It’s Small Business Week! Don’t Miss Chicago’s Small Business Expo

REMINDER FOR 2 MAJOR FREE EVENTS FOR  CHICAGO BUSINESS WEEK OCT 1-5
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Kick off Small Business Week on Monday, Oct. 1st with “Adventures in Running a Creative Business.”

We invite you to join the Dept. of Cultural Affairs and Special Events for a one of a kind business forum for Creative Business Owners at the Chicago Cultural Center on Monday, Oct. 1st FREE
Expo 

Finish Chicago Small Week with Business Entrepreneur Expo Friday, Oct. 5th the at the U.I.C. Forum. (8:30-3:30)

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70 of Chicago’s Brighest Business Stars speaking.
130+ Vendors, and Network with over 2,500 entrepreneurs
HOT OFF THE PRESSES – GOOGLE AND TECHWEEK TO HOST BUSINESS AFTERNOON FORUM.

Crain's

Expo is grand finale of

Crain’s Small Business Week Oct. 1- Oct. 5

Dozens of Events – Thousands of Networking Opportunities

#SmallBizWeek – Let’s light up the Twitter Conversation

 

Full details from at www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

Hope to see you there!

Richard

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Update! Chicago Small Business Expo Info and VIP Registration Links

We hope you will join us on Friday, Oct. 7th at the UIC Forum for the FREE 2011 Small Business Expo, with 3,000 attendees, 120 Exhibitors, and a full day of free expert business workshops. This year’s Expo is the grand finale of events during Crain’s Chicago Small Business Week.

 

Following a record fast sell out of all exhibitor booths we urge you to use this VIP – Advance Registration link:

TO SPEED BY THE ON-SITE REGISTRATION LINES

http://chicagocitytreasurer.com/smallBusinessExpo/2011/attendee-reg-2011.htm

 

Amazing panelists will lead over 30 FREE workshops on Social Media Secrets, Expert Business Promotion, Business Plan Winners Secrets, Business Plan Writing, Loans, Doing Business with the City and State, Green Business etc.

Expert Panelists: http://www.chicagocitytreasurer.com/smallBusinessExpo/smallBusinessExpo.htm

 

 

Please add the 2011 Small Business Expo to your FACEBOOK Events

http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=112762155487728

*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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Deadline for 2011 Business Plan Competition for $10,000

FINAL REMINDER – FRIDAY, July 1st, DEADLINE TO ENTER BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION – $10,000 IN PRIZES SHARED BETWEEN TOP 3 SUBMISSIONS. 3 PAGE TEMPLATE DUE FOR ROUND ONE.

(businessplans@cityofchicago.org for help)  Enter our contest using the official Business Plan Entry Template

 For complete information and frequently asked questions

*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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10 Days Left to Enter 2011 Business Plan Competition for $10,000

One simple message – but an important one. As of today only 8 days to enter a 3 page template to compete in our annual business plan contest for $10,000 in cash prizes. JULY 1ST DEADLINE

(businessplans@cityofchicago.org for help)

Enter our contest using the official Business Plan Entry Template

Click below, for complete information and frequently asked questions

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Exhibitor Space Filling Fast – 2011 Small Business Expo

Please save the date. Friday, Oct. 7th for the 2011 Expo. Chicago’s biggest day for small business.  Only 2 sponsorships left – this will be the biggest year ever! (businessplans@cityofchicago.org for help)

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Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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Business Plan Contest and Free Workshops! Small Business Expo 2011

City Treasurer Announces “Business Plan Contest” 

and Free Workshops! 

Expo Exhibitor and Sponsorship Reservations can be taken

FREE Business Plan Writing Workshops
We are offering four FREE evening seminars to help you turn your business idea into a business plan.
 

5/25 – Harris Bank
6/1 – CCV
6/8 – Near West Side / Mabel Manning Library
6/15 – Chatham Business Association

2011 Business Plan Contest Launches!
 Chatham Business Association
Do you think you have a winning business plan? ENTRY DEADLINE JULY 1st.
plan?  Enter our contest to find

Expo

2011 Small Business Expo

Friday, Oct. 7th

UIC Forum

Paid Reservations for Expo sponsorship and booth space are being accepted.

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Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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ANNOUNCEMENT FREE Chicago Business Expo 2011!

City of Chicago Treasurer's Office
Spring Small Business Highlights

Stephanie D. Neely

Treasurer
City of Chicago
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Small Business Expo will be Held October 7th at U.I.C. Forum
The City Treasurer’s Office is proud to announce Friday, October 7th as the date for the 2011 Expo. Our 130 exibitor booths will sell out fast, and you may reserve yours by emailing businessplans@cityofchicago.org

Watch for updates at:
www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

The “One-Hour-Mentor” Program for Chicago Small Business
One of our most popular programs returns! Hurry this event always fills fast. Chicago business leaders will join 80 Chicago Small Business Owners on Friday, May 13th at 10am in the loop. The one hour brainstorming and problem solving session is free but you must sign up via businessplans@cityofchicago.org
For the latest please watch our website.

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Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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Chicago Small Business Expo Updates: $10K Biz Plan Competition, FREE One-Hour Mentor Seminars

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We hope 2010 is off to a great start for you.  We are already planning our 2010 Small Business Expo – and proud to announce the Business Plan Competition is underway! $10,000 in Cash Prizes

The 10 finalists will be named in April and  the top three winners of the Business Plan contest will be announced a the City Treasurer’s Small Business Expo.  The Business Plan Competition gives entrepreneurs and start-ups the opportunity to submit a 2 page written executive summary and win money and prizes that consist of resources and mentoring sessions critical to a new business.  Competitors will have until Monday, April 5th to enter.  Full details
http://www.chicagocitytreasurer.com/AnnouncementRetrieve.aspx?ID=39018

Act now by signing up for one of our series of FREE- Business Plan Writing Workshops announced in support of Business Plan Competition.

Also, FREE- One-Hour Mentor seminars have been announced allowing small business owners to brainstorm with Chicago Business Leaders.  A free forum to advise and consult Chicago Small Business Owners.  Registrations are now being accepted on our site (these fill up fast).

Soon to be officially announced- “Elevator Pitch Contest” Can you explain and sell your business in 30 seconds? A concise-convincing “Elevator Pitch” is key to networking and success.

Please save the date – Small Business Expo – Friday, July 16th at the UIC Forum.

Quick reminder: Chicago Money Smart Week – April 16-23rd (Over 500 free money management classes expected)

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Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

July 02, 2008 (312) 744-8122

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