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Join members of the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce, the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce, and the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce as Gateway Center & Spectra host a ChamberNET event. Gateway Center & Spectra will provide Mardi-Gras-themed food and drinks. No entry fee for chamber members.
 

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02/22/185:00pm to 7:00pm


Come out and join local area REALTORS® in supporting the Illinois Bicentennial Project - Restoration and Development of the Haskell House Children's Museum in Alton.  A Table for 8 is $160.00.  There will be great auction items available to bid on. 

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03/02/185:30pm to 9:30pmGreater Gateway Assn of REALTORS®


The Lannisters send their regards.

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03/03/186:00pm to 9:30pmJessica Hood


Congressmen Shimkus, Davis and Bost want to hear what effect federal tax reform is having on your business. This is a private event.

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03/05/188:00am to 9:00am


Come learn about the disease of Alzheimer's and Dementia 

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03/06/186:00pm to 7:00pmSara Hoelscher


Business owners, please join the attorneys of Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. 

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03/07/181:00pm to 4:00pmTaylor Keel


This annual gala is the highlight of the Ed/Glen Chamber’s year. It is an opportunity to celebrate the chamber's achievements, our vibrant business community, and present the Albert Cassens Award for Outstanding Community Achievement, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Tallerico Leadership Award. The Business of the Year Award is also presented.

5:30pm - Mingling & Silent Auction
6:00pm - Dinner Buffet
7:00pm - Live Auction
7:30pm - Awards Program

$70 Per Ed/Glen Chamber Member
$85 Per Guest

 

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03/08/185:30pm to 9:00pmKathy


We're gonna ROCK AND ROLL ALL NITE at Rock & Roll Bingo. In a game where Name That Tune meets bingo, players identify music artists after a short clip and must get a row, column or diagonal of 5 artists for a win. There's a little something for everyone with rounds of Oldies, 90s, television show theme songs and more. 

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03/09/186:00pm to 11:00pmStephanie Pfaff


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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03/13/1812:00pm to 1:00pmKatie


The March 2018 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by __________.

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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03/15/185:00pm to 7:00pm


2018 ACCELERATE DATES
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • May 23
  • September 26
  • October 24
  • November 28
These six one-hour sessions, held from 8-9am, are exclusively for ACCELERATE members.

ACCELERATE is the Ed/Glen Chamber's business-centric initiative to build and solidify our region's workforce through intimate one-on-one interactions between ACCELERATE members and executives from across the region.

ACCELERATE is designed to provide professionals of all ages with the tools to:
* Accelerate your leadership acumen
* Hone your communication skills
* Expand your professional network, and ultimately
* Strengthen our business community as a whole

Special thanks to Comfort Inn for hosting our 2018 ACCELERATE series.

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03/28/188:00am to 9:00amKatie


Come learn about the disease of Alzheimer's and Dementia 

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04/03/186:00pm to 7:00pmSara Hoelscher


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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04/10/1812:00pm to 1:00pmKatie


Join members of the chambers of commerce from across the region as the Gateway Grizzlies host a ChamberNET event at GCS Ballpark.

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04/10/185:00pm to 7:00pm


The April 2018 Business After 5 (BA5) is co-hosted by Bella Milano, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, Gori Julian & Associates, Korte & Luitjohan Contractors, and Robert 'Chick' Fritz Distributing.







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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04/19/185:00pm to 7:00pm


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