Chicago Small Business Hub

121 North LaSalle Street, 8th Floor
Chicago,  IL 60602

Phone: (312) 744-6249



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...

Cybersecurity for Small & Mid-size Businesses

Cybersecurity for Small & Mid-size Businesses
09:30 am - 03/09/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the Better Business Bureau Serving Chicago & Northern Illinois (BBB) Business Cybercrime is...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 03/07/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes...

Tips and Time Savers When Setting Up and Running Your Business

Tips and Time Savers When Setting Up and Running Your Business
09:30 am - 03/02/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Agostino Filippone, Chokshi Filippone Law, LLC Entrepreneurs walk a fine line when it comes to...

Municipal Code Compliance for Chicago Pawnbrokers and Secondhand

Municipal Code Compliance for Chicago Pawnbrokers and Secondhand
03:00 pm - 02/28/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) and Chicago Police Department (CPD) The Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP)...

What You Need to Know About Your Business & Taxes

What You Need to Know About Your Business & Taxes
09:30 am - 02/23/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Center for Economic Progress (CEP) Are you required to file a return? Is your worker an independent contractor...

How to Write a Business Plan: What you need to know!

How to Write a Business Plan: What you need to know!
03:00 pm - 02/21/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at Illinois Tech Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier...

Access to Capital

Access to Capital
09:30 am - 02/16/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Fifth Third Bank and Accion Serving Illinois & Northwest Indiana In order for businesses to grow capital is often needed but sometimes it isn’t...

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit
03:00 pm - 02/14/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Business Affairs & Consumer Protection, Small Business Center - Public Way Use (PWU) Unit, Anthony Bertuca Take the mystery out of the Sidewalk Cafe...

Ten Practical Legal Tips for Small Business Success

Ten Practical Legal Tips for Small Business Success
09:30 am - 02/09/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid LLC Running a small business takes a lot of work. Often, a handful of employees fill a variety of roles, meaning that...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 02/07/2018

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...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 02/02/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at Chicago O'Hare International Airport...

Taking the Mystery out of Business Insurance

Taking the Mystery out of Business Insurance
03:00 pm - 01/31/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Anna Maria Viti-Welch, The Viti Companies (Guy Viti Insurance) Does the word "insurance" make...

What You Need to Know About Your Business & Taxes

What You Need to Know About Your Business & Taxes
09:30 am - 01/26/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the (Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Center for Economic Progress (CEP) Are you required...

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business?

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business?
03:00 pm - 01/24/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Community Law Project The Law Project’s Small Business Program offers legal support to entrepreneurs...

Land Your First 10 Clients

Land Your First 10 Clients
09:30 am - 01/19/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Becky L Duncan, your Business MacGyver You'll walk away with the only thing you need to know...

How to Really Start Your Business

How to Really Start Your Business
03:00 pm - 01/17/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by SCORE Chicago Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? If so, what...

Business Funding Made Easy

Business Funding Made Easy
09:30 am - 01/12/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Craig Feldman, Bloom Lending Although it may seem elementary, funding is the most important aspect...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 01/10/2018

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes...

Making Connections

Making Connections
09:30 am - 12/22/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Business Bragger Learn how to make new connections on LinkedIn for business purposes. We...

Marketing with Social Media

Marketing with Social Media
03:00 pm - 12/20/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Rhea Steele, President of Blue Ocean Logic In this workshop you will learn how to create a...

Nuts and Bolts of Creating a Charitable Organization

Nuts and Bolts of Creating a Charitable Organization
09:30 am - 12/15/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Community Law Project Attend this workshop to learn about the legal steps to becoming a charitable...

Networking-Finding & Using Your Connections to Grow Your Biz

Networking-Finding & Using Your Connections to Grow Your Biz
03:00 pm - 12/13/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Stacey Pitts Caldwell, MBA, Center Director of SBDC at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce A...

Goodbye Frustration, Hello Great Business Flow!

Goodbye Frustration, Hello Great Business Flow!
09:30 am - 12/08/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Rebecca Chauncey, RLC Speaks, LLC Are you stressing over business? Do you regularly feel frustrated...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 12/06/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 12/01/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating...

The Essentials for Avoiding Employment Related Disputes

The Essentials for Avoiding Employment Related Disputes
03:00 pm - 11/29/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment & Human Resources Attorney This presentation...

Instagram This

Instagram This
09:30 am - 11/17/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Business Bragger . City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Is your business on Instagram? In this interactive workshop we will teach...

Account – Ability: Sales Growth Beyond the Brochure

Account – Ability: Sales Growth Beyond the Brochure
03:00 pm - 11/15/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Donna Smith Bellinger, Business Revenue Accelerator Author, Award Winning Sales Consultant Having...

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!
03:00 pm - 11/08/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at Illinois Tech Learn how...

Digital Advertising 101

Digital Advertising 101
09:30 am - 11/03/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

9:30-11:30 a.m. City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Google & Birkdesign Inc. Learn how to reach new customers and grow your...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 11/01/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes...

Making Connections

Making Connections
09:30 am - 10/27/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Business Bragger Learn how to make new connections on LinkedIn for business purposes. We will...

Getting Started With Marketing - How to Crush It!

Getting Started With Marketing - How to Crush It!
03:00 pm - 10/25/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Dianne Denton- Principal, Serafire Marketing So you have an awesome business idea but how do...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 10/25/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Wednesday, October 25th from 11AM-3PM! Participating Vendors: 5411 Empanadas Cheesie's...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 10/20/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Friday, October 20th from 11AM-3PM! Participating Vendors: American...

No Seas Avestruz Cuando Se Trata de Sus Finanzas

No Seas Avestruz Cuando Se Trata de Sus Finanzas
09:30 am - 10/20/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

(Workshop will be presented in Spanish/Taller se presenta en Español) City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Nancye F. Rivera, Small...

How to Really Start Your Business

How to Really Start Your Business
03:00 pm - 10/18/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by SCORE Chicago Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? If so, what...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 10/13/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

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

Digital Advertising 101

Digital Advertising 101
09:30 am - 10/13/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. - 8th Floor, 805 Presented by Google & Birkdesign Inc./ Birk Creative Learn how to reach new customers and grow your business with...

Cybersecurity for Small & Mid-size Businesses

Cybersecurity for Small & Mid-size Businesses
03:00 pm - 10/11/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the Better Business Bureau Serving Chicago & Northern Illinois Business Cybercrime has become...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 10/06/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

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

Equity Crowdfunding Basics

Equity Crowdfunding Basics
09:30 am - 10/06/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Florence Hardy, Far South CDC Accessing money to start and grow your business can be a challenge....

