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Eli’s Marc Schulman will deliver the keynote address for the City of Chicago’s “Business Works Seminar” at Wright College on June 17, 2010


June 8, 2010

City Offers Free Business Seminar Geared Towards Helping New Business Owners

Keynote speaker Marc Schulman of Eli’s Cheesecake, will share his cheesecake success recipe, Thursday June 17, 2010

Efrat Stein    312.744.5365

The  City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) reminds entrepreneurs about the upcoming free business works seminar geared towards helping new business owners with access to resources and financing.

The seminar will be offered on Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett at 5:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public, registration is not required.

At the event, entrepreneurs will connect with nearly 30 government and non-profit agencies that assist small businesses with licensing, business planning, small business loan resources, financial incentives and more.

Three workshops will be offered that begin at 7:15pm on how to write a business plan, how to finance your business, and how to use email marketing to boost your business.

“Business Works is a great resource for anybody interested in starting a business. Even established businesses can benefit from the workshops and by connecting with resources to grow an existing business” said Commissioner of the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, Norma I. Reyes.

The evenings keynote speaker will be a well known local Chicago business owner Marc Schulman, President  of The Eli’s Cheesecake Company, who will share his business success story.

At the event, entrepreneurs graduating from the Business Start-Up Program will be presented with certificates.  The Business Start-Up Certificate Program, offered by BACP and City Colleges of Chicago, is a free program for entrepreneurs that offers a curriculum of classes that cover all the basics of starting or growing a business.  Classes are held at City Hall and are offered twice a week.

Business Works Seminars will be offered throughout the year:

Thursdays, 5:30pm -9:00pm

June 17, 2010 – Wright College – 4300 N. Narragansett

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City of Chicago Fosters Business Success at Business Works Seminar; Eli’s Marc Schulman to delivery keynote address

The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Licensing (DBA) continues to foster business development and success through its Business Works Seminars.

The third seminar scheduled for May 31, 2007 on Chicago’s Northside will feature Mr. Marc Schulman, President of Eli’s
Cheesecake who will share his story and provide a helpful path for business success.

May’s Business Works also promises more than thirty government and business organizations providing an array of resources and services; an opportunity to network with business leaders; and holds five business education workshops at no cost to those who attend. DBA partners with non-profit business organizations and area experts to provide unique

Topics for the free workshops include:

  • How to Develop a Business Plan
  • Website Considerations for the Business Owner
  • Financing Your Business
  • How to Increase Revenue Through Marketing
  • How to Obtain Government Contracts

Business Works is a free seminar series designed to grow business in every community consisting of quarterly city-wide seminars that focus on empowering small businesses growth in every community. DBA invites all existing and emerging business owners to take advantage of this great business development opportunity.

Business Works Seminar


Thursday, May 31, 2007

Northside College Preparatory High School

5501 N. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625


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