Upcoming Events for Chicago Real Estate Pros

August 03, 2011

There are plenty of learning and networking opportunities this month for Chicago real estate professionals, from breakfast with a congresswoman to an Iron Chef competition.

The Northern Illinois Home Builders Association is hosting these events. Here are the details; just click on each one to register.

Lead Paint Certified Renovator Training

Anyone involved in remodeling projects must be certified under the new regulations. Firms found in non-compliance risk EPA civil fines of up to $32,500 per offense, criminal fines of up to $32,500 and jail time. Taking a class sounds worth it, now doesn’t it?

NIHBA is hosting Lead Paint Certified Renovator Training on Thursday, August 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the NIHBA office, 3695 S. Darlene Court, Suite 102, Aurora. The class is $250 and includes lunch and materials.

Legislative Breakfast with Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert, the U.S. Representative for Illinois’ 13th Congressional District, will discuss what happened at the last session of Congress and provide updates on future legislation. There will also be a question and answer session.

The Legislative Breakfast will take place on Tuesday, August 9 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at White Eagle Golf Club, 3400 Club Drive, Naperville. The cost is $25 for NIHBA or HBAGC members and $45 for non-members.

Sizzling Summer BBQ

This is a great networking opportunity to meet new people and relax with friends. The party will take place on Wednesday, August 17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the NIHBA office, 3695 S. Darlene Court, Suite 102, Aurora. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.

HBAGC/NIHBA Iron Chef Competition

Fisher & Paykel are hosting this competition: They’ll bring the food and wine, your team will cook it up in their state-of-the-art demo kitchens and on their grills.

The Iron Chef Competition is set for Wednesday, August 24 at 5 p.m. at the Fisher & Paykel Showroom, 2445 E. Higgins Rd., Elk Grove Village. The cost to be a competitor or an attendee is $20 per person. Space is limited and this event fills up fast. Click on the link to register or call Rita Unzner at (224) 353-6050.

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