SBAC and Crainâ€™s Team up to Host Small Business Educational Forums
Join the SBAC and Crainâ€™s Small Business Week for three fantastic educational forums to help your small business! All of the following forums will be located at 20 S. Clark in Chicago, on floor 14.
â€œAsk the Experts: How to Make Government Contracts Work for Youâ€ will be held on Tuesday, October 2 at 20 S. Clark in Chicago, floor 14 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. This forum will feature an interactive panel discussion about the facts, myths, and secrets small businesses need to know to do profitable business with local, state, and federal government agencies.
Marc Violante of the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center; Gail Glasser of Century Fasteners & Machine Co., Inc.; Julie Savitt of AMS Earth Movers, Inc; and Ken Allen of Assistant Manager Seville Staffing.
â€œNetworking, Social Media, and PR: Small Business Secrets that Win Bigâ€ will be held on Wednesday, October 3, from 8 to 11 a.m. These speakers will share their expertise and tips on increasing your presence and cash flow through marketing yourself through networking, social media and the media.
Lina Khalil, Owner/Partner at Fetch PR; Mana Ionescu of lightspandigital; Brandon Lewin of Image Perspective; Linda McCabe of Optimal Level; and J.D. Gershbein of Owlish Communications.
â€œLeading the Pack: Small Business Acceleratorâ€ and will be held on Thursday, October 4, from 8 to 11 a.m. Learn to take your business to the next level: These speakers will share their expertise and tips on maximizing cash flow, being amazing at sales and using technology and your website to its highest potential.
Brent Hamachek of Segueway; Lennie Rose of Big Ooga; Melonie Boone of the Boone Management Group; Andy Crestodina of Orbit Media Studios; Steve Fretzin of Sales Results, Inc.; and Lisa Russell of Fippex.
Forums are free for SBAC members and only $10 for non-members. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Stephanie at Stephanie@sbacil.org.