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Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 Chicago Park District 2017 Vendor Networking Event

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The Chicago Park District 2017 Vendor Networking Event event was held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the South Shore Cultural Center. This event brought together government agencies, general contractors and MBE/WBE firms to increase communication, participation and competition for future contract awards. Government agencies in attendance included the City of Chicago, sister agencies, assist agencies and city museums.

MBE/WBE firms networked with general contractors to engage in potential business opportunities to meet or exceed compliance goals for current and future contract awards.

 

September 16, 2017 Small Business Center on the Road Expo

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The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Small Business Center On the Road event was held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Wilbur Wright College Events Building in Chicago, IL.  The event attracted a significant number of small business owners, start-ups, and construction-related companies. In addition to booth participation, attendants also participated in different educational sessions related to contract procurement and surety bonding.

April 17, 2017 MWRD Construction Vendor Outreach

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The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater  Chicago Vendor Outreach Fair was held on Monday, April 17, 2017, at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Gleacher Center. The event attracted a significant number of prime contractors, sub-contractors, and construction-related companies. In addition to booth participation, attendants also participated in different educational sessions related to contract procurement and surety bonding.  Also, MWRD presented several of its upcoming construction projects.

 

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Thank you to all of the LACC Members that visited the LACC booth.

March 18, 2017 Small Business Center on the Road

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The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Small Business Center On the Road event was held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Arturo Velasquez Institute in Chicago, IL.

Guest Speaker:

  • Laura Gutierrez Ramos, Manager, Nuevo Leon Restaurant

Laura Gutierrez Ramos, is the current Manager and Granddaughter of the Founder of Nuevo Leon Restaurant in Chicago, IL. Laura discussed the company’s history and the focus her family has maintained for over 50 years on providing excellent customer service with high quality food. Laura stressed that pubic relations is the most important business tool she has as the face of her family’s restaurant. She answered many questions from the audience and encouraged everyone to stop in her restaurant anytime to ask her additional questions. She said she is always happy to share her knowledge with the community.

Highlights of event:

Laura Gutierrez Ramos

Laura Gutierrez Ramos, Manager, Nuevo Leon Restaurant

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March 7, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The March 7, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Otobots Auto Repair
Mobile mechanics come to you. Auto repair certified techs with a 12 month/12,000 mile warranty.

Platformz
Allows music streaming from multiple sites and apps in one place.

Hydro Grow
Hydro Grow’s patent pending design grows organic plants two to three times faster than traditional farming methods within a user’s home.


Early stage companies looking for venture capital: Please complete a company profile

Investors: Please register for the 4/4/17 presentations

February 8, 2017 City of Chicago Construction Summit

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The City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services 5th annual Construction Summit 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the JLM Abundant Life Center in Chicago, IL. The event attracted a significant number of prime contractors, sub-contractors, and construction-related business owners. Attendees received details for upcoming construction projects.

Guest Speaker:

  • Jamie L. Rhee, Chief Procurement Officer, City of Chicago, Department of Procurement Services

Highlights of Event:

Construction Summit 2017

Jamie L. Rhee, Chief Procurement Officer, City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services

Construction Summit 2017, Chicago, IL

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February 7, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The February 7, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Nuni Toaster

The original tortilla toaster that is a new device that combines the quality from using a stove with the convenience of using a microwave.

eFuneralPlan

A real-time quoting system that actively syncs consumers to their desired funeral home.

GrassPass

World’s first cannabis app with a subscription plan for any budget and lifestyle.

 


Early stage companies looking for venture capital: Please complete a company profile

Investors: Please register for the 3/2/17 presentations

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January 3, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The January 3, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Vizseek
Technology provides the opportunity to build a visual search engine for a company’s products in just one day.

DataCubes
Commercial underwriting powered by data science. Industry first Data Science platform to power Next Generation of Underwriting.

BestDateNight
Members receive listings of dates all over their city including individual dates and group dates for their best “Date Night” ever. Date nights include dinner, couples massages, movies, concerts and dancing.


Early stage companies looking for venture capital: Please complete a company profile

Investors: Please register for the 2/7/17 presentations

December 6, 2016 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The December 6, 2016 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

IGY Life Sciences
Proprietary ability to commercially produce IgY antibodies presents the breakthrough potential to solve some of the most important immune health challenges faced today.

Chopsaver
All-natural, herbal lip care product inspired by a lip injury treated with Arnica herbs.

TextNinja
Provides families and companies with a real solution for preventing distracted driving.

 


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Investors: Please register for the 1/3/17 presentations

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October 29, 2016 Small Business Center on the Road

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The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Small Business Center On the Road event was held on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the Copernicus Center in Chicago, IL.

Guest Speaker:

Julie Smolyansky became the youngest female CEO of a publicly held firm when she took over Lifeway Foods at age 27. Since that time, Julie has bolstered the company’s growth trajectory with innovative product development and marketing strategies, boosting annual revenues to over $130 million by 2015 and expanded distribution throughout the United States, Canada and the UK. She was recently named to Fortune Business ‘40 under 40,’ Fortune’s 55 most influential women on Twitter and Fast Company’s Most Creative People In Business 1000. Julie serves as a member of the United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneurs Council and is part of the 2015 class of Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum.

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