• Events Calendar

    Tuesday Oct 23, 2018
    Our popular Social Media Meetup series continues with four FREE sessions coordinated with our business partner, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Harper College. We're meeting monthly in hands-on, interactive sessions that will help you engage your customers in social media. This next fast-paced seminar is 10 KILLER CONTENT CREATION HACKSvfor social media, on Tuesday, October 23 from 1:00 to 2:00 a.m. at the Chamber office and is free for all byusinesses to attend. Email Marketing Strategist Vanessa Cabrera will be teaching the class on behalf of the SBDC. She is an Online Marketing Consultant for Service Based Entrepreneurs and has vast experience working with companies to expand their knowledge of social media. You've heard it over and over again. Content is King. You know that the key to creating raving fans, and die-hard followers is by putting out incredible content that will leave them wanting more. But then you think, what can I put out there? Or how about, I just don't have time to create new content. Sound familiar? In this cannot miss event, Vanessa will GIFT you with 10 insanely simple content creation hacks that will allow you to create a year's worth of content in just 1 day! Be sure to bring a pen and paper to jot down all 10 of these simple hacks. Vanessa guarantees that by the end of this training, your mind will be bursting with ideas! To register for the Killer Content session co-presented by SBDC and the EAC, please visit our website at ElginChamber.com or call 847-741-5660. Mark your calendar and make your reservation for the other upcoming sessions FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR BUSINESS on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS 101 on Tuesday, Dec. 11. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Continuing Education, Business
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    Wednesday Oct 24, 2018
    Workers' Compensation & Safety Conference ... read more
    Wednesday Oct 24, 2018
    Elgin Community College, seminars, leadership seminars, Interaction Esssentials, handling workplace challenges, new leaders, first time leaders ... read more
    Categories: Business
    Wednesday Oct 24, 2018
    Join Us for a Motivational Leadership Event Leaders come from all walks of life, but the most essential qualities of leadership are universal. Join Express Employment Professionals for our ninth annual Refresh Leadership Simulcast to hear a distinguished and diverse lineup of speakers share their insight and experience on what makes great leaders. This is an inspirational learning and networking event you won?t want to miss. The 2018 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast speakers include: Mark King, Innovation Expert and Former President of adidas, North America Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), Secretary of State (2001-2005) Josh Sundquist, Author, Speaker, and Paralympian This program was designed with leaders like you in mind. Join us to learn more about the power of great leadership and take away new insight on how to refresh, energize, and motivate the people you lead. ... read more
    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
    Thursday Oct 25, 2018
    EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Thursday Oct 25, 2018
    Open Enrollment Period: How you can prepare for the 2019 benefits year ... read more
    Categories: Business
    Friday Oct 26, 2018
    Join us at the much-anticipated Grand Opening of Andy's Frozen Custard on Friday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elgin Area Chamber volunteers and staff will be there to join the staff of Andy's for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Noon. You'll become ''fanatical about custard'' just like this family business which has now become the largest dessert-only franchise in the world! Located at 1150 South Randall Rd., the new custard shop will continue the celebration by offering $1 sundaes all day long! For restaurant information and online ordering options, visit www.EatAndys.com ... read more
    Categories: Community, EAC Events, Recreation & Sports, Business, Home & Family
    Friday Oct 26, 2018
    What a fun night! Here's your opportunity to share your talent with the community an an Open Mic night at First United Methodist Church. ... read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday Oct 30, 2018
    Workers? Compensation Preferred Provider Program ... read more
    Categories: Business
    Wednesday Oct 31, 2018
    Firing employees ... read more
    Categories: Business
    Thursday Nov 1, 2018
    EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Thursday Nov 1, 2018
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    Categories: Business
    Friday Nov 2, 2018
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    Saturday Nov 3, 2018
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    Categories: Community
    Saturday Nov 3, 2018
    2018 Trivia with a Twist registration is open! It s time to sign up your team, or be bold, and come have fun with new friends! You can t go wrong with District 301 community! ... read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday Nov 7, 2018
    EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Thursday Nov 8, 2018
    EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Saturday Nov 10, 2018
    Job fair at U-46. Same-day interviews so bring your resume, copies of your credentials, and any other professional documents ... read more
    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Business, Job Fairs
    Tuesday Nov 13, 2018
    Elgin Community College, continuing education, leadership skills, leadership styles ... read more
    Categories: Business
    Wednesday Nov 14, 2018
    Our popular Social Media Meetup series continues with a session coordinated with our business partner, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Harper College. We're meeting monthly in hands-on, interactive sessions that will help you engage your customers in social media. This next fast-paced seminar is FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR BUSINESS for social media, on Wednesday, November 14 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office and is free for all businesses to attend. One billion people already belong to Facebook Groups. People who love a brand or a personal brand want opportunities to get more interactive than is possible through a Facebook Page. In this masterclass training you'll learn ? If starting a Facebook Group is right for your business ? Examples of how others are using Facebook Groups to grow their businesses ? And tips for how to run a successful group for business Email Marketing Strategist Vanessa Cabrera will be teaching the class on behalf of the SBDC. She is an Online Marketing Consultant for Service Based Entrepreneurs and has vast experience working with companies to expand their knowledge of social media. To register for the Facebook Groups for Business session co-presented by SBDC and the EAC, please visit our website at ElginChamber.com or call 847-741-5660. Mark your calendar and make your reservation for the other upcoming session INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS 101 on Tuesday, Dec. 11. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Thursday Nov 15, 2018
    EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Thursday Nov 15, 2018
    How to Fire the Litigious Employee & Win the Inevitable Lawsuit ... read more
    Categories: Business
    Thursday Nov 15, 2018
    Learn how to maximize your membership and be engaged at the Elgin Area Chambers Member Orientation. Whether you're a new or existing member, you can attend a Member Orientation at the Chamber to learn how to plug in. You'll learn about your benefits and available opportunities as an EAC member at this event to be held at the Chamber office at 31 S. Grove Avenue. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Thursday Nov 15, 2018
    WOULD YOU LIKE TO LOWER YOUR ENERGY BILL? Kane County Fiber is pleased to announce that they are currently having their ComEd energy bills reviewed to take advantage of the energy efficiency programs that ComEd has available to save organizations money on their energy bills. By the Kane County IT Department colocating to a data center the county will gain economies of scale, reduced energy use and lower energy cost. In conjunction with ComEd, New Continuum Data Center and Kane County Fiber, we will be having a seminar at the New Continuum Data Center discussing the program. We will cover all the details of the various programs that ComEd has available to save organizations energy costs by colocating to data centers such as New Continuum. Also, we will discuss how utilizing the Kane County Fiber network you can get high speed cost-effective access to New Continuum and other data centers on the Kane County Fiber network. The seminar will be November 15th from 11:30 to 1:00 at the New Continuum data center located at 603 Discovery Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185. You can sign up at Eventbrite ... read more
    Categories: Community, Business
    Tuesday Nov 20, 2018
    One of the longstanding traditions in our community is our Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon where we reach out in true gratitude and friendship to local service clubs and organizations and sponsor a non-denominational luncheon. ... read more
    Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Arts & Culture, Community, EAC Events, Clubs/Organizations, Business, Home & Family
    Tuesday Nov 20, 2018
    Come and join us for this Multi-Chamber Mixer Event hosted by Bii Natural Salon & Shop. Bii Hair Salon is a natural full service salon with 2 locations, West Dundee and Crystal Lake. Guest experience, eco-friendly practices and fashion forward latest trends got them an award for Top Salon in the nation by Salon Today Magazine 2015-2018 Appetizers, Beer and Wine will be offered to attendes as well as product demos and raffles. Participating Chambers: Crystal Lake, Algonquin/Lake in The Hills, Northern Kane County and Elgin Area Chamber. ... read more
    Categories: Community, EAC Events, Clubs/Organizations, Recreation & Sports, Business
    Wednesday Nov 21, 2018
    EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Thursday Nov 22, 2018
    EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Friday Nov 23, 2018
    What a fun night! Here's your opportunity to share your talent with the community an an Open Mic night at First United Methodist Church. ... read more
    Categories: Community
    Saturday Nov 24, 2018
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    Categories: Community, EAC Events, Business
    Monday Nov 26, 2018
    Tune in to WRMN 1410 AM the fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. to listen to Chamber Chat, the radio show hosted by the Elgin Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Carol Gieske. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Monday Nov 26, 2018
    Kick off the holiday season with a brass sextet concert in the beautiful First United Methodist Church. Interweaving classic Christmas melodies with the music of Dahl, Glass, and Bohme, the sounds of Third Coast Brass will warm your heart and get you in the holiday spirit!​ ... read more
    Categories: Community, Holiday
    Wednesday Nov 28, 2018
    Let?s head to Carol Stream to network with other female business professionals at this Polka Dot Progressive luncheon where men are welcome, too! Meet new friends from all these participating Chambers: Addison, Bartlett, Batavia, Bloomingdale, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Lisle, St. Charles, and Streamwood. Why the Polka Dot theme? We?ll roll dice to determine which table to move to. Wear polka dots if you want to really get into the theme! (no gambling is involved in this event) Bring plenty of business cards as 100+ guests are expected to attend. You are welcome to bring a stck of your brochures to place on a display table for the event. Please bring used clothing/shoes for donation to Goodwill ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Clubs/Organizations, Business
    Thursday Nov 29, 2018
    EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Saturday Dec 1, 2018
    MOTHERTRUCKIN’ BEER FEST Saturday, December 1st,2018 50+ Breweries|100+ Craft Beers|Food Trucks|Live Entertainment Hoppy Holidays, Chicago! MotherTruckin’ Beer Fest returns with the gift of craft beers, food trucks, and live entertainment this holiday season as MotherTruckin’ Beer Fest rattles the walls of the 100,000 sq. ft. Sears Centre Arena on Saturday, December 1st, 2018. With each ticket you will receive a commemorative tasting glass, 25 tasting tickets, and full access to the festivities, featuring a live performance from 7th Heaven, craft beer, the cascading Beering-ham Fountain, Santas Little Hoppers Workshop and specialty food trucks. General admission tickets are $45 with VIP packages available for $65, and a Platinum Session for $100. Designated Driver tickets will be available at the door for $20. ... read more
    Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Arts & Culture, Community, Clubs/Organizations, Recreation & Sports
    Saturday Dec 1, 2018
    The 2018 production of Chicago Ballet Conservatory's The Nutcracker will take place December 1 & 2. Local dancers and actors share the stage with seasoned professionals to create an inclusive production full of elaborate and colorful surprises. Directed by Linda Cunningham, this will truly be the must-see performa... ... read more
    Categories: Arts & Culture
    Wednesday Dec 5, 2018
    EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Thursday Dec 6, 2018
    EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
    Our popular Social Media Meetup series continues with a session coordinated with our business partner, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Harper College. We're meeting monthly in hands-on, interactive sessions that will help you engage your customers in social media. This next fast-paced seminar is FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR BUSINESS for social media, on Wednesday, November 14 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office and is free for all businesses to attend. One billion people already belong to Facebook Groups. People who love a brand or a personal brand want opportunities to get more interactive than is possible through a Facebook Page. In this masterclass training you'll learn ? If starting a Facebook Group is right for your business ? Examples of how others are using Facebook Groups to grow their businesses ? And tips for how to run a successful group for business Email Marketing Strategist Vanessa Cabrera will be teaching the class on behalf of the SBDC. She is an Online Marketing Consultant for Service Based Entrepreneurs and has vast experience working with companies to expand their knowledge of social media. To register for the Facebook Groups for Business session co-presented by SBDC and the EAC, please visit our website at ElginChamber.com or call 847-741-5660. Mark your calendar and make your reservation for the other upcoming session INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS 101 on Tuesday, Dec. 11. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Thursday Dec 13, 2018
    EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
    Wednesday Dec 19, 2018
    EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Thursday Dec 20, 2018
    EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events
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