10 Chicagoland Fall Events for Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

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Here at Ambir Technologies, we’re proud of our Chicago roots.

That’s why we’ve curated a list of Chicago area events for small businesses and entrepreneurs coming to town this fall.

So if you like mingling, networking, or just learning, there’s a little something for everyone.

Network and Social Event at Kensington Roof Garden

When: Sept. 3rd, 6-9 p.m.

Where: 812 N Orleans, Chicago, IL 60654

What: Professionals representing 35 different industries to gather on one of Chicago’s most scenic rooftops for mingling and networking in a low-key environment. Cost is $15 in advance or $25 day of with an RSVP.

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Young Professionals Networking Mixer at Black Finn

When: Sept. 4, 6-9 p.m.

Where: 65 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654

What: Meet other young professionals and help support LifeCrown Foundation, a grassroots organization whose mission is to provide free quality healthcare and educational support in Nigeria.

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Hyde Park Happy Hour

When: Sept. 16th, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center, 5225 S. Harper Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615

What: Meet, greet and network.

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Commercial Real Estate 101

When: Sept. 22nd, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Rightsize Facility Performance, 303 West Erie Street, Suite 210 , Chicago, IL, 60654

What: Seminar on how to find adequate, efficient office space for your small business. For more information contact Katie Fitzpatrick at kfitzpatrick@chicagolandchamber.org.

Business After Business Networking at El Hefe

When: Sept. 29th, 5-7 p.m.

Where: El Hefe, 15 West Hubbard St., Chicago IL 60654

What: A night of meeting, greeting and tacos with area business people.

Talent Trends: Finding and Retaining Your Workforce

When: Oct. 6th, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, 410 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL, 60611

What: Listen to successful entrepreneurs share tips on how to identify, hire and retain the employees who can make your business successful.

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Crain’s Small Business Week – Speed Networking

When: Oct. 8th, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Illinois CPA Society / CPAs for the Public Interest, 550 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 900, Chicago IL 60661

What: Meet likeminded individuals in a fast-paced setting. Cost is $50 for non-members, $40 for members.

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October Breakfast Club

When: Oct. 15th, 7:30 – 9 a.m.

Where: Studio Xfinity, 901 W Weed St , Chicago, Illinois, 60642

What: Monthly breakfast meeting. Open to Chamber members and non-members. For more information contact Stacey Efstathiou, sefstathiou@chicagolandchamber.org, or Kim Rodgers, krodgers@chicagolandchamber.org.

Business after Business Networking at OFFSITE Chicago

When: Oct. 21st, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: OFFSITE Chicago, 560 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60661

What: A chance to make new contacts in the business world.

24th Annual Daniel H. Burnham Award Dinner

When: Nov. 3, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605

What: This year’s honoree is Frederick Waddell, CEO of the Northern Trust Company. Proceeds benefit the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

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