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 audience will vote to help decide a winner.

In June we will have our Mid-Year Real Estate Forecast. This is the perfect opportunity to build your referral network, gain new relationships, and learn about the trends that are being seen in real estate and construction. This special one-time event will feature three dynamic SBAC groups: the Residential Real Estate Community, Construction Community, and Commercial Real Estate Community.

Also in June, the SBAC is having a Happy Hour at the Swedish Covenant Hospital. Join us for updates on our upcoming Health Expo and Business Event, the SBAC Healthcare Marketplace and Wellness Community. Mark Newton, the CEO of the Swedish Covenant Hospital, will also be there to welcome everyone.

Advocacy Update

The Intrastate Equity Crowdfunding bill has been passed in both the House & Senate unanimously! The bill awaits the governor’s signature to become a law.
On June 1st and 2nd, we will be joining small business owners from across the country in Washington, D.C. We will have the opportunity to hear about key small business issues from policy experts and lawmakers. Our group will also meet with White House officials, share breakfast with influential Members of Congress, and make important Hill visits.