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 10/04/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes...

Facebook for Business

Facebook for Business
09:30 am - 09/29/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Briana Bragg, Business Bragger In this interactive workshop we will teach you the perfect...

Introduction to the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF)

Introduction to the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF)
03:00 pm - 09/27/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by SomerCor 504, Inc. The Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) helps small businesses and enhances...

Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance

Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance
09:30 am - 09/22/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Sandra Cavato Insurance Agency In this session, attendees will learn the coverages needed...

How to Obtain a Public Way Use Permit

How to Obtain a Public Way Use Permit
03:00 pm - 09/20/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by BACP, Small Business Center - Public Way Use (PWU) Unit, Anthony Bertuca Take the mystery out...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 09/15/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating...

Uncovering Your Financial Blind Spot: Financial Best Practices

Uncovering Your Financial Blind Spot: Financial Best Practices
03:00 pm - 09/13/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Larry Levy, President, CFO Options This workshop will review key financial areas that all business...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 09/12/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Ave.) on Tuesday, September 12th from 11AM-3PM! Participating vendors: The...

Quickbooks 101

Quickbooks 101
09:30 am - 09/08/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA, Del Real Tax Group Inc. , Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Learn...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 09/06/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes...

Master Goal Setting & Vision Planning for Leaders

Master Goal Setting & Vision Planning for Leaders
09:30 am - 09/01/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

City Hall, 121 N. La Salle St – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by L. Renee Richardson, Wealth and Riches Today, Inc. and Rich Gurlz This workshop is designed...

Employee Classification Issues

Employee Classification Issues
03:00 pm - 08/30/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Employee Classification Issues-Independent Contractor (1099) or Employee (W2), Salaried or Hourly Compensation 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St....

Building Your Business: A Brick and Mortar Guide

Building Your Business: A Brick and Mortar Guide
09:30 am - 08/25/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Building Your Business: A Brick and Mortar Guide 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Chyanne Husar, husARchitecture From...

Credit Card Processing: Contracts, Pricing, Fees, & Growth

Credit Card Processing: Contracts, Pricing, Fees, & Growth
03:00 pm - 08/23/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Credit Card Processing: Contracts, Pricing, Fees, Systems, and Growth 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Horizon...

Trademarks, Patents, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights

Trademarks, Patents, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights
09:30 am - 08/18/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Trademarks, Patents, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights: Recognizing and Protecting Your Company’s Assets 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th...

How To Obtain A Shared Kitchen Operator or User Biz License

How To Obtain A Shared Kitchen Operator or User Biz License
03:00 pm - 08/16/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

How To Obtain A Shared Kitchen Operator, Supplemental, Or User Business License 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 08/16/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Ave.) on Wednesday, August 16th from 11AM-3PM! Participating vendors: The...

Access to Capital: Helping Your Business Grow

Access to Capital: Helping Your Business Grow
09:30 am - 08/11/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Access to Capital: Helping Your Business Grow 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103 Presented by Fifth Third Bank In order...

Market Research: Who will buy ur Product/Service & how do u know

Market Research: Who will buy ur Product/Service & how do u know
03:00 pm - 08/09/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Market Research: Who will buy your Product/Service and how do you know? 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805 Presented by Women's...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 07/28/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Friday, July 28th from 11AM-3PM! Participating vendors: American Glory...

Social Media 101

Social Media 101
09:30 am - 07/28/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented Business Bragger Learn the basics of social media. We will share important know-how like the difference between a personal profile and a business page....

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!
03:00 pm - 07/26/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at Illinois Tech Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 07/21/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Friday, July 21st from 11AM-3PM! Participating vendors: American Glory...

Cybersecurity for Small & Mid-size Businesses

Cybersecurity for Small & Mid-size Businesses
09:30 am - 07/21/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the Better Business Bureau Serving Chicago & Northern Illinois Business Cybercrime has become a hot topic. American businesses are now considered the...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 07/19/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Business Affairs & Consumer Protection Department, Chicago Department of Public Health and Chicago Fire Department This workshop...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 07/19/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Ave.) on Wednesday, July 19th from 11AM-3PM! Participating vendors: Beavers...

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business?

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business?
09:30 am - 06/30/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Law Project The Law Project’s Small Business Program offers legal support to entrepreneurs who are starting or have their own small businesses...

Lean Social–How to Succeed at Social Media w/ Less Time & Money

Lean Social–How to Succeed at Social Media w/ Less Time & Money
03:00 pm - 06/28/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Dean DeLisle, Forward Progress and Social Jack How are you doing online with social media, your online community and all the choices there are to host...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 06/23/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department (Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport) Are you...

City of Chicago’s New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

City of Chicago’s New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
03:00 pm - 06/21/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) The City of Chicago’s new Paid Sick Leave Ordinance is effective...

Creating an Enticing and Effective Menu

Creating an Enticing and Effective Menu
09:30 am - 06/16/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Nick Sarillo, Nick's Pizza & Pub Your restaurant will only be successful if you serve menu items that your consumers demand. This workshop will look...

Important Cash Flow Conversation-Understanding Working Capital

Important Cash Flow Conversation-Understanding Working Capital
03:00 pm - 06/14/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Craig Feldman, Managing Partner - Bloom Lending Let's have a critical conversation about the importance of cash flow, learn the key indicators of why...

Practical Legal Tips to Start a Successful Online Business

Practical Legal Tips to Start a Successful Online Business
09:30 am - 06/09/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid LLC More entrepreneurs are opting for an online presence in hopes of reaping increased profits by selling their products...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 06/07/2017

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...

How To Obtain A Mobile Food License

How To Obtain A Mobile Food License
09:30 am - 06/02/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) and the Chicago Department of Public Health Learn how to obtain a mobile...

Social Media & Human Capital-The Evolution of Workplace Law & No

Social Media & Human Capital-The Evolution of Workplace Law & No
03:00 pm - 05/31/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment and Human Resource Attorney In this workshop you will engage in a round table Q & A formatted discussion...

6 Figure Marketing: Create Fans & Business Through Social Media

6 Figure Marketing: Create Fans & Business Through Social Media
09:30 am - 05/26/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

6 Figure Marketing: How to Create Fans & Business Through Social Media Presented by Stephanie Walters, Blue Top Marketing Ever since social media has been around,...

Self- Employed/Independent Contractors Tax Talk

Self- Employed/Independent Contractors Tax Talk
03:00 pm - 05/24/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Tiffani Vaughan, H&R Block You may think tax season is over, but for Self-Employed and Independent Contractors tax season is a year long prepping session....

