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PJ Weiland
1155 Waukegan Rd.
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Glenview
IL, 60025
United States
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Upcoming Events       

 


Good Morning Schaumburg
1/9 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Schaumburg
Join us for breakfast, open networking, display tables and compelling speakers at our monthly Good Morning Schaumburg.  THE monthly Schaumburg Business Association event!


Small Office / Home Office
1/10 from 11:45am – 1:15pm in Northbrook
At this informal brown-bag lunch, small business owners and entrepreneurs help each other problem solve and discuss relevant business concerns. Discussion is driven by participants, and often centers around best business practices, keeping up with the latest trends, marketing tips and the latest in technology.

 

Business After Hours Honoring Business & Business Person of the Year
1/10 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm in Glenview
This is a free event for all Chamber Members & Potential Chamber Members.


Mega Connect Progressive Lunch
1/11 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Niles
Multiply your networking potential! Members looking for a productive networking experience will enjoy the structured format of this program, which gives each participant an opportunity to speak to a receptive audience about his/her company’s products and services. The event will begin with informal networking over a hot buffet lunch.

 

Multi-Chamber Networking Luncheon
1/11 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Niles
Network with the Assyrian American, Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire, DBR, Des Plaines, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Lincolnwood, Niles, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Skokie, Wheeling/Prospect Heights, Wilmette/Kenilworth and Winnetka/Northfield Chambers of Commerce.

 

Business After Hours
1/11 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Schaumburg
Two hours of open networking, appetizers, drinks & relationship building.


How To Expo…Before, During & After
1/12 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Itasca
Join the BUSINESS EXPO committee in this free informational meeting to gain insight into best practices before, during, and after the EXPO so you get the best return on your investment.


Lunch & Learn
1/16 from 11:45am – 1:15pm in Glenview
The Lunch and Learn Series will be conducted by local business experts, Chamber board members and our Chamber partners. The series will feature a wide variety of topics that are helpful for anyone involved with a business, from owners and managers to entry-level employees. 


Coffee & Commerce
1/17 from 8:00am – 9:00am in Chicago
Join us every month for our free morning networking mixer “Coffee & Commerce.” Whether you’re looking to make new business connections or just want to exchange ideas with other small business owners, Coffee & Commerce is the perfect opportunity to enhance your professional network. Come sip, share and succeed at Coffee & Commerce, the third Wednesday of every month, at 8 a.m. at Diag Bar & Grill, 2856 N Southport, Chicago, IL. Stop by for a great brew compliments of Diag Bar & Grill, stay for the great company and conversation. This event is hosted by the Small Business Advocacy Council in partnership with the Lakeview Chamber and the Lincoln Park Chamber. 

 

Understanding Taxes for Small Businesses
1/17 from 11:00am – 1:00pm in Chicago
This presentation will cover tax considerations of starting, maintaining, and ending a business, as well as how to resolve issues that may arise with the IRS.

 

Leadership Luncheon
1/17 from 11:30am – 1:00pm in Schaumburg
This fun and interactive session will address the fundamental presentation skills that impact how people are perceived during meetings, interviews, presentations and networking events. You’ll learn simple exercises that you can incorporate into your daily routine, getting you pumped up and ready for those moments when YOU are the center of attention.

 

Membership Luncheon – Progressive Networking
1/17 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Elk Grove Village
This month’s luncheon will feature a Progressive Networking format.  Each guest will sit at a new table with each of the 3 courses to network with a new group of professionals. This is a great way to meet a lot of people while also getting to know them past an introduction.

 

Dinner with the Doctors:  Thyroid + Hormone Balance
1/17 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Glenview
Join Drs. Cari Jacobson and Abby Kramer for dinner and an evening of learning! This month’s class will be interactive and offer insight on thyroid and hormone imbalances and the holistic approaches to regain balance. The doctors love to share with new or current patients how they work.  They both believe the education of patients is just as important as the treatment they receive.  Expand your awareness of how you can empower your nutrition to serve you better!


