UPCOMING EVENTS

Perfect Pitch Series: Part 1

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. | Register

Starting a Business in Illinois

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 p.m. | Register

Perfect Pitch Series: Part 2

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. | Register

Developing a Marketing Strategy for Your Business

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 p.m. | Register

Panel Discussion: Enhance Your Business with New Technologies

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. | Register

Perfect Pitch Series: Part 3

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. | Register

Perfect Pitch Series: Part 4

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. | Register

Starting a Business in Illinois

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 pm | Register

Internet of Things and Voice Apps: Behind the Scenes of Alexa, Google Voice, and Chatbot

Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Register

Developing and Reviewing Your Social Media Strategy

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 pm | Register

Basics of QuickBooks for Your Small Business

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 pm | Register

Starting a Business in Illinois

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 pm | Register

E-Commerce for Small Business

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 pm | Register

Introduction to Apps and How It Can Impact Your Small Business

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 pm | Register

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Advanced Manufacturing Training Program Information Session

Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 11:00 am | Register

 

Jumpstart Your Career Workshop

Thursday, February 28, 2018 | 4:00 pm | Register

 

Capital Access Panel-Where’s the Money-Financing Your Small Business with Austin Chamber of Commerce and ACCION Chicago

Thursday, March 1, 2018  | 8:30-10:30 am | Register

 

Starting a Business in Illinois

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 p.m. | Register

 

Certification Process for Minority and Women Owned Businesses

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 p.m. | Register

Entrepreneurial Training Program Information Session

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 5:00-6:00 p.m. | Register

 

Starting a Business in Illinois

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. | Register

 

Advanced Manufacturing Training Program Information Session

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 |10:00 am | Register

 

Jumpstart Your Career Workshop

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 4:00 pm | Register

 

Small Business Legal Clinic (with the Community Law Project)

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Bethel New Life presents a free Small Business Legal Clinic in conjunction with the Community Law Project. Join us for training on legal guidance to help you start, expand or strengthen your business. Topics  that will be discussed includes legal structure, contracts, and intellectual property. Individual appointments with attorney available immediately following. Advance registration is required.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018  |  Register Now by emailing sbdc@bethelnewlife.org.

8:30 am-11:00 am Workshop Presentation

11:00 am-12:00 pm (individual appointments slots with attorney)

 

Build Your Business 

Marketing Fundamentals Series

Bethel New Life wants to help you position your business for the best year possible in 2018. Join us for our lunchtime marketing fundamental series for new entrepreneurs and existing business owners looking to build your marketing muscle! We will meet during lunchtime on Wednesdays beginning January 10th. We invite you to attend live at our office (4950 W. Thomas Street) or connect via live stream.

Build Your Business with Bethel in 2018! Marketing fundamental series for new entrepreneurs and existing business owners.

January 10: Essential Elements to Power Your Marketing

This workshop will cover effective and strategic utilization of pricing, promotion, product planning, and distribution. RSVP Now

January 17: Growing your business through Digital Marketing

Marketing on the internet to give you a competitive edge. RSVP Now

January 24: Essential Branding Elements

The building blocks of your brand.  RSVP Now

January 31: Marketing with Social Media

Learn how to use social media and create a social media marketing plan. RSVP Now

 

Business Innovation and Technology Initiative

Informational Session

Wednesday, December 13, 2017        6:00-8:00pm

Bethel New Life, 4950 W. Thomas, Chicago IL 60651

 

Do you have an idea of how technology could enhance your business? The Business Innovation and Technology Initiative program is just for you!

Come learn more about The Business Innovation and Technology (BIT) Initiative launching in January 2018 at Bethel New Life. BIT provides access to technological resources to help aspiring entrepreneurs develop new products to bring to market and incorporate technology into their existing business.  Participants will have access to a maker space, hands-on workshops in 3D printing, app development, big data and other topics, and skillsets that usher entrepreneurs into participating in the 21st-century tech economy.  Entrepreneurship training and collaborative resources within Chicago’s tech ecosystem will support participants in their product development and go to market strategies to build sustainable business models.

The schedule is subject to change so please contact us to register.  Please RSVP no later than Friday, December 8th by emailing Phillip Fairweather at pfairweather@bethenewlife.org or by calling, (773) 478-7870 ext. 121.

 

Future of Technology and Entrepreneurship at the IL SBDC at Bethel New Life

Wednesday, December 6, 2017        6:00-8:00pm

Bethel New Life, 4950 W. Thomas, Chicago IL 60651

Join us to find out about how Bethel new life is leading the way in west side technology and entrepreneurship. Learn about the Array of things, the internet of things and how you can develop new products that can impact your community and the world.

The schedule is subject to change so please contact us to register. To register email us at sbdc@bethelnewlife.org. or call Curtis Roeschley at 773-413-3344