The Women’s Business Development Center Offers April Programs That Support and Accelerate Women’s Business Ownership

WBDC provides a continuum of business development services to prospective and established women entrepreneurs including counseling, training, financial, certification and procurement assistance.

CHICAGO, IL – Workshops offered in April by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) include:

Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

“Grow Your Business with WBDC: An Intro to Services”

Description: This interactive session is an orientation for prospective and established business owners to learn more about what programs and services the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) provides.

Cost: $10.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door

Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Registration: http://goo.gl/Z1mYsb

Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

“Business Plan Critique Clinic”

Description: WBDC Director of Entrepreneurial Services, Meg Herman, will facilitate this interactive session and lend her expertise on practical strategies in developing your written business plan. As a pre-requisite to this session, please have a draft of your business plan in writing and available for discussion.

Cost: Free

Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Registration: http://goo.gl/4mHZbf

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

“Financial Counseling Clinic – Making Your Business Ready for a Loan”

Description: In this interactive workshop, WBDC financial counselors and a professional, former banker of 30 years will help entrepreneurs in any stage of business development prepare business financials to be loan-ready. Attendees should bring their business plan, financial statements and tax returns.

Cost: FREE

Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Registration: http://goo.gl/0ws8bG

For further information about these or other WBDC workshops, visit http://www.WBDC.org or call (312) 853-3477. Now in its 29th year, the WBDC provides a continuum of business development services to prospective and established women entrepreneurs including counseling, training, financial, certification and procurement assistance in Spanish and English. More information is available at www.WBDC.org.