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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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

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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

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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
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Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

(312) 744-8122

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InovediaMarketing.com named City of Chicago Small Business Expo Ambassador: Now you can get a link too!

InovediaMarketing.com is proud to be announced a 2010 ambassador for the City of Chicago Small Business Expo! It’s our second year in a row and, because we are passionate about helping small businesses improve their marketing efforts, we are happy to help announce that you too can become an Expo Ambassador! Just follow the instructions below from the City of Chicago Treasurers office.

Stephanie D. Neely

Treasurer
City of Chicago

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The Small Business Expo is less than 30 days away – become an Expo Ambassador Today!

The City Treasurer’s FREE 9th Annual Small Business Expo on Friday, July 16th at the UIC Forum offers an amazing day of FREE Expert Small Business Workshops, 130 exhibitors, and networking with over 1,500 attendees.Announcing an innovative program for Businesses, Chambers of Commerce, and Community Groups to connect and link into one of the most viewed small business website in Chicago. www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

Receive a FREE link on our Expo Ambassador Page until April of 2011 if you…ACT FAST (Within 2 days)
Add our Small Business Logo and a link to your home page by July 1st and send out at least one notice on the expo to your contact list.
(An excellent example would be our partnership with the Chicago Innovation Awards www.chicagoinnovationawards.com).
EMAIL the word AMBASSADOR to sbe@cityofchicago.org and we will send you our Small Business Expo logo.
ACT SLOWER (During the July 16th Expo)
If your company drives 10 or more people to the Expo, we will add your LINK after the Expo to our Ambassador Page. (Determined by our on-site researchers).The 2010 Top 10 Business Plan Finalists and their business summaries are posted at
www.chicagocitytreasurer.com
Disclaimer: The City Treasurer’s Office reserves the right to reject any ineligible business as defined in the rules of the annual business plan competition.

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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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Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

July 02, 2008 (312) 744-8122

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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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Direction & Registration Link: Chicago Small Business Expo July 17th

*Reposted from Chicago City Treasurer.com

Friday, July 17, 2009

8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Register Now

UIC Forum

725 West Roosevelt Road (directions)

Entrance on Roosevelt and Union Street

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Attendees – ample parking is located two blocks west of the UIC Forum at 1135 S. Morgan St. Lot 5. – at a discounted price of $6.75. The discount is for Lot 5 only.

For additional information, call (312) 744-EXPO (3976)

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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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