Countdown – 5 Days to Chicago’s Elevator Pitch Contest – Win $$ – 2 other Major Events

Update 6/12: Elevator Pitch Deadline Extended to this Friday at 5pm!

Here’s our Elevator Pitch. What’s yours?
“Enter our contest to explain and sell your business in 30-60 seconds and you will receive expert feedback and maybe share in $8,500 in cash – TV appearances – and free expert mentoring.”

ScoreChicago

Elevator Pitch Plus Contest. Deadline June 9th

Enter Here

(Sponsored by SCORE Chicago)

Register here to attend a FREE Elevator Pitch video workshop hosted by SCORE Chicago, 6/20

SCORE Chicago: (312) 353-7724, www.scorechicago.org

Join our Business Expo Partners, The Chicago Innovation Awards for this seasons kick off event this Thursday at Threadless.

 Business Plan Competition Continues!

BMO Harris
Sponsor
JVS
Manager

 

 

 

 


Submit a two-page executive summary and you are automatically entered to win a share of $10,000. For details click here.

 REGISTER for our free Workshops.

Goldman Sachs

Applications now open for 10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is now accepting applications for the Fall, 2013 cohort. All interested entrepreneurs in the metro Chicago market are invited to apply for our education program which was designed to help you grow your business. And, the program is free!

The program is designed for owners of small businesses with revenues between $150,000 and $4 million in 2012; business in operation for at least two years; and, at least four employees.

For more information, please visit www.ccc.edu/smallbiz

Full details and instant entry at www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

Good luck!

Richard

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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)

                                                                                  att                        Marquee Sponsor   
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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TV Time for Small Business Contest ENDS TONIGHT!

“TV Time for Small Business” is your opportunity to create a video to showcase your business. Thousands of leaders, movers, and shakers from the business community will see our top 3 winning entries! The deadline is this TODAY, June 15th at midnight.

June is one of the hottest months for Chicago Small Business. Many of those who have it “Made in the Shade,” are successful because they have a great business plan. Attend free business plan writing workshops and enter our Chicago Business Plan Competition. Deadline is Friday, July 6th at 4:30 p.m.

We hope to see you Friday at “The Business Event,” and also plan on attending TECHWEEK Friday, June 22- Tuesday, June 26th.

TVTIME

In partnership with Score – Chicago, The Office of the City Treasurer is proud to offer Chicago Business Owners the opportunity to earn FREE TV TIME and share in $8,500 in cash prizes by telling us “What makes your business exceptional?” Enter here and send a link for your YouTube Video. $5,000 1st, $2,500 2nd, and $1000 3rd cash prizes.

Full details and instant entry at www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

Good luck!

Richard

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Deadline to Enter the 2012 Small Business Online Marketing Contest!

UPDATE!

*One more day! The Treasurer’s office has extended the deadline until Friday! Good luck!

Social Media Campaign Contest Registration from the Chicago City Treasurer’s Office Website…

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The City of Chicago Treasurer’s Office is recognizing excellence in Online Marketing!

We know that small businesses and organizations in Chicago spend a lot of their valuable time on marketing campaigns that look fantastic and achieve great, measureable results. That’s why we decided to honor their dedication to Email Marketing.

Remember to make sure you have approval from your company before submitting your campaign.

Entries will be judged on:

  • Originality of Concept – Does the email/campaign introduce a great new idea? (i.e. an interesting promotion or cause).
  • Polish and Appeal – Is the email/campaign easy to use and aesthetically appealing?
  • Clarity – Is the email/campaign easy to understand?
  • Effectiveness – Was the email/campaign effective and did it drive results?

The categories to be awarded are:

  • 1st Place: $2,500 + Free Constant Contact Account for a year
  • 2nd Place: $1,000 + Free Constant Contact Account for a year
  • “Rookie” Award: Free Constant Contact Account for a year
There is still time to enter!!
To enter, simply click the button below and fill out the information.  You will then upload examples/screenshots/files of your campaign, and you’re done!

Good luck!

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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*Information from:

Office of the City Treasurer

Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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