Upcoming Webinars & Events

Childcare Business Services Event

SGCC Grant Application Assistance & Business Resource – Pop-Up

September 10, 2022 10:00 am
Please join the Cook County Small Business Source, Women’s Business Development Center, and Illinois Action for Children in person to receive 1:1…
Strengthen and Grow Grant Webinar

General Overview of the State of Illinois’ Strengthen and Grow Grant

August 25, 2022 6:30 pm
Join the Cook County Small Business Source, Women’s Business Development Center and Illinois Action for Children to learn more about the State…
Get the Cash Your Business Needs Now Event

Get the Cash Your Business Needs Now

August 4, 2022 8:30 am
In honor of National Black Business Month, join the Cook County Small Business Source and PNC Bank for a panel discussion focused…
Win The Web: Safeguarding Your Online Brand webinar

Win The Web: Safeguarding Your Online Brand

July 28, 2022 10:00 am
Learn strategies for protecting your online presence and fostering your brand.   Panelists from Bombay Eats and PR firm Kinship Company join…
Accessing the Funding, Permits, and Licensing You Need webinar

Accessing the Funding, Permits, and Licensing You Need

July 14, 2022 10:00 am
Learn the hows and whys of accessing capital and obtaining permits & licensing for your restaurant. Expert panelists from Next Street and…

Connect 2 Capital Webinar

July 12, 2022 2:00 pm
Join us on July 12 at 2PM to learn how to expand your financial options. Letticia Flores-Poole, BMO Harris Bank and Jay…
Cook County Certification and Compliance Webinar

Virtual Certification and Compliance Workshop

June 30, 2022 10:00 am
Interested in doing business with Cook County? Learn more about the certification process and how to identify contracting opportunities at the Certification…
The Hire Power: Solutions for Staffing Up Now Webinar

The Hire Power: Solutions for Staffing Up Now

June 23, 2022 3:00 pm
Learn how to attract, capture, and hire great applicants during these times of staffing challenges. Join the Illinois Restaurant Association and panelists…

Part 3: Strengthen & Grow Child Care Grant Application Assistance – Pop-Up

June 11, 2022 3:00 pm
Join us in-person to receive one-on-one assistance with your State of Illinois’ Strengthen and Grow Child Care Grants application. Walk-ins are acceptable,…

Part 2: Strengthen and Grow – Creating a Comprehensive Budget

May 26, 2022 12:30 pm
Learn how to create a comprehensive budget for the State of Illinois’ Strengthen and Grow Child Care Grants program. Registration is required. *Traducción…

Webinar: Get Ready for Summer — Learn Food & Drink Trends for Your Menu

May 26, 2022 10:00 am
Learn popular trends to help spark menu ideas for your restaurant this summer. Summer is right around the corner. Hear seasonal food…

Part 1: General Overview of Strengthen and Grow Grant

May 19, 2022 12:30 pm
Review the details, process, and eligibility for the State of Illinois’ Strengthen and Grow Grants. Registration is required. * Traducción al español estará…

Meet the Experts 2022

May 11, 2022 5:00 pm
This event offers restaurant and hospitality operators the opportunity to connect one-on-one with some of the biggest restaurateurs in the business, plus…

Networking Event – Cinco de Mayo

May 6, 2022 6:00 pm
Don't miss out on this great Cinco de Mayo celebration networking event! Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ihcc-5-de-mayo-celebration-tickets-269919665987 #cincodemayo #networking #smallbusiness #IHCC

Take Your Marketing Efforts to the Next Level Webinar

May 5, 2022 11:30 am
Gain Marketing Tactics and Insights for Your Small Business! Join the Cook County Small Business Assistance Program for this special webinar on…

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