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City of Chicago's Small Business Center on the Road

The Small Business Center on the Road Expo series is back for 2017! The next expo will be at Malcolm X on Saturday, November 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  The expos are free and open to the public.  

Expo will be held at Malcolm X College - 1900 W. Jackson  

Expo details: 

  • Keynote Speaker 
  • FREE assistance from business consultants to begin the licensing process
  • Resources on Procurement, Financial, Insurance and Consumer information
  • Financial Advisers on hand to answer questions
  • Perfect your Elevator Pitch 
  • Mini Makeovers  and Hair Styling 
  • FREE Headshot by 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 Community 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.
  • Exhibitors
  • 2 Free Workshops (12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)

    Access to Capital: Helping Your Business Grow”
    Presented by Fifth Third Bank and ACCION
    In order for businesses to grow capital is often needed but sometimes it isn’t always easy to come by.  In this workshop you will learn about traditional and non-traditional credit sources as well as how to best prepare for when your company needs it most.

  • And much more!