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Chicago Disability Entrepreneur Resource Forum

October 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you an entrepreneur with a disability? Are you looking to start or grow your business? Learn how!

About this Event

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

Meet with subject matter experts on a number of key business issues, including: licensing, certification, and resources to start and grow your business. Presenters include representatives from government and non-profit agencies.

Key staff from:

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

Department of Procurement Services (DPS)

Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP)

Department of Planning

Cook County

State of Illinois Business Enterprise Program


8:00 a.m. | Registration

8:30 a.m. | Welcome

9:00 a.m. | Presentations

10:00 a.m. | Networking

Sign language interpreters will be provided. Please call 312-744-7050 or email Natoya.Hill@cityofchicago.org for other reasonable accommodations at least one week prior to the event.


October 24, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 am


MOPD Field Office
2102 W Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States