• Business Advantage Network

  • Business Advantage Network

    Profile Information

    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 Advantage 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.

    Location: Culver’s 450 McHenry Ave. Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

    Leadership: Co-Chairmen of the Business Advantage Network are Nels Flatebo and Ron Ross.

    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.

  • 2017 Meeting Schedule

    April 11

    May 9

    June 13

    July 11

    August 8

    September 12

    October 10

    November 14

    December 12

    Educational Presentation Schedule

    Topic                                                   Date                Presenter(s)

    Chamber Resources                       4/11/17           Roger Sosa

    Focusing on Referrals                     5/9/17             Ron Ross & Brad Schencker

    LinkedIn                                             6/13/17           Steve Greenspan

    Networking Skills                              7/11/17           Ronnis Oher & Susan Glatt

    Developing core (Power) Groups  8/8/17             Mantas Tautkus & Nels Flatebo

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