The Chicago Small Business Tweet Up! 5/26

Small Business Week In Chicago

City Treasurer Stephanie D. Neely invites you to her Tweet Up for Small Business Week in Chicago.

When:
Wednesday, May 26th at 5:30pm Where:
ING Direct Cafe
21 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Workshop:
5:30 – 6:00pm – One of the great secrets to social media marketing
A 60 second video that will change your business.
6:00pm – 6:30pm -Operating lean and efficiently. All you need to change your personal and business finances are “The Plan and $1.”  

Social media is the wave of the future towards helping expand and grow your business.

Get started today by attending this FREE event.

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Join us at our FREE 9th annual Small Business Expo on Friday, July 16, 2010 at UIC Forum (Halsted & Roosevelt) from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Over 30 workshops, network with other small business owners.

Are you looking to exhibit or sponsor event?

*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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Big Updates for Small Business

Chicago City Treasurer  Small Business Expo Update2010 Small Business Expo

Wow! The Small Business Expo is less than 60 days away! Over 130 exhibitors and more than 30 workshops, and networking with thousands of small business owners.   Read below for a small sampling of new workshops and Expo.
Booth spaces and sponsorships are selling fast so don’t be left out in participating at the premier Small Business Expo event in the City of Chicago! Call 312-744-5195 or visit us
Small Business Expo – Friday, July 16th 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the UIC Forum.

Full Day of FREE Cutting Edge Workshops

All of the latest trends will be covered with leaders in Social Media, E-mailing Marketing, Networking, Building a Powerful Image, and  much more. Favorite workshops return including “One -Hour Mentor With Business Leaders” – “Expert  Marketing” and “Building Powerful Business Plans”.

Many New Exhibits and Features!

Interactive areas to”Make Your Website Your Top Salesperson,” and On-site experts to help you develop a WINNING Elevator Pitch.
Learn on the spot- how to explain and sell your business in 30 seconds.

Sponsored by:

Looking to sponsor or exhibit?
Booth spaces are selling fast.

Innovation Awards

Now Accepting Entries!

The City Treasurer’s Office is proud to be a 2010 sponsor of the Chicago Innovation Awards. For the 9th consecutive year,  the Awards will celebrate

the creativity within the Chicago
region by recognizing and honoring
the most innovative new products and services!

Winners will emerge from all sectors.  Submit your entry

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*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

**InovediaMarketing.com is proud to be 2009 ambassador for the City of Chicago Small Business Expo. Follow @inovedia on Twitter for updates and information and daily Social Media Marketing tips for business!

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ENTRY ENDS SOON! 2010 Business Plan Contest and Important Updates

Chicago City Treasurer  Small Business Expo UpdateSpring is a very busy season for our Small Business Programs. We hope you can join us for one of our great contests or events including The Small Business Plan Contest, The “One-Hour-Mentor” Program and Small Business Expo. Happy Spring!

2010 Business Plan Contest to End Soon

Just a reminder that the deadline to enter your 2-page business plan template into consideration for the 2010 Business Plan Competition has been extended to Friday, April 9th.  Enter for you chance to share in $10,000 in prizes.
Deadline April 9th – Enter today!
Any questions call 312-960-0324.

Elevator Pitch Winner
Congratulations to our 2010 Elevator Pitch Winner “Second Act” Thank you to all of our outstanding contestants. Please consider entering our Business Plan Competition (see box above)

Small Business Expo

The 2010 Small Business Expo will be held on Friday, July 16th at the U.I.C. Forum. Join us for one of the best networking days in Chicago with over 130 exhibitors, 30 FREE Small Business Workshops, and 2,000 attendees. Sponsors, Exhibitors, and attendeess can find more information at FREE SMALL BUSINESS EXPO.

The “One- Hour- Mentor” Program for Chicago Small Business Chicago business leaders come together 4 times a year to help Chicago small business owners to brainstorm and problem solve. Workshops fill fast – NEXT One Hour Mentor May 26th at 10am.

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*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

March 26th, 2010 (312) 744-8122

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Update 2010 Business Plan Competition: Time’s Tickin’!

There are less than 10 days to enter the City Treasurer’s 2010 Business Plan Competition. Submit your two page executive summary by April 5th, for your chance to share in $10,000 in prizes and be featured in the media. Visit www.chicagocitytreasurer.com BUSINESSCONTEST.

Winners will be announced at the Small Business Expo, July 16th at the UIC Forum.

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*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

March 26th, 2010 (312) 744-8122

**InovediaMarketing.com is proud to be 2009 & 2010  ambassador for the City of Chicago Small Business Expo. Follow @inovediaon Twitter for updates and information and daily Social Media Marketing tips for business!

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Win Cash & Free Booth at the Chicago Small Business Expo in just 30 seconds!

Will we see you at the top in Chicago business?

The 2010 Business Elevator Pitch Contest entry deadline is 3/18!

Can you write a: 30 pitch that clearly sells and explains your business?

Enter your :30 script:

http://chicagocitytreasurer.com/events/elevatorspeechvideo2.htm

More information:

http://www.chicagocitytreasurer.com/events/elevatorspeech.htm

Expert feedback – winner gets cash and a free booth at the City Treasurer’s Small Business Expo, Friday, July 16th at the UIC Forum.

Get on the doors are closing!

Full details posted on www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

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*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

July 02, 2008 (312) 744-8122

**InovediaMarketing.com is proud to be 2009 ambassador for the City of Chicago Small Business Expo. Follow @inovedia on Twitter for updates and information and daily Social Media Marketing tips for business!

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FREE Chicago Biz Expo ANNOUNCED!

We are also pleased to announce the 2010 date for The City Treasurer’s Small Business Expo at the U.I.C Forum. Please mark Friday, July 16th from 8:30-3:30. Reservations for exhibitors (sold out in 2009) are now being taken. Discounts for early registration before 11/1/09. www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

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*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

July 02, 2008 (312) 744-8122

**InovediaMarketing.com is proud to be an ambassador for the 2009 City of Chicago Small Business Expo. Follow @inovedia on Twitter for updates and information!

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