Part two with Martin Atkins in a masterclass looking at merch, techniques, and curating the "museum of you" Art is an elbow-- throw it! We're diving in again and breaking down how to curate the "museum of you" see you there! REGISTER HERE


(WEBINAR) Negotiation Basics for Entrepreneurs

During this webinar, Assistant Clinical Professor Emily Underwood of The University of Chicago Law School will provide participants with an entry level primer on negotiation. We will talk about how to prepare for a negotiation, what to expect during the negotiation process, and some basic negotiation strategies. RSVP HERE


(WEBINAR) Fireside Chat in Tunis with Rania Reda, CEO & Founder of Augmania

The MENA region is full of entrepreneurial women, and at this live and interactive online event, one of the region's top female entrepreneurs, and startup experts will share her story, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid. Join us for what promises to be an informative and entertaining Fireside chat and Q&A discussion with Rania Reda, CEO & Founder of Augmania. Rania is a serial entrepreneur and technologist. She is the Founder and CEO of a number of companies including ITQAN […]


(WEBINAR) Landing Your First Design Job

This event is part of AIGA Chicago's Toolkit series. Join us in this free workshop where you’ll learn strategies for finding, applying, and landing your first job in the creative industry. Participate in an engaging session from two unique perspectives: First, a recent graduate shares her experience landing a dream position at a top branding + design agency. And second, the creative recruiter who hired her shares why and how this candidate stood out from the rest. Learn tips and […]


(WEBINAR) Startup Funding in Chicago and the Midwest: How to Raise Money

Do you have a startup that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this interactive, online fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice. It will feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses and investors funding companies. Learn expert tips, the pitfalls to avoid, what investors are […]


Bite-Sized Biz Talk – Micro-Lending with Allies for Community Business

Join us live on CCE Global's Facebook or Youtube for Bite-Sized Biz Talks. A short conversation that provides direct knowledge and resources for entrepreneurs to grow their business. THIS WEEK: Rowan Richards, Director of Community Business, discusses micro-lending with Allies for Community Business. Allies for Community Business - We believe that entrepreneurs from any background can start and grow businesses that create wealth for their families and communities. We provide the capital, coaching, and collaboration entrepreneurs need to grow great […]

(WEBINAR) Building an Effective Early-Stage Marketing Strategy with Lindsay LaShell

Marketing your business is one of the most crucial steps towards profitability, but with so many responsibilities, most early-stage founders struggle to effectively market their own company and reach their target customers. **This is a live, interactive online event, so be sure to RSVP free at to secure your ticket and join the live event!** Learn from Lindsay LaShell, Marketing Expert and CEO of Diamond + Branch, who will share some of the best practices for overcoming these early-stage marketing hurdles, […]


In Focus: Founders and VC’s – Founders Focus Group

2112 Chicago 4245 N Knox Avenue, Chicago

Join us as we hear from working founders who are VC ready or raising capital. The focus group will center around conversations to help better build a VC/Founders matching tool. We have limited capacity for in-person. Social distance measures will be enforced and mask (s) are required. If you are unable to attend in person please register under our virtual admission ticket and we will send you a private Youtube link to join the conversation. Register Here: 

(VIRTUAL EVENT) Business Consultation & Referral Exchange Online ‘Breakfast’ Session

Please connect with fellow PACC members and other professionals to discuss current business challenges and exchange timely information at our monthly online business consultation & referral session! To receive your link to connect with us on March 4, please RSVP by emailing us at or by calling us at 773-205-1998 by 4:00 PM Wed., March 3, 2021.


(WEBINAR) Networking for a Remote Startup Co-Founder, with CoFounders Lab

Finding great co-founders and early team members can make or break your startup. However, the pandemic is making it harder to connect and find people that share your same passion, and that have the specific skillsets you are looking for. On this fun and interactive event you will learn the best practices for finding and formalizing co-founder relationships, and have the opportunity to network with others looking to connect on startup projects across many different regions. Hosted in partnership with […]