Monday, March 23, 2009

Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza

Here is a very worthwhile event, it's a yearly event in Chicago that usually draws a good crowd:

Title: Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza
Hosts: Lillian Bjorseth of Duoforce Enterprises, Inc. and Jason Jacobsohn of Sales Results, Inc.
Date: April 29, 2009
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Mid-America Club, Aon Center, 200 E. Randolph, 80th Floor, Chicago
Cost: $50 pre-registration, $60 at door, includes light buffet and cash bar

Sponsors: midVentures, Owlish Communications,, The Mid-America Club , Compass, Garrett Consulting,,,, The Entrepreneur's Source , The National Networker

The annual Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza is the premier business networking event in Chicagoland, bringing together the business community for an incredible evening of mixing, mingling, education and fun. The 2009 event features an abundance of networking opportunities and informative presentations from top experts on improving networking skills and growing your business network.The eighth Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza is the foremost event for business development. There will be ample opportunities to network before, during and after the event. Come meet our marvelous sponsors and exhibitors who will be featuring products and services to accelerate your business.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

For marketing professionals

Marketing Mixer - free- 5:30-7pm on Mar.10th in Rosemont

Who: Chicago's chapter of the American Marketing Association, the largest in the U.S., invites marketing, PR, advertising, and other creative professionals to its first MeetUp Mixer in the suburb of Rosemont located near O'Hare Airport.

What: The feature for the March MeetUp will be "Hot Seat Solutions." Individuals will offer a marketing-related problem that all other attendees will probe and analyze to offer practical solutions.

Where: RAM Restaurant, 5801 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018. Call RAM at (847) 692-4426. Located 0.5 mile from the CTA Blue line.
When Tuesday, March 10th. Program from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Networking to follow from 6:30 - 7:00 pm.

This launches the first Suburban MeetUp Mixer that will be held on the second Tuesday of every month. City MeetUp Mixers held in Chicago's Loop are held every third Thursday from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Panera Bread at 250 S. Wacker Dr.

Why: To better serve our suburban members, Chicago AMA is introducing a new Rosemont MeetUp. Chicago AMA is committed to providing local Marketing Professionals with additional opportunities to "Meetup" outside of our monthly programming and also in varying locations around the Chicago area. These Meetups can be tailored to best address your burning questions, issues, and hot topics relative to marketers today.

How much: Free. Pay as you go for food and drinks (please order at least something)
Register Sign-up for free with the Chicago AMA and then be sure to RSVP. http://marketing. 229/

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

International Women Day Luncheon

Here is an event that I enjoy every year because it is truely international and it gathers a lot of wonderful women:

8th Annual International Women's Day Luncheon
Friday, March 6, 2009
10:30 a.m. International Fair
12:00 p.m. Luncheon

Union League Club
65 West Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL

For more information and registration see

It's an excellent opportunity to network in a very friendly environment.
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