Pandemic Shifts Consumer Preference to Shop Local!
The pandemic has changed consumer preferences and the way we want to shop. According to a survey by SCORE, one in four consumers say they will now purchase a majority of their gifts from small or local businesses.
As communities continue to experience the pandemic together, we realize that the “Shop Local” concept is much more than a slogan, it is a symbol of solidarity with our neighbors…..
Members in the News:
Barrington Young Professionals Networking
4:00 -6:00 PM
Virtual Boot Camp - FREE
Noon - 1:15 PM
Scholarship Awards Luncheon
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Biltmore Country Club
Virtual Check in for Nonprofits
FREE Virtual Meeting
Midday Mix at Ciao Baby!
Barrinton Spring Wine Walk
Check in at Neoteca
Friday Morning Golf League
Makray Memorial Golf Club
WBN Program & Networking
Classic Collectors Car Show
Noon-4:00 PM in Downtown Barrington - VIP Patio until 10 PM
10:00 AM-7:00 PM
The Club at Wynstone
Barrington Family Expo - FREE!
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Find a Business
Women's Biz Net - WBN
BACC Ribbon Cuttings
Congratulations to Joseph Elias and his team on a wonderful ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Co-Optim Health at 21660 W. Field Pkwy. in Deer Park! To visit their website and view these beautiful new medical offices that offer a range of benefits for healthcare professionals and their patients CLICK HERE.
It was a little chilly, but lots of fun at our ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Popcorn Bar at 117 S. Hough St. in downtown Barrington. Drop in to sample some of their creative flavors or order online for a tasty treat or gift! To visit the Popcorn Bar website and see all they have to offer: CLICK HERE.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and Village of Lake Barrington gathered for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of DIBI Menswear in Lake Barrington. Stop by or go online to see their line of contemporary menswear and wedding apparel. To visit the DIBI Menswear website CLICK HERE
Spotlight on Business & Networking
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce Women’s Biz Net hosted a virtual program on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 that included networking and an inspirational message from the Rev. Dr. Zina Jacque of the Community Church of Barrington. Watch as she shares her thoughts on how “Perspective is Pivotal!”
To learn more about the BACC Women’s Biz Net CLICK HERE.
Hear updates and forecasts from area village leaders shared at the Virtual Economic Summit hosted by BACC. Panelists included: Karen Darch of Barrington; Martin McLaughlin of Barrington Hills; Greg Rusteberg of Deer Park; Nandia Black of Kildeer; Kevin Richardson of Lake Barrington; Bill Jacob of Long Grove; Eleanor Sweet McDonnell of North Barrington; Shannon Yeaton of Port Barrington; and Robert Palmer of South Barrington.
The BACC 2021 Conquer Awards Program on Jan. 28 celebrated businesses and organizations that stood tall, embraced the challenges of the year, and persevered! Watch this video to hear their stories, get updates from some of our past Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship recipients, and meet our 2021 Board Leadership. Congratulations to all!
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