2018 Sponsors

Custom Group

Custom Group specializes in carpet cleaning, flooring & emergency restoration. Our experienced technicians can take your worn and tired carpet and restore it to “Like-New” condition. We also provide fire restoration, emergency board up and water removal services. From the first point of contact with Custom Group, Inc., you will quickly realize that you and your specific needs are our number one goal. We

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VeriLogic

Experienced Team. Creating Solutions. Since 1989 Verilogic Solutions has been on the forefront of industrial identification solutions. The ability to provide a completely customized product identification solution that seamlessly integrates and interfaces with existing warehouse management and enterprise systems differentiates Verilogic in the marketplace.   Our Team Since 1989 Verilogic Solutions has been on the forefront of industrial identification solutions. The ability to provide

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WT Group

Nearly 50 years of client-centered experience For nearly five decades, the WT Group has helped clients solve an expanding universe of engineering and design challenges with single-source solutions maintaining the integrity, quality and expectations of all projects from beginning to end. Visit WT Group


Allied Heating & Cooling

Heating Repair, HVAC Service, AC Repair, Furnace Service & HVAC RepairBarrington, IL, Mundelein, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Inverness, IL & Vernon Hills, IL Established in 1969, Allied Air Conditioning & Heating Corp. answers the weather extremes in Northwest Suburbs of Chicago with experience, skilled service, and proven solutions.  The brutally cold winters, ferociously hot summers, and unbearable humidity are nothing new

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The Therapy Dr.

About Us Agnes Lepicka M.A. LCPC (Agnieszka Lepicka) specializes in mental health counseling and behavioral services for children and adolescents. Her approach to therapy is integrative with a primary foundation in cognitive behavioral therapy along with systemic, multicultural, and relational perspectives. Agnes began her career working with victims of child abuse. Agnes worked with victims of domestic violence and sexual abused using trauma-focused , Cognitive-

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Becker Logistics

Becker Logistics is committed to connecting companies large and small with a network of dependable carriers who will deliver their freight on time and in the right condition. We vow to leverage technology, top-notch customer service, and a combined 100 years of experience in transportation management to make shipping freight a painless and hassle-free process for our customers. At Becker Logistics, we simply stand

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Flexible Benefit Service Corporation

Flexible Benefit Service Corporation (Flex), where benefits are understandable, accessible and affordable. As a trusted benefits administrator and general agency, we have inspired thousands of producers, employers, employees and individuals to take control of their benefits. Since 1988, our passion continues to be account-based, consumer driven health benefits programs. Everyday we work to simplify these concepts and deliver a level of service that exceeds

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M & B Landscaping

About the Owners Mike and Beth Zyer M & B Landscaping was established in 1991. We started out as a small landscaping/snow removal company in the Northwest Suburbs, trying to make our mark in the industry. As the years passed, we grew our business into a very successful corporation. But even from day one, our mission has always been to provide a personal and

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Aldi

About ALDI Q. What is ALDI?A. ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocers*, operates more than 1,600 stores in 35 states. We take a simple, cost-effective approach to grocery shopping that saves shoppers on their grocery bills. In fact, smart shoppers have found that switching from national brands to ALDI exclusive brands can save them up to 50 percent** on their weekly must-haves. More than

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Equity Building Financial

OUR VISION To work with businesses to get the right funding quickly by letting them design loans that fit their unique needs to get approved based on how they manage their business. OUR STANDARDS 01 Teamwork: Collaborate, Partner, Contribute, Discuss TEAMWORKcollaborate, partnership, contribute, discuss• Collaborated• Partnership• Problem Solving• Organization• Analytical• Leadership• Attention to Detail02 Corporate Vision • Multi-Cultural• Critical Thinking• Creativity• Design and Planning•

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Amedeo & Colonna, Ltd.

Offering painless dentistry, delivered with a gentle touch, Dr. David Amedeo, Dr. Bernard Colonna, and our team are committed to creating excellent oral health and beautiful smiles for our patients. Here, we believe that dental care should be affordable and timely, and we emphasize prevention to avoid long-term issues. We’re a family-friendly dental practice, offering care to children, teens, adults, and seniors, customized to each person’s unique needs.

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AEREX

ABOUT AEREX We’re a Chicago-based, family-owned and family-operated business. We truly care about the work we do, which is to provide complete professional pest control services with fewer visits and less pesticide. Over the past 60+ years, we’ve been keeping our customers’ families, homes and businesses pest free, using the safest and most effective pest control procedures available, including pesticides registered by the Environmental Protection

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X-Sports Fitness

THERE IS MORE TO REACHING YOUR GOALS THAN GETTING FIT.  There’s feeling good, working hard and staying healthy—and how about having some fun along the way? We know your gym needs to be there for you in all these ways and more. So we are. 24/7, every single day. With amenities like on-site spa services, post-workout protein shakes and personal training pros to take

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The Swedish American Museum

The Swedish American Museum has been active for 40 years in the heart of Andersonville, a traditionally Swedish area on the north side of Chicago. Andersonville, the “Little Sweden” of Chicago, is one of the most concentrated areas of Swedish heritage in the United States, with Swedish roots dating back to the 19th century. Tourists visit the area continually to sample Swedish food, buy gifts, visit the

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Lou Malnati’s

About Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati’s is as rich in history as its pizza is in flavor. Lou Malnati got his start in the 1940’s working in Chicago’s first deep dish pizzeria. He took his pizza expertise to Lincolnwood, a northern suburb of Chicago, where he and his wife Jean opened the first Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria on

