Oswego Chamber of Commerce
73 W. Van Buren St | Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 554-3505

Inspiring Women of Oswego

Our Mission is to offer professional events hosted by the women of the Oswego Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to the Inspiring Women of Oswego website.

MISSION STATEMENT:  "The Inspiring Women of Oswego committee are a group of Oswego Chamber Professional Women who organize events to allow, ALL chamber members and the community the opportunity to network, learn and be inspired by one another."

Inspiring Women of Oswego is a committee of the Oswego Chamber of Commerce who’s focus is to provide education, networking and philanthropic opportunities through events hosted by the women of the Oswego Chamber of Commerce. These events are open to men and women of the Oswego Chamber and throughout the community.

Events are typically held on a Wednesday throughout the year with a range of evening networking events, and seminars at either breakfast or lunch time.  Our evening events focus on different chamber businesses and we move our lunches and breakfast events to different venues to highlight them also.  We end the year with an Awards Gala.   Events will be held at a different location every month. The breakfast/lunch format is a typically time for networking opportunities with guest speakers or panels who cover topics on professional and personal growth.

Inspiring Women of Oswego is a benefit of membership of the Oswego Chamber of Commerce. Registration is required per event; non-members are always welcome for a slightly higher event fee. For more information on Inspiring Women of Oswego, please contact the Oswego Chamber of Commerce at 630-554-3505.

Our 2017 Charity - Oswego Senior Center

IWO! Committee Members

Chamber Liaison: Angie Hibben, Lisa Cornelius & Lori Ott Oswego Chamber of Commerce
Members: Lynn Flores - Bridgeview Bank, Cheryl Keilson - Mary Kay;  Elizabeth Gindt - Touchpoints to Tranquility; Britt Wagner - Edward Jones, Katie Conrad - Will County Coffee News, Althea Olson - Fox Bend Counseling and Traci Kearns - United Real Estate.

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE

$150 - EVENT SPONSOR - 1 PER EVENT INCLUDES NAME ON PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL, 1 LUNCHES, 3 MINUTE COMMERCIAL, THE ABILITY TO DISTRIBUTE MARKETING MATERIALS AND DISPLAY YOUR BANNER AND A FREE EBLAST

$50 - SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR - 3 PER EVENT INCLUDES LUNCH, 1 MINUTE COMMERCIAL AND MARKETING MATERIALS

2017 Events 

January 18th - Breakfast event at Yorkville Moose - Jeannie Martin Speaker

February 15th - Evening Bunco Night at Kennedy Point

March 17th - Marketing 1/2 Day Seminar at Whitetail Ridge Golf Course with Jill Salzman

April - A Night at Renew Salon

May - no event

June - Breakfast event

July - Luncheon

August - Luncheon

September - Evening

October - Evening

November TBD - Awards Dinner 

Watch your chamber emails for more details on these events as they get closer.

1/2 Day Seminar - Jill Salzman Returns

3/16/2018

1/2 Day seminar with Jill Salzman

Noon - 4:30 pm

Details to follow

Bunco night - Oswego & Yorkville Chamber

12/5/2017

Details to Follow

Kennedy Point at Blackberry Golf Course

1/2 Day Seminar

9/13/2017

8:30 am - 1 pm

Kennedy Point at Blackberry Oaks

2245 Kennedy Rd, Bristol

"Discovering the greatness within" by Jeanie Martin

$50 a person includes lunch.

Register Here

IWO Meeting

8/30/2017

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

9:30 am

Chamber office

Inspiring Women of Oswego Panel of Experts

7/19/2017

Inspiring Women of Oswego Panel of Experts

Allied First Bank, 3201 Orchard Ave, Oswego

11:30 am - 1 pm

Registration 

 

Panel:  Business Health

Britt Wagner - Edward Jones

Andy Clements - Weblinx

Lisa Cornelius - Anytime Fitness

Jessica Koebele - All Storm Solutions

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

5/31/2017

Chamber office

9:30 am

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

4/26/2017

April 26, 2017

Chamber office

9:30 am

A Night of Inspiration at Renew Salon & Spa

4/19/2017

A night of Inspiration at Renew Salon & Spa - things for men and women

1152 Douglas Rd, Oswego

6 - 8 pm

Register here

Speed Networking with the Plainfield WYSK Group

4/19/2017

Whitetail Ridge Golf Course, 7671 Clubhouse Dr, Oswego

Register here 

11:30 am - 1 pm

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

3/29/2017

Chamber office

9:30 am

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

2/22/2017

Chamber office

9:30 am

IWO BUNCO Night

2/15/2017

IWO is hosting Bunco Night at Kennedy Pointe Restaurant 

2245 Kennedy Rd Bristol 

6:00-8:00 pm 

$25.00 Chamber Members 

$35.00 Non Chamber Member

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

1/25/2017

Chamber office

9:30 am

IWO Breakfast Meeting

1/18/2017

IWO Breakfast Meeting

Speaker:  Jeannie Martin, Mary Kay

8 Doors Open

8:30 speaker starts

Yorkville Moose

1502 N. Bridge St (Route 47)

Yorkville

Register Here

 

