Thursday, October 21, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 pm
PIVOT, a virtual speed networking event, gives Chamber members the opportunity to connect and grow their network in a safe, socially distanced way. Each attendee will have the opportunity to engage in approximately 4 rounds of speed networking. Each round will give participants the opportunity to interact with 3-4 people via a smaller breakout room.
Due to time constraints, not every attendee will be able to interact with everyone in attendance. After the event, a complete list of contact information will be shared with all who attended. If you would not like your information shared, please let us know by emailing Jancy at email@example.com
Requirements for participants to fully engage with the session:
- Open to current McLean County Chamber of Commerce Members
- Participants must be able to access the Zoom Platform from an electronic device
- Participants must be able to utilize microphone/audio capabilities on a computer or device as you will be talking to other participants in real-time
- Participants must utilize video capabilities in order to effectively engage with other participants in real-time
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
7:00 - 8:30 am
First Mid Bank & Trust Bloomington
2306 E Washington St, Bloomington
Don’t miss out on coffee, door prizes and intentional connections! Networking with the Chamber is about more than exchanging business cards - it's about creating intentional connections with those within your community.
Building your network is key to not only helping your business grow but in helping it thrive. When local businesses and organizations thrive, neighborhoods thrive, quality of place flourishes, our entire community wins... And it all starts with those invaluable connections made through networking.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
10:00 - 11:00 am
at the Chamber Office
Whether you are a new or existing member of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce, Membership 101 will offer participants an overview of the benefits of Chamber Membership.
- be introduced to staff members,
- be provided an overview of membership benefits
- review how to engage with the Chamber
- be able to get questions answered
- be provided the opportunity to network with other new members
Hosted by TENTAC and DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
4:30 - 6:00 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton
More information to come!
The McLean County Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Council invites you to nominate a candidate for the 2021 Agriculture Awards. Winners will be recognized at the 2021 Agriculture Awards Dinner to be held on November 18, 2021.
Award Category Description
The Outstanding Conservationist Award
Recognizes a person who has helped to advance the knowledge and practice of soil and water conservation. This award is considered by the McLean County Soil and Water Conservation District.
The Emerging Leader in Agriculture Award
Recognizes a young professional, high school, or college student engaged in non-production agriculture who has served to improve agriculture through civic and community activities. This award is considered by the Ag Council.
The Outstanding Person in Agribusiness Award
Recognizes a business person who has served to improve agriculture through civic and community activities. This award is considered by the Ag Council.
The Outstanding Service to Agriculture Award
Recognizes an individual from the McLean County area for contributions to the cause of agriculture in our community. This award is considered by the Ag Council.
The Outstanding Young Farmer Award
Recognizes a young farmer 40 and under who has been actively involved in civic and community affairs in an effort to promote and improve agriculture. This award is considered by the McLean County Farm Bureau.
The McLean County Farmer of the Year Award
Recognizes a farmer who has been actively involved in civic and community affairs in an effort to promote and improve agriculture. This award is considered by the McLean County Farm Bureau.
For questions or concerns, regarding nominations please contact Jessica Kemp, 309-829-1185.