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Ribbon Cutting @ Colonial Life
08/22/19


Location: Colonial Life
3 Sunset Hills Executive Drive, Suite 6
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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nexus@noon: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
09/10/19

During six one-hour lunch sessions at Edison's Entertainment Complex, be part of a discussion of a top-selling business and leadership book, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together And Others Don't by Simon Sinek.

     

Leaders Eat Last is a book about leaders who create an organizational culture that allows employees to feel fulfilled through the important work they do. By crafting an environment build on trust, teams will pull together again and again to help their tribe not just survive, but flourish. Here is a breakdown of the book's table of contents:
  • PART 1: OUR NEED TO FEEL SAFE
    • ​Protection From Above
    • Employees Are People Too
    • Belonging
    • Yeah, but...
  • PART 2: POWERFUL FORCES
    • ​When Enough Was Enough
    • E.D.S.O.
    • The Big C
    • Why We Have Leaders
  • PART 3: REALITY
    • ​The Courage To Do The Right Thing
    • Snowmobile In The Desert
  • PART 4: HOW WE GOT HERE
    • ​The Boom Before The Bust
    • The Boomers All Grown Up
  • PART 5: THE ABSTRACT CHALLENGE
    • ​Abstraction Kills
    • Modern Abstraction
    • Managing The Abstraction
    • Imbalance
  • PART 6: DESTRUCTIVE ABUNDANCE
    • ​So Goes The Culture, So Goes The Company
    • So Goes The Leader, So Goes The Culture
    • Integrity Matters
    • Friends Matter
    • Lead The People, Not The Numbers
  • PART 7: A SOCIETY OF ADDICTS
    • ​At The Center Of All Our Problems Is Us
    • At Any Expense
    • The Abstract Generation
  • PART 8: BECOMING A LEADER
    • ​Step 12
    • Shared Struggle
    • We Need More Leaders
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.

Location: Edison's Entertainment Complex
2477 South IL Route 157
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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Business After 5 @ Lexow Financial Group
09/19/19

The September 2019 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by Lexow Financial Group.



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.
Location: Lexow Financial Group
60 South IL Route 157
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Jason Cass (The Insurance Alliance)
09/25/19


2019 ACCELERATE DATES
  • March 27 w/ Rich Grogan
  • April 24 w/ Loretta Graham
  • May 22 w/ Lisa McQuade
  • September 25 w/ Jason Cass
  • October 23 w/ Jason Shupp
  • November 20 w/ Kristie Bailey
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 TownePlace Suites by Marriott for hosting our 2019 ACCELERATE series.

Location: TownePlace Suites by Marriott
6101 Center Grove Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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2019 SIUE Day Community Breakfast
10/03/19


Location: SIUE Campus
Edwardsville, IL 62026


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nexus@noon: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
10/08/19

During six one-hour lunch sessions at Edison's Entertainment Complex, be part of a discussion of a top-selling business and leadership book, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together And Others Don't by Simon Sinek.

     

Leaders Eat Last is a book about leaders who create an organizational culture that allows employees to feel fulfilled through the important work they do. By crafting an environment build on trust, teams will pull together again and again to help their tribe not just survive, but flourish. Here is a breakdown of the book's table of contents:
  • PART 1: OUR NEED TO FEEL SAFE
    • ​Protection From Above
    • Employees Are People Too
    • Belonging
    • Yeah, but...
  • PART 2: POWERFUL FORCES
    • ​When Enough Was Enough
    • E.D.S.O.
    • The Big C
    • Why We Have Leaders
  • PART 3: REALITY
    • ​The Courage To Do The Right Thing
    • Snowmobile In The Desert
  • PART 4: HOW WE GOT HERE
    • ​The Boom Before The Bust
    • The Boomers All Grown Up
  • PART 5: THE ABSTRACT CHALLENGE
    • ​Abstraction Kills
    • Modern Abstraction
    • Managing The Abstraction
    • Imbalance
  • PART 6: DESTRUCTIVE ABUNDANCE
    • ​So Goes The Culture, So Goes The Company
    • So Goes The Leader, So Goes The Culture
    • Integrity Matters
    • Friends Matter
    • Lead The People, Not The Numbers
  • PART 7: A SOCIETY OF ADDICTS
    • ​At The Center Of All Our Problems Is Us
    • At Any Expense
    • The Abstract Generation
  • PART 8: BECOMING A LEADER
    • ​Step 12
    • Shared Struggle
    • We Need More Leaders
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.

Location: Edison's Entertainment Complex
2477 South IL Route 157
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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Business After 5 @ 1st MidAmerica Credit Union
10/17/19

The October 2019 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by 1st MidAmerica Credit Union.



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.
Location: 1st MidAmerica Credit Union
1702 Troy Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Jason Shupp (Ferguson Roofing)
10/23/19


2019 ACCELERATE DATES
  • March 27 w/ Rich Grogan
  • April 24 w/ Loretta Graham
  • May 22 w/ Lisa McQuade
  • September 25 w/ Jason Cass
  • October 23 w/ Jason Shupp
  • November 20 w/ Kristie Bailey
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 TownePlace Suites by Marriott for hosting our 2019 ACCELERATE series.

Location: TownePlace Suites by Marriott
6101 Center Grove Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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Annual Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade
10/31/19

PARADE INFO
Each year on Halloween night, an estimated crowd of 25,000 spectators line the streets of downtown Edwardsville in anticipation of this annual tradition. The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce has brought the Halloween parade to the community for nearly 100 years. Marching bands, school groups, organizations, entertainers, and more than 100 floats take to the streets. 2019 theme, sponsorship and registration information coming soon.

PARADE ROUTE
Promptly at 6:30pm Thursday, October 31, 2019, the parade will leave Lincoln Middle School parking lot at Schwarz & West Streets, then travel east on St. Louis Street to Vandalia Street, then north on North Main Street and will disband at High Street.

Spectator parking is available in the 'super lot' east of Main Street, and on side streets along the parade route. The Jerry's Tire Sales lot is reserved for handicap parking. Portapots will be available at Walgreen's, First Mid Bank & Trust, and Big Daddy's.
Location: Downtown Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Kristie Bailey (Fireside Financial LLC)
11/20/19


2019 ACCELERATE DATES
  • March 27 w/ Rich Grogan
  • April 24 w/ Loretta Graham
  • May 22 w/ Lisa McQuade
  • September 25 w/ Jason Cass
  • October 23 w/ Jason Shupp
  • November 20 w/ Kristie Bailey
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 TownePlace Suites by Marriott for hosting our 2019 ACCELERATE series.

Location: TownePlace Suites by Marriott
6101 Center Grove Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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Business After 5 @ Stillwater Senior Living
11/21/19

The November 2019 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by Stillwater Senior Living.



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.
Location: Stillwater Senior Living
1111 University Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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Business After 5 @ First Presbyterian Church Edwardsville
12/19/19

The December 2019 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by First Presbyterian Church Edwardsville.



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.
Location: First Presbyterian Church Edwardsville
3601 Ridge View Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025


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For questions or assistance regarding member vs. non-member fees, please contact the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce at (618) 656-7600.