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The Small Business Center on the Road Expos are back for 2019!

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2019 Expo Dates and Locations:

  • Saturday, March 9 from 10AM-2PM @ Kennedy-King College, U Building-6301 S. Halsted St., Chicago
  • Saturday, May 4 from 10AM-2PM @ Arturo Velasquez Institute-2800 S. Western Ave., Chicago
  • Thursday, June 27 from 5-9PM @ 1871-theMART, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212, Chicago
  • Saturday, September 7 from 10AM-2PM @ Truman College,McKeon Building-1145 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago
  • Saturday, November 2 from 10AM-2PM @ Malcolm X College-1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago 
Expo details:
  • FREE assistance from business consultants to begin the licensing process
  • Resources on Procurement, Financial, Insurance, Consumer Information
  • Financial Advisers on hand to answer questions
  • Perfect Your Elevator Pitch
  • Mini-makeovers featuring Tricoci University 
  • FREE Headshot from a professional photographer to be used for marketing/promotional materials
  • FREE Tax Clinic: One-on-One counseling sessions provided by Center for Economic Progress/Ladder Up
  • FREE Legal Clinic with the Community Law Project
  • 40+ Exhibitors
  • Free Workshops
  • And much more!

Keywords: BACP, Businesses, City of Chicago, Expo, small businesses

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