City of Chicago's Small Business Center on the Road
The Small Business Center on the Road Expo series is back for 2017! The first expo will be at Arturo Velasquez Institute on Saturday, March 18th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The expos are free and open to the public.
Keynote Speaker Laura Gutierrez of Nuevo Leon Restaurant
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 by Blown by Bocaj
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 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 onsite
Over 40 Exhibitors
2 Free Workshops (12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)
Access to Capital: Helping Your Business to Grow Presented by Fifth Third Bank and Accion Chicago 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.