• PRIDE Connect - LGBTQ Business Training - DAY 1

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    Name: PRIDE Connect - LGBTQ Business Training - DAY 1
    Date: June 17, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:


    Join us for Day 1 of this multi-chamber training event.

    (Please Note - Day 2 of this training is scheduled for June 24, 2021 - CLICK HERE for info)



    Session 1 Starting a Small Business in Illinois: This workshop will focus on all aspects of the Business Plan Development, the Registration Process, and FinancingThis session will be led by Jo Ann Di Maggio May (Illinois SBDC for the Metro East at SIU)
    Break/Optional Networking
    Session 2: Protecting Your Business: Entities, Contracts, and Insurance

    This workshop will provide high-level overview of how to keep your startup/business safe and compliant as it?s being built. One of the primary pain points for business founders is navigating legal risk, regulations and laws without an unlimited budget for lawyers and insurance. From becoming ?judgment proof? in the early stages to minimizing liability through contracts to purchasing fluctuating levels of insurance for specific risks, protecting a business is a constant balancing act between cost and benefit. Q&A to follow. This session will be led by Matt McElwee (RM Law Group).


    Session 3: Masterclass Conversations 
    During Masterclass Conversations, participants will rotate Breakout Rooms to discuss different topics. The conversation will be led by participants and their questions to our Masterclass Experts. Topics include: Storytelling, E-commerce, and others. 

    JOIN US - The OPRF Chamber will be the host of the Masterclass on Storytelling!


    You can register directly with the LGBT Chamber of Commerce Illinois - CLICK HERE


    ... that the OPRF Chamber is an Affiliate Member of the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois? 

    This means that our members can connect directly with other LGBT and advocate businesses across Illinois as well critical resources for successful growth. Membership has it's benefits!

    In the fabulous networking space of Zoom!
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, June 17, 2021
    12:00PM - 2:30PM
    Contact Information:
    Jerome' Holston
    Free to members of the OPRF Chamber of Commerce.
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