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20 Chambers Gather for Networking, Speaker Luncheon, and Regional Business EXPO

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  • Jeanne Malnati

    Jeanne Malnati

Yvonne Invergo

On Thursday, March 20, members of 20 chambers of commerce will host a luncheon that includes networking, Business EXPO and keynote speaker Jeanne Malnati, founder and CEO of The Culture Group and key consultant in her family's business, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. For the last 35 years, Jeanne has been a great influencer in building a healthy workplace for their 2000+ employees who love arriving at work each day and would give the shirt off their back for one another.

Malnati's Clean & Clear Communication System has contributed to the company earning the "Top Workplace Award" from the Chicago Tribune for four consecutive years, as well as a winner in the "Top 150 National Workplace Award." It's NOT all about the pizza!

AS the founder and CEO of The Culture Group - The Business of Conversation, Malnati is a culture transformation expert who is a high energy and inspirational leader and speaker. She holds her Masters in Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago and has expertise in interpersonal communication and group dynamics. Malnati has extensive experience in facilitating conflict and difficult conversations.

The Business EXPO opens at 11:00am; luncheon and keynote are at 12:00pm; and at 1:15 the Business EXPO will re-open until 2:00 pm. The Multi-Chamber Event will be held at the Sheraton Hotel, 3000 Warrenville Road in Lisle, IL

"This Multi-Chamber luncheon is a yearly event where a multitude of area Chambers of Commerce come together to provide a keynote speaker relevant to all businesses large and small This is a unique opportunity not to be missed" said Yvonne Invergo, Executive Director of the Lombard Chamber of Commerce If you are looking for a way to grow your network, connect with local businesses, and learn something about business, you do not want to miss this event.

The 20 participating Chambers are: Bartlett, Bloomingdale, Bolingbrook, Carol Stream, Darien, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, GOA, Hinsdale, Lemont, Lisle, Lombard, Naperville, Villa Park, Western DuPage, West Suburban, Westmont, Wheaton, and Woodridge.

To reserve your luncheon tickets you can visit, call the Chamber at (630) 627-5040 or e-mail Tickets are $35 for Members, and $50 for future-Members.

Please make your reservations soon, seating is very limited.