In November, the Schaumburg Business Association was proud to partner with Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison, 15 District in a Small Business Resource Fair hosted at Roosevelt University, Schaumburg. The idea behind the fair was to network and learn about various community and government resources available for small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs. The Schaumburg Business Association was one of many resources made available to those business leaders within the community looking for additional assistance in growing their business.
As being the first Small Business Resource Fair hosted by Kevin B. Morrison it turned out to be a great success. There were break-out sessions going on throughout the day to give small businesses the opportunity to learn more about some common needs to assist them in their own business. Presentations on tax incentives and procurement opportunities from the Cook County Assessor, Bureau of Economic Development and Office of the Chief Procurement Officer were among the highlights.
Ultimately, at the end of the day there were many resources available to small businesses in the local community. Some of the other resources that were available that day to help local small businesses were from the following: