There are a lot of helpful webinars pertaining to small businesses and Covid-19. See the list below for a list of webinars that could help provide much needed guidance and information.

























DCEO Webinars

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has a plethora of webinars being offered by the Office of Regional Economic Development (RED), Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE), and partners at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

You can find a webinar listed for nearly every day by clicking HERE. In addition to COVID-19 resources, topics include government contracting, businesses management, and exporting. Please don’t hesitate to forward this information to constituents and community leaders.

City of Chicago Business Affairs & Consumer Protection Workshops

  • Tuesday, 1/26 Webinar at  2:00 PM: Overview of Tier One Mitigations for Restaurants and Bars
    • Join this webinar for an overview of the state-imposed Tier One Mitigation Measures specifically for restaurants and bars.
    • Register for the 1/26 Webinar
  • Wednesday, 1/27 Webinar at 3:00 PM: Transform Your Dream Into a Real Startup
    • Presented by Score Chicago
    • Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? If so, do you know what the start-up journey is like? Or what initial steps you need to take?  This webinar will help you assess your prospects, give you the initial direction you need, and inspire you to move forward to realize your dream. The webinar will also cover pricing, promotion, competition and marketing to give you a competitive edge.
    • Register for the 1/27 Webinar
  • Friday, 1/29 Webinar at 9:30 AM: How to Start a Business in Illinois
    • Presented by Maura Mitchell (Women’s Business Development Center) and Lema Khorshid (Fuksa Khorshid Law Firm)
    • Are you considering starting a business in Illinois?  During the webinar we will take an initial assessment to help you recognize your startup strengths, introduce you to five basic startup steps, and review some legal tips recommended for startups.
    • Register for the 1/29 Webinar


Previous Webinars

Visit BACP’s YouTube page for all additional webinars.

Please email with any webinar questions.

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