Chicago Small Business Hub

121 North LaSalle Street, 8th Floor
Chicago IL  60602

Phone: (312) 744-6249

Chicago Small Business Hub

To support Chicago's small business community, the City has provided a one-stop hub with news, education, and resources from across the City. Learn about initiatives, competitions, licenses, funding opportunities, business education, and fraud protection. You can also follow @chismallbiz on Twitter. Page managed by the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.




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Hours

Mon: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm



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Past Events

Accounting In Quickbooks

Accounting In Quickbooks
09:30 am - 04/27/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Trak Patel, CPA, PCIP from ARCC Consulting Learn how to keep your financial recordkeeping...

Business Licensing 101

Business Licensing 101
03:00 pm - 04/25/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the City of Chicago Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Attendees will learn the...

Workplace Discrimination & Harassment under Chicago's Ordinance

Workplace Discrimination & Harassment under Chicago's Ordinance
09:30 am - 04/20/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Workplace Discrimination and Harassment under Chicago's Ordinance: What Business Owners Need to Know City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented...

The Freelancer's Guide to LinkedIn

The Freelancer's Guide to LinkedIn
03:00 pm - 04/18/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Hayden Humphrey, Hayden Humphrey - Life Coach and Creative Entrepreneur At this workshop we...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 04/13/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Friday, April 13th from 11AM-3PM! Participating Vendors: 5411 Empanadas DonerMen PIKO...

Wealth Building Tactics For Small Business Owners

Wealth Building Tactics For Small Business Owners
09:30 am - 04/13/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Geri Aglipay, Small Business Majority How to maximize profits for sustainability. Understand...

Funding Options For Your Small Business

Funding Options For Your Small Business
03:00 pm - 04/11/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Steve Bob, UIC Business (UIC's College of Business) Where do I find funding to get my business...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 04/06/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Friday, April 6th from 11AM-3PM! Participating Vendors: 5411 Empanadas The...

Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses: Strategy vs. Tactics

Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses: Strategy vs. Tactics
09:30 am - 04/06/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Dorothy Muszynska, Founder of DM Marketing Group Businesses must have a strategic marketing framework in place BEFORE creating and implementing tactics...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 04/04/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 04/03/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Ave.) on Tuesday, April 3rd from 11AM-3PM! Participating vendors: 5411 Empanadas Beavers...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 03/30/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Friday, March 30th from 11AM-3PM! Participating Vendors: American Glory...

Lo Que Necesita Saber Acerca de su Negocio & Impuestos

Lo Que Necesita Saber Acerca de su Negocio & Impuestos
09:30 am - 03/30/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Workshop Will Be Presented in SPANISH Presentado por el Servicio de Impuestos Internos (IRS) y el Centro...

Marketing: Finding Your Niche

Marketing: Finding Your Niche
03:00 pm - 03/28/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Florence Hardy, Esq, MBA, Far South CDC Marketing can be a broad and confusing term, but it does...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 03/23/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Friday, March 23rd from 11AM-3PM! Participating Vendors: 5411 Empanadas Carnivale...

6-Figure Marketing with Facebook Ads to Boost Your Bottom Line

6-Figure Marketing with Facebook Ads to Boost Your Bottom Line
09:30 am - 03/23/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Stephanie Walters, Blue Top Marketing In this jam packed 2 hour session, we will cover how...

Sexual & Other Forms of Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual & Other Forms of Harassment in the Workplace
03:00 pm - 03/21/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment and Human Resource Attorney Attend this...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 03/20/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Ave.) on Tuesday, March 20th from 11AM-3PM! Participating vendors: 5411...

Digital Marketing 101 for Businesses With a Website

Digital Marketing 101 for Businesses With a Website
09:30 am - 03/16/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Google and Birkdesign Inc. A laptop or smart mobile device is required to get the most out...

The Building Blocks To Opening A Day Care

The Building Blocks To Opening A Day Care
03:00 pm - 03/14/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) In this workshop you will learn the step by step...

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