Events

Starting a Business in Illinois

Are you considering starting a business in Illinois? During this workshop we will take an initial assessment to help you recognize your startup strengths, we will introduce five basic startup steps, and we will review the types of legal entities recommended for startups. Cost will be $20 at the door. We offer a sliding scale … Continued

Get Your Business Online with Google

Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website. In this session we’ll show you how to: ● Create or claim your Business Profile on Google ● Manage your … Continued

Preparing Your Small Business for Financial Success

Attend this workshop to learn how to structure your business for financial success. Hear from a leading small business consultant, about the tools available to small business owners to help them manage their businesses’ finances. Learn about various products available and how to track your finances to make sure you are loan ready. Free parking … Continued

Hanover Park WBDC Satellite Office Hours

​Can’t make it to our Chicago or Aurora office for business advising? We opened a satellite office in Hanover Park, IL!! The Village of Hanover Park, in partnership with the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) – Aurora, will be hosting office hours at Village Hall (2121 Lake Street Hanover Park, IL) to offer FREE assistance … Continued

Hanover Park WBDC Satellite Office Hours

​Can’t make it to our Chicago or Aurora office for business advising? We opened a satellite office in Hanover Park, IL!! The Village of Hanover Park, in partnership with the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) – Aurora, will be hosting office hours at Village Hall (2121 Lake Street Hanover Park, IL) to offer FREE assistance … Continued

Brown Bag Series: Launching a Beauty Brand

Do you desire to launch a beauty brand? Maybe you want to launch a skin care, hair care, or cosmetics line. Maybe you have questions as to how to bring your brand to the market. If this is you, then come to our Brown Bag Series featuring Stephanie Luster, President of Essations, Inc. Come learn … Continued

Platicas de Negocio Serie: Marketing para Negocios

WBDC Aurora y Alianza de Negocios te traen una serie de platicas para negocios. En este taller aprende sobre las Redas Sociales y Como Crear un Plan para Promover Efectivamente. Taller presentado en Espanol

Platicas de Negocio Serie: Conoce tu Cliente

WBDC Aurora y Alianza de Negocios te traen una serie de platicas para negocios. En este taller aprende como Conocer tus Clientes para Crear Ventas en tu Negocio. Talleres presentado en Espanol

Hanover Park WBDC Satellite Office Hours

Can’t make it to our Chicago or Aurora office for business advising? We opened a satellite office in Hanover Park, IL!! The Village of Hanover Park, in partnership with the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) – Aurora, will be hosting office hours at Village Hall (2121 Lake Street Hanover Park, IL) to offer FREE assistance … Continued