Taking the Mystery out of Business Insurance

Taking the Mystery out of Business Insurance
09:30 am - 05/19/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Presented by Anna Maria Viti-Welch, President of The Viti Companies Does the word "insurance" make you feel uncomfortable? Have you been avoiding...

New GroundTransportation Tax Collection Process 4 Non-Chicago PV

New GroundTransportation Tax Collection Process 4 Non-Chicago PV
03:00 pm - 05/17/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

New Ground Transportation Tax Collection Process For Non-Chicago Public Vehicles Presented by the City of Chicago Effective 7/1/2017, Chicago’s Ground Transportation...

Buying a Business: Find, Evaluate and Negotiate

Buying a Business: Find, Evaluate and Negotiate
09:30 am - 05/12/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid LLC Do you want to buy a business and don’t know where to start? In this step-by-step seminar learn how buying a...

Doing Business With the US DOT and Transportation Agencies

Doing Business With the US DOT and Transportation Agencies
03:00 pm - 05/10/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Gabriela Garcia, SBTRC Director, U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Small Business - Great Lakes Region Did you know that the US DOT and...

Business Licensing 101

Business Licensing 101
09:30 am - 05/05/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Now is your chance to learn the 3 steps to obtain a business license,...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 05/03/2017

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...

Accounting in Quickbooks

Accounting in Quickbooks
09:30 am - 04/28/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Trak Patel, CPA, PCIP from ARCC Consulting Learn how to keep your financial recordkeeping books using QuickBooks. We will identify the differences...

Business Licensing 101

Business Licensing 101
03:00 pm - 04/26/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Attendees will learn the 3 steps to obtain a business license, and...

Small Business Resources to Help Your Business Succeed

Small Business Resources to Help Your Business Succeed
09:30 am - 04/21/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by U.S. Small Business Administration Come learn about programs, services, and partners to help you start and grow your business. Working with SBA resource...

Lowering Card Processing Costs for Your Business

Lowering Card Processing Costs for Your Business
03:00 pm - 04/19/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Jonathan Simon, Horizon Payments Would you like to learn how to lower an important but often overlooked cost in your business? Unfortunately, the...

Ten Practical Legal Tips for Small Business Success

Ten Practical Legal Tips for Small Business Success
09:30 am - 04/14/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid LLC Running a small business takes a lot of work. Often, a handful of employees fill a variety of roles, meaning that...

Cómo Empezar un Negocio/How to Start a Business (In Spanish)

Cómo Empezar un Negocio/How to Start a Business (In Spanish)
03:00 pm - 04/12/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

(WORKSHOP PRESENTED IN SPANISH) Presented by the Quiroga College Chicago Esta presentación cubrirá los pasos para abrir un negocio en Illinois. También cubrirá...

Chicago’s New Disability Access Regulations

Chicago’s New Disability Access Regulations
09:30 am - 04/07/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR) The Chicago Human Rights Ordinance requires that Chicago businesses ensure that their facilities,...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 04/05/2017

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...

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses
09:30 am - 03/31/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eric Sternberg of the Center for Economic Progress & Yolanda Ruiz of the IRS This workshop will give an introductory understanding of common tax...

Learn How To Sell Products & Services Effectively!

Learn How To Sell Products & Services Effectively!
03:00 pm - 03/29/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Darrell M. Roberts of Citsitra Designs & Printing Develop the right business etiquette for selling almost anything. Change your tactics periodicallyand...

Food Truck Festival

Food Truck Festival
11:00 am - 03/29/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago is hosting the #ChiFoodTruckFest at Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Ave.) on Wednesday, March 29th! Participating vendors: Harold's Cheesie's...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 03/24/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!
03:00 pm - 03/22/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at Illinois Tech Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier...

Small Business Center On the Road Expo

Small Business Center On the Road Expo
10:00 am - 03/18/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The Small Business Center on the Road Expo is back! This FREE expo will help both new and existing entrepreneurs start and grow their business. The Expo will be...

Better Business through Videoconferencing

Better Business through Videoconferencing
09:30 am - 03/17/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Brian Powers, VP & CI Strategist, Blue Ocean Logic, Inc Business owners who adopt videoconferencing, the real-time exchange of audio and visual information...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 03/15/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Fire This workshop...

Keep Your Ideas Yours - Protecting Yourself with an IP Strategy

Keep Your Ideas Yours - Protecting Yourself with an IP Strategy
09:30 am - 03/10/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid LLC This presentation will teach you how to protect and capitalize on your company’s intellectual property. As you...

Immigration Assistance For Businesses and Consumers

Immigration Assistance For Businesses and Consumers
03:00 pm - 03/08/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) The Immigration Assistance Workshop will provide information for businesses as well...

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses
09:30 am - 02/24/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eric Sternberg of the Center for Economic Progress & Yolanda Ruiz of the Internal Revenue Service This workshop will give an introductory understanding...

Hiring The Best Employees & Managing Employee Behavior

Hiring The Best Employees & Managing Employee Behavior
03:00 pm - 02/22/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment and Human Resource Attorney It's become incumbent upon business owners & operators to educate...

Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance

Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance
09:30 am - 02/17/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Sandra Cavato Insurance Agency In this session, attendees will learn the coverages needed for their business. We'll discuss the right questions to...

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit
03:00 pm - 02/15/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by BACP, Small Business Center - Public Way Use (PWU) Unit, Anthony Bertuca Take the mystery out of the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application process by attending...

Navigating a Commercial Real Estate Transaction

Navigating a Commercial Real Estate Transaction
09:30 am - 02/10/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid LLC The real estate market is tough – learn how to navigate your way through commercial leases so that you can expand...

How to Use Your Website, Email & Social Media to Double Your Biz

How to Use Your Website, Email & Social Media to Double Your Biz
03:00 pm - 02/08/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Stephanie L. Walters, Blue Top Marketing Did you know that your website is the center of your online marketing success? During this session, we will...

Social Strategies & 2017 Planning

Social Strategies & 2017 Planning
09:30 am - 02/03/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Business Bragger 2017 is here and in full force, and we're here to help! Plan your 2017 social media strategy in this informative and interactive workshop....

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 02/01/2017

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...

Creating an Enticing and Effective Menu

Creating an Enticing and Effective Menu
09:30 am - 01/27/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Nick Sarillo, Nick’s Pizza & Pub Your restaurant will only be successful if you serve menu items that your consumers demand. This workshop will...

