morning and evening networking opportunities

Our networking events allow our members and the community to make connections in a casual, welcoming and friendly environment. Our monthly networking events take place the 4th Tuesday of every month.

connections over cocktails

The Urbana Business Association, First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign, and Dish Passionate Cuisine are excited to bring you Connections Over Cocktails, an evening networking event for the Champaign-Urbana Community.

Be sure to bring your business cards because The Weiner Companies, Ltd. will be giving away a $50 gift card to Black Dog and a $50 gift card to Attie's Bar and Grill.

Our January Connections Over Cocktails is hosted by The Weiner Companies, Ltd. on Tuesday, January 23th from 5:30PM-7:00PM at 507 S. Broadway in Urbana.


Please Note: The Event will be on he 2nd floor above PNC.

2018 networking schedule

January 23, 2018 - 5:30PM-7:00PM -  Weiner Companies
February 27, 2018 - 7:30AM-9:00AM - Tricoci University
March 27, 2018 - 5:30PM-7:00PM - Dish Passionate Cuisine
April 24, 2018 - 7:30AM-9:00AM - Athletico
May 22, 2018 - 5:30PM-7:00PM - First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign
June 26, 2018 - 7:30AM-9:00AM - TBD
July 24, 2018 - 5:30PM-7:00PM - TBD
August 21, 2018 - 7:30AM-9:00AM -  TBD
September 25, 2018 - 5:30PM-7:00PM - TBD
October 23, 2018 - 7:30AM-9:00AM -  TBD
November 27, 2018 - 5:30PM-7:00PM - TBD
December 18, 2018 - 5:30PM-7:00PM - TBD

want to become a host location?

what you do

  • Must be an UBA member and all membership dues must be paid.
  • Pay $175 - this covers the food and beverage, games, marketing, set up and tear down of food and beverage.
  • Pick an activity  from a list provided by the UBA or one of your very own!*
  • Provide tables, chairs, and give-a-way item!
  • Open your doors to showcase your fabulous business to the community!

what we do

  • UBA promotes your event and activity for the entire month leading up to the big day! 
  • UBA provides the food and beverage catered by Dish Passionate Cuisine. This includes set up, serving, and tear down of food and beverage.
  • Marketing package includes social media posts, boosts and cover photo ad, radio, television, website event, and banner ad, newsletter, and flyers
  • UBA assists in organizing your activity for the night. 

 *all activities must be approved by UBA staff.