SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
16th Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo
The schedule listed below is subject to change and is current as of February 13, 2014.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
2014 Schedule of Events
8:00 a.m. - Registration and Networking
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. - Destination: Success! Breakfast and Panel
9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Exhibit Hall Open
9:45-10:45 a.m. - Speed Business Coaching Round 1
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Speed Business Coaching Round 2
12:00 -1:30 p.m. - Early Childhood Education Applause Awards Luncheon
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. - Road Map to Growth Business Workshops
Level One: For start-up and emerging businesses Presented separately in English and Spanish Explore the financial and marketing elements of your business—all with a focus on growing your business through smart financing and brand messaging. Also, learn about the range of resources available to you as an early childhood education business owner in Illinois.
Level Two: For established entrepreneurs Presented simultaneously in English and Spanish Designed for experienced educators, this session will provide strategies for analyzing the market reach of your early childhood business and industry trends to keep your students and their families coming back. Also, learn about risk management and retirement planning for you and your employees.
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. – Evening Reception – Highlighting the 2013/2014 Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Program Graduates and celebrating the successes of all entrepreneurs in attendance!