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!
03:00 pm - 01/25/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at Illinois Tech Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier...

An Important Cash Flow Conversation-Understanding Working Capita

An Important Cash Flow Conversation-Understanding Working Capita
09:30 am - 01/20/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Craig Feldman, Managing Partner - Bloom Lending Let's have a critical conversation about the importance of cash flow, learn the key indicators of...

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit
03:00 pm - 01/18/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by BACP, Small Business Center - Public Way Use (PWU) Unit, Anthony Bertuca Take the mystery out of the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application process by attending...

Financing and Protecting Your Small Business

Financing and Protecting Your Small Business
09:30 am - 01/13/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid LLC This interactive seminar will teach entrepreneurs to launch and lay a strong foundation for their entrepreneurial...

Startup 101: How to Start a Better Business

Startup 101: How to Start a Better Business
03:00 pm - 01/11/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented Dr. Mandy Terc, DePaul University This workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of conceiving and launching a new venture. Attendees will learn...

Chicago's New Disability Regulations

Chicago's New Disability Regulations
09:30 am - 01/06/2017

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR) The Chicago Human Rights Ordinance requires that Chicago businesses ensure that their facilities,...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 01/04/2017

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...

Business Licensing 101

Business Licensing 101
03:00 pm - 12/21/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Attendees will learn the 3 steps to obtain a business license, and...

Small Business Resources to Help Your Business Succeed

Small Business Resources to Help Your Business Succeed
09:30 am - 12/16/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Small Business Administration (SBA) Come learn about programs, services, and partners to help you start and grow your business. Working with SBA...

Get ready for income tax season!

Get ready for income tax season!
03:00 pm - 12/14/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Tax preparation businesses are required to obtain a license from the...

Hashtagging; What’s a #Hashtag Anyway?

Hashtagging; What’s a #Hashtag Anyway?
09:30 am - 12/09/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Business Bragger Hashtags are a great way to find and communicate with your target audience, if you are using them correctly. In this interactive...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 12/07/2016

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...

Learn About The Shared Housing Ordinance

Learn About The Shared Housing Ordinance
09:30 am - 12/02/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Attendees will learn about the Shared Housing Ordinance, the Prohibited...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 08/03/2016

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...

Which Social Media Platforms are Right for My Business?

Which Social Media Platforms are Right for My Business?
09:30 am - 07/29/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Business Bragger Some companies practice the "everyone should be on all platforms motto," we disagree! In this interactive workshop, you'll gather...

An Important Cash Flow Conversation - Understanding Working Capital

An Important Cash Flow Conversation - Understanding Working Capital
03:00 pm - 07/27/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Craig Feldman, Managing Partner - Bloom Lending Let's have a critical conversation about the importance of cash flow, learn the key indicators of why...

Business Basics

Business Basics
09:30 am - 07/22/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by ARCC Consulting To operate a business you must know the basics. In this workshop you will learn the advantages of good bookkeeping and how effective...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 07/20/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Fire This workshop...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 07/15/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

Brand Yourself & Your Business: Learn the secrets of Fortune 500 Marketers!

Brand Yourself & Your Business: Learn the secrets of Fortune 500 Marketers!
03:00 pm - 07/13/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by L. Renee Richardson, CEO of Wealth and Riches Today, Inc. and Rich Gurlz Inc. This presentation will motivate and inspire business owners to create...

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online
09:30 am - 07/08/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA Del Real Tax Group Inc. , Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Learn how to keep your financial recordkeeping books in the cloud...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 07/06/2016

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...

Merchant Account Workshop

Merchant Account Workshop
11:30 am - 07/01/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

TransFirst Global will be hosting a workshop at the Chicago Small Business Center discussing important updates by Visa/MasterCard & Discover. How these mandates...

Understanding Credit Card Processing

Understanding Credit Card Processing
09:30 am - 07/01/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by ISC at TransFirst In this workshop you will learn what to look for when you are shopping for a merchant account, how card processing works and the...

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business?

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business?
03:00 pm - 06/29/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Law Project The Law Project’s Small Business Program offers legal support to entrepreneurs who are starting or have their own small businesses...

LinkedIn for Business

LinkedIn for Business
09:30 am - 06/24/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Andy Nathan of Smart At The Start Discover how to use LinkedIn for your business. From setting up your profile correctly to finding new prospects,...

Snackable Content: Winning the Audience One Bite at a Time

Snackable Content: Winning the Audience One Bite at a Time
03:00 pm - 06/22/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Forward Progress Inc. and Social Jack The average Internet user has an attention span of 8 seconds, so “Snackable Content” or content that is shorter...

How to Buy or Sell Your Business

How to Buy or Sell Your Business
09:00 am - 06/17/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC This presentation will cover business sales and acquisitions, business valuation, due diligence, powerful negotiations,...

How to Obtain a Mobile Prepared Food Vendor License

How to Obtain a Mobile Prepared Food Vendor License
03:00 pm - 06/15/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) This workshop will...

Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance

Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance
09:30 pm - 06/10/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Sandra Cavato Insurance Agency In this session, attendees will learn the coverages needed for their business. We'll discuss the right questions to...

Access to Capital, Helping Your Business to Grow

Access to Capital, Helping Your Business to Grow
03:00 pm - 06/08/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

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...

Compelling Communications - Master your Message

Compelling Communications - Master your Message
09:00 am - 06/03/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Mark DiGiacoma, Crossroads Leadership Development, LLC There is a positive correlation between business success and your ability to clearly communicate...

Small Business Resources to Help Your Business Succeed

Small Business Resources to Help Your Business Succeed
09:30 am - 05/27/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Small Business Administration (SBA) Come learn about programs, services and partners to help you start and grow your business. Working with SBA...

How to obtain a Valet Parking Operator License, now issued at the Small Business Center room 800 at City Hall

How to obtain a Valet Parking Operator License, now issued at the Small Business Center room 800 at City Hall
03:00 pm - 05/25/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) This workshop will give you all the information you need to become...

Navigating a Commercial Real Estate Transaction

Navigating a Commercial Real Estate Transaction
09:30 am - 05/20/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC The real estate market is tough – learn how to navigate your way through commercial leases so that you can expand...

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!
03:00 pm - 05/18/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, IIT Jules F. Knapp Entrepreneurship Center Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier than...

Standout Subject Lines: Get Open, Get Read, Get Results

Standout Subject Lines: Get Open, Get Read, Get Results
09:30 am - 05/13/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Blue Top Marketing Ignored – or Engaging? How are your subject lines working – or NOT working – to capture the attention and interest of your...

