Feb. 27, 2013
-- Among workshops/events offered in March 2013 by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), a nationally and internationally recognized women’s business assistance center providing services and programs that support and accelerate women’s business ownership and strengthen the impact of women on the economy, are:
Wednesday, March 6, 9 to 11 a.m., “Introduction to Private Equity”
Have you heard of private equity and are curious how it might help you grow your business? During this Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) workshop learn how private equity identifies businesses to invest in and how to best position your company for private equity investment to find the right introduction. This workshop is in partnership with the WBDC’s corporate partner Fundamental Capital Partners.
Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603
Tuesday, March 12, 6 to 8 p.m., “Connection Points: Networking with Construction Businesses, Architects, Interior Designers and Realtors”
Connection Points is a Women's Business Development Center business networking event for women business owners in construction-
related industries including architects, interior designers, manufacturers representatives, realtors, etc. This event is designed to provide relevant business information and create opportunities for networking and referrals among women in these industries. You will hear from subject matter experts who will identify how making informed decisions will allow you to operate your business more profitably. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards to share.
Location: Dana Hotel, 660 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Cost: $20.00 in advance, $30.00 at the door
Thursday, March 21, 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., “Webinar: Marketing Your Business to the Government”
Billions of federal and local dollars are spent each year in purchasing nearly every product and service you can imagine. Learning how to market your business as a viable option to meet the needs of government agencies could prove to be a lucrative business move. The Women’s Business Development Center is providing a free webinar to cover best practices of marketing to the government.
For further information about these or other WBDC workshops, visit http://www.WBDC.org or call (312) 853-3477. Now in its 27th year of operation, the WBDC provides a continuum of business development services to prospective and established women entrepreneurs including counseling, training, financial, certification and procurement assistance in Spanish and English.