• Welcome to the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce

  • Business Referral Network

  • Business Referral Network

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    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: Many members of the Business Referral Network are members of the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire or Wheeling/Prospect Heights Chambers of Commerce. However, we encourage anyone to join from our surrounding communities.  

    Dues: $100 per year, 2 free meetings for new attendees.  Full payment due by February of the upcoming year. Dues are payable to the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.

    Leadership: Steering Committee members of the Business Referral Network are Roy Mason of Edward Jones, Ronnis Orr of LifeMaps, Sophia Farsalas, the Executive Director of the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and Mike Putz, the Executive Director of the Greater Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce 

    Meetings: There is a full group meeting held the second Tuesday of each month from 7:45 to 9:00 am. The agenda includes self Introductions, member spotlights or a quarterly educational topic, quad meeting selection and feedback and networking. 

    Quad Groups are selected at the meeting 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.

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