The Essentials for Avoiding Employment Related Disputes

The Essentials for Avoiding Employment Related Disputes
03:00 pm - 05/11/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment & Human Resources Attorney. This presentation will provide information on how to resolve disputes...

How to Start Your Restaurant in Chicago

How to Start Your Restaurant in Chicago
09:30 am - 05/06/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by: The Business Affairs & Consumer Protection and Crain's Chicago Business Small Business Week A detailed workshop on the city's licensing process for...

City Inspections- Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections- Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 05/04/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by: The City of Chicago and Crain's Chicago Business Small Business Week To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know what it takes to maintain...

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online
09:30 am - 04/29/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA Del Real Tax Group, Inc., Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Learn how to keep your financial recordkeeping books in the cloud...

Business Licensing 101

Business Licensing 101
03:00 pm - 04/27/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Attendees will learn the 3 steps to obtain a business license,...

How to Effectively Use Shopper Analysis in a Retail Business

How to Effectively Use Shopper Analysis in a Retail Business
09:30 am - 04/22/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by CountBOX CountBOX, a Chicago-based startup, will host a workshop on capturing and analyzing shopper data in brick and mortar retail. We’ll discuss...

This is Not Your Father’s Business Economy - Strategies for Protection and Value Capture Today?

This is Not Your Father’s Business Economy - Strategies for Protection and Value Capture Today?
03:00 pm - 04/20/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Jessica Oldani Oldani Entrepreneurial Law, Mary Jane Alagheband Country Financial Jennifer Barliant Michael Silver and Associates& Laurie Kaplan Michael...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 04/15/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

How to Deal with Different Personality Types in Your Business

How to Deal with Different Personality Types in Your Business
03:00 pm - 04/13/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eleanor Anne Sweet, Adjunct Professor of Loyola University Chicago – Quinlan School of Business Learn how to identifying the different behavioral...

Best Business Practices and Social Media

Best Business Practices and Social Media
09:30 am - 04/08/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC This presentation will provide business owners with best practices regarding their employees’ use of social media...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 04/06/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

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

Small Business Tax Issues and Considerations For Starting A Small Business

Small Business Tax Issues and Considerations For Starting A Small Business
09:30 am - 04/01/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by H&R Block You will learn about tax issues in regards to starting and running a business, information on net operating losses, hiring and how to plan...

5 Steps to Blog for Business

5 Steps to Blog for Business
03:00 pm - 03/30/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Andy Nathan, Smart at the Start Blogging can be one of the best methods for driving inbound leads into your business. Yet, the biggest challenge...

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses
09:30 am - 03/25/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eric Sternberg of the Center for Economic Progress & Yolanda Ruiz of the Internal Revenue Service This workshop will give an introductory understanding...

How to Obtain a Mobile Prepared Food Vendor License

How to Obtain a Mobile Prepared Food Vendor License
03:00 pm - 03/23/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) This workshop will give...

Keep Your Ideas Yours - Protecting Yourself with an IP Strategy

Keep Your Ideas Yours - Protecting Yourself with an IP Strategy
09:30 am - 03/18/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC This presentation will teach you how to protect and capitalize on your company’s intellectual property. As you...

Insurance Terminology Deconstructed

Insurance Terminology Deconstructed
03:00 pm - 03/16/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Glenn Keefer, Heil & Kay Insurance Agency, Inc Learn how to avoid costly coverage limitations in your commercial property and casualty policies. Insurance...

Credit and You: The Basics Of Credit And The Important Role It Plays In Your Life

Credit and You: The Basics Of Credit And The Important Role It Plays In Your Life
09:30 am - 03/11/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eileen Kelly and Pat Gentzen from The Private Bank What is credit? Why is credit important? What is a credit score? Attend this great workshop and...

Protect Yourself From Fraud

Protect Yourself From Fraud
03:00 pm - 03/09/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) For the many years, the most common consumer fraud complaints to the city involve...

An Important Cash Flow Conversation - Understanding Working Capital

An Important Cash Flow Conversation - Understanding Working Capital
09:30 am - 03/04/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Craig Feldman, Managing Partner - Bloom Lending Let's have a critical conversation about the importance of cash flow, learn the key indicators of why...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 03/02/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

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

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses
09:30 am - 02/26/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eric Sternberg of the Center for Economic Progress & Yolanda Ruiz of the Internal Revenue Service This workshop will give an introductory understanding...

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is right for my business
03:00 pm - 02/24/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Law Project The Law Project’s Small Business Program offers legal support to entrepreneurs who are starting or have their own small businesses...

Setting the Groundwork

Setting the Groundwork
09:30 am - 02/19/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC There are many legal considerations to keep at the forefront of your mind before starting your new business. This...

Understanding Employee Classification: Hourly vs. Salaried & Contractors vs. Employees

Understanding Employee Classification: Hourly vs. Salaried & Contractors vs. Employees
03:00 pm - 02/17/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment & Human Resources Attorney There are changes coming to the definitions of hourly & salaried employees...

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit
03:00 pm - 02/10/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by BACP, Small Business Center (SBC) - Public Way Use (PWU) Unit Attendees will learn the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application process, and the requirements...

What’s New in 2016 for Tobacco Retailers

What’s New in 2016 for Tobacco Retailers
09:30 am - 02/05/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) BACP will describe new regulations that effect Chicago Retail Tobacco License holders....

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 02/03/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

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

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!

How to Write a Business Plan – What you Need to Know!
09:30 am - 01/29/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, Jules F. Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at IIT Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier than...

Trademarks, Patents, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights: How To Recognize Your Company’s Assets

Trademarks, Patents, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights: How To Recognize Your Company’s Assets
03:00 pm - 01/27/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Patrick J. Smith, Partner, registered patent attorney at Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd. Learn the difference between a copyright and a trademark as well...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 01/22/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

How to Manifest All Your New Year’s Resolution 2016

How to Manifest All Your New Year’s Resolution 2016
03:00 pm - 01/20/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Presented by Tim Smithe, Creative Director/CMO of Walter E Smithe If you are like many Chicagoans, you will not fulfill the important resolution you...

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit
09:30 am - 01/20/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by BACP, Small Business Center - Public Way Use (PWU) Unit Take the mystery out of the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application process by attending this informative...

The Values and Benefits of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Automation

The Values and Benefits of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Automation
09:30 am - 01/15/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Adam Tuttle, Active Campaign CRM can increase productivity, improve time management, and manage large volume of leads. The benefits dramatically increase...

