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  • May - 2019
    28

    Certification Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public AT NO COST.
  • May - 2019
    29

    2019 Professional Services Symposium

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • May - 2019
    29

    Outreach Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • May - 2019
    30

    Compliance Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Jun - 2019
    18

    Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) Business Workshop

    Are you a new business owner? Are you looking for financing opportunities to meet your present needs
    and prepare you for future growth? If so, you are invited to join the Illinois Department of Commerce and
    Economic Opportunity for an ADME Business Workshop. This workshop has been designed to instruct
    new business start-ups and individuals who have an interest in entrepreneurship. During the workshop, subject-matter experts will address the needs of individuals who are just starting their own businesses and those who are looking to pursue entrepreneurship. Information will be provided on the Advantage Illinois Loan Participation Program and FAME (Fund for the Advancement of Minority Enterprises). The State participates 50% on loans with lenders, enrolled in the program, offering a 2% fixed rate and up to $400,000 on the State’s portion. Register today to take advantage of this free event.
    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois
  • Jun - 2019
    19

    BEP Certification Workshop at HACIA Aurora

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to provide information on the certification process and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Jun - 2019
    20

    Small Business Expo 2019

    Small Business Expo is America’s BIGGEST Business to Business Trade Show, Conference & Networking Event for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups and anyone that works for a Small Business or who is inspired to start their own Business.

    Small Business Expo has been recognized four years in a row as an Inc 5000 fastest-growing privately held company celebrating its Ten Year Anniversary.

    Our focus is on targeted learning, networking, building valuable new business relationships & finding top vendors that help Business Owners take strategic action to immediately improve their Small Business.

    At this FREE one-day event hosted in 17 Major US Cities, over 75,000 passionate Business Owners will connect, network with vendors in various industries, and learn from the best in business about how to solve their most pressing business issues.

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.

  • Jun - 2019
    24

    Business Enterprise Program Council Meeting

    Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services - Business Enterprise Program The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Council is established to help implement, monitor and enforce the goals of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities Act.
    BEP Council meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Jun - 2019
    27

    2019 Small Business Center on the Road Expo

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Jul - 2019
    15

    Illinois 8(a) Small Business Conference

    • Workshops and panel discussions
    • Matchmaking with government and commercial buyers
    • Networking opportunities to help grow your business
    • All small businesses interested in government contracting welcome!

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.

  • Jul - 2019
    22

    Certification Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Jul - 2019
    23

    Outreach Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Jul - 2019
    24

    Compliance Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST
  • Aug - 2019
    7
  • Aug - 2019
    26

    Business Enterprise Program Council Meeting

    Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services - Business Enterprise Program The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Council is established to help implement, monitor and enforce the goals of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities Act.
    BEP Council meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Sep - 2019
    7

    2019 Small Business Center on the Road Expo

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Sep - 2019
    17

    SAVE THE DATE: All In - Eastern Illinois University Diverse Vendor Fair

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Sep - 2019
    19

    Chicago Build Expo 2019

    Chicago Build is the leading free to attend construction show for Chicago and the Midwest, featuring 10,000+ registered attendees, 150+ speakers, 200+ exhibitors and extensive business networking.
    Chicago Build is not your average construction event and believes that doing business should be fun and includes a bustling exhibition, an expert-packed conference, business networking events, entertainment, a Festival of Construction and much more.
    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Sep - 2019
    23

    Certification Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Sep - 2019
    24

    Outreach Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Sep - 2019
    25

    Compliance Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Oct - 2019
    28

    Business Enterprise Program Council Meeting

    Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services - Business Enterprise Program The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Council is established to help implement, monitor and enforce the goals of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities Act.
    BEP Council meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Nov - 2019
    2

    2019 Small Business Center on the Road Expo

    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Nov - 2019
    25

    Certification Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Nov - 2019
    26

    Outreach Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Nov - 2019
    27

    Compliance Subcommittee Meeting

    Subcommittee meetings are open to the public at NO COST.
  • Dec - 2019
    23

    Business Enterprise Program Council Meeting

    Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services - Business Enterprise Program The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Council is established to help implement, monitor and enforce the goals of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities Act.
    BEP Council meetings are open to the public at NO COST.