There are many opportunities in Chicago for those wishing to start a business, expand on their projects or move in a new entrepreneurial direction. This Friday is the Annual Food Policy Summit. Taking place at the south Shore Culture Center, the event – from 9.30am to 5.pm – is organized by the Chicago Food Policy Action Council (CFPAC) in conjunction with the Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events (DCASE). Now in its 14th year, a series of workshops, food demos and resources will be available. Click here for more information.
Small business owners and will be able to learn how they can participate in the City Markets program as well as benefit from Chicago’s vending opportunities.
Next week on March 18, a workshop will be hosted by the Chicago City Markets Team, in conjunction with Logan Square Farmers Market and Bronzeville Boxville Market executives. Discussions for new market applicants will be centered on how to find a market most appropriate for one’s needs.
In other Chicago business expansion news we see the movement of security integrator Security 101 opening a new office in Chicago. It will be run by David Ritland who is both owner and president; a man who has expanded another company – The Sentral Group – to five American and one Mexican plant. CEO of the firm, Steve Crespo said:
“Chicago is an exciting market with a number of growing businesses and organizations needing quality integrated security to protect employees and assets. Dave and his team will be backed by the Security 101 organization and its other franchise offices.”