Affiliations SMBTN – SMB Technology Network The SMB Technology Network™ is an organization of IT consultants and resellers who provide technology products and services to business. ASCII The ASCII Group was established in 1984 when a small group of resellers joined together to network and increase their purchasing power and leverage in the marketplace. Today, as the the largest independent group of solution providers in North America, members learn best practices from one another and understand deeply the challenges that are facing businesses today. Robin Robins Robin Robins is an independent marketing consultant, sales trainer, and author that specializes in inexpensive and highly effective marketing strategies for small to medium VARs, Systems Integrators, MSPs, Solution Providers, and IT consulting firms. She has developed and authored the Technology Marketing Toolkit System which is considered to be the definitive guide to marketing technology products and services. To date, over 3,500 IT business owners from 43 different countries have purchased and implemented this marketing system in their business. Elgin Area Chamber Located in the heart of historic Elgin, Illinois, the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce has an honored history for being the leader in the Fox Valley business community. We are the largest professional organization of our kind in Northern Kane County. While our principle activities are within the Elgin City limits, we also service businesses and communities in the surrounding area. Apple Store The Apple Store is the online store of Apple Inc.. All of Apple’s product lines are carried as well as select brands of accessories for its products. It is owned and operated by Apple in Cupertino, California. Besides the online store-front, items from the store can be ordered by phone.