DirectBuy of Gurnee Attends International Conference

Gurnee, Illinois (PressExposure) December 10, 2008 -- Held from November 22 to 25, 2008, at the San Francisco Marriott, DirectBuy’s conference, appropriately titled Brilliance by the Bay, brought DirectBuy center owners, staff and vendors from across the U.S. and Canada. Besides awards banquets and keynote speakers, the conference provided a team-building opportunity.

“It’s great to attend DirectBuy’s international conference for a lot of reasons: new ideas, as well as meeting other center owners and staff. Perhaps the best benefit is it gives our staff a chance to bond outside the showroom,” said Karuna Talwar, owner of DirectBuy of Gurnee. “That not only improves morale at work but gets our staff even more excited about what we do here at DirectBuy.”

DirectBuy of Gurnee staff attending the conference included: ● Lisa Miller – Member Service Manager, Winthrop Harbor, Illinois ● Brad Marchildon – Call Center Manager, Grayslake, Illinois ● McNemon Vincent – Warehouse Manager, Gurnee, Illinois ● Tim Cain – Cabinetry Designer, Waukegan, Illinois ● Ronald Milton – Director, Gurnee, Illinois ● Justin Carmody – Director, Beach Park, Illinois ● Trisha Avery – Member Associate, Kenosha, Wisconsin ● Erin McCormack – Senior Product Specialist, Grayslake, Illinois ● Vera Masionis – Product Specialist, Round Lake Beach, Illinois ● Kristina Anderson – Product Specialist, Round Lake, Illinois ● Jillian Wolf – Product Specialist, Richmond, Illinois ● Laura Murdie – Personal Assistant to Karuna Talwar, Salem, Wisconsin

As the leading members-only showroom and home design center, DirectBuy of Gurnee offers low insider pricing on products ranging from light fixtures to televisions to kitchen cabinets, all from more than 700 manufacturers and their authorized suppliers. DirectBuy also offers design services to its members, as well as a listing of local contractors who offer installation services to DirectBuy members, many times at a discounted rate.

Since 1971, DirectBuy franchises have offered members the opportunity to enjoy enormous savings on home furnishings, home improvement items, entertainment and outdoor products and accessories by buying wholesale, directly from the manufacturer. With five convenient locations in the greater Chicago area (Chicago, Gurnee, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, and Tinley Park), consumers can enjoy a comfortable, country-club setting, where they finally have the financial control of buying direct.

For more information on a DirectBuy membership, you can call 1-800-DIRECTBUY or visit

Consumers interested in becoming members may obtain a Visitor’s Pass to attend an Open House by visiting

Locations of the five DirectBuy showrooms serving the greater Chicago area are: DirectBuy of Gurnee, 4081 Ryan Rd. #107, Gurnee, IL; DirectBuy of Hoffman Estates, 2200 N. Stonington Ave Ste. 150 Hoffman Estates, IL; DirectBuy of Chicago North, 6325 Avondale, Chicago, IL; DirectBuy of DuPage County, 1864 Highgrove Ste. 136 Naperville, IL; and DirectBuy of Tinley Park, 18400 S. 76th Avenue Ste. B, Tinley Park, IL.

To learn more about the superior value and benefits of a DirectBuy membership, visit

About DirectBuy of Gurnee

About DirectBuy
Since 1971, DirectBuy has helped hundreds of thousands of families enjoy a better quality of life, enabling them to buy directly from more than 700 manufacturers and their authorized suppliers. Buying direct makes members' hard-earned money to go much further, while having the selection and choice not available at any retail store. Access to confidential prices, local suppliers, and unparalleled selection helps make members' dream projects a reality. It's a comfortable, country-club setting, where you finally have the financial control of buying direct. The four DirectBuy showrooms serving the greater Chicago area are part of more than 160 franchise locations throughout North America.

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Press Release Submitted On: December 08, 2008 at 2:30 pm
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