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online
03:00 pm - 01/13/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA Del Real Tax Group, Inc., Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Learn how to keep your financial recordkeeping books in the cloud...

5 Steps Guaranteed to Land You MORE New Business in 2016

5 Steps Guaranteed to Land You MORE New Business in 2016
09:30 am - 01/08/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eleanor Anne Sweet, Adjunct Professor of Loyola University Chicago – Quinlan School of Business 5 steps will be highlighted to turbo charge your...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 01/06/2016

At Chicago Small Business Hub

To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight to...

Buying and Selling a New Business

Buying and Selling a New Business
09:30 am - 12/18/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC Find, evaluate, and negotiate. This workshop will cover business sales and acquisitions, business valuation, due...

How to Start a Nonprofit

How to Start a Nonprofit
03:00 pm - 12/16/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Jody Adler, The Law Project of the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights under Law Learn the ins and outs of starting a nonprofit charitable...

Customers Want Experiences, Not Just Things

Customers Want Experiences, Not Just Things
09:30 am - 12/11/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Cynthia Williams @ ideationzone.com on behalf of the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center of DePaul University Consumers today are spending more of their...

Digital Marketing: Which Tool Is Right for Your Business?

Digital Marketing: Which Tool Is Right for Your Business?
03:00 pm - 12/09/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Tom Wright, Red Cannonball Learn the digital marketing channels that will work best for your business. Learn how to test marketing channels that deliver...

Data Portal 101: How to Search City Licensing Data

Data Portal 101: How to Search City Licensing Data
09:30 am - 12/09/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection is hosting a workshop on how to search for license information on the Data Portal. Attend to learn how...

Recording and Reporting - Essentials for Growing a Strong Business

Recording and Reporting - Essentials for Growing a Strong Business
09:30 am - 12/04/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Virginia McGann, Value Management Resources This session will detail the importance of maintaining financial records, what must be recorded and how...

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 12/02/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight to operate...

STEERING THROUGH THE SOCIAL MEDIA LANDSCAPE

STEERING THROUGH THE SOCIAL MEDIA LANDSCAPE
09:30 am - 11/20/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC Given the rapid rise of social media in our culture, business owners are often at a loss about what social media...

INSTAGRAM 101: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

INSTAGRAM 101: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
03:00 pm - 11/18/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Laura Sanchez, CEO of SWATware LLC Discover how Small Businesses are using Instagram to tell their story, connect with new prospects, and network to...

EXPAND YOUR OUTREACH WITH BLOGGING AND SOCIAL MEDIA

EXPAND YOUR OUTREACH WITH BLOGGING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
09:30 am - 11/13/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Smart at the Start Constantly staying in front of your client is made easier with the Internet. The content we all share, like, post and read on social...

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA WORKS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA WORKS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
09:30 am - 11/06/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Community Media Workshop at Columbia College Chicago There are a billion reasons to be on social media, which allows you to speak directly to your...

CITY INSPECTIONS – ASK QUESTIONS, GET ANSWERS

CITY INSPECTIONS – ASK QUESTIONS, GET ANSWERS
03:00 pm - 11/04/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight to operate...

Identifying, Capitalizing, and Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Identifying, Capitalizing, and Protecting Your Intellectual Property
09:30 am - 10/30/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC This workshop will teach you how to protect and capitalize on your company’s intellectual property. Your company’s...

Q: How Do I Get Clients? A: Market Research

Q: How Do I Get Clients? A: Market Research
03:00 pm - 10/28/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Meg Herman, Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) The biggest worry of any business is how to get clients. Attend this workshop and you will...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 10/23/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

How Do I Fire an Employee?

How Do I Fire an Employee?
03:00 pm - 10/21/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment & Human Resources Attorney Learn how to document poor performance or behavior; how to deal with...

Payroll and your Business

Payroll and your Business
09:30 am - 10/16/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Paychex This workshop will discuss new business start-ups from a payroll tax perspective. Some of the talking points are determining...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 10/14/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) This workshop will give you all the information you need to become...

Small Business Center Solution Station Expo

Small Business Center Solution Station Expo
11:00 am - 10/09/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Small Business Center Solution Station Expo When: Friday, October 9, 2015 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Where: City of Chicago Dept. and Business Affairs & Consumer Protection...

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online
09:30 am - 10/09/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA Del Real Tax Group, Inc., Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Learn how to keep your financial recordkeeping books in the cloud...

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 10/07/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight to operate...

Startup 101: How to Start a Better Business

Startup 101: How to Start a Better Business
09:30 am - 10/02/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented Dr. Mandy Terc, DePaul University This workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of conceiving and launching a new venture. Attendees will learn...

Protecting Your Tech Startup: Legal Considerations

Protecting Your Tech Startup: Legal Considerations
03:00 pm - 09/30/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Korshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC Before opening the doors to your new technology concept, it’s important to be aware of legal risks that exist so...

LinkedIn: Converting Connections to New Business

LinkedIn: Converting Connections to New Business
09:30 am - 09/25/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Digital Professional Institute and Dean DeLisle, Founder and CEO of Forward Progress Dean DeLisle, Founder and CEO of Forward Progress, will take proven...

How to Efficiently Manage Business Operations

How to Efficiently Manage Business Operations
03:00 pm - 09/23/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Illinois SBDC at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Blackwell Energies This workshop will focus on operations management and how to find savings...

Small Business Success!

Small Business Success!
09:30 am - 09/18/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Learn the ins and outs of starting a small business and gain insight that will help you reach your goals. This workshop will...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser and Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser and Preparer License
03:00 pm - 09/16/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) This workshop will give you all the information you need to become...

How to Find and Finance a Franchise

How to Find and Finance a Franchise
09:30 am - 09/11/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by John McLellan, FranNet Chicago This informative workshop will explore the many franchise opportunities available in the Chicago market and explain...

How to Really Start Your Own Business

How to Really Start Your Own Business
03:00 pm - 09/09/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by SCORE Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? If so, what are the first steps you should take? This workshop will help you...

How to Use Blogging to Build Your Business

How to Use Blogging to Build Your Business
09:30 am - 09/04/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Blogging is one of the best ways to build authority and traffic on the Internet. As the Internet continues to grow, consumers have an insatiable need for content....

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 09/02/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

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

Navigating a Commercial Real Estate Transaction

Navigating a Commercial Real Estate Transaction
09:30 am - 08/28/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC Are you ready to take your business to the next stage by leasing a commercial property? This is a tough real...

Alternative Access to Capital: What to do when your bank says no!

