Please check out the no-cost events happening this year, listed below, and continue to check The Source website for updates to our year-round event calendar.


Google My Business

November 30 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Virtual | Register Now

Hosted by: Berwyn Development Corporation

Learn the basics of building out your Google My Business account.



Cómo obtener contratos con el gobierno

December 6 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Virtual | Day-Of Meeting Link

Hosted by: Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Este webinar le ayudará a conocer la oportunidad de negocio con el gobierno; saber si cualquier tipo de negocio puede acceder a estos contratos; conocer los pasos a seguir, saber si su negocio está preparado, I’m dónde empezar y recomendaciones para lograrlo.


2023 Berwyn Shops Informational Session #2

December 6 | 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Virtual and In-Person | Register Now

Hosted by: Berwyn Development Corporation

Entrepreneurs, artisans, makers, and pop-up vendors who are looking to take their small business to the next level are invited to attend this informational session about the upcoming retail incubator, called “Berwyn Shops: A Homegrown Project."

Topics will include: overview of the incubator program, application and selection processes, business plan resources, expectations of shop vendors, and FAQs.

This session is hosted by the Berwyn Development Corporation and is facilitated by the Berwyn Shops’ Project Manager. As such, attendees will also be given the opportunity to ask questions about the Berwyn Shops.


Personal Financial Coaching for Business Owners

December 13 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Virtual | Register Now

Hosted by: Allies for Community Business

Attendees will learn the benefits of developing short-term, medium-term, and long-term financial goals. The webinar will also cover key steps to reaching those personal financial goals.


Establish a Professional Domain, Website, & Email for Your Business

December 14 | 9:30  – 10:30 a.m. | Location & Registration Coming Soon!

Hosted by: Cook County Small Business Source in partnership with Birk Creative

If you’re curious about bringing your existing business online, or you’re just starting a business and want to know where to begin, it all starts with a domain: your online address and home on the web. This workshop will discuss the benefits of owning a domain, helpful web terms to know, and how to get the most out of your domain.

Past Webinar Recordings and Resources

May 26th – Strengthen and Grow Child Care Grant Session 2

May 26 Strengthen and Grow Session 2 Presentation Deck

Budget Worksheet

May 19th – Strengthen and Grow Child Care Grant Session 1

May 19 Strengthen and Grow Session 1 Presentation Deck