irish Chamber in Philadelphia at The Patio at Overbrook Country Club. Since its launch in June 1999, the Irish Chamber has fostered connections between the Greater Philadelphia Region and the Island of Ireland. This networking reception provides an excellent opportunity to reflect on another year of growth and strengthen connections within the Irish Chamber’s dedicated network of friends and colleagues.

5. Home NAWBO Networking Happy Hour

Date: June 15, 2023

Location: Gerhard’s, Doylestown, PA

Website: https://www.nawbophiladelphia.org/content/nawbo-networking-happy-hour 

Unwind and connect with fellow women business owners and professionals at the monthly Happy Hour organized by NAWBO Philadelphia. Held at Gerhard’s in Doylestown, this inclusive event invites both women and men to network, enjoy wine, and savor lite bites. Expand your circle of contacts while discovering new opportunities and forging meaningful relationships in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

6. Wine at Sunset – A Summer Solstice Celebration

Date: June 16, 2023

Location: Bucks County Audubon Society Visitor Center, PA

Website: https://www.nawbophiladelphia.org/content/nawbo-networking-happy-hour 

Embrace the enchanting atmosphere of summer at the Bucks County Audubon Society Visitor Center’s “Wine at Sunset – A Summer Solstice Celebration.” This delightful evening event promises delicious food, fine wine, and engaging conversations amidst the beauty of nature. Gather your friends and relish the start of the summer season in a picturesque setting that is sure to create lasting memories.

7. How to Survive and Thrive in the Current Fundraising Environment

Date: June 22, 2023

Location: Virtual meeting

Website: https://lifesciencespa.org/connect/events/ 

Market distress brings both challenges and opportunities, especially for life sciences companies. In this virtual session hosted by Ballard Sphar experts, gain valuable insights into the legal aspects of fundraising. Topics discussed will include deal terms and their evolving nature, prioritizing programs, licensing, and understanding intellectual property as an asset. Stay informed about the changing landscape of fundraising to navigate successfully in the current market.

8. Network at Noon

Date: June 26, 2023

Location: The Desmond Malvern, a DoubleTree by Hilton, Malvern, PA

Website: https://www.mlcc.org/index.php?src=sba&srctype=geteventdetails&datasource=geteventdetails&cale_id=1285&function_code=N@N06/26/23 

Conclude the month with “Network at Noon,” a unique networking event held at The Desmond Malvern. This engaging format allows participants to present a 30-second introduction about their profession, services, or any initiatives they wish to share. By learning about each person’s expertise and goals, attendees can effectively target potential clients and foster mutually beneficial relationships. Expand your network and identify opportunities for collaboration during this dynamic event.

As June approaches, mark your calendars and prepare to engage in these exciting events across Pennsylvania. From professional development and networking opportunities to delightful celebrations and informative sessions, this month offers something for everyone. Don’t miss out on the chance to connect, learn, and celebrate with fellow professionals in the Keystone State.