Sign up for one of our two FREE tracks at the Grow Your Business Boot Camp!


Sign up for one of our two FREE tracks at the Grow Your Business Boot Camp!


Click here to register.

Contact Amy Masters at amy@sbacil.org with any questions.

This boot camp will be held on Friday, December 13th, from 8 am to noon, at the Lutheran Center Conference Center, 8765 W Higgins Rd in Chicago.

Please join the SBAC and Sam’s Club at our first ever Grow Your Business Boot Camp featuring guest speakers:

  • Keynote Speaker Ron Suber, Head of Global Institutional Sales, Prosper Marketplace
  • Letty Velez, President and CEO, Chicago Mini-Bus.

The free boot camp will kick off with breakfast and feature two tracks: Access to Capital and Grow Your Business. Each participant will select one track to attend. Each track features three workshops as outlined below.

ACCESS TO CAPITAL TRACK
Moderator: Terry Keating, Amherst Partners

What You Need to Know before Selling Your Business

David Johnson, ACM Partners
Ken Yager, New Point Advisors

Perfecting Your Investor Pitch
Jon Olson, Trumarx
Ivy Walker, Helios Digital Learning

Unlocking the Secrets to Traditional & Alternative Lending
Tom Stamborski, Liquid Capital
Anya Keogh, MB Financial
Cynthia Ryan, Chicagoland Business Opportunity Fund
David Reape, Vendor Assistance Program

BUILD YOUR BUSINESS TRACK
Moderator: Mike Cavanaugh, RCM

Sales-Free Selling: The Art of Selling Without Selling
Steve Fretzin, Sales Results, Inc.

Recruiting and Hiring Amazing Employees
Every Time

Jennifer Villarreal, Sales from the Heart

Effective Teambuilding: Creating a Band of Rock Stars at Work Chad Eaves, Chad Eaves Intl

Click here to download the Small Business Boot Camp flyer. This is a free event and tickets are limited.

Click here to register.

Contact Amy Masters at amy@sbacil.org with any questions.