NPT Housing Town Hall. NPT is hosting a town hall to discuss how Nashville’s rapid growth is affecting housing in Middle Tennessee. Discussions on the challenges and possible solutions for various populations and neighborhoods. This town hall will be taped in NPT’s Studio A. Thursday, 6 p.m., 161 Rains Ave. Reservations required: Information:


Downtown Connect

The Nashville Downtown Partnership and the Nashville Area Chamber are partnering on this quarterly meeting of downtown business and community leaders. Special guest: Edsel Charles, founder and chairman of MarketGraphics Research Group. He will discuss the housing forecast for Nashville, which has already been named 2017’s hottest housing market by Zillow. AT&T Auditorium, first floor, 333 Commerce St., Nashville. 8-9:30 a.m. Fee: Free, but advanced registration required. A light breakfast will be served. Information:

Real Estate Investors Network

Williamson County Lunch. For rehabbers, new construction builders, commercial, mini-storage, wholesalers, private lenders, transaction funders, hard-money lenders, bankers, title attorneys, Realtors and vendors discuss deals, the state of the market, and how they can help each other prosper. 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., First Watch, 1000 Meridian Blvd., Franklin. Information: Some additional February opportunities:

-- Saturday, Feb. 18: Probate Secrets Workshop. Speaker Jim Banks has been investing in Probate Real Estate and Probate Personal Property for more than 30 years. He started with fixer-uppers then moved into tear-downs and building two story homes. He is the creator of the Probate Investment System “Mr. Probate” and has lectured and taught nationally and internationally for decades. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200, Nashville.

-- Tuesday, Feb. 21: Deals, Deals, Deal Focus Group. An opportunity to learn where investors find deals, and sell deals, and to learn about the mechanics of various sorts of deals. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200, Nashville.


Williamson Chamber Business Luncheon

Topic: Smart, Targeted Grown in Williamson County. Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Blvd., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: Williamson Inc. Business Partners $40, Guests $60. Information:

Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Lunch and casual networking each Tuesday at various restaurants in the area. McDonalds, 990 Greensboro Dr. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 452-4000

Chamber North Meet-Up

North Nashville business and community leaders meet after work to mingle and talk about news relevant to the North Nashville region. No registration is required. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will not be provided, but we encourage attendees to support Market House vendors. Nashville Farmers’ Market, Picnic Tap, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd. 4:30-6 p.m.


Street Food Thursdays

Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North. This event will take place every other Thursday November through March. Please note: If the high is not above 40 degrees on the day of the event, the event will be canceled.


Good Morning Gallatin Series

The Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce event’s goal for this program is to allow the public to ‘wake up to what’s trending’ by hearing about business and community issues and to get updates on new legislation at the local, county and state levels from our elected officials. Program and speakers: Legislative activity update & Sumner County update from Anthony Holt, Sumner County executive, and the Sumner County commissioners. The series will run through May. 7:30 a.m. Monthaven Room at Sumner Regional Medical Center.


Franklin Riverfront Planning Study

The City of Franklin will hold two open house meetings for the Harpeth Riverfront. Meetings to determine challenges, opportunities and perspectives associated with a potential river walk and other development within the floodplain between Pinkerton and Bicentennial Parks. City Hall, 109 3rd Avenue South, Franklin. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Information: 550-6629


Williamson Chamber Leads Exchange

A facilitated, casual networking opportunity to develop member relationships. Space is limited to 30 participants and spots will quickly. Bring business cards, brochures and product samples to share with other participants. A member’s only event. Williamson Inc. Office, 5005 Meridian Boulevard, Suite 150, Franklin. 7:30-9 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:30-5 p.m. Free, registration required. Lunch provided by BurgerFi. Information:

Chamber East Networking Coffee

Join business and community leaders in East Nashville for the Chamber East monthly networking coffee and community update. KIPP Nashville, 123 Douglas Ave. 8:15-8:30 a.m. networking, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Community Update. Information:


Member Orientation Nashville Chamber

Joining the Chamber was an important step for your business. Now, how do you make the most of your investment? Join us for Member Orientation and learn about member benefits and involvement opportunities from Chamber staff. You’ll also learn how your business plays a role in the Chamber’s mission of creating regional economic prosperity. Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, 211 Commerce Street, Suite 100. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch provided. Fee: free to new members. Must register by March 3. Information: