Week of Events
The purpose of this training is to increase understanding and compliance of the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA), which has been established in the state of Illinois to increase accountability and transparency in the use of grant funds while reducing the administrative burden on both state agencies and grantees. The law provides for the […]
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 […]
Social media platforms can be used to build your company’s brand and sell your products. In order to achieve your business objectives, social media content and interaction must be well planned. A4CB’s Amanda Askew will review strategies for reaching the right audience, creating content, and maximizing ROI.
No matter the medium – be it social media, digital, or video – your brand should drive people to share content. Join marketing expert Melissa Harris to use your content for provoking, compelling storytelling that will help your consumers remember you, and best of all, share with your target audience. About the Presenter: Melissa Harris […]
A casual brand can start a conversation with consumers, but it’s important to know where the line is. Moderated by Jenn Bane, the first-ever hire of Cards Against Humanity, a panel of marketers will share how to find the balance in provocation, set a likeable voice, and identify the appropriate target market for your boundary-pushing […]
Pitch Showcases are the culminating events for hard-working EITs completing the Entrepreneur Bootcamp program. During a Showcase, EITs will present their business ideas in several rounds of a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of business leaders and investors. At the end of the event, EITs receive a certificate of completion from Defy, followed by a […]
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