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  • 2018 Holiday Train Arrives in Gurnee on Thursday, December 6th!

    The Canadian Pacific Railroad (CPR) Holiday Train will be hitting the rails again soon and making a stop in Gurnee!

     The Gurnee Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Illinois Food Bank will be collecting non perishable food items 

    Gurnee Chamber of Commerce sponsors provide snacks to only those who donate .

    We will also have a petting zoo and holiday music from 3:30 pm until the train leaves.

     

    The train is scheduled to arrive near Viking Park (4374 Old Grand Avenue) at 5:50 pm on Thursday, December 6th. Be sure to arrive early to see the train pull in. The Holiday Train is nearly 1,000 feet long with 14 rail cars, each decorated with hundreds of thousands of technology-leading LED lights and holiday designs. Parking will be available at Viking Park and Viking Park Middle School. 

    This year's musical entertainment will feature entertainment from The Trews and Willy Porter.

     

  • Social Media 101: The Basics

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    Name: Social Media 101: The Basics
    Date: May 2, 2018
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Discover strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media marketing activities. Learn why social media marketing is important, how to evaluate the channels that are right for your business and how to use these low-cost tools to gain visibility, develop relationships and drive sales and response. Learn how to create good content and an integrated marketing plan with social media, email marketing and other marketing efforts. Discover how to incorporate social media marketing into your business life without losing productivity! This workshop primarily focuses on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.
    Location:
    College of Lake County, Southlake Campus 1120 S Milwaukee Ave, Room V328 Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday May 2, 2018 12 - 1:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center (847) 543-2033
    Fees/Admission:
    $25Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center (847) 543-2033
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