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City of Chicago’s Small Business Center on the Road Expo

Date: Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Please join the LACC at this exciting
Small Business Center on the Road Expo

Date: Thursday June 21, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Place: Merchandise Mart – 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza 12th Floor
Admission: Free of charge. Open to the public

Keynote Speaker:
Maria Pinto
Fashion designer and artist Maria Pinto is the creative voice behind M2057, a high-fashion high-function women’s clothing line. She has dressed iconic women like Michelle Obama, Brooke Shields and Oprah, and her designs have been featured in publications such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, the New York Times.

Also Offering

  • Business consulting services to entrepreneurs.

  • Contract procurement, financing and insurance information.

  • Availability of financial advisers to address business questions.

  • One on one tax counseling sessions offered by The Center for Economic Progress.

  • Legal advice and support provided by The Law Project

  • Networking sessions with other attending entrepreneurs.

  • Professional assistance from business consultants to begin the licensing process


Chicago Commission of Human Relations
Chicago Public Library
City of Chicago:
-Department of Buildings
-Department of Public Health
-Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP)
-Department of Procurement Services
-Department of Planning and Development
-Office of the City Treasurer
Cook County Government Office of Chief Procurement Officer
State of Illinois:
-Central Management Services (CMS) Business Enterprise Program
-Office of the Attorney General
-Comptroller’s Office
-Secretary of State
-State Treasurer
Illinois Toll Highway Authority- Diversity Strategic Development
University of Illinois OBFS- Office of Procurement
Illinois Workers Compensation Commission
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Department of Labor
Latin American Chamber of Commerce


Merchandise Mart
222 West Merchandise Mart 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654


General Admission COMPLIMENTARY

Registration is closed for this event.

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