Talking Points

Talking Points 6/15

Dear Advocates, We look forward to another great week in the world of advocacy. Communication is key to relaying our message to our membership. We send out a number of newsletters a month to each chapter, community and for advocacy updates. Let us know if you would like to be added to one of chapter … more

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5/25 Talking Points

Dear Advocates, A lot of great events ahead of us for the last week of May and the month of June. We are ending May with a venture pitch session at Level Office in downtown Chicago. Join us to see four companies looking to grow pitch to a panel of judges and the audience. The … more

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5/10 Talking Points

Dear SBAC leader, Although the weather this weekend suggested otherwise, summer is upon us. Please check out the what we have planned in the upcoming weeks and months. Advocacy- The final push for Crowdfunding! We will be sending the team down to Springfield again this week to continue our push to make access to capital … more

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5/4 Talking Points

Dear SBAC leaders I hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather this weekend. Always nice to get outside and take in some sunshine. Advocacy- We are in the final push to get this intrastate equity crowdfunding bill passed into law. We need Senate co-sponsors, district advocates and the entire membership to execute our call to actions … more

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4/27 Talking Points

Advocacy: So much to update everyone on!!! There are many opportunities to engage and so much the SBAC is involved in: In the City, the SBAC is working with the CLA (Chicago Leadership Allicance) and the IEJ (Insitute for Entrepreneurial Justice) to make the process for applying to get proper signage for your business more … more

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4/15 Talking Points

April 23rd: SBAC / Jewish B2B Annual trip to Springfield Spend the day with fellow members as we lobby our issues with our elected officials http://sbac.wpengine.com/event/2015-04-23/sbac-and-je… Save the Date: May 28th Pitch Session We are in the process of planning our pitch session for May 28th. If you know of any companies that would like … more

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4/20 Talking Points

Advocacy: We are extremely excited to announce that HB 3429, which will bring intrastate equity crowdfunding to Illinois, was brought to the floor of the House this morning, voted on and passed unanimously! The bill will now move to the Senate. Thank you to all of our members and coalition partners who contacted their representatives … more

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Talking Points 4/6

Dear Advocates, Thank you for all that you do. We have a busy April ahead of us with some great events. Talking points: This Friday is the Advocacy Awards Dinner 6-11 at the Cultural Center http://sbac.wpengine.com/event/2015-04-10/sbac-4th-an… Tickets are still available. We are honoring several SBAC members for their accomplishments and are looking forward to seeing … more

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February 9th 2015 Talking Points

Dear Advocates, We are looking forward to some amazing events in the upcoming months. February 12th is our first quarterly pitch session. Four companies in search of funding and advice will pitch to a prestigious panel of judges. The event will include Keynote Speaker Mark Lawrence, Co-Founder & CEO of Spothero. Tickets are still available … more

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Talking Points 1/12

Dear Advocate, As we enter the 2nd week of 2015, the SBAC is extremely excited about the mission we are on to make Illinois a better place for Small Business. Our advocacy awards dinner is set for Friday, April 10th at the Cultural Society. We are looking for help with anyone that would like to … more

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