2nd Fridays monthly:
12-1pm when on Zoom
12-1:30pm when in-person at a restaurant location
Refer Local lunchtime gatherings are open to GO LOCAL business and organization members. Member benefit: sign up to give a 10-minute featured member presentation - see form at bottom of this page. One to two available monthly.
Guests/non-members are welcome to attend a meeting to check it out and consider becoming a member.
December 11, 2020: VIRTUAL!
June 11, 2021: VIRTUAL or in person
July 9, 2021: VIRTUAL or in person
What is Refer Local?
Refer Local is a monthly business networking luncheon for GO LOCAL members and guests every 2nd Friday at rotating restaurant locations.
The driving spirit is building a stronger GO LOCAL business community through quality relationships, working together, and creating referral connections.
Refer Local provides a social format to work together to share and gain customers, which in turn helps strengthen the local economy. Participants provide their energy and expertise to help our community keep our dollars local.
Who can participate?
Membership in Refer Local is for GO LOCAL business or organization members. Interested business persons can also attend on their own as a guest.
Guests: Refer Local members are welcome to bring guests to a meeting, including non-members. To attend Refer Local lunches regularly, become a GO LOCAL business member.
New Members: All participants are encouraged to solicit new members into the program and into GO LOCAL.
Group Makeup: There is no restriction on the number of businesses from the same industry.
What are the meetings like?
The agenda for the meetings is generally as follows:
- Informal networking - at beginning, when lunch is served, and at end
- Brief introductions by all attendees and host - 20 minutes
- Member Spotlight(s) - 10-20 minutes
- GO LOCAL updates - 10 minutes