Calendar of Events - The Parks Chamber of Commerce
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The Parks Chamber 2021 Golf Outing
8/26/2021
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Events in the next 365 days...
DateEvent
4/15/2021
WEBINAR: Digital Advertising Basics

Digital advertising is an opportunity to be in front of your clients and prospects in our Covid world and beyond. We’ll cover the basics from a strategic standpoint and how digital advertising should be a strong component of your business marketing plan.

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4/21/2021
WEBINAR: Advantage Illinois Loan Program for Small Businesses

Please join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's Office of Regional Economic Development for a webinar to learn more about the Advantage Illinois Loan Program. This program enhances capital for Illinois businesses, which is a top priority. By working with the state’s banking community and venture capitalists, DCEO will help entrepreneurs and small businesses start-up, expand, and create new jobs at a faster rate.

Presenter: Jacqueline Franklin, Assistant Deputy Director, Office of Regional Economic Development, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

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4/27/2021
WEBINAR: Advantage Illinois: How local community banks can partner with the State of Illinois to help small business

Enhancing access to capital for Illinois businesses is a top priority. The Brookings Institution has noted that more than 95% of new jobs are derived from business expansion or start up activity. Small businesses are the backbone of the Illinois economy, and the Advantage Illinois program is here to assist. In this webinar you will learn how the state's banking community can help entrepreneurs and small businesses start up, expand and create new jobs at a faster rate by partnering with the State of Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity through this participation loan program. Guest speakers include John D. Hill and Mark Schultz, Advantage Illinois Team for the Office of Business Development. Local community banks are encouraged to attend!

Presenter: Tracey Glenn, Southwest Regional Manager of Regional Economic Development, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity


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4/27/2021
WEBINAR Leverage an Algorithm to Find Your Best NEW Markets

Overview
  Join the federal government’s International Trade Administration and its export promotion arm, the U.S. Commercial Service as we demonstrate two key items for your export toolbox.
Objectives
  U.S. companies will understand how the Market Diversification Tool can use their existing trade patterns to find the best new markets. In the markets chosen, they will learn whether there is a free trade agreement in place and what the tariffs are.
Event Information
  • In a full-scale, 1-hour demonstration, we will explore the Market Diversification Tool.
  • The Market Diversification Tool leverages an algorithm to find markets for you based on your existing export patterns.
  • As an important complement to that tool, the FTA Tariff Tool will also be demonstrated. This can help you understand the costs and benefits of entering markets.
  • Both these tools and this webinar are FREE to the public.
Please read the following information carefully:
  • The U.S. Commercial Service requires event registrants to accept specific Terms and Conditions and review Product Standards.
  • Please read the Privacy Act Notice.
  • Date: April 27, 2021 Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET Cost: There is no cost to view this webinar.
  • You will receive 3 emails. First email is your registration receipt. Second eMail contains participation information. Reminder eMail 24-hrs in advance.
  • Participation is via your computer.
  • You can hear the webinar on your computer as well as hear it on your telephone.
  • For more information contact Linda.Abbruzzese@trade.gov or Laura.Hellstern@trade.gov.

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4/28/2021
WEBINAR: Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship: Access to Capital

ADME is an informative workshop experience where subject matter experts in the field of business share information with Illinois entrepreneurs in order to help them be successful. Each month we will offer a dynamic discussion on a business topic and highlight one of OMEE's focus communities. This month the discussion is access to capital and the highlight is Arab American Heritage Month!  

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4/29/2021
Spring Virtual Expo 2021

You're invited to attend Entré Computer Solutions Spring Virtual Expo.

This event will include something for everyone, premiere keynote, team building experience, vendor expo, mini-breakouts, interactive vendor games, and prizes!

Keynote - Password Attacks, Defenses, and Password Policies

 
Event Schedule:
Welcome and Kickoff
Vendor Expo
Keynote Speaker
Vendor Expo
Beat the Hacker Game
Thank You and Prizes
10:45am - 11:00am
11:00am - 12:00pm
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:00pm
2:00pm -3:00pm
3:00pm - 3:15pm
   

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5/11/2021
WEBINAR: Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Overview

Please join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's Office of Regional Economic Development for a webinar as we give an overview of the agency and talk about the programs available to help businesses.

Presenter: Lee Trotter, Northwest Region Account Manager of Regional Economic Development, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity


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5/28/2021
Ski Broncs Water Ski Show

Kick off your Memorial Day Weekend with a show by the Loves Park Ski Broncs. Join us on the beautiful Rock River at Shorewood Park for our first performance of the season. Stop down every Wednesday and Friday thereafter through Labor Day weekend. 

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6/9/2021
Advanced Manufacturing Roundtable with SAMN

Join the Stateline Advanced Manufacturing Network (SAMN) for our first Advanced Manufacturing Roundtable and Panel Discussion. Registration is limited to 15 people and there will be a waitlist to accommodate additional registrants.

The Panel Discussion will include a conversation between Noah Goellner from Hennig Inc., Todd Wells from Bourn & Koch, and Dean Harms from IMEC; facilitated by Stephanie Jones of the RAEDC.

The Round Table Discussion will be facilitated by Jim Reynolds from Blackhawk Bank.

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8/26/2021
The Parks Chamber 2021 Golf Outing



Up to 128 business and community leaders will enjoy 18 holes of golf, breakfast, cocktails, and a late lunch at Aldeen Golf Club on Thursday, August 26, 2021. The outing will feature a Scramble golf competition with contest prizes and trophies. Activity Golf Hole Sponsors will offer additional contests, food tastings, and beverage giveaways throughout the course.

At this year's event, you can:

  • Win a trip to Super Bowl LVI by making a 50-foot putt

  • Meet and golf with NFL celebrities, including Emery Moorhead (Chicago Bears Super Bowl XX) and Tim Tyrrell (Falcons, Rams & Steelers)

  • Win a Car by sinking a hole in one

  • Win prizes worth thousands of dollars

  • And more

This outing will sell out fast, so please secure your sponsorships and foursomes today!

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