Networking

 

Breakfast Networking Mixers – The breakfasts are held the first Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise stipulated) from 7:30 to 8:30 am  and hosted by different BSBPA member businesses and organizations who provide continental style breakfast fare (can be hot and/or cold: (i.e. Bagels, baked goods, egg dish, fruit, juice, coffee, decaf, hot tea, etc.).  It is a great opportunity to showcase your business and to bring other members of the community in who may otherwise not be aware of your business.  The BSBPA and the host split the entry fee, with the host receiving $4.50 for each person that attends the mixer to help offset the cost.

Evening Networking Mixers with Local Chambers – The BSBPA holds a joint evening mixer twice each year, one with the Saratoga County Chamber and one with the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County.  These are jointly hosted by both members of the BSBPA and a chamber member, as well. The purpose is to bring in other members from surrounding areas into Ballston Spa community who may not otherwise be aware of the business.  The BSBPA and the host benefits financially splitting the entry fee for each person that attends the mixer to help offset the cost.

Annual Meeting & Community Mixer – The Annual Meeting & Mixer is usually held the third Monday in March in place of the regular board meeting.  This is an opportunity for members and non-members to socialize, review BSBPA accomplishments and look forward to the upcoming year.

Holiday Mixer – The Holiday Mixer celebrates all the great business owners, volunteers and community members that help make Ballston Spa a wonderful place to live and work.  The event is typically held in December.

News


June Networking Breakfast

June’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, June 5, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Liz Kormos and Sander Bonvell at their home,  89 Hyde Boulevard in Ballston Spa. It is not often that we get to have a breakfast at a village residence!  Liz Kormos and Sander Bonvell welcome us to their beautifully constructed home, which also showcases… Read more »


May Networking Breakfast

May’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, May 1, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Sherry Hoffman Insurance, 415 Gesyer Road in Ballston Spa. As a State Farm Insurance agent, Sherry Hoffman, and her staff, make it their mission to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. The company has… Read more »


Joint Spring Mixer with Chamber of Southern Saratoga County

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association (BSBPA) and The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County are holding a joint Networking Mixer, Wednesday. May 23, from 5:30-7:30 pm at Dunning Street Station, 2853 Route 9 in Malta.  The Station’s cool, silver, Art Deco diner houses a great, casual bar and grill, serving imaginative pub style fare and… Read more »


April Networking Breakfast

April’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, April 3, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by The Candle Collective, 20 Prospect Street, Suite 214 in Ballston Spa. The Candle Collective was born from a passion to create, whether it be something complex or on the simplest scale. Candle making can be creative, fun and therapeutic.  Customers can create their own… Read more »


March Networking Breakfast

March’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, March 6, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Wellspring at 480 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Wellspring’s mission is to support survivors and engage the community to end relationship and sexual abuse. Each year, Wellspring’s crisis intervention and survivor services support more than 1,000 clients—providing safe housing to adults and children either fleeing or homeless because… Read more »


BSBPA 35th Anniversary Community Mixer and Annual Meeting

Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association 35th Anniversary Community Mixer & Annual Meeting March 19, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Next Door Kitchen & Bar The BSBPA is celebrating 35 years of service to our community and we would like you to celebrate this milestone with us! The evening will begin with a social hour at… Read more »


January Networking Breakfast

January’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, January 9, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Rebuilding Together Saratoga County at  132 Milton Avenue  in Ballston Spa. Rebuilding Together-Saratoga County partners with volunteers year round to ensure that homeowners in need can live independently in safe and healthy homes and build healthy neighborhoods through their programs.  Their shop in Ballston… Read more »


BSBPA Mixer at High Rock Distillery

The BSBPA is excited to be hosting an evening mixer on Wednesday, June 14, from 5:30-7:30 pm, at High Rock Distillery, 1321 Saratoga Road (Route 50 just south of the village).   Owners Peter Hatalyk Jr and Jake Hewson craft small batch spirits, including bourbons, vodka and gin at the distillery, using locally sourced ingredients. As well as… Read more »


2017 BSBPA Annual Meeting & Community Mixer

The 2017 BSBPA Annual Meeting is in the books. Once again, Next Door Kitchen & Bar was a fantastic venue–great food and libations, including those named in honor of our underwriting sponsors! Thank you to all who joined us–we’re looking forward to a great year ahead! Our sincere appreciation once again to underwriting sponsors Ballston… Read more »


February 21 Networking Breakfast

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, February 21, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Firefly Landing and Co.  Sisters Nicole Hayner, Joelle West and Molly Hayner provide an all inclusive experience for event planning and execution, including prep, catering, photography, in collaboration with Miss Molly’s Bake Shop… Read more »


January 17 Networking Breakfast

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, January 17, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Ye Olde Wishin’ Shoppe, 19 Low Street (side entrance). Just about the coolest shop in town, Ye Olde Wishin’ Shoppe (YOWS) is a vintage boutique specializing in mens & womens vintage clothing, jewelry,… Read more »


December 20th Networking Breakfast

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, December 20, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Sage Wine & Spirits, 55 Front Street. In her first year in business, Sage Wine & Spirits owner Jes Rich has already attracted a loyal customer base. The shop specializes in sustainable, organic,… Read more »