Join us for our upcoming luncheon on May 17th from Noon - 1:30PM. We have a panel of experts from Skender, ARO Alternatives, LG Development, Brinshore Development and Acosta Ezgur to discuss affordable housing.
Learn about affordable off-site options, Near North/West ARO Pilot, and innovative ways to build cost effective housing.
May 17th, 2018
Noon - 1:30 PM
WCA is excited to partner with Chicago Women Magazine!
Mark your calendars—Covet Market is on May 6 from 10am-4pm at Revel Fulton Market.
Covet Market is a fresh new shopping market featuring local makers, merchants, purveyors, and tastemakers. With over 80 vendors, and food vendors coming straight out of the Hatchery Food Incubator to free mini beauty services and complimentary Sunday cocktails with every ticket—everyone is sure to find something they will covet. And just in time for Mothers Day!
And we have your Discounted ticket!
COVET MARKET TICKETS
Use code WCAmember for 50% off tickets.
WCA is happy to sponsor this event on Monroe Street!
In partnership with LiveGrit, we’re bringing the “anti- street festival” to West Loop.
Our active lifestyle street festival takes place on Monroe Street between Morgan and Aberdeen. Free to the public, guests can drop into fitness offerings including bootcamps, yoga, and shop high end gear and athletic apparel.
Join us at the recently opened Punch Bowl Social in the Fulton Market District. Get your tickets now as we expect this to sell out. Punch Bowl Social is a sprawling complex offering New American eats & craft cocktails with bowling, karaoke, bocce & games. Non-Members must prepay.
Just a friendly reminder that the Fulton Market Spring Clean-Up is this Saturday, 10am-12pm, with check-in now taking place on the second floor inside of Larkin Hall (1362 West Fulton Street), starting an hour before the event. Please enter on the Ogden side of the building. A flyer with some new participants is attached!
Please Note: The forecast is calling for rain, so please dress accordingly. This event will still happen unless the weather becomes too severe. Gloves and other implements will be provided at check-in.
Team Leaders: If you are coordinating a team please forward this reminder.
9:00am - 10:00 (Check-in) Limitless Coffee
10:00 - Clean-up begins
12:00 - All volunteers re-group under Fulton Market Gateway sign for photos
12:00 - Post-event gathering at EMPORIUM Fulton Market.
You’re invited to participate in the Google Digital Coaches Chicago, brought to you by Birk Creative in partnership with Accelerate with Google and the Google Digital Coaches Program
IMPORTANT ** PLEASE NOTE **
This workshop is for existing In-Market Small, Mid and Sole Proprietor Businesses with a website. Please bring your laptop.
DIGITAL MARKETING & ADVERTISING 101 (for Businesses with a Website)
Receive guidance on improving your business web presence, design your first online ad, social media recommendations, the importance of branding, your unique selling proposition, eligible businesses learn how to get listed on Google Maps to get a virtual "billboard." Learn how *not* to lose money and time online at this workshop.
A laptop or smart mobile device is required to get the most out of this interactive experience.
Some of the things you will learn to help you with your business marketing will include:
How and why to use social media for business
Gaining the confidence to use your voice for your business
How to find the perfect customer online
What are digital goals and why are they important?
Do I really need a website? And, what is Google Analytics (basic info)?
Learn about new digital tools that are fresh, free or inexpensive
How to grow your online reputation and digital footprint with your potential customer
How To Write A Basic Ad Headline
Set up your first online ad in real time (Required: computer or smartphone. Optional: Credit card needed to activate $100 free advertising coupon. )
JOIN US FOR NETWORKING AT FULTON MARKET KITCHENS' PRIVATE ART STUDIO!
You're invited to our next networking event at Fulton Market Kitchen. Located in the Fulton Market District, FMK is part Art, Cocktail Bar, & Restaurant.
"The place is a work of art, in and of itself."
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
4:30 - 6:30 PM
Join us for a Lunch & Learn panel discussion on the 2018 New Tax Law. We are excited to have a distinguished panel to discuss how the new tax law will impact business.
February 22, 2018 from Noon - 1:30
Join us for a panel discussion on the new tax law.
Brian A. Bernardoni, Illinois REALTORS
Ronald Kaminski , HBK Engineering, LLC
Ron Cain , Kuma's Corner
Jason S. Vanden Bosch , CBIZ & Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.
Tom Macejko , Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Armando Chacon ,Century 21 S.G.R.
Click on the link below to register or RSVP.
Presented by Business Bragger
Learn how to make new connections on LinkedIn for business purposes. We will teach you how to set up your LinkedIn profile, how to make sure it is optimized so people can find you and how to make new connections to build your business.
BACP Sponsored Event
Presented by Rhea Steele, President of Blue Ocean Logic
In this workshop you will learn how to create a social media marketing plan, select resources for a social marketing team and discuss the value of social media to your marketing plan. You will also learn how to use metrics to measure the impact of a social media plan.
BACP sponsored event
Presented by Community Law Project
Attend this workshop to learn about the legal steps to becoming a charitable organization, the differences between a for profit and a nonprofit, an overview of the legal process of creating a not for profit corporation, developing a board of directors, explain bylaws, and obtaining recognition of 501c3 income tax exemption for the organization.
BACP Sponsored event
Presented by Stacey Pitts Caldwell, MBA, Center Director of SBDC at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
A lot of business comes through contacts and networking, therefore, a strong network and maintaining relationships with key contacts can help you gain new customers. In this workshop, participants will plan which networking activities to join, think about which events/activities make sense to attend, decide how to expand and use their network as well as how to keep in contact with the people that are most important to the growth of the business.
BACP Sponsored event
Presented by Rebecca Chauncey, RLC Speaks, LLC
Are you stressing over business? Do you regularly feel frustrated with customers and staff? Are you doubting your ability to create or maintain your business? If you say yes to one or more of the questions, this session is for YOU! Register now to learn how to reduce your stress in 10 minutes or less, gain power to have easier experiences with customers and staff, apply practical techniques to be more confident in yourself and your business. Bring an open mind, a willingness to learn and participate, a positive attitude, something to write notes, and your mobile phone! We look forward to seeing you there!