Orange County Events
Monthly Networking Luncheons
Monthly networking luncheons are held on the first and fourth Fridays of each month (see links below).
Lunches begin promptly at 11:45 am and conclude at 1 pm. Each guest has the opportunity to introduce themselves and provide a brief update on their personal and/or professional life. Don't forget to bring your business cards for networking. Following each event, all guests are emailed scans of the business cards to further facilitate the networking process. Please note lunches are open only to Merage School/GSM/GSA alumni and current major students.
On-Campus Merage School Alumni Networking Lunch
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 11:45 am-1 pm
Merage School Building, 5th Floor Lyman W. Porter Colloquium Room
Merage School alumni, join us on campus for a networking lunch in the beautiful new Lyman W. Porter Colloquium Room on the 5th floor. Visit with Dean Eric Spangenberg and enjoy an afternoon return to campus. Cost is $20 with parking, or $10 if you do not need a parking pass. You must register in advance to attend by Oct. 2 as space is limited. Questions? Email Barbra Marangell, Director of Alumni Relations.
Merage First Networking Mixer: Meet the Incoming MBA Classes
Thursday, Oct. 8, 6-7:30 pm
UCI Student Center
Think Merage First! MBA alumni, please join us for a mixer to make new connections and welcome the MBA Class of 2017 to the Merage School family. Come network with MBA/FEMBA/EMBA/HCEMBA students and your fellow alumni and enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres. This event is free to attend, but space is limited so you must RSVP in advance no later than Monday, Oct. 5 at noon. Parking is complimentary with advance registration.
10th Anniversary Mixer
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 6-9 pm
Big Canyon Country Club, Newport Beach
OCMBA is proud to be celebrating 10 years since the founders started, what is today, the best professional networking in Orange County. Please join OCMBA as they continue the fun. Event includes hot hors d’oeuveres, cash bar and parking included. Early Bird registration is $30 through Friday, Aug. 28 at 5 pm; regular registration $40 through Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 5 pm.
Walk up registration will be accepted at the door for $40 cash if space is available. This event has a maximum of 110 attendees so please register early!
OCMBA is a network of the Orange County/Southern California alumni chapters of 14 leading business schools including: Berkeley-Haas, Columbia, Cornell-Johnson, Chicago-Booth, Darden, Harvard, Kellogg, Michigan-Ross, MIT-Sloan, Stanford, USC-Marshall, UCI-Merage, UCLA-Anderson and Wharton. OCMBA events are open exclusively to the alumni of the 14 business schools that make up the OCMBA, and their guests. Questions? Contact Chris Abbamonto, FEMBA '09.