Business Executive Roundtable
1/18 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Glenview
The Business Executive Roundtable will gather business owners to discuss a video, a book summary or an article that reflects best practices related to the discussion topic. When you register for the Event through the Glenview Chamber you will receive the links and materials for the discussion.  

 

Business After Hours
1/18 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Northbrook
Enjoy sampling a few of Morton’s classics — steak sandwiches, ahi tuna crisps, crab spinach & artichoke dip in phyllo and learning more about this iconic steakhouse.   Bring plenty of business cards for networking.


Body to Mind formerly known as Bikram Yoga North Shore – 5 year anniversary
1/22 from 11:00am to 12:00pm in Glenview
Celebrate 5 years of Bikram Yoga North Shore which is under a new name (same owners and classes) FUEL: Body to Mind! 

 

Understanding Taxes for Small Businesses
1/22 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in Chicago
This presentation will cover tax considerations of starting, maintaining, and ending a business, as well as how to resolve issues that may arise with the IRS.


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Interest Meeting
1/23 from 10:00am – 12:00 pm in Chicago
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for established* small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, they will receive the tools and professional support they need to develop a strategic and customized business growth plan that will take their company to the next level.

 

Women in Business Roundtable – Special Program
1/23 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Skokie
Women of the Northbrook and Glenview Chambers are invited to a special lunchtime tour of the Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie. Museum Education Director Kelley Szany will welcome participants and give an overview of the exhibits. The group will then enter the new Take A Stand Center’s Holographic Theater for the highly acclaimed Interactive 3D Survivor Stories Experience.

 

Telling Your Business Story:  Presenting Standout Capability Statements and Pitches
1/23 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm in Chicago
A capability statement is a resume for your business. It can be used as an introduction to a cold call, a marketing tool at a trade show or even for a presentation at a pre-bid meeting. This small group discussion allows for open dialogue, questions and peer to peer critique of your capability statement. Please bring: Draft of your capability statement or value proposition statement An open mind And willingness to offer constructive feedback.


Chamber Net – Sponsored by:  Morton Suggestion Company
1/24 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Elk Grove Village
Networking activity can vary month to month but everyone will have 15 seconds to stand up and introduce themselves and their business to the room full of members and guests.

 

2018 YL Small Group Discussion Series
1/24 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm in Chicago
The ULI Chicago Young Leaders are hosting a three-part series, highlighting some of Chicago’s top real estate companies. These small group discussions will allow young professionals access and intimate conversations with some of Chicago’s top executives.  Join us for one or all of these three upcoming sessions!

 

Network After Work Chicago at The Godfrey Hotel
1/24 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in Chicago
You’ll make great connections in a relaxed and upbeat atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to fuel your career or business goals.


Coffee and Contacts
1/25 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Schaumburg
Join us for breakfast, open networking and workshop on varied subjects with other business professionals. 

 

Business After Hours – Main Event Entertainment
1/25 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Arlington Heights
You know the drill – with a drink in one hand and a business card in the other, make new connections over complimentary food & drinks.


Annual State of the Village Address
1/29 from 11:45am – 1:30pm in Northbrook
At this year’s annual State of the Village Address, President Sandy Frum will highlight Northbrook’s strong local economy and finances which provide a solid foundation for businesses. She will also discuss the Village’s efforts to constantly monitor fluctuations in the economic climate, and its flexibility to change and adapt accordingly.


Not for Profit Group Meeting
1/30 from 8:00am – 9:00am in Glenview
Free Event, RSVP Appreciated

 

Wellness in the Workplace
1/30 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Itasca
The work place is a great place for wellness! We all want more energy and to be healthier and more productive. Too bad we can’t always make it to the gym with our crazy schedules; so why not make the most of your work day while you’re there? Learn how you don’t even have to go too far from your desk to get yourself moving. No matter your age or ability, you’re able to do something and that’s better than nothing! 


CKF Acupuncture Grand Opening
1/31 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Glenview
New location at 1500 Waukegan Road, Suite 210 (Carillon Square). Appetizers and drinks provided. 


