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NorthSide Networking — Axum Ethiopian in Edgewater

Axum Ethiopian Restauran 5844 N Broadway, Chicago, IL

Structured B2B Speed Networking Join us for lunch and structured B2B speed networking! Expand your network at this multi-chamber event! Be sure to bring lots of business cards with you.  Registration includes lunch, raffle prizes, and follow-up contact list*. 11:00 to 11:15 - Open Networking 11:15 to 11:30 - Mini Introductions & Instructions 11:30 to […]


Pathways – Small Business Boot Camp

Online Event

This two-hour training will help business owners understand the foundations of business planning and provide tools to help create a business plan. This comprehensive overview will teach entrepreneurs how to create a start-up business plan, manage business and personal credit, and find funding. Those who complete the bootcamp and receive a certificate will be accepted […]

Networking Event: Celebrating Female Entrepreneurs

The Hatchery 135 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we are celebrating female founders and introducing streamlined tools for success. In addition to connecting with a community of entrepreneurs and industry experts, hear about capital sources and the process of becoming a certified Woman–Owned Business. Food sampling will be provided by entrepreneurs. Ticket sales go to support local, women-owned catering businesses.

Lunch and Learn: Four Steps to Validate Customer Demand

Online Event

The number one reason for startup failure is the lack of market need. In other words, no one is interested in buying your product or service. Therefore, before you start your business, it’s essential that you make sure that customers are interested in buying your product. Taking these steps will save you weeks (or possibly […]


Printmaking Workshop

Winthrop Avenue Family Historical Garden 4628 North Winthrop Avenue, Chicago, IL

Winthrop Avenue Family Historical Garden Printmaking Workshop Saturday, March 25, 2023 12:00 – 2:30pm Join Red Line Service Institute and master printmaker, Angee Lennard and her team, for an afternoon of Gelli Plate Printing. YES - you will use a slab of Jell-O (with a few extra additions) as your canvas. Sound silly? This has been […]


Starting a Food Business

The Hatchery 135 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL

Follow your dreams of starting a food business with our help. Join Natalie Shmulik of The Hatchery and Cheryl Balough of Balough Law Offices to go through a food business checklist and make sure you structure your business correctly from the start. This class covers required licensing, certification, financing, and branding. This event is free for residents of the West Side communities. To register, […]


Remedy Physical Therapy & Wellness Open House & Ribbon Cutting

Remedy Physical Therapy & Wellness studio 1002 W Leland, Chicago, IL

Please join us between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM on March 29th for a ribbon cutting and grand opening reception at Remedy Physical Therapy & Wellness.  Meet owner and therapist Kali Eckert, learn about the services offered and see their beautiful new space at 1002 W Leland. Remedy has been in the neighborhood for 2 […]


Entrepreneurship 101: Ready, Set, Launch!

Online Event

Starting a business can be challenging, but we can provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to launch your business successfully. Join Small Business Majority and Renee K. Collins, Founder and Owner of Retire Ready, LLC for a webinar designed to help business owners establish a strong foundation for their new venture. During […]

State of Infrastructure & Major Projects in the North Branch

Online Event

Please join us on March 30th for a webinar, The State of Infrastructure and Major Projects in the North Branch. The program is roughly seventy-five minutes. Topics are likely to include: -The replacement of the Division Street Bridges and the Chicago and Halsted Bridge. -The replacement of the Cortland Street Bridge. -The implementation of the […]


Business After Hours at Centre Physical Therapy

Centre Physical Therapy 2116 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL

Join us for an unforgettable after-work networking experience! Enjoy an exclusive Bourbon Tasting and make new connections at Business After Hours at Centre Physical Therapy. This event is perfect for anyone looking to unwind and expand their professional network while sampling some unique Illinois bourbons. Whether you're a connoisseur or simply interested in trying something […]

$25 – $40

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