May 16th, 2019
8:30 am ~ 1:00 pm
9401 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

The Small Business Clinic

The Chicago South Suburbs Small Business Clinic was founded in 2016 as a non-profit event for the purpose of connecting small and medium-sized businesses with local resources to help their companies grow. This annual event is free to attendees and brings together government assist agencies, lenders, marketers, consultants, web developers, human resource and payroll service providers, insurance, healthcare, legal, workplace education, IT services, and much more!

About The SBC

Midwest Business Consulting, The Bedford Park Clearing Industrial Association, The Bridgeview Chamber of Commerce, and The Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 4th Annual Small Business Clinic for community members and local business owners. The event will benefit the local shops and businesses and will include networking opportunities, informational business seminars presented by industry professionals, opportunities to connect with small business organizations, as well as raffles, door prizes, and more!

Event Goals

Let's Network

Come out and take advantage of the following resources:

  • Meet and connect with local businesses

  • Access to small business organizations

  • Attend FREE business seminars

  • Learn from industry professionals

  • Free 30-minute business consultations

  • Get in front of local buyers with an exhibition table or sponsorship

  • Participate in raffles and door prizes

  • Network while enjoying light snacks and refreshments & more!

  • May 16th, 2019
  • 8:30 am ~ 1:00 pm
  • 9401 S. Oak Park Ave.
  • Oak Lawn, IL 60453

  • 75+ Exhibitors
  • 300+ Visitors
  • 3 Professional Speakers

Our Event Hosts

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Midwest Business Consulting is a veteran-owned consulting and coaching group with more than 20 years of experience building world-class operations in various industries. MBC was established with a vision of bringing big company consulting to the small and medium-sized market. We work with clients in a broad range of industries to develop effective strategies for operations management, process improvement and business growth.

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The Bridgeview Chamber of Commerce and Industry was founded in 1977 to provide leadership and support to its business, professional, and community organizations. The Chamber’s purpose is to continue to be highly respected by the community as the unified voice of business. Our hope is that businesses will consider membership as an investment in their continued success.

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The Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1946 for the purpose of advancing the welfare and prosperity of the Oak Lawn area, so that its businesses and citizens prosper. Emphasis is given to the civic, commercial, economic, industrial, professional, and cultural interests of the area. The Chamber currently has 350 members and is a strong, credible voice for business, industry and other professionals.

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The Bedford Park-Clearing Industrial Association was founded to unite local business professionals and government officials together for the purpose of protecting and fostering a healthy business climate through member education, networking events, business retention, and planned expansion. BPCIA provides members with opportunities to be proactive in the community and improve the area around your business.


The Day's Agenda

In addition to the exhibitor's tables available all day, various events also take place!

7:30 am
8:30 am
Vendor Set-up

Exhibition Room

8:30 am
9:00 am
Event Registration

Main Hall

8:30 am
9:45 am
Light Refreshments & Networking

Lunch Room

9:45 am
Opening Remarks

Exhibition Room

10:00 am
10:45 am
A.M. Breakout Sessions

Rooms 1 & 2

10:45 am
11:30 am
Break / Intermission

11:45 am
12:30 pm
P.M. Breakout Sessions

Rooms 1 & 2

12:30 pm
1:00 pm
Closing Remarks & Raffles

Exhibition Room

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Thank you to all of our generous 2018 sponsors!

We hope everyone made some excellent connections and we look forward to bringing everyone back for the 4th Annual Small Business Clinic in 2019!

The 2018 SBC

On behalf of the Bedford Park-Clearing Industrial Association, Midwest Business Consulting, the Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce, and the Bridgeview Chamber of Commerce - thank you to everyone who sponsored, supported, and attended our 3rd Annual Small Business Clinic!

Event Success

Growing Together

We are so pleased to have gathered more than 100 local businesses together for this FREE event. This year’s Small Business Clinic Offered Small Businesses not only valuable connections to other local businesses but also:

Exploring Success

  • FREE access to small business organizations

  • FREE access to seminars led by industry professionals

  • FREE raffles

  • FREE lunch & refreshments