First Friday Networking Breakfast
2/2 from 7:00am – 9:00am in Northbrook
Join more than 120 Chamber members and guests for proven, successful networking opportunities at the First Friday networking breakfast. The structured breakfast includes time for informal networking, brief introductions and round table discussions that will give you solid business leads.  Charge is $12 payable at the door. In addition to catering by Leonard’s Bakery, First Friday now features Starbucks coffee.

 

OLPH Family Bingo Night
2/2 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm in Glenview
Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.  First Game pulled at 6:00 p.m.


Senior Services Morning Networking
2/7 from 8:00am – 9:30am in Glenview
Do you have a business that provides services to seniors in our community?  Do you work with other businesses that provide services to seniors? Do you experience challenges in working with seniors? According to the 2010 census, 20% of the Glenview population was 65 or older. As a business owner that provides services to seniors, Let us gather  to support each other’s businesses and in turn increase the quality of services our local senior population receives.

 

Understanding Government Contracting & Certifications
2/7 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm in Chicago
Billions of Federal and local dollars are spent each year in purchasing nearly every product and service you could think of. If you are an established business exploring doing business with the government: city, municipal, state or federal, join our small group session to discuss latest tips and best practices of government contracting.


Savour:  A Food and Drink Experience
2/8 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm in Schaumburg
Join 500+ business professionals in an evening of networking, raffle prizes, music, and food/drink tastings of the most popular 20+ restaurants around. 


Membership Luncheon with 1985 Chicago Bears Dan Hampton
2/14 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Itasca
Come enjoy lunch and network before we hear from Dan Hampton of the 1985 Chicago Bears. Dan will discuss his years in the NFL, how he felt being elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (2002) , and his current position in hosting the Bears postgame show on WGN Radio Chicago.

 

Small Office / Home Office
2/14 from 11:45am – 1:15pm in Northbrook
At this informal brown-bag lunch, small business owners and entrepreneurs help each other problem solve and discuss relevant business concerns. Discussion is driven by participants, and often centers around best business practices, keeping up with the latest trends, marketing tips and the latest in technology.

 

Business After Hours
2/14 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm in Glenview
A monthly gathering that helps forge new business relationships and renew existing bonds, Business After Hours rotates among Member businesses and provides a relaxed, casual atmosphere.  This free event is an excellent opportunity to finish the business day in the company of fellow Members and grow your circle of contacts. Drop by to unwind and connect with your local business community


Business Executive Roundtable
2/15 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Glenview
The Business Executive Roundtable will gather business owners to discuss a video, a book summary or an article that reflects best practices related to the discussion topic. When you register for the Event through the Glenview Chamber you will receive the links and materials for the discussion.  


Women’s Networking Lunch
2/20 from 11:45am – 1:15pm in Glenview
The Women’s Networking Luncheon provides a platform for members of the Glenview Chamber to create solid relationships, further professional development, and build strategic alliances. This unique environment is a gathering place for individuals with diverse levels of professional experiences to share ideas and mentor each other.

 

Business After Hours
2/20 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Schaumburg
Two hours of open networking, appetizers, drinks & relationship building.


Chamber Net – Sponsored by: GLM
2/21 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Elk Grove Village
Networking activity can vary month to month but everyone will have 15 seconds to stand up and introduce themselves and their business to the room full of members and guests.


Coffee and Contacts
2/22 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Schaumburg
Join us for breakfast, open networking and workshop on varied subjects with other business professionals.

 

ULI Chicago Breakfast Meeting
2/22 from 7:45am – 9:15am in Chicago
Join ULI Chicago for our next breakfast meeting on Thursday, February 22, 2018.  More details coming soon.

 

Business After Hours – Wingate by Wyndham
2/22 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Arlington Heights
You know the drill – with a drink in one hand and a business card in the other, make new connections over complimentary food & drinks.


Telling Your Business Story:  Presenting Standout Capability
2/27 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm in Chicago
A capability statement is a resume for your business. It can be used as an introduction to a cold call, a marketing tool at a trade show or even for a presentation at a pre-bid meeting. This small group discussion allows for open dialogue, questions and peer to peer critique of your capability statement. Please bring: Draft of your capability statement or value proposition statement An open mind And willingness to offer constructive feedback.


