All Events

BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Join your fellow business owners as they discuss and share ideas to help your business grow and succeed.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Limited to 25 participants. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book!

This month's title: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

SCORE Workshop: Starting a Home Based Business

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
This workshop will tackle the challenges faced by home business owners including time management, isolation, networking, building credibility, and conflicts between home and family vs. your business. Presented by SCORE certified business mentor Su Hartung.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

SCORE Roundtable: Where Is Your Office and How Do You Keep It Organized?

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
How do you make the choice to move from your couch to a more professional space? Participants will learn how to determine the pros and cons of keeping a casual office or taking a different space. Facilitated by Tom Drouin, a SCORE Certified Master Mentor.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor

Registration required
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Join your fellow business owners as they discuss and share ideas to help your business grow and succeed.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Limited to 25 participants. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book!

This month's title: Mindset: The New Psychology for Success by Carol Dweck
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Workshop: 9 Rules of Branding

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to define your brand, the key steps and standards of branding, communicating your brand online, and creating effective visuals. Presented by the Small Business Development Center at College of DuPage.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

SCORE Workshop: QuickBooks: Bookkeeping Best Practices for Small Businesses

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Bad books = bad business decisions. Aileen Gilpin, accountant, Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, and founder of AGilpin Consultants, will explain how QuickBooks is designed to help you manage your business and workload more efficiently, illustrate tips and tricks, and various financial reporting capabilities.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Join your fellow business owners as they discuss and share ideas to help your business grow and succeed.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Limited to 25 participants. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book!

This month's title: Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

SCORE Roundtable: How Do You Retain Good Customers?

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
In most businesses your best source for new sales comes from existing customers. Facilitated by Tom Drouin, a Certified Master Mentor from SCORE, come and share your methods and learn what other entrepreneurs in your community do to create “stickiness” with your customers.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor

Registration required
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Workshop: Resume vs the Robots: Beat the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Uploaded resumes are initially read by AI (artificial intelligence). Learn why employers use an ATS, how to beat the ATS, how to match your resume to the job you desire, and the proper way to write and format a resume. Presented by the People’s
Resource Center.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

BRC Orientation and Tour

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Whether you are starting a business or already an established entity, the Business Resource Center (BRC) can help you in every stage of your journey. Please join us for an orientation and tour of the BRC to see what we can do for you.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults