City of Chicago's Small Business Center on the Road
The Small Business Center on the Road Expo series is back for 2016! The next expo will be at the South Shore Cultural Center on Saturday, June 25th from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. The expos are free and open to the public.
FREE assistance from business consultants to begin the licensing process
Resources on Procurement, Financial, Insurance, Consumer information
Financial Advisers on hand to answer questions
Perfect your Elevator Pitch
Mini makeovers offered by Ulta Cosmetics
FREE Headshot from a professional photographer to be used for marketing/promotional materials
FREE Tax Clinic: One-on-One counseling sessions provided by Center for Economic Progress (CEP)
FREE Law Clinic: Legal advice and support provided by The Law Project
FREE Networking Hour: Connect and exchange ideas with likeminded entrepreneurs provided by Chicago’s Office of the City Treasurer from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Free Document Shredding onsight
Over 40 Exhibitors including: -City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP)C - Fifth Third Bank - Country Financial -IRS - Center for Economic Progress - Latin American Chamber of Commerce - Illinois Department of Employment Security - Illinois Secretary of State - City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development - City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services - City of Chicago Department of Public Health - Score - Accion Chicago - Law Project - South Shore Chamber Inc - Somer Cor - CNI - Chicago Public Library - Chicago Neighborhood Ininiative - City Treasurer's Office - Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses - Illinois Office of the Comptroller - Illinois SBDC at UIC - Illinois Tollway - Illinois Worker's Compensation - Illinois State Treasurer Office - Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at IIT - People's Natural Gas Savings Program - US Small Business Administration - US Department of Labor - YWCA - and more !
2 Free Workshops (12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)
X Factors of Business Success Presented by the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and Katherine Toll of Expert On Time Consulting Join the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and Katherine Toll of Expert On Time Consulting as they host a discussion around the X Factors of Business Success. It goes without saying that a viable product and/or service are key to a business’s success, but what are other skills and areas that take your business to the next level? Join us as we discuss how your communication, your confidence, and your presence affect your bottom line.