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Glenview
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Upcoming Events       

 

 


Golf Classic
5/21 from 8:00am – 6:00pm in Schaumburg
A Progressive Scramble follows a standard scramble format but with a twist.  For each shot, the player who’s ball is selected, is not eligible to hit the next shot.


Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses:  Strategy vs. Tactics
5/22 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm in Chicago
Businesses must have a strategic marketing framework in place BEFORE creating and implementing tactics such as print, digital, social, or event marketing. More often than not, small businesses skip the “strategy” step resulting in an unsuccessful tactical execution! In this workshop, we will review the meaning, importance, and examples of both strategic and tactical aspects of marketing.


Small Business Resource Fair
5/23 from 8:30am – 1:30pm in Skokie
Free to attend for local start-ups and established businesses. Guest speakers and local vendors.  Continental breakfast and refreshments provided. 

 

Joint Senior/Healthcare Networking
5/23 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm in Glenview
As a businesses providing services to Senior as well as in the Health and Wellness, gather  to support each other’s businesses and in turn increase the quality of services our community receives.


Coffee and Contacts
5/24 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Schaumburg
Join us for breakfast, open networking and workshop on varied subjects with other business professionals.  This Months Speaker:  Joe Micallef with GrowUp Sales.

 

Business After Hours – Chandlers Chophouse
5/24 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Schaumburg
This month’s BAH is hosted by CHANDLERS CHOPHOUSE.  You know the drill – with a drink in one hand and a business card in the other, make new connections over complimentary food & drinks.  Appetizers and beverages provided by host.  Advance reservations are appreciated.

 

Network After Work Chicago at Cambria Hotel
5/24 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in Chicago
Hosted by America’s leader in networking mixer events, enjoy introductions and conversations after a work weekday in a casual environment ideal for networking featuring a modern hotel bar in the middle of Magnificent mile.


Village of Glenview Blood Drive
5/25 from 10:00am – 2:00pm in Glenview
Donation made to “Operation Support Our Troops” on behalf of each donor.  Appointments recommended by calling LifeSource at 877-543-3768


First Friday Networking Breakfast
6/1 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.

 

Schaumburg Boomers Luncheon
6/1 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Schaumburg
Take me out to the ballpark!  Join us at Boomers Stadium, the home of the Three-Time Frontier League Champions – The Schaumburg Boomers for lunch!  Wear your favorite teams jersey or baseball cap!


Alden’s Kennels Multi-State Mixer
6/5 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Ringwood
At Alden’s Kennels we welcome all business owners or representatives to a red carpet network event at our place, with plenty of parking, food and beverages, and raffles. We belong to nine chambers and two visitors’ bureaus, so you will have plenty of new people and some familiar friends to exchange business cards and find that power partner you have been waiting to connect with!


First Wednesday Connections
6/6 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Highland Park
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.

 

SBAC Women in Business Breakfast
6/6 from 9:00am – 10:30am in TBA
Don’t miss the SBAC Women In Business Breakfast! Both men and women are welcome to attend. Come and enjoy a breakfast event full of great networking opportunities. Meet other powerful small business owners and learn about the current benefits of an SBAC membership.

 

Summit Series
6/6 from 11:00am – 1:00pm in Schaumburg
SBA Summit Series – Session II


Business After Hours
6/7 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Schaumburg
Two hours of open networking, appetizers, drinks & relationship building.


Stop the Bleed
6/8 from 8:00am – 9:00am in Glenview
Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

 

2018 Annual Golf Outing & Dinner
6/8 from 11:30am – 7:00pm in Northbrook
A great way to thank clients and colleagues, to make new friendships, and solidify business relationships is to participate in the Chamber’s upcoming annual Golf Outing and Dinner. An all-inclusive, non-stop afternoon of fun, golfers are treated to an outstanding day that includes a chance to play 18 holes of golf at Sportsman’s Country Club. 


Chamber Net – Sponsored by:  Comcast Business
6/13 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.  Pastries provided by Jarosch Bakery & Coffee provided by First Choice Coffee Services. 

 

Small Office / Home Office
6/13 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
6/13 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Schaumburg
Networking at the beautiful new Dining Pavilion in Woodfield Mall

 

Business After Hours
6/13 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.

 

7th Annual Vision Awards
6/13 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in Chicago
The Vision Awards annually recognizes projects, programs and young professionals that are defining the standard of real estate development in the Chicagoland area – see our complete list of 2018 Finalists. This is an event you won’t want to miss!


Is Certification Right for You?
6/14 from 1:00pm – 2:30pm ONLINE
Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining corporate contracts.

