Small Business Seeds for Growth

You’re Invited!

The Women’s Business Development Center is excited to partner with Huntington National Bank to present Small Business Seeds for Growth. Invited guests will learn about capital options and other resources to successfully build their businesses.  

 October 19, 2022, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm 

The Hatchery Chicago 


  • Vendor Marketplace Shopping with complimentary coupons  
  • Event Swag Bag 
  • Panel session with Small Business Owners: Client Capital Showcase 
  • Fireside Chat with Huntington National Bank 
  • Digital Innovation Tips for Business Success 
  • Resource Partner Pathway 
  • Buffet Brunch 
  • Networking Opportunities 


9:00-9:30 Registration, Swag Bag Pickup

9:00-9:30 Vendor Marketplace, Resource Partner Pathway, Networking – Coffee and Sweets

9:30-9:45 Welcome – WBDC, Huntington, New World Van Lines, ComEd

9:45-10:00 Tamara Turner, Silver Spoons Inspirational Kickoff

10:00-12:00 Program Content

  • 10:00-11:00 WBDC Client Capital Showcase
  • 11:00-11:40 Moderated Fireside Chat: The Importance of Banking Relationships
  • 11:40-12:10 Digital Innovation led by WBDC Innovation Team
  • 12:10-12:15 Expanding Minority Business Access

12:15 Jana Farmer Brunch Sendoff, Value of Networking and Social Capital 

12:20-1:30 Buffet Brunch 

12:20-1:30 Vendor Marketplace, Resource Partner Pathway, Networking 


Two FREE Plane Tickets!

Each attendee will have a chance to win a free pair of tickets from United Airlines! (Must be present to win.)


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