Business Referral Network
Business Referral Network
Purpose: Being known is critical when building a successful business. Establish dynamic collaborative relationships. Exchange referrals, leads and business ideas with other professionals. Connect your business with opportunities.
Affiliation: Members of the Business Referral Network are required to be members of the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire or Wheeling/Prospect Heights Chambers of Commerce.
Dues: $100 per year to cover breakfast. Dues are payable to the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.
Locations: Culver’s 450 McHenry Ave. Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 and Chevy Chase Country Club, 1000 Milwaukee, Wheeling, IL 60069
Leadership: Steering Committee members of the Business Referral Network are Nels Flatebo - The Leaders Forum, Ron Ross - Hollander Moving and Storage, Mantas Tautkas - Edward Jones, Alan Rodin - Minuteman Press, Mike Looby - PostNet, Dawn Wright -First American Bank, Neena Pottoore - Wheeling Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce and Roger Sosa - Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.
Meetings: There is a full group meeting held the second Tuesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:00 am. The agenda includes self Introductions, member spotlights or a quarterly educational topic, quad meeting selection and feedback, networking and a buffet breakfast.
Quad Groups are selected and the groups determine their meeting date, time and location. These 4 person groups are designed to be a more intimate gathering where members are better able to build better relationships and to gain a better understanding of the other members businesses.
Member Spotlight: Members are provided the opportunity to showcase their business by presenting themselves and their company to the group. Presentations are followed by an interactive question and answer session.
Educational Series: Monthly, the group determines a relevant business or networking topic that they wish to examine in greater detail. The program is presented by a member with expertise in the subject matter or by a panel of members that have experience with and knowledge of the topic.
Guests: Guests are encouraged to visit the group and experience it before making a commitment to join. Each guest is allowed two (2) visits before being asked to make a commitment.
2019 Meeting Schedule
February 12 - Chevy Chase Country Club. Member Spotlights - Dr. Serena Kleinstub, Deer Park Chiropractic and John Munger, Jannsen, Munger, & Kirby
March 12 - Culver's of Buffalo Grove. Member Spotlghts - Jim Coryell, BankFinancial and Tom Koenig, UNITS of NW Chicago
April 9 - Chevy Chase Country Club. Member Spotlights - Kathy Mordini, Veterinary Specialty Center and Ashley Johnson, Vernon Area Public Library
May 7 - Culver's of Buffalo Grove. Member Spotlights - Shaun Burke, H&B Realty and Steve Golberg, We Place People
June 11- Chevy Chase Country Club. Member Spotlights - Phil Mostaccio, Completely Nuts and Jason Nelson, US Bank
July 9 - Culver's of Buffalo Grove. Member Spotlights - Ronnis Oher, LifeMaps and Marian Rodriguez, CarStar/Mundelein
August 13 - Chevy Chase Country Club. Member Spotlights - Dawn Wright, First American Bank and Al Scaletta, Comcast Business
September 10 - Culver's of Buffalo Grove. Member Spotlights - Marc Fargotstein, Triangle Computer Consulting
October 8 - Chevy Chase Country Club. Member Spotlights - Scott Fishkin, Farmer's Insurance and Amy Kritzman, Gold Medal Ideas
November 12 - Culver's of Buffalo Grove. Member Spotlights - Mantas Tautkas, Edward Jones and Vicki Baker, Gifts of Distinction
December 10 - Holiday Celebration