Networking Events in the Orlando Area

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Revised October 8, 2009

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Monthly - Citrus Club Connections; 5:30 - 7:00 pm Networking $10 per person includes complimentary hors d'ouerves and 1 drink ticket. RSVP required 407-843-1080 Check calendar & change to current month at:


Every Monday Morning

8:30 am Free Networking International at Robb & Stuckys, 351 S State Road 434, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714; 25+ attendees; Contact: John & Cheri Yandell 407-925-6511;  


Every Monday Morning

9:00 am Country Fixins Restaurant, 899 Semoran Blvd, Casselberry, FL; breakfast served but not required; 20+ attendees; 10 minute spotlight feature for a member’s business (group will videotape and put on their website at if desired) No fees


Every Monday Evening

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Connections Leads Group - Casselberry - Emiliano's Mexican Restaurant - 1012 West 436 – No fees - pay for drinks and/or food, contact Teri Siciliano 321-229-4413 Other network opportunities are listed here 


First Monday - Evening

6:30 pm, Central Florida Bridal Association, Food, different venues. Check the website for location or call 407-656-3552.


Every Other Tuesday - Lunch
11:30 – 1:30  ABC Networking; Seasons 52 Restaurant, 463 East Altamonte Dr (436), Altamonte Springs, FL – no fee – about 30+ attendees; Please RSVP – Shelley Costello, Join the Meetup Group to RSVP at


Every Tuesday Evening -

6:30 pm CEO Space Orlando Entrepreneur & Network Meetup; District 5 Restaurant, Crown Plaza, 304 W Colonial Dr, 32801; weekly presentations and/or speakers; join meetup group at; Contact Wendy Hatton


Every Tuesday EveningPostponed Until Further Notice

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm; Lasting Legacy Entrepreneur Club, meets at FranchiseRight Business Incubator,  Legacy Place Franchise Park, 10967 Lake Underhill Road, Suite 103, Orlando, Florida; Directions:  ¼-mile west of Rouse Road (Between Rouse Rd. and Dean Rd.); R.S.V.P. or call 877.343.7672

Every Wednesday Morning

7:30 am Executive Exchange of Central Florida; 30+ attendees; general networking; meets at Orange County Bar Center; 880 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando FL 32801. The meeting is free for first time guests.  For more info contact C. Todd Smith at or Wanda Classe or call 407- 896-1015 or go to their website at


Every Wednesday Lunch (revised 9/18/09)

11:30 - 1:00 pm FNI Orlando Downtown Business Builders Lunch Bunch at Gargi’s Lakeside, Italian Ristorante on Lake Ivanhoe, 1414 N. Orange Ave, Ivanhoe Village District; free parking in parking lot across from restaurant. Metered parking on street.  Carl Green, Director (407) 760-9487, , RSVP requested

Every Wednesday Lunch

12:00 Noon Lead Quest Orlando at Grand Bohemian downtown 325 South Orange Avenue Orlando. $14 lunch includes valet parking. Go to website to put your business online for other members to access easily. No fee. Free listing on their website.

1st and 3rd Wednesday Lunch

12:00 Noon Business Links Florida; I-Drive Chapter at Red Lobster, 5936 International Dr Orlando FL, 32819 First 3 visits free; $50/year Contact: Cecilia Wheeler (407) 370-0875

Usually Last Wednesday of Month Lunch

11:00 am So Social Luncheons $15 advance $25 at door, 30 second elevator speech -; check website for events at different venues around town

Every Wednesday Evening

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm John Oviatt's Real Estate Investing Group - Looking at "The Big Picture" ... Denny's, 2684 Lee Road, Winter Park, FL; for complete info

Every Thursday Morning

8:30 Coffee Club meets at Airport Marriott, 7499 Augusta National Drive, Orlando, FL 32822 407-382-5660; consistent attendance of 70+ people. David Mullins, Organizer; join through and search for Coffee Club


Every Thursday new addition 9/21/09

11:30 – 12:30 Small Business Imaging Meetup Group; location at Crowne Plaza downtown – must become a member to be notified of meeting dates and times  Learn tips on organization and improving your image; managed by Jenny Charbonneau.


First Thursday Lunch  new addition 9/21/09

11:30am – 1:00pm International Round Table; cost is $30.00 cash or check; meet at Citrus Club, 18th floor of Citrus Tower; , R.S.V.P. to Rachel or Jim Shipley at or 321/256-5029. Features guest speakers every month.


First Thursday Lunch

11:30 am C.E.R.A. networking for health care professionals at Clarion Hotel, 230 W. State Rd 436 (off Douglas Avenue), Altamonte Springs, FL 32714  (407) 247- 4119


First Friday Lunch

11:30 am - 1pm Connections Group Lunch - Friday's Front Row Grille - 8126 International Drive S/W corner of Sand Lake & I-Drive Orlando FL, 32828; RSVP:  (Takes a minute to load) Free profile on their website.


Third Friday Lunch

“Grow Your Business” Networking, 50+ RN Networking – Oak Room at Marks Street Senior Center, 99 E. Marks Street, R.S.V.P. to
For more information, call Darlene Ragan at 407-855-0468 or Linda Cavanaugh at 407-265-0534

Other Good Resources for Networking Groups:

Bob Moylan’s Network:

Business happenings in Orlando:

Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce Calendar:

Other Business Links Chapters:

Tangerine Networking Group (TNG):  Several chapters meeting Tues, Wed and Thurs; open to all;

Women Only Networking Groups:

Check out 7 women networking groups at this link: