• Events Calendar

    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
    Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
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    Categories: Business
    Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
    Bring your friends and family to visit our Elgin Curves Club for a special Wellness Event featuring Erin Gould from Chiro One Wellness Centers. Learn about Stress: Three basic forms, common symptoms, how to identify triggers, ways to reduce. Also, tour our Elgin Curves Club and stay afterward for a FREE strength training session. ... read more
    Categories: Community, Business, Home & Family
    Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
    Join us for a holiday multi-Chamber Business After Hours at PADS with Northern Kane County Chamber at PADS of Elgin. PADS is breaking the cycle of homelessness by comprehensively addressing the needs of the local homeless population. PADS has been the catalyst in fostering community and social service agency partnerships that effectively and efficiently provide coordinated services in support of short-term as well as longer-term customized care targeting client growth, development, and self-sufficiency. ... read more
    Categories: EAC Events, Business
    Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
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    Categories: 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
    Thursday Dec 13, 2018
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    Categories: Business
    Thursday Dec 13, 2018
    Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization?s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone?whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree?to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii ?Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
    Wednesday Dec 19, 2018
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    Categories: Business
    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
    Thursday Dec 27, 2018
    Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone—whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree—to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii “Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
    Friday Dec 28, 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
    Monday Dec 31, 2018 - Tuesday Jan 1, 2019
    Ring in the New Year with us! We're throwing an amazing New Year's Eve Party @ Gifford's Kitchen and Social! Monday, December 31st 9:00 PM 'till the cops shut us down. $50 per person, Includes Open Bar & Buffet, Midnight Champagne Toast, DJ Rok, rafffling a All Inclusive trip giveaway and Burger Eating Contest. . See you there! BUY TICKETS ... read more
    Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Holiday, Recreation & Sports
    Wednesday Jan 2, 2019
    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 Jan 3, 2019
    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 Jan 8, 2019
    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 Jan 10, 2019
    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 Jan 10, 2019
    Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization?s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone?whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree?to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii ?Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
    Thursday Jan 10, 2019
    Join us for the first Multi-Chamber Mixer and Business After Hours of 2019 hosted by Gifford's Kitchen & Social and 101 Mobility. Wheter you're looking for a venue for your next gathering/event or simply wanting to enojy great New American Cousin, Gifford's Kitchen & Social is your best option. They offer a variaty of accomodation and spaces for private parties and up to 300 guests. Weddings, dinners, lunches, dances, concerts or social gatherings complete with its? own private bar, large balcony overlooking the pond, stage for live music or shows on the second floor. 101 Mobility is your one-stop shop for mobility and accessibility solutions. They sell, rent, install, and service products from the industry's leading manufacturers to provide full accessibility for your home - inside, outside, and on-the-go! Regain Your Freedom, Independance and Hope. Appetizers & Cocktails will be offferer to attendes. Joining us for this event are the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills and Northern Kane County Chambers of Commerce. See you there! ... read more
    Categories: Community, EAC Events, Business
    Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
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    Categories: Business
    Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
    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 Jan 17, 2019
    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 Jan 24, 2019
    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 Jan 24, 2019
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    Categories: Business
    Thursday Jan 24, 2019
    Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone—whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree—to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii “Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
    Friday Jan 25, 2019
    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
    Monday Jan 28, 2019
    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
    Thursday Jan 31, 2019
    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
    Wednesday Feb 6, 2019
    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 Feb 7, 2019
    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
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