2020 City of Chicago BACP Small Business Expos

The Small Business Expos are back for 2020!
BACP’s Small Business Center “On the Road” Expo Series brings
FREE business resources to the community for new and existing entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business in the City of Chicago.
2020 Expo Dates and Locations:
  • Saturday, March 7 from 10AM-2PM @ Kennedy-King College, U Building-740 W. 63rd St., Chicago
  • Saturday, May 2 from 10AM-2PM @ Arturo Velasquez Institute-2800 S. Western Ave., Chicago
  • Thursday, June 25 from 5-9PM @ 1871-the MART, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212, Chicago
  • Saturday, August 29 from 10AM-2PM @ Truman College, McKeon Building-1145 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago
  • Saturday, November 7 from 10AM-2PM @ Malcolm X College-1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Expo details (all resources are FREE):
  • 40 + Exhibitors
  • Business Education Workshops
  • Assistance from City Business Consultants to Begin the Licensing Process
  • Information on Procurement, Insurance and Consumer Protection
  • Financial Advisors On Hand to Answer Questions
  • Practice and Refine Your Elevator Pitch
  • Mini-Makeovers 
  • Professional Headshots to be Used for Marketing/Promotional Materials
  • Tax Clinic: One-on-One Counseling Sessions Provided by Ladder Up
  • Legal Clinic: One-on-One Counseling Sessions Provided by the Community Law Project
  • Tech Lane
  • And much more!
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To register for the 3/7 Expo at Kennedy-King College, click here.