(Photo Credit: Small Business Expo's Facebook)

(Photo Credit: Small Business Expo’s Facebook)

By Lauren LaRoche

Small Business Expo

April 9, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration: Free

Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products and services. Start-up to a Fortune 500, this is a highly anticipated annual event that can help businesses large and small.


At 12:00, The Apprentice winner, Bill Rancic will be speaking on the main stage. His presentation, “Innovation: How To Think Like an Entrepreneur In Corporate America” will be one hour.

At 4:00, founder and CEO of Powerteam International will present, “Success By Design: The Keys To Unlock Your Entrepreneurial Dynasty”.


Free Badge Includes: This Badge gives you entrance to the Exhibitor Hall, Workshops & Seminars, Get Dotted, How-To Demos, Speed Networking, Business Card Showcase, Industry MeetUps, Presdo Match, BizBoard, #smallbizselfie Contest, SmallBiz Raffle, eLounge & VIP MainStage Presentation with America’s Business Expert, Mr. Bill Walsh.

Also included: Presentation on the MAIN STAGE with America’s Small Business Expert Bill Walsh – SUCCESS BY DESIGN “The 7 Keys to Unlock your Entrepreneurial Dynasty” | 4:00PM – 5:30PM

Additional Badges For Purchase: Silver ($150), Gold ($300), Platinum ($500), Attendance Directory ($150), Gift Bag Inserts ($500) – To see what’s included and more options, visit: http://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/chicago/

(Photo Credit: Small Business Expo's Facebook)

(Photo Credit: Small Business Expo’s Facebook)



QualityTrade, an online company connecting quality conscious buyers with trusted quality suppliers is a great resource for small business owners. They offer a safe website for business-to-business trade, quality supplies ranging from crafts to clothing and a blog chock full of useful information for small business owners. Check it out at, http://www.qualitytrade.com.

Ultimate Small Business Workshop:

Powerteam International will be hosting the Ultimate Small Business Workshop after the Expo. As a Small Business Expo Attendee, you receive FREE tickets to this Breakthrough Success Conference. At this event you will learn from some of the top speakers in the world including Americas Business Expert, Bill Walsh. At this Success Conference you will be introduced to multiple topics on new ways to make money and increase profits in today’s global economy, media, joint ventures. In addition you will learn about the hottest new ways to make money and increase your profits.

Lauren Wulf LaRoche, CBS Chicago

Lauren Wulf LaRoche writes about living in Chicago on a budget on her website, A Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago.