Calendar of Events - Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
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March 2018
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Business After 5 @ Lexow Financial Group & 88.7 WSIE The Sound
06/21/18
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Ribbon Cutting @ Clean Eatz Edwardsville
06/26/18
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Annual Ed/Glen Chamber Golf Challenge
06/29/18
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Business After 5 @ First Community Credit Union
07/19/18
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Chamber Q&A: Maximize Your Membership
08/01/18
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Ribbon Cutting @ Variety Storage
08/01/18
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ChamberNET @ Anderson Hospital
08/02/18
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Business After 5 @ Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP w/ EdGlenToday.com
08/16/18
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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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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 March 2018
03/02/2018
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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03/03/2018
The Lannisters send their regards.
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03/05/2018
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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03/05/2018
Attend a Public Safety Town Hall hosted by State Rep. Katie Stuart at the Edwardsville Public Safety Building. 
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03/06/2018
Come learn about the disease of Alzheimer's and Dementia 
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03/07/2018
Business owners, please join the attorneys of Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. 
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03/08/2018
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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03/13/2018
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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03/15/2018
The March 2018 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by Klaussner Home Store.

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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03/17/2018 - 03/18/2018
Fifth Annual Metro East Home & Garden Show
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03/23/2018
Caritas Family Solutions will hold its 4th Annual Trivia Night 
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03/25/2018
 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House will host an Easter egg hunt. 
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03/27/2018
Attend a small business citizens advisory committee hosted by State Rep. Katie Stuart and the Small Business Administration at SIUE's Morris University Center in the Mississippi/Illinois room. 
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03/28/2018
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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03/31/2018
FOUR MUDDY PAWS (Edwardsville location) is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt fundraiser for Metro East Humane Society.
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