Seminars & Webinars for Guidance

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  1. October-Webinars for National Women's Small Business Month

    In honor of Women's Small Business Month and Manufacturing Month, the Illinois Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity will be hosting a series of webinars geared towards women. Read on...
  2. Oct. - Dec. 2020 - Illinois WorkNet Center Various Online Events

    Employers & job seekers can participate in job fairs, explore resources and available services, attend webinars, find community college classes, and register to receive alerts to the latest information on finding a job or helping your business grow. Read on...
  3. October Series: International E-Commerce and Social Media Marketing Boot Camp (5-Part Series)

    Join the Illinois SBDC International Trade Center for a 5-part series webinar Boot Camp about International E-Commerce and Social Media Marketing. Read on...
  4. Chicagoland Chamber Webinars- Various times and dates

    Our weekly webinar series with Illinois BIS provides in-depth knowledge of topics that will help you grow professionally and find balance in this time of change and uncertainty. Webinars are open to all and we encourage employees at all levels to join. View upcoming and prior webinars
  5. Oct. 21 @ 9:30am - Rural Communities & Business Interruption Grants

    Advanced registration required! The Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program is a multi-million-dollar program in which a total of $220 million will be made available for small businesses of all types in Illinois. Register to learn more. Read on...
  6. Oct. 27 @ 10am - Two Part Money Smart Webinar

    Session 1: Financial Management | Session 2: Borrowing Basics Read on...
  7. Oct. 27 @ 11:00am - How the Pandemic is Affecting Women's Finances & Future

    We’ll take a look at how the pandemic has affected the personal finances and future of women and most importantly how we can get back on the path to personal financial freedom in 6 steps utilizing government and financial resources. Read on...
  8. Oct. 28 @ 1:00pm - How Well Do You Know Your Target Customer? Keeping Your Business Relevant

    Rapid changes brought by COVID-19 means you need a thorough understanding of your customers, competitors, and suppliers to help you make informed business decisions, conserve tight cashflow and allow you to be better prepared for the future. Read on...
  9. Oct. 28 @ 10:00am - Launch! So You're Opening a Center-Based Childcare Business?

    This informational session and introduction will provide guidance to those that are seeking to open a child care center. The collaborative will provide mentorship and guidance from subject matter experts in the childcare industry and other related fields. Read on...
  10. Oct. 29 @ 1:00pm - Finish Strong in Your 4th Quarter

    As you begin your 4th quarter, be proactive even in the midst of Covid-19. You can still finish strong by knowing your financial position. Read on...
  11. Oct. 30 @ 10:00am - SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness - Explanatory Session and Q & A

    The SBA has issued a new application for forgiveness and set of instructions specifically for PPP loans of $50,000 or less. Join us for an education and explanatory session regarding the new form. There will be time for questions following the session. Read on...
  12. Nov. 4 @ 10:00am - Online with the Office of Minority Economic Empowerment

    The Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) is excited to host an open conversation with OMEE constituents. We will provide the latest updates regarding federal and state programs, and answer any questions you may have about other resources. Read on...
  13. Nov. 18 @ 2pm - Online with the Office of Minority Economic Empowerment

    The Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) is excited to host an open conversation with OMEE constituents. We will provide the latest updates regarding federal and state programs, and answer any questions you may have about other resources. Read on...
  14. Dec. 2 @ 10am - Online with the Office of Minority Economic Empowerment

    The Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) is excited to host an open conversation with OMEE constituents. We will provide the latest updates regarding federal and state programs, and answer any questions you may have about other resources. Read on...
  15. Dec 16 @ 2pm - Online with the Office of Minority Economic Empowerment

    The Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) is excited to host an open conversation with OMEE constituents. We will provide the latest updates regarding federal and state programs, and answer any questions you may have about other resources. Read on...
  16. Recording - Cook County Assessor Town Hall

    A Conversation with Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi: Commercial Property Assessments View Recording
  17. Recording - PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinars

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has announced recordings of two webinars to help businesses and lenders with the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Applications. Read on...
  18. Recording- Brick-and-Mortar: How to Compete with Online-Only Retailers

    Get your business online! View Recording Here
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