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Make a Connection: "Connecting Communities to Illinois Business Opportunities" Community Workshop


Monday, March 25, 2013
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM


Blackhawk Park, 2318 N. Lavergn Ave, Chicago, IL 60639

Contact Information

Evonne Velasquez
Business Development Liaison
100 West Randolph, Suite 4-500
Chicago, Illinois


Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS)
Supported by: State Representative Luis Arroyo
Co-Sponsored by: Northwest Connection Chamber, Puerto Rican Chamber, Portage Park Chamber, Belmont Chamber and Greater Chicago Northwest Development Corp

Central Management Services (CMS) is collaborating with legislators and business associations to increase community outreach and provide resources of State programs that are available to small businesses in Illinois. We will be spreading the Make a Connection: "Connecting Communities to Illinois Business Opportunities" community workshops throughout the year in different communities. These workshops will educate you on the process for State contracting, certifications, prompt vendor payment, loans, grants and you will have access to one-on-one guidance.

Please note that the location has changed for this workshop, it will be held at Blackhawk Park, 2318 N. Lavergn Ave., Chicago, IL 60639

Registration is recommended; please register at: Community Workshop Registration   

Download event Invitation and Flyer  
  • This event is open to the public at No Cost  
  • On street parking is available on Lavergn Ave.
  • Refreshments will be served