Business Seminars & Webinars

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For recordings and more information about Village-hosted events, please see below, underneath the list of upcoming events.

  1. May 25 - July 20 (Every Thursday) Plan for Profit Virtual Business Cohort

    Looking to start a business? Start your journey with Plan for Profit. This training program is for entrepreneurs who are learning to work on their business - whether they are a start-up or emerging business. Read on...
  2. June 15 - Aug 17 (Thursdays) @ 9:30am-12:30pm- Scale Up! by the WBDC

    This award-winning ScaleUp program assists established businesses experiencing no or slow growth patterns and sustainability issues. It will equip entrepreneurs with the business resources, and tools necessary to maintain a profitable business. Read on...
  3. July 12-Aug 16 (Wednesdays) @ 10am-12:30pm - Financial BootCamp

    Get your finances organized and ready for capital and growth! Build the knowledge and discipline your business finances need to access the right capital, at the right time, from the right source. Join this 6-week program and get your finances in shape! Read on...
  4. Apply for Funding! Various DCEO Grant Opportunities

    The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has many grant opportunities available throughout the year. Find out which ones you may qualify for! Read on...
  5. May 24 - Nov 22 @ 1:30pm - 3:00pm - Childcare Collaborative (monthly, virtual)

    This virtual program will present relevant topics for childcare providers on the 4th Wednesday of each month through November 22, 2023. Read on...
  6. June 7 @ 10:00 - 11:00am - Overview of Financial Resources for Small Businesses - Online with OMEE

    Join this online webinar to learn the latest financial resources, federal and state programs, and other opportunities for your business. Read on...
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Recordings of past Village-sponsored events

Regular Village Events

Business Education Seminars on Technology (B.E.S.T.) - The B.E.S.T. series was created to educate our businesses on how to use technology to help them grow.  B.E.S.T. has grown to include seminars on marketing strategies, the importance of social media, and financial planning.

Small Business Forums - An annual event for Hanover Park's small businesses with presentations from industry experts and successful business owners, the Small Business Forum includes a panel to discuss various topics, including growing, funding, and marketing your business, networking opportunities, and a question and session.

Special Village Events

Town Hall Meeting with ComEd – Solar Power & Efficiency Programs -  ComEd and their energy partners how solar energy and other energy efficiency services and programs would benefit Hanover Park employers and owners of multi-family housing complexes.

Assessor's Town Hall - Hanover Park hosted Fritz Kaegi, the Cook County Assessor, to discuss the property assessment process.

workNet DuPage- Available Workforce Development Services and Funding for Businesses