COVID - 19 Business Trends & Tips | Sept. 10th, 5:00-6:00 pm
COVID-19 has reshaped local economies. Now more than ever, entrepreneurs and business owners need to stay aware of shifts and changes in the economy, including but not limited to, shifting consumer behavior, industry trends, public safety regulations & new demographics.
Job SnapBack Virtual Summit | Sept. 14th - 18th, 10:00 am & 5:00 pm
5 Day virtual guide to getting back into the job market. Two session held daily with guest speakers, tools, resources and more!
Starting Your Business in Illinois | Sept. 17th, 5:00-6:00 pm | Oct. 8th, 5:00-6:00 pm
For entrepreneurs in the early start-up and design stage of the business, the workshop offers a high-level view of what it takes to launch your business, develop a business plan, and the many resources available to you. This workshop is made available on a monthly basis.
Grant Accountability Transparency Act | Sept. 24th, 5:00 - 6:00 pm | Oct. 15th, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Any organization seeking grants from the State of Illinois must meet requirements of and adhere to the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA). All applicants and grantees must comply with GATA grant requirements and GATA pre-qualification requirements must be completed before a grant is submitted.
Tech Start-Up 101 | Oct. 1st, 5:00- 6:00PM | Oct. 29th, 5:00 - 6:00pm | Dec. 3rd, 5:00 - 6:00pm
This webinar is an opportunity for current or prospective tech entrepreneurs to ask questions from tech entrepreneurs in residence as well as learn and discuss trends in the tech startup world.
Sell Online with Google this Holiday Season | Oct. 14th, 11:00 AM
Learn how to sell online to customers as they kick off their holiday shopping this season. Presented by Google, we’ll walk through the benefits of setting up an online store with Shopify and how to list your products on Google Shopping so that you can sell from anywhere. Plus, learn about more helpful tools to stand out online, such as Local Opportunity Finder and Grow My Store.
Biz Certifications | Nov. 5th, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Becoming a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), or a Veteran’s Business Enterprise (VBE) is another tool to add to your marketing kit that helps promote your company to major corporations that are actively seeking to conduct business with minority/woman/veteran-owned business(es). These certifications are accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities, and other entities.
Sell Online This Holiday Season with Google
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COVID - 19 Business Trends & Tips
Register September 10th | 5:00 PM
Starting Your Business in Illinois
Register September 17th | 5:00 PM
Register October 8th | 5:00 PM
Grant Accountability Transparency Act
Register September 24th | 5:00 PM
Register October 15th | 5:00 PM
Tech Start-Up 101
Register October 1st | 5:00 PM
Register October 29th | 5:00 PM
Register December 3rd | 5:00 PM
Sell Online with Google this Holiday Season
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