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Fri.

September

14

Friday FIVE with Free Fly Marketing

Join Sarah Corbin FOUNDER of Free Fly Marketing for FIVE minutes every Friday at 12:05p
for a new social media tip or quick marketing lesson.

Live on Facebook and in person in BERWYN.  (Yes Berwyn!)   Please RSVP to come to our brown bag lunch discussion in our offices in Berwyn.

12:05– 12:10 p.m. | Dwellings, Berwyn IL | Register Today | RSVP Now

Wed.
August

29

BDC Seminar: Berwyn Food & Beverage Roundtable, 2018

The Berwyn Development Corporation invites Restaurant and Bar operators to a panel discussion led by industry experts that will touch on the timely topics below. Mayor Robert J. Lovero and BDC Executive Director David Hulseberg will be present to receive feedback and comments from the business members present.
TOPICS INCLUDE:
•What’s the return on the use of Food Delivery services like UberEats and Door Dash?
•How often should you update your menu?
•Does the “If you build it, they will come” concept still hold true today for the Food and Beverage Industry?
•How do you market through social media?
•Customer Service within the food industry.

SPEAKERS:
•Sarah Corbin, Free Fly Marketing
•Jerry Hernandez, HDZ Hospitality and Lavergne’s Tavern
•Cheryl Opferman, Berwyn’s Culver’s
•Sam Stanovich, Stanovich Hospitality Inc. and Firehouse Sub

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. | Connie’s Family Restaurant, Berwyn IL | Register Today | RSVP Now

Thurs.
August

23

Instagram for your Business

Monthly meet-up for young professionals in our community. This month: Instagram! Learn best tips for using Instagram for business purposes from  Sarah Abboreno Corbin, Director at Free Fly Marketing; and Sue Koch, social media strategist / speaker / trainer / consultant.

Come learn how to make the most of your post.

8:30 – 10:00 am | Eastgate Cafe, Oak Park IL | FREE | RSVP Now

Tues.
August

21

BDC Women in Business Monthly Meet Up

Join Free Fly Marketing for the August BDC Women in Business meeting as Sarah Corbin leads a discussion on pros and cons of personal vs business brands and how to launch your new or revamp your existing brand! Is Your Brand Promoting Your Growth? The idea of branding your business has been a skyrocketing concept over the past few years. For decades larger companies have capitalized on the ability to make all of their imaging, colors, brochures and websites look the same and with new technology and easy to use tools now even the small business can make their business stand out.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Berwyn Development Corp, Berwyn IL | FREE | RSVP Now

Tues.
April

17

Getting a Bigger Bite Out of Your Facebook Advertising

Craving more customers? This workshop will show you tips and tricks to harness Facebook and Facebook advertising for your food based business. Bring your laptop or mobile device. We will log into ads manager for a portion of the workshop to make quick work of creating your own ad.

Workshop attendees will learn how to engage a bigger audience for FREE on Facebook and will learn how to maximize the dollars they spend on Facebook advertising

About the Speaker:

Sarah Corbin has over 20 years of experience in leadership development, marketing and communications. Sarah founded Free Fly Marketing to passionately help small businesses and non-profits see success and reach their financial goals. Sarah’s diverse work background includes higher education, big box retail, small publishing and owning her own scratch bakery.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC) | Free for ICNC members | RSVP Now

Wed.
March

21

Facebook for Your Business

SARAH CORBIN OF FREE FLY MARKETING &
CHRISTINE BARNARD OF WHAT NOW ADVISORS

GET YOUR FACEBOOK BUSINESS PAGE IN GEAR!

LEARN SOME BEST PRACTICES TO ENGAGE AN AUDIENCE AND REPRESENT YOUR BUSINESS.

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Urban Pioneer Group, Forest Park IL | $25 | RSVP Now