Alternative Access to Capital: What to do when your bank says no!
03:00 pm - 08/26/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Kiva Zip and Accion Chicago Starting a small business is challenging, and it gets tougher when traditional lending options are not viable. In this...

Understanding Today's Commercial Property Tax and  Market Sales Environment

Understanding Today's Commercial Property Tax and Market Sales Environment
09:30 am - 08/21/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Myer Blank, Fisk Kart Katz Regan, Ltd. And Brian Bernardoni, Chicago Association of Realtors In 2015, the city of Chicago is being reassessed for...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 08/19/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Are you interested in operating a food truck in the City of Chicago?...

Protecting Your Business from Legal, Insurance and Financial Risks

Protecting Your Business from Legal, Insurance and Financial Risks
09:30 am - 08/14/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Mary Jane Alagehband of Country Financial, Jennifer Barliant and Laurie Kaplan of Michael Silver & Company, and Jessica L. Oldani of Oldani Entrepreneurial...

How to Obtain a Shared Kitchen Operator or User License

How to Obtain a Shared Kitchen Operator or User License
03:00 pm - 08/12/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Are you interested in operating or using a licensed commercial kitchen...

How to Promote Your Business: PR 101

How to Promote Your Business: PR 101
09:30 am - 08/07/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Dori Wilson Public Relations Ok. So you’ve worked diligently to get your business open. Now what? How do you get clients? Did you include marketing/publicity...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 08/05/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know the requirements. Talk to officials from City departments who will provide...

Business Obligations Under the New Disability Rights Regulation of the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance

Business Obligations Under the New Disability Rights Regulation of the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance
09:30 am - 07/31/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Chicago Commission on Human Relations The Chicago Commission on Human Relations has revised the disability rights regulation associated with the...

Finance and Credit for Your Business: How To Succeed and Grow

Finance and Credit for Your Business: How To Succeed and Grow
03:00 pm - 07/29/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Todd Gordon, The Private Bank At this workshop you will learn a basic overview of cash and cash flow from a business perspective. We will review business...

Merging Food and Architecture: How to Navigate Permitting and Design

Merging Food and Architecture: How to Navigate Permitting and Design
09:30 am - 07/24/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Matt Nardella, architect and founder of Moss Design and Lema Khorshid, founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC The discussion will focus on the process...

Social Media and Human Resources Issues

Social Media and Human Resources Issues
03:00 pm - 07/22/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment & Human Resources Attorney At this workshop you will understand what government regulators are...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 07/17/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation - Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 07/15/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Come and learn how you may obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser (MFD) or...

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online
09:30 am - 07/10/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA Del Real Tax Group, Inc., Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Learn how to keep your books in the cloud using QuickBooks Online....

Everything You Need to Know About The Minimum Wage & Plastic Bag Ban Ordinances

Everything You Need to Know About The Minimum Wage & Plastic Bag Ban Ordinances
03:00 pm - 07/08/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Two new ordinances take effect this summer: the Minimum Wage Ordinance...

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 07/01/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know the requirements. Talk to officials from City departments who will provide insight to operate safely,...

Establishing Your Brand and Growing Your Business: Marketing and PR

Establishing Your Brand and Growing Your Business: Marketing and PR
09:30 am - 06/26/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Michelle Mekky, Alpaytac’s senior vice president and director of its Chicago office, and Lema Khorshid, founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC This...

What is the 8(a) Business Development Program?

What is the 8(a) Business Development Program?
03:00 pm - 06/24/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA) The SBA 8(a) Business Development Program helps certified socially and economically disadvantaged small...

Financing Your New Business

Financing Your New Business
09:30 am - 06/19/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Denise Ching, Director, Illinois SBDC at UIC This workshop will provide you with an in depth look at some of the many ways to find funding for your...

How to Obtain a Shared Kitchen Operator or User License

How to Obtain a Shared Kitchen Operator or User License
03:00 pm - 06/17/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Are you interested in operating or using a licensed commercial kitchen...

What You Need To Know About Business Insurance

What You Need To Know About Business Insurance
09:30 am - 06/12/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Sandra Cavoto, Farmers Insurance Starting a new business can be difficult, and being covered by insurance when the unexpected happens is essential...

How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan
03:00 pm - 06/10/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Executive Director, Jules F. Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at IIT Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier...

Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) Grants in Chicago

Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) Grants in Chicago
09:30 am - 05/29/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by SomerCor 504, Inc. (City of Chicago SBIF Administrator) The Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) is an economic development grant program for permanent...

What You Need to Know to Open a Retail Store in Chicago

What You Need to Know to Open a Retail Store in Chicago
03:00 pm - 05/27/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Florence Hardy, Esq, MBA, Illinois Small Business Development Center at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce This workshop will prepare individuals...

Recording and Reporting Financial Statements & Payroll

Recording and Reporting Financial Statements & Payroll
09:30 am - 05/22/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by John Bawden, principal and co-founders of AmCheck Payroll & HR, and Lema Khorshid, founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC During this presentation,...

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is Right for My Business?

C corp, S corp, LLC - Which is Right for My Business?
09:30 am - 05/15/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The Law Project The Law Project’s Small Business Program offers legal support to entrepreneurs who are starting or have their own small businesses...

How to Obtain a Shared Kitchen Operator or User License

How to Obtain a Shared Kitchen Operator or User License
03:00 pm - 05/13/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Are you interested in operating or using a licensed commercial...

Small Business Center on the Road Business Expo

Small Business Center on the Road Business Expo
10:00 am - 05/09/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and the Small Business Center invites small business owners and entrepreneurs to its FREE Small Business Center...

Trademarks, Patents, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights: How To Recognize And Protect Your Company’s Assets

Trademarks, Patents, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights: How To Recognize And Protect Your Company’s Assets
09:30 am - 05/08/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Patrick J. Smith, registered patent attorney at Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd. Do you know the difference between a copyright and a trademark? What about...

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 05/06/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know the requirements. Talk to officials from four City departments who will...

What You Need to Know Before You Press GO! How to Open a Day Care

What You Need to Know Before You Press GO! How to Open a Day Care
09:30 am - 05/01/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the Women's Business Development Center In this workshop you will learn the step by step guide on launching a child care business. It will teach you...

How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan
03:00 pm - 04/29/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Donna R. Rockin, Jules F. Knapp Entrepreneurship Center at IIT Learn how to create a comprehensive business plan. It's easier than you think when you...