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

11/30/2016

Inspiring Women of Oswego Committee Meeting

Chamber office

9:30 am

IWO Awards Dinner

11/16/2016

Whitetail Ridge Golf Course

November 16 2016

5:30 pm

Register here

Marketing Boot Camp

9/29/2016

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

IWO Evening Networking at The Garden Faire

8/24/2016

Please join us for the August Inspiring Women of Oswego Networking evening.  RSVP today by 4:30 pm!

 

This month we will be at The Garden Faire in dowtown Oswego for networking, food & beverage and everyone will get to make their own fairy garden to take home or to their office.

 

Join us to see the Garden Faire's beautiful location and learn more about them, meet and network with new friends and make a fairy garden.

 

Please click the link below to attend.  Think about bringing a friend to network.

Register

Inspiring Women of Oswego Panel of Experts Luncheon

7/20/2016

La Cabana Mexican Restaurant

4550 State Route 71

Oswego

11:30 am - 1 pm

$25 a person

Register here

Join us for our Annual Panel of Experts Luncheon. At this popular luncheon learn from Chamber members in a variety of businesses and how they have worked their businesses from start to current day.

This year's luncheon panel includes:
Rebecca Christianson - Celebrate Differences NFP
Casey Rosales - Allied First Bank Mortgage Lender.
John Witcpalek - owner of Culver's Oswego.
David Bankowski - owner of Brother's Country Supply
Keith Moore - owner of Black Dog Distillery

We look forward to hearing from these business owners on how and why they started their businesses, things they've learned, things they would do the same and things they would change.

Inspiring Women of Oswego Meeting

4/27/2016

Monthly committee meeting

9:30 am

Chamber office

Inspiring Women of Oswego - Networking Evening

4/13/2016

Register Here  

5:30 - 7:30 pm

The Growing Place

2000 Montgomery Rd, Oswego

Inspiring Women of Oswego Committee Meeting

3/30/2016

9:30 - 10 am

Chamber office

Inspiring Women of Oswego Luncheon

3/16/2016

Register Here

 

 

Tony Mann, founder and president of myservefirst.com, is an entrepreneur , keynote speaker,
facilitator, and faculty Lecturer of business who brings more than 20 years of business
experience to his programs and events. Tony’s training background spans more than ten years,
earning a solid reputation as an outstanding speaker, motivator, and instructor. He has
provided corporate training solutions through workforce development to some of the most
respected names in the industry including Caterpillar and Nicor Gas. Tony teaches at the
Dunham School of Business at Aurora University with the rank of Faculty Lecturer, Graduate
Business.
His business background includes 18 years in the printing industry as a successful
owner/operator of a commercial entity, and several years as part-owner of an office supply
retail business.
Tony engages his audiences with his unique style helping others in their personal and business
lives. His positive message resonates with his audience as he talks about a variety of topics
including Servant Leadership for Business and Self, Teams, Strategy, Leadership, and
Organizational Behavior.
Clients include chambers, associations, financial institutions and companies.

 

Tony Mann believes strongly in giving back to the community. He currently donates a portion of his fee to the LivingWell Cancer Resource Center. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, serves as a vital component to comprehensive cancer care and stands as a gathering place that provides comfort and community to anyone experiencing the effects of cancer. The LivingWell serves all communities.

Our hope is that program participants will feel less alone, better informed, more hopeful, and empowered to take on the challenge of facing cancer by participating in programs and services offered by LivingWell.


Read more at https://livingwellcrc.org

11:30 am - 1 pm

Inspiring Women of Oswego Luncheon

1/20/2016

January Luncheon - Speaker Andy Clements

Holiday Inn Express, 2055 Weisbrook Dr., Oswego

11:30 am - 1 pm

Register by clicking Here

73 W. Van Buren St, Oswego
(630) 554-3505