 

Sunset Shuffle 5K
6/14 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm in Glenview
A Together We Tri Cares Event.  GALLERY PARK/GLEN GATEWAY SHOPPES.  Competitive Runners, Joggers, Walker and Children welcome.  USATF Certified Course and CARA sanctioned race.  Swag Bag with performance t-shirt and goodies galore.  Age Group Awards.  Enjoy an after-hour party with a live band, balloon artist and Expo.


Women’s Networking Lunch
6/19 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
6/19 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Schaumburg
Two hours of open networking, appetizers, drinks & relationship building.


Health & Wellness Morning Networking
6/20 from 8:00am – 9:00am in Glenview
Join us!  Health & Wellness Networking Breakfast

 

Coffee & Commerce
6/20 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. 

 

New Member Mingle
6/20 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm in Glenview
Join us!

 

Hyde Park Happy Hour
6/20 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in Chicago
Join us at our monthly Hyde Park Happy Hour! Mingle with diverse networking circles and take your business to the next level. Convenient parking is available across the street from the hotel. 

 

Network After Work Chicago at Latinicity at Block 37
6/20 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in Chicago
Hosted by America’s leader in networking mixer events, enjoy introductions and conversations after a work weekday in a casual environment ideal for networking featuring a sprawling, stylish food hall featuring a range of Latin-inspired eateries & a market in lofty digs.

 

Dinner with the Doctors:  Treating Headaches Naturally
6/20 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm in Glenview
Do you or a loved one suffer from chronic headaches? Whether they be tension, stress based, migraine, or hormonal…there are plenty of natural solutions! Come and learn how to treat headaches without having to depend on prescription or over the counter drugs.


City of Chicago Small Business Center on the Road Expo
6/21 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm in Chicago
The Duman Entrepreneurship Center and the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection invites small business owners and entrepreneurs to its FREE small business expo with more than 40 exhibitors offering resources.

 

Miniature Golf Happy Hour
6/21 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Chicago
Don’t miss this special Miniature Golf plus Happy Hour at Diversey Miniature Golf, hosted by the SBAC Young Professionals Group. The SBAC has an engaged group of young professionals that focus on growing business development, philanthropic opportunities and advancing our advocacy initiatives. Join us for this event and meet the young professionals that are making a difference for the Small Business Community in Chicago.


Glenview 3v3 Summer Soccer Fest
6/23 starting at 8:00am in Glenview
This event is a celebration of our young athletes and the sport of soccer.  Both recreational (silver) and competitive (gold) divisions are offered so that everyone of all ability levels can participate.  Proceeds from this event help fund the Glenview Park Foundation and its mission to enhance recreational opportunities for all of Glenview. 


The Chicago Lighthouse Associate Board’s 32nd Annual House & Garden Walk
6/27 from 10:00am – 3:00pm in Glencoe
Proceeds from the event go to The Chicago Lighthouse supporting programs that serve the blind, visually impaired, disabled & Veteran communities. Our Associate Board has raised nearly 2.5M for us over the last 31 years and this is their main fundraiser.


Coffee and Contacts
6/28 from 7:30am – 9:00 am in Schaumburg
Join us for breakfast, open networking and workshop on varied subjects with other business professionals.

 

Business After Hours – Office Furniture Resources
6/28 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Des Plaines
This month’s BAH is hosted by OFFICE FURNITURE RESOURCES.  You know the drill – with a drink in one hand and a business card in the other, make new connections over complimentary food & drinks.  Appetizers and beverages provided by host.  Advance reservations are appreciated.


Pantry Palooza Rock 2 Stock Music Fest
6/30 from 5:30am – 10:30pm in Glenview
The Northfield Township Food Pantry Auxiliary Board, in partnership with the Glenview Chamber of Commerce and with the support of Rock Star Sponsors GHP Group, Wintrust Community Banks and Underwriters Laboratories, will be hosting the 2nd annual Pantry Palooza Rock 2 Stock Music Fest.

 

Summer Fest
6/30 from 9:00am – 3:30pm in Glenview
Organized by Glenview’s Chamber of Commerce, the Fest showcases a range of regional businesses and civic organizations and offers something for everyone – from restaurants to antique cars.  Crowd favorites include Hackney’s, Scandinavian Ski Shop and Katy Boldt Jewelry, as well as the Glenview Fire Department’s fire pole and special entertainment and kid friendly activities. You’ll also find balloons, crafts, and maybe even puppies.


First Friday Networking Breakfast
7/6 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.


Good Morning Schaumburg
7/10 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!


Leadership Luncheon
7/11 from 11:30am – 1:00pm in Schaumburg
Share lunch and learn about ways to be a great leader! 

