Calendar of Events - Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
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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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Ribbon Cutting @ Transformative Healthcare
10/11/18
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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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Meet the Candidates & Elected Officials
10/25/18
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Ribbon Cutting @ Charles Schwab Edwardsville
10/25/18
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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 month of February 2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Come learn about the disease of Alzheimer's and Dementia 
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
This quarterly program is for ALL members who would like to become more familiar with the many benefits of chamber membership. Long time, brand new, and potential members are all welcomed and encouraged to attend this 60 minute 'Chamber Q&A: Maximize Your Membership' session.

- Learn about the many programs and services offered
- Introduce your business to fellow members
- Learn how to build effective business relationships
- Learn how to navigate the chamber's website
- Learn how the chamber serves its members
- Understand the critical importance of a positive business climate
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Allow the chamber to connect you with practical resources in the community

Chamber Q&A: Maximize Your Membership is hosted at the Ed/Glen Chamber office, located at 1 North Research Drive in Edwardsville. RSVPs are greatly appreciated.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
This quarterly program is for ALL members who would like to become more familiar with the many benefits of chamber membership. Long time, brand new, and potential members are all welcomed and encouraged to attend this 60 minute 'Chamber Q&A: Maximize Your Membership' session.

- Learn about the many programs and services offered
- Introduce your business to fellow members
- Learn how to build effective business relationships
- Learn how to navigate the chamber's website
- Learn how the chamber serves its members
- Understand the critical importance of a positive business climate
-
Allow the chamber to connect you with practical resources in the community

Chamber Q&A: Maximize Your Membership is hosted at the Ed/Glen Chamber office, located at 1 North Research Drive in Edwardsville. RSVPs are greatly appreciated.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

 5th Annual Heart & Soul Gala

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Monday, February 12, 2018
If you're interested in building brand or product awareness, improving reputation and credibility, generating solid sales leads and growing a loyal base of customers and advocates (without having to spend a dime on boosted posts or flimflam advertising gimmicks) then join us for this fun and insightful small business workshop. 
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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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Thursday, February 15, 2018
The February 2018 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by Donco Electrical Construction.



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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Thursday, February 22, 2018
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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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner wants to hear from the business community. This is a private event.

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