Chatham Business Association, Small Business Development

Chatham Business Association, SBDI
Sustaining Communities by Building One Business at a Time

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CBA, SBDI Monthly Membership Meeting

Date: January 9, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Mccormick Place Supplier Diversity Fair
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Event Description Presenters:  ​

  ​Alexander Buckles MPA., Supplier Diversity Analyst for McCormick Place

"Doing Business with McCormick Place"

Alexander Buckles MPA.,  is the Supplier Diversity Analyst for the McCormick Place facility. His department is committed to providing equal access to potential business opportunities to minority and women-owned businesses. It is their goal to ensure the utilization of minority, veteran, and women-owned businesses to the maximum extent.. The McCormick Place procures $12 million dollars’ worth of supplies and services from minority and women vendors on an annual basis. Alex is responsible for the administration, development and maintenance of McCormick Place SMG's Supplier Diversity Program ensuring compliance with the statutory participation goals regarding minority and women owned business enterprises.

  ​Carole Harris, U.S. Small Business Administration

Will stop by to explain to the Small Business Members about their:
"Exporting your Company Goods and Services Funding Program"

Monthly Membership Meeting held by Chatham Business Association, Small Business Development Inc. are held to inform current members and prospective members about issues and activities going on in Chatham and the City of Chicago.  You do not need to be a member to attend.  Breakfast is provided for a small fee.

Event Location QBG Foundation Building, Meeting Room
806 East 78th Street
Chicago IL 60619

Date/Time Information Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 am
Meeting time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Contact Information
Karletta Kelly
Free to all Members
$10 for Non-Members
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