To create a quality group of businesses serving families with children in the North Suburban Chicago market who are dedicated to helping parents keep their children active, educated, healthy, safe, and entertained.
To help members and their businesses be successful by sharing best practices,providing educational opportunities, creating a community of businesses reaching the same market and thereby increasing awareness and reputation of our members in our local communities.
Please click on "ABOUT" above or below to access information about our FOUNDING MEMBERS. You can obtain their contact information and learn more about us! Come back again, as we add new and updated information and upcoming events.
Theme for 2012 - 2013!
As we begin our 3rd year as an outstanding small business network, we have generated a theme for this coming year....Survive To Thrive! We will be focusing our educational speakers, events, member presentations, and round table discussions, all around this theme....to help each member move from just the "survival" mode of doing business, to the actuality of "THRIVING" and having renewed success!
We are excited about out ROUND TABLE discussions! Sharing our personal journey and experience, benefits all of the members. The group support is invaluable. Join us for our next topic "Do what you Love, and the money will follow".
Consider visiting if you are a business owner catering to children and their families! We encourage diversity and we feel we have a uniqe blend of goods and services offered by our members. Bring a guest and enjoy the networking opportunities of the evening. Connect and share ideas with a truely talented and passionate membership!
It's that time of the year again!
Arlington Park Race Track - Family Days
Join the fun, and engage the community at this great family summer event!
Members may sign up for the summer schedule at the next meeting!
2013 MEETING SCHEDULE
Tuesday May 29th 2013
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Member Host for the Evening: Simone Ottinger
Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony
1901 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866 6292 www.maya-tony.com/location
Please join us as we bid farewell to
Founding Member and Co-President
Marcy will be moving to Atlanta, and this is her last meeting with NSCBN!
Marcy has been a major influence in the success of our Network. Her energy,
amazing creative spirit, and generous and caring attention to our membership
and the mission and purpose, has generated growth and potential in our business
community. Please take a moment to let her know how she has impacted you and
your business within the NSCBN experience!
Our topics for the Round Table. . .
What advertising/marketing activities are our members
currently spending their money/time on?
Facilitated by: Kathleen Weinberg, Nibbles Play Café
How do we filter through all those phone call
and email advertising/marketing offers?
Facilitated by: Marcy Fortnow, Have a Bashery
Do we need Marketing Plans?
Faclitated by: Nancy Stevens, Oaklees Family Guide
Join us and share your perspective and learn from other members experiences!
We are proud to have Oaklees Family Guide as our Corporate Sponsor. Our relationship has generated exciting opportunities for the Network, and Oaklees. We recommend them as the highest quality family activity & advertising guide in the Chicagoland area. They are the "best of the best". Please visit their website, or look for their quarterly publications at fine businesses in your area.
"See the difference a specialist makes!" All About Kids Dentistry makes a difference in the dental health of children in our community. We are pleased to have them as our Affiliate Sponsor! They take the fear and anxiousness out of the experience and are truly the friendliest staff around! Visit their "new" website, and learn about their great services, and support Dr. Victoria Ursitti and her associates.
We introduce our newest Affiliate Sponsor.... playOccasion.com...a new member to NSCBN, with a creative solution for businesses hosting events and special occasions. Here the customer can pay online and reserve their spot - quick, secure & easy. Studies show that when folks reserve a space with payment, they tend to show up! Check out their website to see who is benefiting from this great service....and how you can too! www.playOccasion.com
This New Year, we are so excited to announce a partnership with US FAMILY GUIDE... WindyCityKidsGuide.com in the Chicagoland area. They are an association of Mommy Bloggers in our area. You can learn first hand through the "mom" perspective; activities, services, retailers, play centers, etc. are topics as they experience them and let you know what they think! Each member of our Network will be working with the bloggers to enlarge, connect, and strengthen our excellent business services. Together we can serve families better. windycitykidsguide.com/
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