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Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs began life in 1870 when they were known as the Chicago White Stockings, they spent one season as a travelling pro team before joining the National Association in 1871. After several different official and unofficial nicknames, and a switch to the brand new National League in 1876 the team started to be referred to as ‘the Cubs’ by local media beginning

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Guardian Logistics

With decades of experience in the transportation industry, Guardian has developed a streamline menu of services that includes both air and surface freight. Our experience brings about ingenuity and the flexibility to provide our clients with individualized programs to reflect specialized requirements. In utilizing our transportation network Guardian is able to offer both competitive rates and a consistent, superior quality no matter what type

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UPS

Founded in 1907, UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Using advanced technology, access to global resources, and an integrated network of physical, technological, and human assets, UPS provides a powerful competitive advantage that can help you earn repeat customers and grow your business. Explore the timeline below to learn more about

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The Royal Group

As our company has grown, it has become more and more important to define and re-invent ourselves at the core. Our Vision: At The Royal Group, we are committed to leading the customer experience in our industry. Our culture and values are the core to our continued success to exceed expectations, always improve and meet all commitments. We strive to grow our business with

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Fabbrini’s Flowers

About Fabbrini’s Flowers  If you’ve bought flowers in the Chicago area anytime since the late 1960’s, you probably bought them from Fabbrini’s.  One customer recently came in the store and told us that she was “buying some Fabbrinis” since to her, Fabbrini’s was synonymous with flowers.  To us, that’s the ultimate compliment, and one we’ve worked hard to earn over the years. Our story starts

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Thrivent Financial – Jason Eden

Visit My Website HOW WE’LL WORK TOGETHER What are your goals and values? What worries keep you up at night? What dreams keep you going? Working together, we’ll build a financial strategy around what’s important to you. Because life isn’t just about making more, it’s about doing more with what you have. Our goal is to help you reach a place where you feel

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Travelex International

We Bring Travel To Life! What’s A Virtuoso Travel Agency? And why is it important to you? Virtuoso is a global network of the best travel advisors and travel providers all focused on providing you with the best travel experiences. BEST OF THE BEST Virtuoso is a by-invitation membership. To be invited, you have to be at the top of your game and a

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Davey Tree

Founded in 1880 and employee owned since 1979. Strong brands. Engaged employees. Exceptional service. With operations throughout North America, our branches have expanded, but our commitment to scientifically-based horticultural and environmental services and outstanding client service has never wavered. Davey Tree is Ohio’s largest employee-owned company and the fifteenth-largest in the nation. Adapted from a speech to the Ohio Center for Employee Ownership in 2014, The

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Disney

OUR MISSION The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world’s leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world.


Shockwaves Apparel

We are a creative force for customers wanting to try something edgy and new. We are a full service apparel printing company from outside Chicago. We offer contract screen printing and embroidery, along with specialty processes not offered by many other decorators. From start to finish, let our award-winning design team take your garments to the next level and breathe easy, knowing our experienced customer

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Better Business Planning Inc

In 1977, Better Business Planning was founded at a kitchen table in a suburb of Chicago with the mission of providing quality insurance solutions. As the times have changed so have we. We now provide all the needed HR Consulting, Benefits Insurance, and Administration, Risk Management, Retirement Planning, and Payroll, giving you the peace of mind to sit back and run your business. Why

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CRS Group Inc

We’re not just different. We’re better. We partner with each of our clients and candidates to provide a personal touch. We share a mutual interest and respectfully communicate and comply with your expectations. We make your goals our results. Experienced. We build relationships with clients and candidates by overcoming challenges together. We refine our processes to be more efficient, improve quality and provide better

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Target

committed to the communities we share We have a long history of supporting the communities where we do business by giving 5 percent of our profit. We also volunteer our time and talent, partner with like-minded organizations to build stronger, safer, healthier communities, and invest in the development and well-being of our team members. Visit Target


Lavelle Law

Lavelle Law is one of the most respected law firms in the Chicago area. Since our founding in 1989 as a single attorney practice focused primarily on tax law, we have grown to 26 attorneys covering multiple practice groups including estate planning, divorce and family law, criminal defense, real estate law, banking and securities law, business and entrepreneurial law, law practice management, bankruptcy, immigration

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Walmart

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart

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Cambridge Home Improvement

Cambridge Home Improvement, LLC is your number 1 source for quality and dependable home improvement services. We are locally owned and operated and have over 20 years of home repair experience. We are insured and documents are available upon request. Brick & Stone Brick or Stone Tuck-Point Gutters Copper Gutter Install Copper Gutter Repair Home Inspection Roofing Inspection Power Washing  Clean Roof Roofing Asphalt

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Fidelity Wes Builders

Fidelity Wes was established in 1991 when partners Warren E. Smith of WES BUILDERS and Michael DeMar of FIDELITY BUILDERS combined their expertise to build quality homes in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs under the name FIDELITY WES. Mike and Warren have maintained a personal commitment to quality development and customer satisfaction from the design and planning stage to post-construction follow-up. The entire Fidelity

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IC Signs & Graphics

Chicagoland’s Source for Signs & Digital Printing Coming Soon We have the willingness to listen to you, the customer and the capacity to do your job right the first time around. Our knowledge and experience is second to none in the industry and we have built a strong reputation as one of the leading printing companies in the Mid-West region.


Digital Home Technologies

Digital Home Technologies was founded in 1997 to service the needs of the growing trend of homeowners wanting to take advantage of the benefits of the fully integrated, technologically advanced products and services becoming available.  With it’s commercial division, System Support & Installation, founded in 1989, our expert staff of designers and installers carry both the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure complete satisfaction

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