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


Thursday, April 25, 2013
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Prairie State College, Conference Center, 202 S. Halsted, Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Contact Information

Evonne Velasquez
Business Development Liaison
Illinois Central Managment Services
100 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601


Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS)
Supported by: State Representatives William Davis, 30 District; Marcus Evans, 33rd District; Al Riley, 38th District; Anthony DeLuca, 80th District; Elgie Sims, 34th District; Thaddeus Jones, 29th District; Robert Rita, 28th District

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.
  • Registration is recommended; please register at: Community Workshop Registration 
  • Click on one of the following links to download the event Flyer and Venue Map 
  • This event is open to the public at no cost
  • Free parking is available at lots C and D; please refer to venue map listed above
  • Light refreshments will be served