Calendar of Events - Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
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Events available for Registration...

Business After 5 @ Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP w/ EdGlenToday.com
08/16/18
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Ribbon Cutting @ Heartland Veterinary Hospital PC
08/30/18
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nexus@noon: Hug Your Haters
09/11/18
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Business After 5 w/ State Farm Insurance - Rick Marteeny & Envisioning Green
09/20/18
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ACCELERATE Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Executive-Led Leadership Presentation
09/26/18
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nexus@noon: Hug Your Haters
10/09/18
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Business After 5 @ 1st MidAmerica Credit Union
10/18/18
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ACCELERATE Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Executive-Led Leadership Presentation
10/24/18
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nexus@noon: Hug Your Haters
11/13/18
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Chamber Q&A: Maximize Your Membership
11/14/18
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Business After 5 @ Stillwater Senior Living
11/15/18
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ACCELERATE Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Executive-Led Leadership Presentation
11/28/18
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Professional Services Industry Roundtable
11/30/18
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nexus@noon: Hug Your Haters
12/11/18
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Business After 5 @ MassageLuXe
12/20/18
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Events in the next 30 days...
DateEvent
08/16/18
Starting a Small Business in Illinois Workshop

Learn how to develop a viable business plan, properly register your business with state and/or local agencies & explore financing options!

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08/16/18
Business After 5 @ Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP w/ EdGlenToday.com

The August 2018 Business After 5 (BA5) is co-hosted by Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP & EdGlenToday.com.

     

Attendance at all 12 
BA5 events is included in your Ed/Glen Chamber membership investment! On the third Thursday of each month, we invite you to mix, mingle and be merry with fellow business leaders from 5-7pm.

Be sure to bring plenty of business cards, and be ready to expand your business network! Announcements, a message from our host(s), joker's jackpot drawing and business card giveaway will occur after 6:15pm.

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08/17/18
Boost your Business with Facebook

Learn how to boost your business using social media, Facebook

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08/17/18
Boost your Business with Facebook

The workshop is for entrepreneurs and business owners who want to use Facebook and its tools to promote their business.

 

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08/28/18
SBDC Day Godfrey and Alton

Open House - free one-n-one counseling by appointment: 10 a.m12 p.m.
Exclusive Workshop: 12-1 p.m., “Generational Differences in the Workplace"
presented by Marc Voegele

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08/29/18
Small Business Employment Law

Know the basics of labor law so you can create the right human capital strategy and make employment decisions. 

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08/29/18
Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) Business Workshop

During the workshop, subject-matter experts will address the needs of individuals who are just starting their own businesses and those who are looking to pursue entrepreneurship.

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08/30/18
Ribbon Cutting @ Heartland Veterinary Hospital PC

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08/30/18
Encore Entrepreneur Roundtable

We welcome anyone over 50 who is starting a business, runs their own business, or is curious about what it takes to start business to join us for our complimentary roundtable,

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09/08/18
MEHS Woofstock

Families and their furry friends can enjoy a day of peace, love and paws while helping hundreds of pets find forever homes.


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09/11/18
nexus@noon: Hug Your Haters

During eight one-hour lunch sessions at Edison's Entertainment Complex, be part of a discussion of a top-selling business book, Hug Your Haters.

     

Touted as the first modern book on customer service, Hug Your Haters is a delightful and inspiring read that can help your company thrive in this 'all-complaints-are-public' era.

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
  1. The two types of Haters and what they want from you when they complain
  2. How to handle trolls
  3. How to measure customer service the right way
  4. The precise customer loyalty impacts of answering complaints (or not answering) by channel
  5. Why you need to answer every complaint, in every channel, every time
  6. A specific framework for exactly how to answer private complaints
  7. A specific framework for exactly how to answer public complaints
  8. Where you should spend most of your time in social media
  9. How fast you need to be when responding to customers, by channel
  10. The future of customer service, including specialized apps and new technologies
  11. Software recommendations for handling online and offline customer service for both small and large businesses
Cost to attend is just $10 for lunch, payable directly to Edison's upon arrival. RSVPs ARE REQUIRED for each session and must be made no later than 24 hours in advance. Food and handouts will be prepared only for those guests who have submitted an RSVP more than 24 hours in advance.

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09/13/18
Making Sense of the New Tax Law

Save time and money on business taxes with the right strategy. Expert Tax Tips for Small Business
Owners

 

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