The Small Business Advocacy Council Announces The 5th Annual Healthcare Summit & The Business Event

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Small Business Advocacy Council, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council and Jewish B2B Networking will be co-hosting the 5th Annual Healthcare Summit & The Business Event. The annual event will be held on November 10th at the Drury Lane Theater and Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. This year’s event will feature keynote speaker, David DiLoreto, M.D., CEO of Presence Health Partners. Dr. DiLoreto will discuss developments in providing healthcare services that are important to businesses. Admission is free for the public and information on how to register for this event is available at

“Over the past several years, there have been major changes in the healthcare industry and how it affects small business. This event allows the healthcare providers and payers to connect with the small business community and share with them success stories and educate them on what is working,” said Michael Cavanaugh, Co-CEO of the SBAC.

This year’s event will host The Business Event Educational Forum presented by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, in addition to other forums such as the Access to Capital by the City of Chicago Mayor Panel. The event will conclude with the SBACNOW Pitch Session, which will feature, Jason Montrie, President of Land of Lincoln Health, during which aspiring entrepreneurs and mid-sized businesses in growth mode will showcase their businesses.

“On behalf of the region’s hospitals and healthcare organizations, I’m delighted to participate in this groundbreaking inaugural event,” said Dan Yunker, President and CEO of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council. “By leveraging collaboration with our small business stakeholders at events like this and throughout the year, the healthcare industry has a real opportunity to effectively advance value-driven, coordinated care delivery and positively impact our rapidly changing industry.”

The Small Business Advocacy Council is a non-partisan, member driven organization. The SBAC promotes the success of small business through political advocacy, support services and educational programs. SBAC was established in 2010 and represents over 1,200 businesses in Illinois. For more information, please visit

Herrison Chun