Women in Business Luncheon
2/28 from 11:30am – 1:00pm in Schaumburg
Fascinating Speakers, delicious luncheon, display tables and networking at one of our most popular events!!

 

Young Professionals Group Networking
2/28 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm in Glenview
Business After Hours & Networking Event for the 45 and under crowd!


First Friday Networking Breakfast
3/2 from 7:00am – 9:00am in Northbrook
Join more than 120 Chamber members and guests for proven, successful networking opportunities at the First Friday networking breakfast. The structured breakfast includes time for informal networking, brief introductions and round table discussions that will give you solid business leads.  Charge is $12 payable at the door. In addition to catering by Leonard’s Bakery, First Friday now features Starbucks coffee.


Irish Connoisseur’s 4th Annual Irish Soda Bread Contest
3/4 from 10:00am – 2:00pm in Glenview
The Irish Connoisseur is kicking off 2017 St. Patrick’s Day with our 4th Annual Irish Soda Bread Contest.


Senior Services Morning Networking
3/7 from 8:00am – 9:30am in Glenview
Do you have a business that provides services to seniors in our community?  Do you work with other businesses that provide services to seniors? Do you experience challenges in working with seniors? According to the 2010 census, 20% of the Glenview population was 65 or older. As a business owner that provides services to seniors, Let us gather  to support each other’s businesses and in turn increase the quality of services our local senior population receives.


Summit Series:  Economic Outlook
3/8 from 11:30am – 1:00pm in Schaumburg
Join area business professionals for a meaningful discussion on the Economic Outlook for the Schaumburg area and the greater Chicagoland area. 

 

Business After Hours
3/8 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Schaumburg
Two hours of open networking, appetizers, drinks & relationship building.


Small Office / Home Office
3/14 from 11:45am – 1:15pm in Northbrook
At this informal brown-bag lunch, small business owners and entrepreneurs help each other problem solve and discuss relevant business concerns. Discussion is driven by participants, and often centers around best business practices, keeping up with the latest trends, marketing tips and the latest in technology.

 

Business After Hours
3/14 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm in Glenview
A monthly gathering that helps forge new business relationships and renew existing bonds, Business After Hours rotates among Member businesses and provides a relaxed, casual atmosphere.  This free event is an excellent opportunity to finish the business day in the company of fellow Members and grow your circle of contacts. Drop by to unwind and connect with your local business community


Business Executive Roundtable
3/15 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Glenview
The Business Executive Roundtable will gather business owners to discuss a video, a book summary or an article that reflects best practices related to the discussion topic. When you register for the Event through the Glenview Chamber you will receive the links and materials for the discussion.  


Lunch & Learn
3/20 from 11:45am – 1:15pm in Glenview
The Lunch and Learn Series will be conducted by local business experts, Chamber board members and our Chamber partners. The series will feature a wide variety of topics that are helpful for anyone involved with a business, from owners and managers to entry-level employees.


Harassment in the Workplace:  Be Proactive & Prepared
3/21 from 7:30am – 10:00am in Des Plaines
The program will feature a panel discussion and attendees will learn best practices as well as latest labor laws and workplace trends.  Our goal is to help all our members to be proactive and prepared during these challenging times. 


Senior Services Morning Networking
4/4 from 8:00am – 9:30am in Glenview
Do you have a business that provides services to seniors in our community?  Do you work with other businesses that provide services to seniors? Do you experience challenges in working with seniors? According to the 2010 census, 20% of the Glenview population was 65 or older. As a business owner that provides services to seniors, Let us gather  to support each other’s businesses and in turn increase the quality of services our local senior population receives.


First Friday Networking Breakfast
4/6 from 7:00am – 9:00am in Northbrook
Join more than 120 Chamber members and guests for proven, successful networking opportunities at the First Friday networking breakfast. The structured breakfast includes time for informal networking, brief introductions and round table discussions that will give you solid business leads.  Charge is $12 payable at the door. In addition to catering by Leonard’s Bakery, First Friday now features Starbucks coffee.


