Celebrating the good news of friends and colleagues.

Ashley Havertine did an incredible job pulling together the Real Men Wear Pink Party at Avli on the Park. The evening was complemented by beautiful decorations from Kehoe Design and the opportunity to meet other passionate individuals working toward this same cause.


This year, the executive committee of ProVisor’s Chicago Central decided to add a visual element to our meetings. This has helped us create more of an engaging, visual interaction for our members and out-of-town guests.

Here’s how you can get the file and start using it for your meetings.

1) Get the file

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Another impactful and inspiring evening is in the books with our extended UpLevel family of food tour operators. Tonight, we were lucky to host Dalton Barton, owner of Clear Sky Tourism, as our featured guest. Dalton is a tour marketing expert (and an ambitious triathlete!) …


Every 6-Week Cycle, the team of employees and contractors each get to choose where to donate company money.

During this past 6-Week Cycle, everyone working with Martin Creative received a $100 gift card with the expressed instructions to give it away. …


Another fantastic meeting of the minds is in the books! We’re so glad so many of our UpLevel family were able to join us for this month’s Town Hall. Tonight was a casual affair — no speakers, no heavy B2B discussion topics. Instead, we wanted to hear from you, and…


Welcome to the recap of tonight’s first UpLevel Tourism Town Hall of 2021. If you were able to make it, we’re so glad you could participate. We hope you found our speakers enlightening, and the opportunity to network with your colleagues and peers helpful.

If you missed the our Town…


Learn more about 6-Week Cycles at https://6weekcycles.com

You’ll receive one email per day, with small steps, to start working in 6-Week Cycles.

Working from home is here to stay. With that, we need to start looking at how we can be most productive, not just sitting in front of a computer from 9–5 and saying, “well that was pointless.”

This virtual coach will equip you with the tools you need to start…


Including Community Effort of the Year, Artist of the Year, and Person of the Year — here is a list of some of the best things 2020 had to offer.

10) Ad of the year

Match.com’s Satan Commercial

Imaginative, well-done, great story. Just…everything we love in an ad.

9) App of the year


There’s this scene in Elf when Santa arrives back at his workshop. He just finished delivering all presents, the elves are celebrating; he steps in and says,

“Alright, alright. We’ve had another very successful year. So, after all that hard work, it’s time to start preparations for next Christmas.” …


For many tour companies, the holidays can be one of the busiest times of the year. This year, as we all know, is a little bit different. Some businesses are booming right now while others are struggling. Some have taken completely new directions, like offering foodie boxes. …

Joe Martin

Entrepreneur, author, and TEDx Speaker who believes real world interactions are more valuable than digital ones.

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