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Monthly Meeting | Effectively Grow Your Community and Following

  • 12 Jul 2022
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Room 4F at the Gratz Center, 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, Illinois


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We’ve all seen social media influencers who have huge followings, or heard writers boast of their enviable email lists and wondered, “How did they get there?” For many writers, building a large community can seem unattainable. Yet it's a crucial component of marketing -- just as being a part of various communities is a crucial part of our daily lives. Join the remarkable Rick Ornelas -- Ultimate Success Coach™ and founder of I Spark Change --  as he breaks down the 3 Keys on How to Effectively Grow a Community and Following to help you expand your reach and generate more impact from your writing.


Admission is FREE for IWOC Members. Non-members pay $10 with online preregistration/payment or $15 at the door. (Members need not register.)

Networking, with snacks and beverages, begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by the program at 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Membership Sign-up Discount

Non-members are eligible for a 10% discount on their first year of IWOC membership with a coupon code available at the meeting.


IWOC monthly meetings are held in Room 4F at the Gratz Center, 126 E. Chestnut Street, adjacent to the historic Fourth Presbyterian Church (see map, below).

Discounted parking after 5:00pm is available (with validation coupon available at the meeting) at 900 N. Michigan Avenue.

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