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.

Have a workshop idea? We’d love to hear it!

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

Learn More

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”

Business Innovation Under Pressure, A Panel Discussion with the GRCC

Business Innovation Under Pressure, A Panel Discussion with the GRCC

December 10, 2020

9:00 am to 10:30 am

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

Learn More

Join us in December for a virtual panel discussion with three local business owners who've successfully innovated under pressure in 2020. For this installment of Sunnyside Chats, we'll be joined by the business leaders from KOVAL Distillery, The Long Room, and Access Contemporary Music. Read more “Business Innovation Under Pressure, A Panel Discussion with the GRCC”

Self Care Tools for Challenging Times

Self Care Tools for Challenging Times

November 19, 2020

9:00 am to 10:30 am

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce & Sunnyside Chats

Learn More

Many things this year have felt out of our control. What we can control is how we care for ourselves in these challenging times. Dr. Bianka Hardin will lead us through experiential learning focused on self-care tools such as mindfulness, gratitude, self-compassion, intentionality, and self-regulation. Read more “Self Care Tools for Challenging Times”

Lunch n’ Learn: Business Interruption Claims

Lunch n’ Learn: Business Interruption Claims

October 13, 2020

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Zoom

Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

Learn More

Have you got questions about your small business insurance coverage, possible business interruption claims, or potential areas of liability arising from the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us on Zoom and get some answers! Read more “Lunch n’ Learn: Business Interruption Claims”

Lunch n’ Learn: Preparing Your End-of-Year Marketing & PR Push

Lunch n’ Learn: Preparing Your End-of-Year Marketing & PR Push

August 27, 2020

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

via Zoom

Bettie Bomb, GRCC

Learn More

GRCC members are invited to join us for a discussion on Thursday, 8/27, from 1-2PM with the chamber’s PR team, Bettie Bomb. Our team will review our plans and recommendations for the rest of the year, including digital marketing strategies, important dates and best practices. We’ll also provide info on how you can connect seamlessly […] … Read more “Lunch n’ Learn: Preparing Your End-of-Year Marketing & PR Push”

Summer Networking Night

Summer Networking Night

August 20, 2019

8:00 pm to 6:00 pm

4631 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613

Tiztal Cafe

Learn More

Join us for our Summer Networking After Work at Tiztal. Spend a lovely summer evening enjoying yummy Mexican appetizers and more. Plus, enjoy drinks from Urban Renewal Brewery. You’ll get the opportunity to meet members of Ravenswood’s dynamic business community while kicking back on Tiztal’s outdoor patio. Make sure to bring business cards for swapping and […] … Read more “Summer Networking Night”

Spring Networking with Alderman Matt Martin

Spring Networking with Alderman Matt Martin

May 21, 2019

8:00 pm to 6:00 pm

4217 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago IL 60613

Rojo Gusano

Learn More

Join the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce for Spring Networking Night at Rojo Gusano! Spend a spring evening sampling upscale Mexican cuisine in a friendly, laid-back atmosphere while connecting with the Ravenswood business community. We’re pleased to be joined at this event by the 47th Ward’s new alderman, Matt Martin! With their sophisticated approach to […] … Read more “Spring Networking with Alderman Matt Martin”

How to Take Advantage of Your Chamber’s PR Team

How to Take Advantage of Your Chamber’s PR Team

April 3, 2019

1:00 pm to 11:30 am

4437 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago IL 60640

Ravenswood Loft

Learn More

GRCC members are invited to join us for a FREE lunch with the chamber’s new PR team, Bettie Bomb! We’ll be meeting at Ravenswood Loft to introduce Bettie Bomb, discuss our PR strategy for 2019, and share information that will help you work seamlessly with our publicists and take full advantage of your membership benefits. […] … Read more “How to Take Advantage of Your Chamber’s PR Team”

Navigating Legal Issues for Small Businesses

Navigating Legal Issues for Small Businesses

March 13, 2019

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

1754 W. Wilson Ave Chicago, IL 60640

Mathnasium

Learn More

Presented by GRCC, our second Lunch & Learn session of 2019 provides a unique opportunity to learn about common legal issues that impact small businesses and how to navigate them. For this workshop we’ve partnered up with local firm Erwin Law, who specializes in business, real estate, and estate planning law. Erwin Law will be […] … Read more “Navigating Legal Issues for Small Businesses”

Small Business Retirement Plans – How to Find the Right Fit for You

Small Business Retirement Plans – How to Find the Right Fit for You

March 5, 2019

1:00 pm to 11:30 am

1754 W. Wilson Ave Chicago, IL 60640

Mathnasium

Learn More

Presented by Krebs Financial Management, this Lunch & Learn offers attendees the chance to learn more about retirement plans. Whether you are a solo business owner or have an office full of employees, there is a retirement plan that can work for you and your staff. Come to lunch and learn the difference between a SEP, […] … Read more “Small Business Retirement Plans – How to Find the Right Fit for You”

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Accessibility Statement

All content © 2022 Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and Ravenswood Community Council.
GRCC (501c6) and RCC (501c3) are Not-For-Profit Organizations.

Made by Always Open Design.