Gather Events

Registration is required for all events. Paid events are included in membership. Unpaid events are free to attend with food/drink at your own expense. Women not yet members can attend paid events at a charge.

Paid events are marked with *

Show past events
February 28, 11:30 am
Faranda's

Kickoff Luncheon*

Join us for our annual Kickoff Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Kathy Johnson, Workforce Development Manager at Mortenson. Do you suffer from imposter syndrome and wonder how to overcome it? Get inspired by Kathy's career journey and learn how her workforce efforts on women in the construction industry can be used in your own organization.
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March 22, 12:00 pm

Gather for Lunch

Relax during your lunch break and connect with Gather members in a casual setting. Get to know new members and introduce yourself with different networking games. Food and drink at your own expense.
April 13, 5:00 pm

Gather for Drinks

Celebrate springtime with Gather members! Join us after work for drinks while connecting with Gather members. Bring a friend or colleague to introduce them to our network! Drinks at your own expense.
May 10, 5:00 pm

Build Your Own Bouquet*

Add a pop of color to your space with a beautiful bouquet arranged by YOU! Learn the basics of floral arrangement while building your own bouquet.
June 5, 5:00 pm
Buena Vista Golf Course

Connect Fore

Tee up and connect with Gather members on the course by learning more about and playing golf. No golf experience necessary. Inexperienced and experienced players will be grouped together for a non competitive and fun environment. Golf game at your own expense. Check-in at 5pm. Tee-off at 5:30pm.
June 20, 8:30 am

Leadership Breakfast*

Enjoy a keynote speaker, breakfast, and networking.
August 17, 5:00 pm
Jonamac Orchard

Yoga & Wine at Jonamac Orchard*

Join us for an annual Gather favorite! Enjoy an evening of self-care and stress management at Jonamac Orchard. A basic yoga instruction with a view of the orchards will be followed by tasting Jonamac's signature wines, ciders, and slushies paired with appetizers. No yoga experience necessary! Please dress comfortably for movement.
September 22, 12:00 pm

Gather for Lunch

Relax during your lunch break and connect with Gather members in a casual setting. Get to know new members and introduce yourself with different networking games. Food and drink at your own expense.
October 17, 5:00 pm

Gather to Sip n Paint

Sip with a twist! Join us for a local sip n’ paint demonstration and bring home your own creation. Class at your own expense.
November 1, 5:00 pm
NIU Convocation Center

NIU Women's Basketball Game*

Cheer on the NIU Women's Basketball team while getting to know other Gather members, catching up with colleagues, and enjoying food and drink in the private Nelson Suite in the Convocation Center.
December 6, 5:00 pm

Gather Gives Back

Give back to the community with Gather during the season of giving! Gather with us to collaborate on a project to benefit local organizations.