 

Small Business Advocacy Council Events

 

Chicago Chapter 
Lake County Chapter   
Fox Valley Chapter  
North Shore Chapter 
Northwestern Suburbs Chapter 
Southwest Suburbs Chapter 
Western Suburbs Chapter


  

 

Ongoing Events

 

NorthShore Executive Networking Group (NSENG) 
Every Other Monday from 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm in Glenview 
The NorthShore Executive Networking Group is a senior level organization that is comprised of 980+ Directors, VPs, and C-level individuals who are currently in an active job search.  Each meeting feature topical speakers, small group networking sessions, job lead sharing, search strategies, warm introductions into target companies, and more.  

 

BNI We Mean Business Networking Group 
Every Tuesday from 7:30 am – 9:00 am in Glenview
BNI is a business networking organization that allows only one person from any profession to join each chapter. Weekly meetings are all about building relationships with your fellow chapter members and developing a good understanding of their businesses.

 

The Tranel Financial Group Freedom One Networking 
Every Thursday at 7:15 am in Libertyville 
B2B networking at it’s finest! Come and grow your business with a dynamic group that wants to help you succeed. It’s all about getting involved, getting known, and making an impact on the world! The only requirement is to be community minded and become a member of any local chamber.  

 

Southwest Suburbs Member Breakfast
2nd Tuesday every month from 8:00am – 9:00am in Tinley Park 
Please join us at our South Suburbs breakfast location, The Ashford House in Tinley Park! This event will also provide our members and guests the chance to make new connections, share best practices and build up strategic relationships. 

 

Fox Valley Chapter Networking Breakfasts
2nd Wednesday every month from 8:00am – 9:00am in South Elgin
Join the SBAC for breakfast at our Fox Valley breakfast event at Sweet Berry Cafe. These gatherings are a great place to relax and talk a little business. This event will also provide our members and guests the chance to make new connections, share best practices and build up strategic relationships.

 

Chicago Chapter Networking Breakfasts
2nd and 3rd Wednesday every month from 8:00am – 9:00am in Chicago
We are excited to be hosting our joint breakfast with Edgewater Chamber of Commerce at Nookies! At this event, members from both groups will be able to cross network with each other and build great business connections.  

 

O’Hare Chapter Networking Breakfasts
2nd Thursday every month from 7:00am – 9:00am in Buffalo Grove
Just come with business cards.   Registration Required.  

 

Lake County Chapter Networking Lunches
2nd Thursday, 3rd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday every month from 11:30am – 1:00pm 
These gatherings are a great place to relax and talk a little business. 

 

North Shore Chapter Networking Breakfasts 
1st Friday every month from 7:30am – 9:30am in Glenview
Just come with business cards. Registration Required.   

 

Northern Chapter Networking Breakfasts 
2nd Friday every month from 7:00am – 9:00am in Machesney Park
Just come with business cards. Registration Required.   

 

Elk Grove Village Chapter Networking Breakfasts 
3rd Friday every month from 7:00am – 9:00am in Elk Grove Village
Just come with business cards. Registration Required.  

 

Chicago Chapter Member Lunches 
3rd Friday every month from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in Chicago
These gatherings are a great place to relax and talk a little business.

 

Breakfast of Champions Networking 
4th Friday every month from 7:30am – 9:00am in Northbrook
BOC Networking is an established B2B networking group with an active membership that brings quality CONNECTORS together to create relationships that support each other’s goals.  Meetings attract a robust mix of past attendees and newcomer, ensuring new connections each month.  BOC is NOT about closing sales.  It is about building long-term, trusting relationships.  

 

First Wednesday Connections
1st Wednesday every month
First Wednesday Connections of the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce is a vibrant, active meeting that attracts business people from throughout the north shore – Chamber members and potential members – and cultivates an environment of connecting and professional growth.


Events are updated weekly.    

If you would like an event posted on our page, please send an email to pjweiland@actioncoach.com   

Please include the event details and any links to register (if required). 


 

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