•  Annual Meeting and High Five Awards Ceremony

      The Elgin Area Chamber’s Annual Meeting and High Five Awards Ceremony takes place on Thursday, January 30 at Gifford’s Kitchen & Social, 2300 Bushwood Drive, from 4 to 6:00 p.m. Please join us for our 112th Annual Meeting where we'll have some fun handing out high fives at the reception for the business community!
    The event begins at 4 p.m. with networking until 5 p.m. followed by our program hosted by EAC Board Chair Yaneth Medina of Elgin State Bank, Past Chair Tony Sanders with School District U-46, and EAC's CEO Carol Gieske. This brief program features the formal installation of our board members: ReJena Lyon, President/CEO, Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick; Mike Bilyk, American NTN Bearings; Linda Siete, Reflejos; Jim Companik, Motorola Solutions and Leslie Maloney, Chase Card Services.
    We'll share our success stories for the past year and recognize our High Five award-winning members and organizations who helped contribute to our success in 2019. Awards to be presented include:

    Small Business Award - Andy's Frozen Custard
    Large Business Award - American NTN Bearing
    Showcase Business Award - Watermark at the Grove
    EDG Business Development Award - Conor Commercial
    Leadership Award - Tony Sanders, School District U-46
    EDG Workforce Development Award - Elgin Sweeper Company
    Community Partnership Award - Reflejos
    Nonprofit Award - Alignment Collaboration for Education 
    Volunteer of the Year Award: Dan Fox, Don Waters and Ruth Munson for Elgin Area Leadership Academy

       Tickets for the event are $35 each ($250 for a table of 8) and includes hors d'oeuvres and complimentary drink ticket. Make your reservation here. 
    Thank you to our sponsors to date: Elgin State Bank and Northwestern Medicine. Additional sponsorship opportunities are also available so contact the Chamber at 847-741-5660 for information.
       We hope you will make a resolution to join us for High Fives and a great new year with the Elgin Area Chamber!

  • Award Winners 2019

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  • Small Business Award

    to Herb's Bakery

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  • Showcase Business Award to NewHaven Display

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  • Leadership Award to Mike Warren

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  • EDG Business Development Award to iHerb

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  • Emerging Leader Award to Steve Kroiss

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  • EDG Workforce Award School District U-46's Welding Lab

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  • Ambassador Award to Dr. Lee Plasmier

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  • Large Business Award to Motorola Solutions

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  • Community Partner Award WRMN Radio

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