2018 GWIB Schedule

GWIB meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month • 11:30 am – 1 pm
Members: $30.00 – Non-Members: $35.00

Take your business to the next level by getting involved with the largest committee of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Geneva Women In Business (GWIB). GWIB provides members with monthly opportunities for networking and continuing education for personal and professional growth.

GWIB continues to sponsor Chance-for-Charity at each event, providing awareness and donation opportunities for local charities.

Reservations are required and can be made by clicking on the particular event below or by contacting Krista Andersen of the Geneva Chamber at 630-232-6060, or via email at kandersen@genevachamber.com. If you need to cancel a reservation, please do so prior to the Thursday before the event. No-shows with reservations will be billed with an additional $5 processing fee.

January 16
Riverside Receptions and Conference Center
35 N. River Lane, Geneva

Speaker: Michael Maniacci


Birth Order and Personality in the Leadership in the Workplace
Chance-for-Charity: Mutual Ground

February 20
Geneva Public Library
127 James St., Geneva
Catering by Deane’s Market &Deli

Speaker Panel: Dr. Tiffany Rogers


Tim Kundinger, Owner of Green Envee Wellness Boutique ; Dr. Rimas Gilvydis, Gilvydis Vein Clinic ; Dr. Howell
Chance-for-Charity: Mutual Ground

March 20
Craft Urban
211 James St., Geneva

Networking: Lion or Lamb


Chance-for-Charity: TriCity Family Services

April 17
Livia Italian Eatery
207 S. Third St., Suite 100, Geneva

Speaker: Andrew Krause


Setting Goals & Keeping Balance
Chance-for-Charity: TriCity Family Services

May 15
Gen Hoe Restaurant
537 E. State St., Geneva

Speaker: Stacia Hobson


Owner of Image Industries Learning to embrace feminine power to build allies. Promotes women networks and leadership in manufacturing.
Chance-for-Charity: Salvation Army Golden Diners

June 26
Oscar Swan Country Inn
1800 W. State St., Geneva

Networking: Speaker Eva Kamieniak


Owner of Floral Wonders presents a networking floral activity.
Chance-for-Charity: Chance for Charity: Salvation Army Golden Diners

July 17
FoxFire Restaurant
17 W. State St., Geneva



Networking activity! Bring plenty of business cards!
Chance-for-Charity: Northern Illinois Food Bank

August 21
Northern Illinois Food Bank
273 Dearborn Ct., Geneva

Speaker: Anthony Gargano


Owner of Osteria Bigolaro Cooking Demonstration
Chance-for-Charity: Northern Illinois Food Bank

September 18
GreenFields of Geneva
0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva

Speaker Panel: Mayor Kevin Burns & other dignitaries


Mayor Burns will present the “State of Geneva” providing updates and fielding questions about city projects.
Chance-for-Charity: Kiwanis Club of Geneva

October 16
Old Towne Pub & Eatery Geneva
201 W. State St., Geneva



Networking activity! Bring plenty of business cards!
Chance-for-Charity: Kiwanis Club of Geneva

November 20
Claddagh Irish Pub
1702 Commons Dr., Geneva

Speaker: TBD


Chance-for-Charity: Tri-City Core Salvation Army

December 18
The Herrington Inn and Spa
15 S. River Ln., Geneva

Holiday Networking


Let us be your business celebration for the holidays at the beautiful Herrington Inn with fellow GWIB’ers AND END OF THE YEAR RAFFLE EXTRAVAGANZA!!
This is one you do not want to miss!!!
Chance-for-Charity: Tri-City Core Salvation Army