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October BACP Small Business Expo

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Speakers

Christopher LeMark

Founder - Coffee, Hip-Hop and Mental Health

Ken Meyer

Acting BACP Commissioner

Booths

BACP - Small Business Center

Appointments, to meet with a Business Consultant, are recommended, and may be made by calling our Business Contact Center at 312.74.GOBIZ (312.744.6249).

BACP - Consumer Protection

Complaints to the City of Chicago should be submitted by calling 311, using the CHI311 app, or going online

BACP - Public Vehicles

The City of Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) ensures Chicago’s public vehicles are safe, reliable and provide residents and visitors positive transportation options.

BACP - Office of Labor Standards

The Office was established in 2019 and seeks to engage communities and protect workers through a strong investigation and enforcement regime. The Office will track its performance to provide accountability and a roadmap to success.

SBA Illinois

SBA Illinois District Office

Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Illinois State Comptroller

WANT TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS?

City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services

We are the contracting authority for the procurement of goods and services for the City of Chicago

SomerCor

Small Business Lender - SBIF/NOF Grants & SBA 504 Loans

Allies for Community Business

Supporting Small Businesses. Strengthening Communities.

City of Chicago Streets and Sanitation

Department of Streets & Sanitation

Sunshine Enterprises

We help under-resourced entrepreneurs to start or grow their business and build their community

North River / Albany Park Commission Chamber of Commerce

Operation of the Albany Park Chamber of Commerce and Albany Park and Irving Park Special Service Area (SSA #60). North River Commission is a delegate agency of the City of Chicago working to support small businesses in our area.

Polish American Chamber of Commerce

The PACC is dedicated to the enrichment of all aspects of the Polish American community and to the enhancement of economic relations between Poland and the United States.

Edgebrook~Sauganash Chamber of Commerce

Building a better business community.

Gladstone Park Chamber of Commerce

The GPCC provides "PEACE" for the Gladstone Park Community.

Chicago Department of Public Health

We work to ensure that all food preparation in every restaurant, grocery store and food truck across the city is done in a way that meets the health code.

Goldman Sachs 10KSB

You built your business. We'll help you grow it.

Northwest Connection Chamber

Have You Made a Business Connection Today !

Belmont-Central Chamber of Commerce

Business assistance available in Belmont Cragin.

Greater Southwest

Business Licensing program

WBDC - Women's Business Development Center

WBDC: Ignites Business Growth

Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce

THE LAKEVIEW ROSCOE VILLAGE CHAMBER IS THE RELATIONSHIP, POLICY, AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT HUB FOR BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS ON CHICAGO'S NORTH SIDE

Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce

Make It Lincoln Park

Chicago Public Library

We believe in the freedom to read, to learn, to discover

Ladder Up

Ladder Up provides hardworking people with the financial resources and opportunities they need to move up the economic ladder.

Fifth Third Bank

Your Better Starts Now

SCORE Chicago

SCORE - For the Life of Your Business

Cook County Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Office of the Chief Procurement Officer is committed to implementing open and transparent procurement methods to promote maximum vendor participation

FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY

Feel Free

Chicago Department of Aviation

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is committed to designing new and future concessions which capture the newest trends in food, beverages, retail and amenities; along with many other procurement opportunities

Edison Park Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber provides its members an active voice with City of Chicago departments to protect business interests and investments. ​

Rogers Park Business Alliance

Strengthen Businesses and Building Community