2020 Illinois LGBTQ+ Business Summit

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Name: 2020 Illinois LGBTQ+ Business Summit
Date: September 24, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
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Join the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois as we host our 2020 Illinois LGBTQ+ Business Summit. Though we are now hosting this as a virtual experience, the annual Supplier Diversity Summit is lining up to be a spectacular event, mixing together panels, professional development and networking opportunities. See agenda below: 

Pitch Prize: $1,500

Sponsors: Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, Bank of America, CNA, & Baker McKenzie

Lunch/Dinner: Order lunch or dinner from any of these 3 restaurants on September 24th, and be reimbursed up to $10 for your purchase (1 per person). Receipt must be submitted to Jerome' Holston via jholston@lgbtcc.com by September 28th. You must be a confirmed event attendee for this deal. Restaurants include: Carnivale, Drew's on Halsted, and America's Dog & Burger. 

To get more information about our Pitch Compeition, please complete this form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pgUJ0KszkhwzQ0Fpn1DaYU65WwbFpwtEgP0n7qf0XW8/edit


Greetings and Welcome 

Workshop 1

Working with Government Panel - Jaemie Neely (Chicago Transit Authority), Shannon Andrews (City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services), Jonathan Lovitz (NGLCC), and Pedro Pinedra (Business Enterprise Program, Illinois Central Management Services)



Workshop 2

Is Certification Right for You? (Cynthia Johnson, Women’s Business Development Center)



Workshop 3

Case Study: Business Tool Kit Review (Latonya Fourte-Lyles, Health Care Service Corporation)



Workshop 4

Group Networking 



Workshop 5

Pitch Competition ($1000 Cash Prize!)

Date/Time Information:
September 24th, 2020
1 – 6 pm 
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