GRCC PresentsBusiness Networking + Educational Events

The Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce hosts a series of educational workshops and networking events in support of our local business community. Our members get free or discounted access to all events.

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Women Leaders in Business: Spring Networking

Women Leaders in Business: Spring Networking

May 24, 2022

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Anna's Thai Kitchen, 1828 W Montrose Ave

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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Join GRCC at Anna's Thai Kitchen for a chance to make valuable connections with other women business leaders, entrepreneurs and artisans in the greater Ravenswood community. Read more “Women Leaders in Business: Spring Networking”

GRCC’s State of Ravenswood Panel Discussion

GRCC’s State of Ravenswood Panel Discussion

March 24, 2022

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

KOVAL Distillery, 4241 N Ravenswood Ave

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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Join GRCC for a discussion and Q&A session with Ravenswood's elected officials. Our panel of alderman will field questions about issues affecting those living and working in our community. Read more “GRCC’s State of Ravenswood Panel Discussion”

Virtual Business Networking for Andersonville, Ravenswood & Uptown

Virtual Business Networking for Andersonville, Ravenswood & Uptown

February 17, 2022

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, Andersonville Chamber of Commerce

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Join the Andersonville, Ravenswood, and Uptown chambers of commerce for an afternoon of business networking and new connections. Read more “Virtual Business Networking for Andersonville, Ravenswood & Uptown”

Clark/Montrose Small Business Improvement Fund Info Session

Clark/Montrose Small Business Improvement Fund Info Session

February 2, 2022

1:00 pm

Zoom

Department of Planning + Development

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Small Business Improvement Fund grant applications open for businesses in the Clark/Montrose TIF district on February 1, 2022. Register for this webinar to learn more. Read more “Clark/Montrose Small Business Improvement Fund Info Session”

City of Chicago Industrial Energy Efficiency Workshop

City of Chicago Industrial Energy Efficiency Workshop

December 2, 2021

8:00 am to 10:00 am

Online

The City Of Chicago, ComEd, Peoples Gas, + EPA Region 5

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The City of Chicago, ComEd, Peoples Gas, and the Environmental Protection Agency are hosting a free workshop focused on industrial cost-saving and energy-reducing programs for Chicago facilities. Read more “City of Chicago Industrial Energy Efficiency Workshop”

GRCC Patio Networking Night at KOVAL Distillery, Sponsored by Erwin Law

GRCC Patio Networking Night at KOVAL Distillery, Sponsored by Erwin Law

September 2, 2021

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

KOVAL Distillery, 4241 N Ravenswood Ave

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, Erwin Law

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Enjoy an evening of cocktails and new connections in the historic Ravenswood Industrial Corridor. GRCC and Erwin Law invite local businesses owners and managers to KOVAL Distillery's new patio for an exclusive networking experience. Read more “GRCC Patio Networking Night at KOVAL Distillery, Sponsored by Erwin Law”

Local Marketing Strategies: How to Utilize Your Chamber & PR Team

Local Marketing Strategies: How to Utilize Your Chamber & PR Team

July 15, 2021

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Rojo Gusano, 4217 N Ravenswood Avenue

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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Chicago has reopened and consumers are eager to shop small and support local businesses. As we recover from the pandemic, growing and (re)connecting with your audience has never been more important. Join us for a marketing-focused presentation and discussion with the chamber's PR team, Bettie Bomb, on Thursday, July 15th. Read more “Local Marketing Strategies: How to Utilize Your Chamber & PR Team”

PRIDE Connect: Multi-Chamber Networking

PRIDE Connect: Multi-Chamber Networking

June 10, 2021

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Zoom

LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce of Illinois

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Our monthly cross-neighborhood networking series celebrates PRIDE in June by participating in PRIDE Connect. This multi-chamber networking event will provide you with the chance to meet other LGBTQ+ and ally business owners looking to create new opportunities. Read more “PRIDE Connect: Multi-Chamber Networking”

Taller de Marketing (en español)

Taller de Marketing (en español)

May 24, 2021

4:00 pm

Zoom

Albany Park Chamber of Commerce, The Puerto Rican Cultural Center

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Aprende cómo utilizar marketing para hacer crecer tu negocio. Carlos Bosques hablará acerca de la importancia de tener una presencia en internet por medio de página web, redes sociales, correo electrónico y otras estrategias para lograr más visibilidad para tu negocio. Read more “Taller de Marketing (en español)”

Chamber Networks: Virtual Business Networking Across Chicago Communities

Chamber Networks: Virtual Business Networking Across Chicago Communities

May 13, 2021

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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Who doesn’t love a team up? GRCC is partnering with the Andersonville and Old Town chambers to present an afternoon of cross-town virtual networking! This is an excellent opportunity to develop business relationships as we deepen the connection between Chicago communities. We’ll kick off the afternoon with updates from the presenting chambers and our spotlight […] … Read more “Chamber Networks: Virtual Business Networking Across Chicago Communities”

Webinar: Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Webinar: Restaurant Revitalization Fund

April 26, 2021

10:00 am to 11:00 am

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the launch of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Join GRCC for a free webinar on this new relief program, which will provide emergency financial assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19. Read more “Webinar: Restaurant Revitalization Fund”

Chamber Networks: Virtual Business Networking for Andersonville, Old Town, Ravenswood & Uptown

Chamber Networks: Virtual Business Networking for Andersonville, Old Town, Ravenswood & Uptown

April 8, 2021

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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Who doesn't love a team up? GRCC is partnering with the Andersonville, Old Town and Uptown chambers to present an afternoon of cross-town networking! This is an excellent opportunity to develop business relationships as we deepen the connection between our communities. Read more “Chamber Networks: Virtual Business Networking for Andersonville, Old Town, Ravenswood & Uptown”

GRCC’s Annual State of the Neighborhood

GRCC’s Annual State of the Neighborhood

March 25, 2021

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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Join GRCC for a panel discussion and Q&A session with Ravenswood's elected officials. Our panel of local alderman and county commissioners will field questions about issues affecting those living and working in our community. Read more “GRCC’s Annual State of the Neighborhood”

Creating Cultures of Racial Equity

Creating Cultures of Racial Equity

January 14, 2021

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

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As a part of our response to the country's civil unrest and call to action for racial equity and justice, the GRCC has enlisted experts from Morten Group to offer local small businesses an anti-racism workshop that provides them with the tools to start “the work”. Read more “Creating Cultures of Racial Equity”

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