Events

Cimentando Negocios | Google Para Su Negocio

PROGRESANDO, el programa de entrenamiento en español para emprendedores de Rogers Park Business Alliance, presenta Cimentando Negocios, una serie de seminarios bimestrales, virtuales y sin costo con temas de actualidad para emprendedores y microempresas en crecimiento que están interesados en aprender y poner en práctica los aspectos que forman los...

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Understanding Food Label Claims and Certifications

As educated consumers seek better–for–you foods, consumer packaged goods brands are adapting and creating new products marketed towards “all-natural” diets. Join Jahn Marie Parise of Burnt Sienna Innovations to learn how to properly label your categories to consumers, discover the different claim types and certifications, and streamline your business to...

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Rethink the Path Forward: When to Push and When to Pause

Evaluating your business regularly is an important exercise for entrepreneurs, because there are circumstances that we can’t plan for. Whether it is sourcing issues, a change in personal passions, or a global pandemic, many things can change the path of your business. Hear from a panel of business owners who...

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How Your Packaging Represents Your Brand

A cohesive package design differentiates your brand in retail and digital markets and strengthens your branding. Join Epac Flexibles’s Jeff Jacobs to review the packaging process, hear the advantages of digital printing and variable data printing, and learn tricks for low-cost software and methods to test and validate your design....

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Women in Manufacturing Day

Please join us for mHUB’s annual Women in Manufacturing and Engineering Day on October 19th. The half-day program will convene influential women making tremendous impact in the manufacturing industry and empower young women interested in STEM to explore opportunities in variety of career fields. The event has packed the room...

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Get Your Product on Target Shelves

National retailer Target works closely with suppliers around the world to source new products and new ways to deliver value to guests while strengthening communities. Join Le’Spencer Walker to find out how to become a vendor, explore the Standards for Target suppliers, and become retail ready to launch at Target. About...

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Simple Ways to Scale Your Business

A proof of concept starts a food business and scaling up through commercialization keeps it thriving. Join Chef Nelson Serrano-Bahri from our partner Ingredion to understand product scale up requirements. This class covers ingredient and supply chain considerations, co-packer and manufacturer opportunities, distribution landscapes, and e-commerce utilization.

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Personal Financial Coaching

Business owners spend a lot of time growing and managing their businesses. Often, there is little time set aside to manage their personal finances. During this webinar, attendees will learn the benefits of developing short-term, medium-term, and long-term financial goals. The webinar will also cover key steps to reaching those...

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Using Functional Ingredients to Spark Culinary Creativity

Synergy Flavor’s Kevin Molidor and Ingredion’s Chef Nelson Serrano-Bahri come together to discuss how developing a nuanced understanding of texture, taste, and flavor can inspire culinary creativity. Learn how properly pairing functional ingredients can enhance a customer’s experience while maintaining the integrity of your product. This immersive, interactive, in-person session...

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Financial Capital Resources for Illinois Women-Owned Businesses

Securing financial capital is a major obstacle for Women-owned businesses, and it’s even more challenging for businesses owned by women of color due to historical inequities. With women being approved for bank loans at a lower rate, in addition to being underinvested - only receiving around 2% of venture funding...

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