Three Kane County small-business organizations have combined for a dynamic Summer Small Business Expo event on Aug. 25 that will feature workshops for students, small-business owners and prospective entrepreneurs.
Kane County residents are invited to join the Aurora WBDC, Waubonsee SBDC, and Fox Valley SCORE for the Summer Small Business Expo in Aurora, set to take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Waubonsee Community College, 18 S. River St., Aurora.
The Small Business Expo is free, and will provide a great networking opportunity. In addition, three workshops will be available for attendees at a cost of $10 each or $20 to attend all three:
- Business 101 — Begin development of a business plan.
- Financial Forecasting — Planning your business finances for success.
- Digital Marketing for Business — How to create a social media strategy that works.
More information on this and other great events can be found at www.wbdc.org/events.
About Women’s Business Center Aurora
The Women’s Business Center Aurora helps fulfill the dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur.
If you are in the beginning stages of starting a business or looking to grow your current one, the WBCA can help.
- Business advising
- Financial workshops, loan assistance, and direct lending
- Early child education entrepreneurship training
- Women’s Business Enterprise certification
About Small Business Development Center
Through the Small Business Development Center, small business owners, both prospective and existing, can obtain essential management, marketing and financial coaching. The SBDC offers free one-on-one coaching and a wide variety of low-cost events and workshops to help make your business a success.
The SMDC can help you:
- Perform a financial checkup
- Troubleshoot management issues
- Develop marketing strategies
- Create a business plan
- Identify funding opportunities
- Plan growth strategies
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, and has been mentoring small business owners for more than 50 years.
Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA, and has 320 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with more than 11,000 volunteers nationwide.