IHCC & NPL Constuction Co. Procurement Panel and Matchmaking
Oct
4
1:00 PM13:00

IHCC & NPL Constuction Co. Procurement Panel and Matchmaking

The session will feature upcoming opportunities and ways to engage with NPL Partner Alliance companies and will include the chance to meet one-on-one with procurement representatives from Christy Webber Landscaping, GSG Consultants, Link Resources, M&J Paving, Road Safe Traffic Systems, and United Rentals.

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Jul
19
1:30 PM13:30

C4G Launchpad

17 companies have completed Coaching 4 Growth, IHCC's signature program for growth-stage businesses. Over the course of 3 months, the business owners have been hard at work developing their latest pitch. 

Join us for an afternoon of networking with this energetic group of entrepreneurs! 

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Apr
4
5:30 PM17:30

Hispanic Tech Incubator Showcase - Cohort 3

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After a challenging 12-week program by 1871 and the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 14 Latinx entrepreneurs are ready to pitch their businesses to the Chicago innovation community! The Hispanic Tech Incubator will showcase the companies pitching their latest business plans and making a strategic ask to the audience of business leaders, investors, and experienced entrepreneurs.

Join us for an energetic evening of pitches, networking, and delicious bites from several of our favorite diverse caterers.

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Mar
29
8:00 AM08:00

March Meeting: Transportation and Infrastructure Panel

Illinois transportation agencies are investing over 20 billion dollars in infrastructure over the next decade. These investments will result in a transformation of our transportation systems as we know them. Are you ready to capitalize on these opportunities? 

Join us as for a conversation regarding these opportunities with the leaders of the Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority, Metropolitan Planning Council, the Illinois Tollway, and the Chicago Department of Aviation.

Special thanks to our event sponsors Wintrust Financial Corporation, Chicago Sky, GSG Consultants, and the U.S. DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center Great Lakes Region.

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Mar
14
2:00 PM14:00

IHCC - IL Tollway Technical Assistance Program Graduation

IHCC in partnership with the Illinois Tollway, invites you to the graduation event for the IHCC-IL Tollway Technical Assistance Program Cohort 1 on Wednesday, March 14th at 2:00pm.

Join us for the graduation “LaunchPad” event where the participating contractors will have an opportunity to pitch their business and participate in speed networking sessions with the primes, transportation agencies and utility companies in attendance.

We hope that you will join us to share upcoming opportunities your company may have and learn about our great group of contractors!

RSVP by contacting Kelley Francis at (312) 425-9500. 

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Feb
28
1:00 PM13:00

Healthcare 101: Procurement Panel & Networking Event

Are you a B2B company looking to do work within the healthcare industry? 

Join us on Wednesday, February 28th at MATTER for a procurement panel and networking event focused on upcoming opportunities at area hospitals and clinics. 

The event will feature a panel of business owners currently working in the healthcare space, as well as the opportunity for small businesses to participate in one-on-one meetings with procurement representatives from Northwestern Medicine, Presence Health and more. 

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C4G Information Session
Feb
21
2:00 PM14:00

C4G Information Session

Are you a small business owner interested in obtaining one-on-one business consulting designed to make your company increase revenue, obtain new contracts and create new jobs? IHCC's Coaching 4 Growth program can help you achieve your goals.

Coaching 4 Growth (C4G) is a direct one-on-one business coaching program designed to provide entrepreneurs with the tools necessary to facilitate business growth and promote job creation. 

Learn more about how C4G can impact your business at the upcoming information session on Wednesday, February 21st at Bank of America.

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Jan
25
8:00 AM08:00

January Breakfast Meeting

Chicago Union League Club | 65 West Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL

Join us on January 25th, 2018 for the first IHCC Breakfast Meeting of the year! Focused on the ever-changing healthcare industry, the program will feature Larry Goldberg, President and CEO of Loyola University Health System as the keynote speaker.

Start the year on a high note and don't miss this opportunity to network with hundreds of fellow entrepreneurs and community leaders. IHCC members, please reach out to your member manager for the complimentary registration code.

Sponsored by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.

Tickets must be purchased by January 19th, 2018 to receive the $75 early-bird rate, all tickets purchased thereafter will incur a cost of $100 for both non-members and members alike.

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Sep
28
4:00 PM16:00

Convergence of Technology and Transportation

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What do the Tollway's I-PASS system, your CTA bus tracker, and Tesla have common? They are just a few examples of the fast-growing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. Join us on the evening of September 28th as we delve into the world of ITS and discuss future opportunities that ITS will bring to industries such as construction, engineering and information technology.

The event will highlight local ITS projects and feature an expert panel of ITS professionals in both the private and public sectors.

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Sep
19
2:00 PM14:00

Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program

Interested in growing your business and participating on Tollway contracts? Learn how to get involved in upcoming contracting opportunities with the Illinois Tollway!

WHERE:          UIC Student Center East
                        750 S. Halsted Street.
                        Chicago, IL 60607
                        (Parking across the street)

Participant Criteria: 

·       Construction company

·       Three years in business

·       Minimum of $250,000 in revenue 

To register please visit http://bit.ly/2wkLBXt or contact Kelley Francis at kfrancis@ihccbusiness.net or by phone at  312-425-9500 or Sandi Llano at Sandi@sllano.com. For more information, click here.

 

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Sep
7
12:00 PM12:00

C4G Launchpad

 

Is you small business stalled?  Do you want to accelerate growth with your business?  Do you know how to exit your business?  Are you a small business investor?  If you said yes to any of these questions, join us on Thursday, September 7th for an exciting Coaching 4 Growth Launchpad!

