On Thursday, March 24, Members of 17 Local Chambers of Commerce will take part in a luncheon that includes networking, Business Expo and keynote speaker: Tim Smithe, of Walter E. Smithe Furniture + Deisgn.

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Tim Smithe is an International Speaker, a two-time Emmy® Award winning Adman, and an intuitive Business Consultant. Tim is on the Board of Directors for Walter E Smithe, and his portfolio also includes Chicago Butter Cookies, The Tim Smithe Exploration Show, and a Business Consulting Firm, where he uses his 25 years of business, plus his expansive list of contacts, to help new business get started and established businesses to make more money.

Tim cut his teeth as the CMO of Walter E Smithe Furniture + Design, and as champion of the brand, he shepherded his Ad team to boost the Smithe name from relative obscurity into a household name.

Tim Smithe Advertising, a creative boutique agency in Chicago, believes that you can’t bore your customer into buying. So he produces disruptive ads that apply his vivid imagination, tempered with marketing acumen.

His advertising work has been featured everywhere from the Oprah Winfrey Show to The NBC Nightly News, CNN to Fox, the Huffington Post to Rollingstone.com, regional radio stations, and newspapers. He has written and appeared in over 50 TV commercials, for clients beyond Smithe, such as KFC, Peapod Grocery and the Discover Card.

The Business Expo opens at 11:00am; luncheon and keynote are at 12:00pm; and at 1:30 the Business Expo will re-open until 2:00 pm. The Multi-Chamber Event will be held at Bobak’s Signature Events and Conference Center, 6440 Double Eagle Drive in Woodridge, Illinois.

This Multi-Chamber luncheon has every component of successful business acumen: networking, tremendous business insight and an opportunity to showcase your company or find a credible vendor,” said Laura Crawford, President & CEO of Chamber630.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your network, connect with local businesses, and learn something about business, you do not want to miss this event.

The 17 participating Chambers are: Bloomingdale, Bolingbrook, Carol Stream, Chamber630, Darien, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Hinsdale, Lemont, Lisle, Lombard, Villa Park, Western DuPage, West Suburban, Westmont and Wheaton.

To be put on the Business Expo and/or luncheon wait list call Chamber630 at (630) 968-4050 or e-mail info@chamber630.com. Tickets are $35 for Members, and $50 for future-Members.