Business Expo

Small Business Center on the Road:

A Business Expo for the Polish Community

Saturday, 3/8/2014

10 am – 1 pm in the Annex

FREE Business Expo, RSVP is appreciated:   RSVP – click HERE

The City of Chicago’s Small Business Center, Office of New Americans (ONA) and Western Union invite small business owners and entrepreneurs to a series of neighborhood business expos called the Small Business Center on the Road. The expos are free and open to the public and will offer business education, resources on financing, licensing process, tax laws and provide an opportunity to network with important stakeholders in the community.

Chicago entrepreneurs and small business owners are invited to A Business Expo for the Polish Community, which offers resources on:

  • How to finance a small business,

  • How to start the licensing process,

  • How to understand and comply with tax laws and other legal requirements,

  • Business planning and counseling,

  • Where to connect with chambers of commerce and other resources,

  • Business education,

  • Networking opportunities,

  • and much, much more!

Confirmed Exhibitors:

Accion Chicago
Belmont Central Chamber of Commerce
Center for Economic Progress
City of Chicago – Business Affairs and Consumer Protection
City of Chicago – Procurement Services
Chicago Public Library
Central Management Services Business Enterprise Program
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative
Greater Avondale Chamber of Commerce
Illinois Department of Employment Security – IDES
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Illinois SBDC/Duman Entrepreneurship Center JVS Chicago
Illinois Secretary of State – Business Services Department
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce
Polish American Association
Polish American Chamber of Commerce
PWB – Polish Women in Business
Portage Park Chamber of Commerce
SCORE Chicago
Six Corners Association
Small Business Association
SomerCor 504 Inc.
The Law Project
United States Department of Labor, EBSA
Western Union
Women’s Business Development Center

This Event is Co-Sponsored By: (click to see websites)

City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of New Americans, City of Chicago Small Business Center, Western Union

Event Organized by:  

City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) ensures a fair and vibrant market place for both businesses and consumers. BACP licenses businesses and public vehicles, provides business education and access to resources, enforces the Municipal Code, and protects consumers from fraud.

BACP offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP’s offices located in Room 805 at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Sharing info:
Small Business Center on the Road: A Business Expo for the Polish Community
03/08/2014 – 10 am – 1 pm
Copernicus Center Annex, 5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630

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