10 companies have completed Coaching 4 Growth, an immersive one-on-one business coaching program designed to provide entrepreneurs with the tools necessary to facilitate business growth and promote job creation.

The entrepreneurs will be pitching their latest growth plans and asks to the audience. Do not miss this opportunity to connect with these innovative and successful entrepreneurs!

Register at https://events.bizzabo.com/ihcc2017launchpad

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Jun
8
8:00 AM08:00

IHCC Mulligans and Mariachi Golf Outing

The Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) invites you participate in our Annual Mulligans and Mariachis Golf Outing. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to network with Hispanic business professionals and IHCC members on the green.

The Golf Outing will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Harborside International Golf Course which is located at 11001 S. Doty Ave. in Chicago.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Ivette Trevino at (312) 425-9500.

Event Schedule
Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Shotgun: 9:00 a.m.
Cocktails: 3:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m.

 

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May
4
1:30 PM13:30

Doing Business with the U.S. Department of Transportation and other Agencies

Did you know that the U.S. Department of Transportation as well as other transportation agencies buy goods and services from all types of small businesses? 

Come learn how you can position your business to obtain upcoming transportation procurement opportunities from the CTA’s $1.1 billion or the Illinois Tollway’s $12 billion construction plans as well as other state and local agencies.

Register at: http://bit.ly/GreatLakesSBTRC

Presented by Gabriela Garcia, Great Lakes Region Director, Small Business Transportation Resource Center 

This event is part of Crain's Chicago Small Business Week. #SBWCHI

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May
2
3:00 PM15:00

Small Business Success: The Case for Employee Engagement

What is employee engagement? Does it even matter? 

Learn what is at stake for your small business when it comes to employee engagement and leave with actionable steps to track true engagement and build a culture that supports engaged, high-performing teams. 

Register at: http://bit.ly/Case4Engagement

Presented by Liana Bran, Director of the Substance Free Workplace Program at IHCC. 

This event is part of Crain's Chicago Small Business Week. #SBWCHI

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Apr
5
2:00 PM14:00

Coaching 4 Growth Information Session

Coaching 4 Growth (C4G) is a direct one-on-one business coaching program designed to provide entrepreneurs with the tools necessary to facilitate business growth and promote job creation. 

C4G participants will:

  • Receive financial and management consulting
  • Perfect their pitch
  • Create a business growth plan

Learn more about the program and its benefits at the upcoming C4G information session on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 1871 Chicago. 

Register by clicking here. Questions? Reach Joseph DeLaGarza at 312.425.9500. 

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Mar
30
8:00 AM08:00

March Breakfast Meeting

IHCC's breakfast membership meetings are the premier public policy forums in the Hispanic business community. IHCC in partnership with Dominican University will be presenting the results of an academic study on the import and export habits of Hispanic-owned businesses in Illinois. We expect more than 200 Hispanic business, corporate and government leaders in attendance.

Location: Union League Club of Chicago
RSVP by visiting the event website.

Networking
8:00am-9:00am

Breakfast & Program
9:00am-10:00am

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Mar
1
5:00 PM17:00

1871 & IHCC Hispanic Technology Incubator Showcase

1871 & IHCC invite you to the first-ever Hispanic Technology Incubator Showcase, featuring 12 innovative companies from the inaugural incubator cohort. The Hispanic Technology Incubator will showcase the companies pitching their latest business plans and making a strategic ask to the audience of business leaders, investors, and experienced entrepreneurs.

Register to attend at www.events.bizzabo.com/cohort1

 
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Jan
26
8:00 AM08:00

January Breakfast Meeting

IHCC's breakfast membership meetings are the premier public policy forums in the Hispanic business community. Don't miss this unique opportunity to network with hundreds of Hispanic business leaders and learn from industry experts.

Register here: https://events.bizzabo.com/2017jan

Location:  Union League Club of Chicago

Networking
8:00am-9:00am

Breakfast & Program
9:00am-10:00am

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Dec
1
8:00 AM08:00

December Breakfast Meeting

IHCC's breakfast membership meetings are the premier public policy forums in the Hispanic business community. Don't miss this unique opportunity to network with hundreds of Hispanic business leaders and learn from industry experts.

Networking
8:00am-9:00am

Breakfast & Program
9:00am-10:00am

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Nov
18
9:30 AM09:30

Procurement Panel + Matchmaking Event

IHCC invites you to a procurement panel and matchmaking session with U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Argonne National Labs and Fermilab on Friday, November 18th at the IHCC offices located at the Merchandise Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor. The tentative agenda is as follows:
 

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration & Networking
10:10 a.m.  Opening Remarks
10:15 a.m.  Remarks -- How IHCC’s Programs can help Small Businesses
10:20 a.m.  Remarks -- Moderator: Robert Steiner, District Director, U.S. SBA, IL District
10:25 a.m.  Panel discussion – Doing Business With US DOE, US EPA /Argonne Labs/Fermi Labs

  • Confirmed: DeWillican Middleton, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Confirmed: Representative TBD,  Argonne National Laboratory
  • Confirmed: Mike Rafati, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Invited: Fermilab

11:00 a.m. 5-minute matchmaking sessions after panel discussion
12:30 p.m. Event adjourns


Please RSVP today by clicking here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ihcc-procurement-panel-matchmaking-tickets-28847430441 IHCC members please use the promo code "IHCC" to receive a $25 dollar discount. 
 

Sponsorship opportunities are available.  If you'd like to know more please email me or Alex Alcantar at aalcantar@ihccbusiness.net.  

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