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Recent Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Oak Brook Chamber

Celebrating Success & the Next Chapter: Recent Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Oak Brook Chamber

On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, Jim Fannin Brands and ZoneCoach® Consulting hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce, and the event was a fantastic success. 

Marking the beginning of a new chapter, the Oak Brook Ribbon Cutting attracted approximately 25 guests, including team members, dignitaries, esteemed local leaders, and business affiliates, who came together to hear speeches, network, and commemorate this notable occasion.

Ribbon Cutting Speeches Celebrates Wins

Jim Fannin, the Founder of Jim Fannin Brands and ZoneCoach® Consulting took center stage during the ceremony, along with some ZoneCoach® Trainers, all of whom spoke on several key topics, including the: 

  1. Visualize Zone™: Jim and ZoneCoach® trainers introduced the concept of the “Visualize Zone™,” debuting a new aspect of their life, business, and sports mental coaching program. With this offering, Jim Fannin Brands and ZoneCoach® are empowering individuals to visualize success, so they can achieve their personal and professional goals.

  2. 50th Anniversary of Jim Fannin Brands: Coinciding with the company’s 50th anniversary, the Oak Brook Ribbon Cutting also paid respects to this remarkable milestone and achievement, with speakers highlighting the company’s rich history and the astounding impacts it has had on countless lives over five decades.

  3. Hall of Fame and Testimonials: Jim and his team shared and celebrated clients’ success stories, showcasing their Hall of Fame wall while recounting some powerful testimonials. These stories serve as a testament to the effectiveness of their coaching methods, programs, and systems.

  4. Life Blueprint & Coaching: Also in the spotlight during the Ribbon Cutting speeches was the proprietary Life Blueprint developed by Jim Fannin and used to help individuals and teams accomplish their goals. While discussing Life Blueprints and mental coaching, Jim emphasized the company’s unwavering commitment to improving the lives of individuals and bettering organizations, so they can achieve and maintain peak performance and extraordinary success.

The event’s attendees were visibly moved by all the speeches, making it all the more warm, jovial, and delightful for those involved.

Ribbon Cutting: Tours, Networking & Refreshments Too

Along with the speeches, the Oak Brook Ribbon Cutting included several other activities, including office tours by the enthusiastic team members and refreshments in the inviting kitchen and dining area. With greetings, meetings, stories, and ideas free-flowing, the atmosphere was abuzz with collaboration, enthusiasm, and productivity.

One of the highlights of the event was the mini visualization session in the Visualize Zone™. Conducted by ZoneCoach® Trainer Caleb Claton, this session gave attendees a transformative experience, offering a snapshot of what the Visualize Zone™ is all about. Those who tried the session had overwhelmingly positive feedback. 

Ribbon Cutting Guests & Attendees

Among the dozens of guests at the Oak Brook Ribbon Cutting on Sept. 26th was Dave Carlin, President and CEO of the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce. He expressed his excitement about the office, the Visualize Zone™, and the 50th Anniversary of Jim Fannin Brands.

In addition to Dave Carlin, several other dignitaries, local leaders and business affiliates were in attendance, including (but not limited to): 

  • Melissa Headley, Director of Community and Economic Development
  • Aldermen Charlie Barberi and Bob Rada from the City of Oakbrook Terrace

The success and attendance for this event serve as a testament to the strong and growing support from the local community.

Ann Erce-Divello, a ZoneCoach® Guide, summed up the evening beautifully, saying:

What an amazing evening to network and collaborate with the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and the community.