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online

Accounting in the Cloud: QuickBooks Online
09:30 am - 04/24/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Maribel Del Real, CPA, MSA Del Real Tax Group, Inc., Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Learn how to keep your books in the cloud using QuickBooks Online....

Business Licensing 101

Business Licensing 101
03:00 pm - 04/22/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection Learn the basics of obtaining a business license in the City of Chicago. ...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 04/17/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation - Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

Do You Need an Employee Handbook or Written Policies?

Do You Need an Employee Handbook or Written Policies?
03:00 pm - 04/15/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment & Human Resources Attorney How do you decide which policies to use? What format should they be...

Securing Adequate Restaurant Financing

Securing Adequate Restaurant Financing
09:30 am - 04/10/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Peter Kim, vice president of Business Banking at US Bank, and Lema Khorshid, founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC Finding enough financing for...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 04/08/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection Are you interested in operating a food truck in the City of Chicago? Then...

Business Evaluation and Benchmarking Tools

Business Evaluation and Benchmarking Tools
09:30 am - 04/03/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the Small Business Administration (SBA) At this workshop attendees will learn about resources to help small business compete, plan and execute small...

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 04/01/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know the requirements. Talk to officials from four City departments who will...

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses
09:30 am - 03/27/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eric Sternberg of the Center for Economic Progress & Yolanda Ruiz of the Internal Revenue Service This workshop will give an introductory understanding...

Your Small Business Tool kit for Growth and Development

Your Small Business Tool kit for Growth and Development
03:00 pm - 03/25/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Melinda Kelly and Chatham Business Association Learn the essential tools needed to grow your small business. This workshop includes tips on access...

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest
11:00 am - 03/20/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

It is time to stop hibernating and go outside for lunch at City of Chicago's Food Truck Fests at Daley Plaza. Scheduled Food trucks for March 20 are: The Fat Shallot Haute...

Creating an Enticing and Effective Menu

Creating an Enticing and Effective Menu
09:30 am - 03/20/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Nick Sarillo, founder and CEO of Nick’s Pizza & Pub, and Lema Khorshid, founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC Your restaurant will only be successful...

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License

How to Obtain a Mobile Food Dispenser/Preparer License
03:00 pm - 03/18/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) Are you interested in operating a food truck in the City of Chicago?...

Marketing Automation Simplified

Marketing Automation Simplified
09:30 am - 03/13/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by ActiveCampaign Marketing automation refers to technologies designed to more effectively market on multiple channels online (email, social media, websites)....

Food Truck Fest at Daley Plaza - March 12

Food Truck Fest at Daley Plaza - March 12
11:00 am - 03/12/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

It is time to forgo the sad sack lunch and get out of the office for a more exciting meal at the City of Chicago's Food Truck Fests at Daley Plaza. Scheduled Food...

What You Need To Know About Business Insurance

What You Need To Know About Business Insurance
03:00 pm - 03/11/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Sandra Cavoto, Farmers Insurance Starting a new business can be difficult, and being covered by insurance when the unexpected happens is essential...

Credit and You: The Basics Of Credit And The Important Role It Plays In Your Life

Credit and You: The Basics Of Credit And The Important Role It Plays In Your Life
09:30 am - 03/06/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eileen Kelly and Pat Gentzen from The Private Bank What is credit? Why is credit important? What is a credit score? Attend this great workshop and...

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

City Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
03:00 pm - 03/04/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by the City of Chicago To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know the requirements. Talk to officials from four City departments who will...

Protecting Your Restaurant: Legal Considerations

Protecting Your Restaurant: Legal Considerations
09:30 am - 02/27/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Lema Khorshid, founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC Before opening the doors to your new restaurant, it’s important to be aware of legal risks...

Increasing Your Business's Accessibility to People with Disabilities

Increasing Your Business's Accessibility to People with Disabilities
03:00 pm - 02/25/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Commission on HumanRelations This presentation by the Chicago Commission on Human Relations will offer a review of the protections afforded...

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals & Businesses
09:30 am - 02/20/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Eric Sternberg of Center for Economic Progress & Yolanda Ruiz, of IRS This workshop will give an introductory understanding of common tax issues that...

Experiential Marketing: How To Apply It To Your Business

Experiential Marketing: How To Apply It To Your Business
03:00 pm - 02/18/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Go2Girls This workshop is designed to teach business owners how experiential marketing lets brands show people not just what they are - but who they...

Successful Marketing in the Google Ecosystem

Successful Marketing in the Google Ecosystem
09:30 am - 02/13/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Digital Professional Institute at Tribeca Flashpoint Google provides a variety of tools and methods you can use to promote your business and drive...

Building Better Digital Tools for Your Business 101

Building Better Digital Tools for Your Business 101
03:00 pm - 02/11/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Rich Hankison, Early Bird MVP Learn to how to work with developers and plan better websites, apps, and software for your business to make it easier...

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit
09:30 am - 02/06/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by BACP’s Small Business Center - Public Way Use Unit Take the mystery out of the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application process by attending this informative...

"Chicago Restaurant Week Kick Off Expo"

"Chicago Restaurant Week Kick Off Expo"
11:00 am - 01/30/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

“Chicago Restaurant Week” begins January 30 and marks two weeks of dining deals throughout the city. To help prep entrepreneurs with hopes of opening a successful...

Establishing Your Restaurant Concept and Writing a Business Plan

Establishing Your Restaurant Concept and Writing a Business Plan
09:30 am - 01/30/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Brian Margulis, Creative Hospitality Associates (CHA) and Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC The first step in pursuing your dream of opening a food...

How to Become Certified/Doing Business with the City of Chicago

How to Become Certified/Doing Business with the City of Chicago
02:00 pm - 01/28/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

How to Become Certified 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS) This workshop will provide an overview of the...

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport

How to Open a Concession at O'Hare or Midway Airport
09:30 am - 01/23/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airports,...

How to Hire an Employee or Independent Contractor

How to Hire an Employee or Independent Contractor
03:00 pm - 01/21/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Charles Krugel, a Management Side Labor, Employment & Human Resources Attorney This workshop will include how to tell the differences between an employee...

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

How to Obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit
09:30 am - 01/16/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by BACP’s Small Business Center - Public Way Use (PWU) Unit Take the mystery out of the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application process by attending this informative...

How to Create a Memorable Brand for Your Small Business

How to Create a Memorable Brand for Your Small Business
03:00 pm - 01/14/2015

At Chicago Small Business Hub

Presented by Tom O’Grady, Partner & Chief Creative Officer and Patricia Aguilar, Managing Partner Gameplan Creative A recognizable name, an eye-catching logo,...

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