 

Small Office / Home Office
7/11 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
7/11 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

 

SBAC Women In Business Chicago Happy Hour
7/11 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Chicago
Don’t miss this great SBAC Women In Business Happy Hour with the opportunity to make some high-quality connections while enjoying some great food. We encourage both women and men to join us at this event and please feel free to invite guests to attend as well. This event is free to attend. Please make sure to RSVP for the event in advance.


Business After Hours
7/12 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in Roselle
Two hours of open networking, appetizers, drinks & relationship building.


Lunch & Learn
7/17 from 11:45am – 1:15pm in Glenview
Planning a remodel?  Learn the best approach for success from the experts at Glenbrook Remodeling. 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. 

 

Dinner with the Doctors:  Sweat for Your Health!
7/17 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm in Glenview
Did you know its very important for our bodies to sweat in order to function properly? Learn the benefits of sweating and how to help your body detoxify through sweat. We’ll discuss proper exercise, the benefits of sauna sessions, the importance of sunlight and vitamin D, and natural solutions to common products such as deodorants and sunscreen. Learn how to support your body in a healthy and natural way, this summer!


Coffee & Commerce
7/18 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. 

 

2018 Ladies Golf Outing
7/18 from 8:00am – 6:00pm in Schaumburg
This event invites ladies to play 9 holes of golf, network over brunch, and bid on their favorite caddy for the day in a caddy auction.  A morning and afternoon for fun, games and prizes for golfers from novice to expert. 

 

Hyde Park Happy Hour
7/18 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in Chicago
Click the link above for more details

 

Dinner with the Doctors:  Sweat for Your Health!
7/18 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm in Glenview
Did you know its very important for our bodies to sweat in order to function properly? Learn the benefits of sweating and how to help your body detoxify through sweat. We’ll discuss proper exercise, the benefits of sauna sessions, the importance of sunlight and vitamin D, and natural solutions to common products such as deodorants and sunscreen. Learn how to support your body in a healthy and natural way, this summer!


Greetings from Glenview Road
7/20 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in Glenview
Please join us for a fun and exiting evening of Art, Music, Shopping, Meet and Greet at participating stores. Start at your favorite shop then stroll down Glenview Road, stop at each participating merchant, nibble on food, listen to local musician and get your passport stamped!


Exhibitor Registration – 2018 Business Expo
7/23 from 5:00pm – 7:30pm in Northbrook
With a growing attendance, the annual Expo is a great time to introduce a new product or service, test market a new product or service, give a demonstration or distribute product samples. The possibilities and opportunities are endless at this yearly business event. Attendees and exhibitors will be treated to excellent networking, fabulous food and drink, raffles and prizes. This event will be more than just your typical After Hours.


Network After Work Chicago at Fremont
7/25 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in Chicago
Hosted by America’s leader in networking mixer events, enjoy introductions and conversations after work weekday in a casual environment ideal for networking featuring a retractable roof, in a modern and swanky bi level spot with a craft cocktail bar.


SBAC 9th Annual Golf Outing
7/26 from 10:30am – 7:30pm in Vernon Hills
Join us on Thursday, July 26th, at the White Deer Run Golf Club for a fun-filled day of golf, lunch and a dinner reception! Registration and lunch open at 10:30am. Shotgun starts at 12:00pm. 


First Wednesday Connections
8/1 from 7:30am – 9:00am in Highland Park
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.


First Friday Networking Breakfast
8/3 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. 


Small Office / Home Office
8/8 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 and New Member Expo
8/8 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.


Mega Connect Progressive Lunch
8/9 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in Glenview
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. 


Coffee & Commerce
8/15 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. 

 

Dinner with the Doctors:  Gut Health – the good, the bad, and ugly!
8/15 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm in Glenview
Our gut (or microbiome) is made up of a delicate balance of beneficial bacteria, and harmful ones. Come learn about that balance and what we can do to help our digestive system function optimally. We’ll discuss how to rebalance the gut addressing topics such as: yeast overgrowth (candida), fungal infections, bacterial overgrowth, parasites, and chronic infections.


Golf Outing
8/21 from 11:00am – 7:00pm in Glenview
Let’s take a break and enjoy the beautiful weather at the Glenview Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing. The annual event brings out golfing enthusiasts of all levels to enjoy a day on the links. The golf tournament is perfect to entertain existing and new business clients. There will be awards along with on-course prizes and plenty of raffle items. Lunch and dinner are included in the day. Make plans to play and network with area business leaders.


Women’s Networking Lunch
8/23 from 11:45am – 1:15 pm 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.


 

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.  

 

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.  

 

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. 

 

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.  


Events are updated weekly.    

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