In-Person: Informational Resource Fair for Business Owners

We’re so proud to be part of hosting the very FIRST Resources Fair on May 16, 2022. In partnership with Senator Karina Villa and the Aurora Regional Hispanic Chamber, the IL MBDA Business Center and Strategic Exceptions is hosting an informational resource fair for business owners . Register to learn how to become an expert…

Free

Bonds and Insurance Basics Workshop

Zoom

Did you know that the U.S. government requires every contractor it works with to purchase a surety bond or insurance to ensure their work will be completed in a timely and cost-effective manner? Are you a minority business owner who wants to get federal, state & local government contracts? Join us to learn about the…

$10

2023 SYMPOSIUM: WHAT’S IN THE NEW INFRASTRUCTURE BILL FOR YOU?

Malcomx College 1900 W Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, United States

Join the Illinois Minority Business Development Agency (IL MBDA) Business Center for our 2023 SYMPOSIUM: WHAT'S IN THE NEW INFRASTRUCTURE BILL FOR YOU? We will bring together minority businesses and corporations & government contract holders at the local and national levels to showcase & connect businesses and share business & partnership opportunities that are possible…

$29.99 – $5000

Business Essentials Workshop

Zoom

This Business Essentials workshop is to help new or existing business owners better understand fundamental business financial concepts and how you, as a business owner, can leverage them to grow your operation and run a profitable business.  After this class, you will be able to identify the steps needed to get familiar with your business's…

$25

Tax Strategies and Financial Readiness Webinar

This Business Essentials workshop is to help new or existing business owners better understand tax strategies and financial readiness. Discover valuable insights and practical tips for optimizing your financial situation, whether you're a business owner, investor, or simply interested in securing a better financial future. REGISTER HERE: : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-essentials-tickets-602814724067

$10.00

2023 Illinois MBDA Business & Entrepreneur Summit at Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College 1700 Spartan Drive Building E, Room: E125/Seigle Auditorium, Elgin, IL

Join the Illinois Minority Business Development Agency (IL MBDA) Business Center Business & Entrepreneur Event at Elgin Community College At the Business & Entrepreneur Summit, you'll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, industry experts, and successful entrepreneurs. Our lineup of speakers will share their valuable insights, strategies, and experiences to help you thrive…

$29.99

2023: BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY BUILDING GOLF OUTING

The Highlands of Elgin 875 Sports Way, Elgin, IL, United States

Join us for a day of giving back and networking at BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY BUILDING GOLF-OUTING! We are bringing together business and community for a day of giving back and networking that is centered around: Providing scholarships & grants and assisting minority business enterprises in securing financing, contracts & resources to build their businesses for…

$75 – $175

Creating Impact Community and Legacy Virtual Workshop

This workshop is to help new or existing business owners discover the POWER of small businesses as we delve into their remarkable impact on communities and the lasting legacies they create. From innovative ideas to unique approaches, this virtual workshop will showcase the incredible achievements of small business owners.   REGISTER HERE: : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-impact

$20.00

2024 CLEAN ENERGY BUSINESS SUMMIT

Join the Illinois Minority Business Development Agency (IL MBDA) Business Center for our 2024 CLEAN ENERGY BUSINESS SUMMIT We will bring together minority businesses and corporations & government contract holders at the local and national levels to showcase & connect businesses and share business & partnership opportunities that are possible through Clean Energy Initiatives. Register…