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Social media summit in Alsip

Updated: March 11, 2013 11:59AM



The 2nd Annual Social Media Summit will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 21 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-Alsip hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip. Presented by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, the summit will include eight breakout sessions and two keynote speakers — Nicole Wagner of Stevens & Tate Inc. and Theresa Overby of Miles Media.

The summit will feature two different tracks — a beginner one and an advanced track.

The cost to attend is $105 if registration is made by March 15, or $125 after that date. For information or to register, visit bit.ly/socialmediasummit2013.

Breakfast session on multi-generational communication

The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute will present a workshop titled “Communicating with the Four Generations” from 8:30 to 10 a.m. March 26 at the University & College Center, 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak Forest.

Facilitated by Mary Erlain of Peak Development Strategies, the workshop will focus on the generational diversity in today’s work force, with the objective of encouraging people to move away from a “one-size-fits-all” mentality when communicating with employees, vendors and customers.

The cost is $15 and includes continental breakfast. The cost is $10 per person if three or more people from the same company or organization attend. For information or to register, call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2346, or email aglumac@ssc.edu.

Manufacturing symposium in Hickory Hills

The Calumet Area Industrial Commission and the newly-organized Chicago Area Manufacturing Council will sponsor a manufacturing industry symposium from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 13 at Lexington House, 7717 W. 95th St., Hickory Hills.

The manufacturing council is seeking input from the region’s manufacturing community regarding how to best ensure the long-term health of manufacturing in Illinois.

The cost is $35, which includes lunch. For information, call (312) 282-2456.

SCORE offers mentoring in Frankfort

SCORE Chicago is offering free mentoring for small businesses from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays at Frankfort Village Hall, 432 Nebraska St. To schedule an appointment, email info@scorechicago.org or call (312) 353-7724.

New SHRM chapter forms

The South Suburban Cook Human Resources Association, an affiliated chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, recently formed. The new chapter has about 35 members.

For information, contact Paulette Stark, chapter president, at (708) 227-3638.



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