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  • Jan - 2019
    22

    SAVE THE DATE Annual Supplier Diversity 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.
  • Jan - 2019
    22

    Elite SDVOB Network Illinois Event

    The January meeting will focus on opportunities for Veteran Owned and other diverse businesses with US Dept of Veterans Affairs and Chicago State University, updates on Veteran- and diverse business-focused programs, and legal developments that affect diverse businesses. Representatives from other commercial and government organizations will also be coming as special guests to participate in the meeting, and members will have the opportunity to deliver capabilities presentations.
     
    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.
  • Jan - 2019
    23

    Business Enterprise Program (BEP) & Veteran Business Program (VBP) Certification Workshop

    In partnership with the ChicagoMBDA Center Operated by ChicagoMSDC- the State of Ilinois Central Managment Services' (CMS) Business Enterprise Program (BEP) & Veteran Business Program (VBP) workshops are designed to provide information on the certification process. The State of Illinois provides the following certifications: • Women Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) • Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) • Person with Disability Owned Business Enterprise (PBE) The VBP provides certification to Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses. CMS/BEP also has a streamlined recognition process with other MBE & WBE certifying entities.
    A representative from the Illinois Department of Human Services will be there to speak about projected procurement opportunities within their department.
  • Feb - 2019
    6

    7th Annual Construction Summit 2019

    This event will feature over 65 exhibitors, providing information for attendees to speak with subject-matter experts from government agencies, assist agencies, and support organizations about construction contracting opportunities and employment resources to the vendor community. The Construction Summit is an excellent opportunity for prime contractors, sub-contractors, and construction-related business owners to learn about upcoming contracting opportunities and network. Speak with key staff including:
    o City of Chicago User Departments
    o Sister Agencies
    o Government Agencies
    o Assist Agencies
    o Trade Unions/Employment & Labor Organizations
    Attendees will also be able to attend curated workshops focusing on construction opportunities, how to become certified, and employment resources. These workshops provide valuable information to help our vendor community compete for and earn government contracts.
    We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Construction Summit and encourage you to share this event with anyone who would benefit.
     
    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.
  • Mar - 2019
    9

    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.
  • Mar - 2019
    12

    Black Contractors United Members Meeting

    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.
  • Apr - 2019
    2

    Western Illinois University's Higher Education Diverse Business 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.
  • Apr - 2019
    12

    The Black Women's 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.
  • Apr - 2019
    17

    SAVE THE DATE: 52nd Annual Chicago Business Opportunity 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.
  • May - 2019
    4

    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.
  • Jun - 2019
    20

    SAVE THE DATE: Small Business Expo 2019 - CHICAGO

    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
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.