Chicagoland’s Weekly Business Update
Behavioral Health Support in the Workplace
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER HEALTHCARE COUNCIL
Although there is no universal solution for employers to identify mental and behavioral health issues among employees, employers can mitigate workplace crises by establishing a comprehensive prevention and response strategy to effectively support employees in need. Join the Chicagoland Chamber this Wednesday, October 26, as our featured healthcare executive panel discusses how employers can help provide critical behavioral health access and create solutions to meet the needs of at-risk employees.
Last Chance to Attend the Inaugural Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards Reception
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER & ILLINOIS CLEAN JOBS COALITION
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition will host the inaugural Illinois Clean Energy Champion Awards reception on October 25 at The Ivy Room. The Clean Energy Champion Awards seek to celebrate job creation by private companies, nonprofit organizations, and government units from across Illinois that have seized the chance to make our state a leader in the clean energy future. Join us in recognizing our communities’ organizations that create and retain good-paying jobs, with a special eye toward creating and retaining equitable jobs.
Learn How to Start Your Own Business in Illinois
PRESENTED BY THE ILLINOIS SBDC
If you are starting a new business, positioning your company for growth, or seeking to expand globally, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) can help. Join the SBDC for a virtual training on October 26 to learn what you need to know to do business in Illinois. You will leave with a checklist for starting a new business in Illinois including marketing strategies, business startup funding sources, and the next steps for starting or growing your business.
Chicago BACP Offering Business Education Workshop Webinars
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGO BACP
The Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers free business education webinars every Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning. Topics include business licensing, operations, financial resources, marketing, and more. Programs are free and open to the public and taught by industry professionals, not-for-profit agencies, and government agencies.
EXCLUSIVE NETWORKING EVENT
Chicago Firehouse Restaurant to Host Premier Luncheon
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Premier-level Chamber members and above are invited to a networking opportunity at Chicago Firehouse on November 3. Premier Luncheons are the Chamber’s exclusive networking events with seating arrangements that are curated to help make natural connections among possible business partners. It’s strategic, targeted, and attendees leave with real business relationships.
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