Fox Valley SCORE Chapter Presents Small Business Forum on March 31

By: Fox Valley SCORE
WHEATON, Ill. - Feb. 7, 2015 - PRLog -- Naperville/Aurora, IL:  The Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE will be presenting its Small Business Forum on March 31, 2015 at the Northern Illinois University Naperville Campus at 1120 E. Diehl Road in Naperville.  The half-day forum will begin at 1:00p.m. and end at 5:00p.m.  Doors open at 12:30 for registration and networking. The cost to attend is $30 with pre-registration online at, or $45 at the door.

The Small Business Forum includes nine different workshop sessions and three panel discussions, as well as an expo area with companies offering services geared to small businesses. SCORE mentors will be on hand to answer questions in an informal setting and to book additional FREE one-on-one mentoring sessions.  The event will also feature refreshments, raffle prizes, and opportunities for networking with fellow entrepreneurs and service providers.

SCORE Fox Valley’s Chapter President Bill Hess is pleased to see the overwhelming support from the 100-member chapter and dedicated community partners. “We are excited to present the first of what we plan to be an annual event.  This is four hours that can truly change someone’s business.”  Participants will be able to customize their schedule by selecting from twelve different sessions presented by experts in their fields including:

-Learn to fill your sales pipeline

-E-mail marketing through Constant Contact

-Technology tools for operating your business efficiently

-Social Media Marketing for B2B & B2C businesses

-Put your market research on steroids

-Community resources to start and grow your business

-Funding sources for your business

-Understand legal and tax considerations for a small business

-5 critical questions for business planning

-Check these “must do’s” BEFORE you start up a business

-Manage your growing business with tools of the trade

-The role for strategy in your business

The goal of the Fox Valley SCORE Business Forum is to help business owners gain practical tips to start or grow their businesses.  Registration is now open at  For more information, visit the Chapter’s website at or call 630.375.6026.

Fox Valley SCORE is a local volunteer organization of over 100 successful business people who help Americans start, build and grow successful businesses. It is a local chapter of SCORE Association, a nationwide, non-profit organization affiliated with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Fox Valley SCORE offers private, confidential mentoring sessions in 15 locations ( in DuPage, DeKalb, Kane, Will, Kendall, and McHenry counties.

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