ExecNet is a dynamic group of business people that strive to encourage and challenge its members to new levels of success. ExecNet has grown from its initial 11 members to over 55 members in 4 years by encouraging its members to bring new business people to the group. ExecNet meets every Wednesday morning from 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. at the new Village Hall, 200 E. Wood Street, Meeting Room B (Please park in lot just north of Cutting Hall behind OST football field. Do not park on Wood Street.). All Chamber members are invited to participate in this group. Non-Chamber members are invited to attend two free visits. For more information, call Jim Hader at (847) 705-1521.
Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF)
WIBAF is an active group of business women who are interested in learning and networking with one another while discussing business related topics. Meetings are held once a month, on the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Meetings include featured member presentations and organized presentations of business topics, along with time for networking with other members in attendance. In addition, members also have an opportunity to periodically profile their business in a 5-10 minute presentation.The fee for WIBAF luncheon networking meetings is $15 per person. Pre-registration is required and can be completed online each month at www.palatinechamber.com. Registration is requested no later than the Friday morning prior to the meeting. Registration after noon on Friday and up to Monday at noon will be $17 per person. Please contact Julia Tarnorutskaya at 847-496-4127, email@example.com, Greta Neilsen, at 847-749-0514 ext. 230, firstname.lastname@example.org or Sasha Ivanov at 847-358-2690, Sashaivanovinc@gmail.com for more information.
WIBAF raises money for the WIBAF Scholarship Fund, which is available to one female high school senior at Palatine High School and Fremd High School.
By being a part of this networking group, you will be able to meet with fellow Chamber members for lunch, to share leads, give supportive ideas, learn about each business in depth and promote your business by giving 30 second infomercials. This non-compete group meets every Wednesday of the month from 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at The Grand at Twin Lakes at 920 E. Northwest Hwy in Palatine. Please call Bruce Blanck at (847) 934-8232, the Palatine Chamber office at (847) 359-7200, or visit our Facebook page for more information. Engage in conversations with fellow members over lunch while increasing your business. Never let a chance to network pass you by! Click here to register and submit payment for the next ChamberNet meeting.
MAGNET Networking Group is morning Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce networking group that meets monthly, on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Light breakfast is included. All are invited (non-chamber members are welcome to come to one meeting as a guest)- the meeting is structured to allow for non-compete table groupings to network together and also for all to share information as a larger group. Come see what MAGNET can offer you and your business!
Please pre-register-- $7/person with advance online registration (before Noon on the Monday before); $10 - walk in fee.